It is not common knowledge that civil claims brought against a government entity are not handled entirely the same way as a legal claim against a business or private citizen. There are specific rules of procedure and different statutes of limitation that apply to claims brought against a government entity. There are also other legal [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Claims against the Government appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Most workers believe that, by settling their Workers Compensation claims, they can quickly receive a large sum of money. However, before you make such an important decision you should understand what you could be relinquishing in the process. The reality is, your weekly benefits and medical payments could be jeopardized. Considering that, it is wise [ ] The post Let a Rogers Workers Compensation Lawyer Help You Settle Your Claim appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
A very common concern that many clients have following a car accident is what effect a pre-existing injury may have on their claims. Insurance companies will not hesitate to use a pre-existing condition or injury to discredit your claims and reduce your damages. It is true that pre-existing injuries can make an accident claim more [ ] The post What You Need to Know about Pre-Existing Injuries in Accident Cases appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Nearly everyone involved in any type of legal dispute wants to see that dispute resolved as quickly as possible. One way to do that is to make an attempt at mediation, which can often be a better alternative to going to trial or even filing a lawsuit in court. Our Rogers personal injury law firm [ ] The post Let Our Rogers Personal Injury Law Firm Guide You through Mediation appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
An important task for a bike accident lawyer is establishing who is at fault in a motorcycle accident. The fault determination is rarely black and white. In fact, it s very possible that both motor vehicle operators will share some of the fault in the bike accident. Depending on the laws in your state, you may [ ] The post Can a Bike Accident Lawyer Help if I am Partly at Fault? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
One problem some clients have, when dealing with Workers Comp, is dealing with retaliation from their employers after making a claim for benefits. Although you cannot be fired simply because you filed a workers compensation claim, it is possible to be terminated while you have an active worker’s compensation claim. Your Rogers Workers Comp lawyer [ ] The post Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Can Help With Retaliation appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
The social media and the internet have become an essential part of most people’s lives these days. However, if you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit, you need to understand the risks of using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media outlets. It is common knowledge that defense attorneys and insurance adjusters are good [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Attorneys Says Beware of Social Media appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Before you can recover for any injuries you sustain during a car accident, your Joplin car accident lawyer must first help you determine who is at fault. The first step is to figure out whose negligence caused the accident and led to your injuries. Depending on how serious the car accident was, there could be [ ] The post What Happens to Your Claim When the Guilty Driver Dies in the Accident? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
While the majority of traumatic brain injuries reported in Joplin are caused by car accidents that is not the only way you can sustain such an injury. A traumatic brain injury is the result of a force penetrating or fracturing the skull. For example, in a car accident, a brain can easily be traumatized when [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Concussion Injuries appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
Applying for Social Security benefits can be a challenging, especially if you are not familiar with the benefits that are available. If you find yourself disabled and want to apply for Social Security disability benefits, you should discuss that with a Joplin disability lawyer. The process requires strict adherence to complex rules regarding both eligibility [ ] The post Joplin Disability Lawyer Explains SSI and SSDI appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.