Tort reform is a familiar term for most people, but not many understand what it is and what it means for a personal injury claim. Every Joplin personal injury attorney, no doubt, has kept a close eye on the publicity that tort reform has garnered. Here is what you need to know about tort reform [ ] The post Joplin Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Tort Reform appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
According to reports, knee injuries are one of the most frequently reported workplace injuries. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics in 2015, showed that nearly 100,000 workers comp claims were based on knee injuries. As a Rogers workers comp lawyer knows from experience handling these claims, knee injuries are not only painful but usually quite [ ] The post Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Discusses Issues with Knee Replacements appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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.
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.
Most of us are familiar with a sideswipe car accident, which often occurs when one car changes lanes into another and strikes the side of another car. As a Rogers car accident lawyer can tell you, if you are involved in such an accident and the other driver acted with no regard for your safety, [ ] The post Rogers Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Sideswipe Accidents appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
An Arkansas or Missouri personal injury law firm can handle such a wide variety of personal injury claims, from car accidents, to dog bites, to construction accidents. Another, maybe less common type of personal injury claims, is a toxic tort claim. If you believe you may have been exposed to a dangerous substance and been [ ] The post Personal Injury Law Firm Discusses Toxic Tort Claims appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
If you have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, there are basically two ways to receive compensation for that injury. You can either settle the case out of court or obtain a judgment from the court. Although a jury verdict in a civil lawsuit would likely result in a larger recovery, jury [ ] The post Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Settlement Liens appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.