Monthly Archives: July 2017

Not Every Auto Accident is Caused by a Negligent Driver


Aside from the legal issue of damages, there are two very common legal issues that frequently cause delays in litigation of an auto accident case.  Those two issues are liability and causation.  That is, who is responsible for the injuries and did that guilty party’s conduct actually cause your injuries.  These issues can often be [ ] The post Not Every Auto Accident is Caused by a Negligent Driver appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims in Joplin


Medical malpractice is a specialized type of personal injury claim that is usually based on some type of negligence at the hands of a health care professional. These types of claims can include surgical errors as well as general medical treatment issues. As any personal injury lawyer in Joplin can tell you, medical malpractice claims [ ] The post Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims in Joplin appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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What to Do Immediately Following a Bike Accident


Bike, or motorcycle, accidents are different from car accidents in many ways. For that reason, there are a few steps that our Joplin bike accident lawyer recommends taking if you have been involved in such an accident. Be sure to stop after a motorcycle accident The law requires that individuals involved in a vehicular accident, [ ] The post What to Do Immediately Following a Bike Accident appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Mediation of a Personal Injury Claims


As nearly any Joplin personal injury lawyer recognizes, the majority of personal injury cases settle rather than going to trial. Settlements can be reached at various different stages of litigation with different people involved. For example, some victims are able to settle their claims with the insurance adjuster handling the claim. Some settlements occur when [ ] The post Mediation of a Personal Injury Claims appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Is Police Testimony Regarding Fault Admissible in Court?


In order to recover after a car accident, your Joplin car accident attorney will tell you that proving fault is paramount. Liability cannot be placed on anyone until it is determined who caused the accident or put another way, whose negligence lead to your injuries.  The person who is determined to be at fault is [ ] The post Is Police Testimony Regarding Fault Admissible in Court? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Joplin Personal Injury Attorney Explains the Importance of Proper Documentation


The reason people file personal injury lawsuits is to be compensated for their injuries and other damages. The purpose of a damages award is to make the victim whole.  This basically means compensating the victim for everything was lost as a result of the accident or injury.  The only way to accomplish that is through [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Attorney Explains the Importance of Proper Documentation appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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