The devastation that the last couple of months, with hurricane after hurricane plaguing our country has brought to light a potential type of Workers Comp claim that clients may need to consider. There are several different types of workers that may be called upon to respond to the aftermath of a hurricane-ravaged city or town. [ ] The post Potential Workers Comp Claims for Post-Hurricane Workers appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
A critical part of the medical evidence you need to provide in support of your social security disability claim is your physician’s medical opinion. In order to adequately prepare for your disability hearing, it is important that you obtain supportive statements from the physicians who treated you in the past. To be effective, your physician [ ] The post Not Every Health Care Provider Can Help Your Social Security Disability Claim appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
You may not realize it but there are a number of states that have enacted “stand your ground” laws when it comes to self-defense from injury. Missouri is one of those states. Other states provide some form of civil immunity under specific self-defense situations, including Arkansas. So, what effect might these laws have on a [ ] The post How Do “Stand Your Ground” Laws Affect Personal Injury Claims? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
The Social Security Administration will make an initial determination on your disability claim based solely on the information you provide in your application. If you have a diagnosis of lupus, filing a successful claim may be more challenging. You need a Joplin disability lawyer to help you from the start or you may not be [ ] The post A Joplin Disability Lawyer Can Help with Disability Claims for Lupus appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
September 20, 2017 proved to be a dangerous day for construction workers in Manhattan. Three construction workers fell from skyscrapers in two separate incidents on the same day, leaving two dead and one injured. All three men fell from extreme heights while working on the construction of high-rises in Manhattan. If you or someone you [ ] The post Two Separate Construction Accidents on the Same Day in Manhattan appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Every car accident attorney in Joplin recognizes that these types of legal cases can be complicated. Nevertheless, car accident victims are entitled to compensation for their injuries and property damage. Because these cases usually require substantial litigation, and therefore substantial expense, it is wise to have a qualified and experienced car accident attorney in Joplin [ ] The post What are the Benefits of Expert Testimony in a Car Accident Case? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
A family in a Texas town lost a child following an accident caused by an allegedly defective tire. They are seeking more than $1 million in the product liability lawsuit they filed against Michelin North America, Inc. and others. Product liability claims can be complicated and difficult to prove. If you or a loved one [ ] The post Allegedly Defective Tire May Have Resulted in Death of a Child appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
A common issue in making a successful claim for disability benefits is credibility. That means, it is important to establish yourself as a credible applicant with the Social Security Administration officials reviewing your claim. When it comes time for an Administrative Law Judge to analyze your case, that judge will necessarily assess your credibility. Here [ ] The post Mistakes to Avoid at your Social Security Disability Hearing appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Parents of young children who have swimming pools nearby recognize one of the biggest fears is drowning. Even if your little one knows how to swim, they are still at risk of drowning if left unsupervised. Even the best swimmers, young or old, can drown from exhaustion. For this reason, families that have swimming pools [ ] The post Tragic Drowning of Child Highlights Product Liability Claims for Child Safety Products appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Most auto accident cases filed by Joplin auto accident attorneys are filed in the district or circuit courts of the state where the accident happened. Figuring out which court you need to file your claim in is based on the amount of damages you expect to claim. Bringing an auto accident claim in small claims [ ] The post Is Small Claims Court Appropriate for Auto Accident Claims? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.