The status of bicycles on the roadway can differ depending on which state or city you happen to be in. In Missouri, the law considers bicycles to be vehicles just the same as cars or trucks. That means a bicyclist has the same rights and the same responsibilities as any other vehicle on the roadway. [ ] The post Joplin Bicycle Accident Attorney Describes Bicycle Accident Investigations appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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.
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.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident involving a DUI, it is important to speak to one of our Rogers car accident attorneys as soon as possible. In cases involving drinking and driving, there may be others responsible for the accident in addition to the drunken driver. Depending on [ ] The post Rogers Car Accident Attorneys Explain How the Arkansas Dram Shop Act Works appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
The majority of car accident lawsuits are filed in a district or circuit court in the state where the accident happened. However, which court is able to hear your case depends, in part, on the amount of your damages you are claiming to have suffered in your lawsuit. Most clients have heard of small claims [ ] The post Should I Bring my Car Accident Case in Small Claims Court? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
In order to be compensated following a car accident, you must first determine which individual or entity is at fault. With a car accident, the person who caused the accident is usually liable for the injuries that result. However, there can others who are equally or partially responsible, as well. In some cases, the liable [ ] The post Is the Government Immune from Car Accident Claims? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
The most common personal injury claims following a car accident, as any Rogers car accident lawyer knows, are claims brought by a driver involved in the crash. However, it is equally possible for passengers to be injured during a car accident. Some of the legal issues that arise are unique to passengers. Here is what [ ] The post How are Passenger Claims Different Following a Car Accident? 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.
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.
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.