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Announcing the Winner of the McMath Woods P.A. Fall 2021 Scholarship

Published on Aug 23, 2021 at 3:32 pm in Firm News.

We’re proud to continue the McMath Woods P.A.’s annual scholarship campaign aimed to help first-year undergraduate and graduate students. We were humbled by the amount of responses and applications we received. The quality of the essays was outstanding.

We’ve chosen a winner for Fall 2021!

Congratulations to Andrew Ballard of Georgia!

Andrew will be attending Bethlehem College and Seminary this fall.

This was the essay topic:

If aliens came down to earth today, what is the first thing you would show or tell them? Would it be a story, a song, a news article, a particular snack? Why would you pick that thing to show or tell them?

Is Your Loved One Exhibiting Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

Published on Aug 20, 2021 at 11:00 am in nursing home negligence.

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When you and your loved one decide that a nursing home is the best course of action for continuing their care into their later years, you likely will do plenty of research to make sure that it’s the right facility for their needs. Unfortunately, no matter how much investigating and preparing you do, the long-term care facility you choose can still mistreat your elderly family member.

What Are the Most Common Nursing Home Complaints?

Published on Aug 6, 2021 at 9:37 am in nursing home negligence.

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Nursing homes can be exceptional places for your elderly loved ones to receive around the clock care or get the assistance to live their lives as best as possible in their old age. No matter how much research you did about the facility and no matter how much you visit your loved one, they could still have complaints about their nursing home.

How Can a Car Accident Lawyer Help You After a Concussion Diagnosis?

Published on Jul 28, 2021 at 11:35 am in car accident.

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Even the most minor of car accidents can result in injuries for a driver or a passenger. One of those injuries that people usually get from an auto wreck is a concussion. A concussion happens after a blow to the head or after the head has been violently shaken. Your brain suffers from trauma inside your skull, swells, and causes damage.

What To Do if You Get Whiplash in a Car Accident

Published on Jun 25, 2021 at 1:33 pm in car accident.

What to Do If You Get Whiplash in a Car Accident

Soft tissue injuries might seem like they’re not as serious as a broken bone or another severe injury that can happen in a car accident, they can still greatly affect your everyday life if you don’t get checked out and treated right away. When it comes to whiplash, it’s important to go to the doctor because if it’s left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your head, neck, and back.

Even at low speeds, victims of car accidents can suffer from whiplash. After you’ve been in a collision where you think you suffered from whiplash, or where you don’t think you have any injuries at all, you need to see a medical professional. That way, your doctor can make a treatment plan and ensure you heal as quickly as possible from your injuries.

After a car accident where your head was whipped back and forth, you could have whiplash. This is what to do if you think you have whiplash after your wreck.

Determining Fault in a Motorcycle Accident

Published on Jun 25, 2021 at 1:21 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

Determining Fault in a Motorcycle Accident

Riding a motorcycle is fun and freeing. Even though you have protective equipment on and you’re being careful, that doesn’t mean that you won’t get into a crash with another vehicle or someone else on the road. No matter how much you pay attention, another car could always lose control or be distracted and wreck into you.

When you’ve been in a collision while riding your motorcycle, you likely sustained injuries, and they could be severe. Because of this, you might want to take legal action against the driver who caused you harm. The first thing your lawyer will need to do is determine who was at fault for your accident so that you can get the compensation you deserve.

At McMath Woods P.A., we have experience looking into fault and know how important this step is for your motorcycle accident claim. Let’s take a look at the different causes of motorcycle crashes that help us determine who was at fault.

How Common Are Motorcycle Accidents in Little Rock?

Published on Jun 24, 2021 at 7:19 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

How Common Are Motorcycle Accidents in Little Rock

Riding a motorcycle in Little Rock is an exciting way to navigate our city and feel free while on the road. While it’s fun and exhilarating to travel by motorbike, it can also be incredibly dangerous and cause serious injuries if you get into an accident of any kind. Many drivers aren’t paying attention to motorcyclists, which leads to deadly collisions between the two types of vehicles.

Before you get on your motorcycle and explore our city, you should know the risks involved and how common accidents are for motorcyclists in Little Rock.

How to Prepare for Your Consultation with a Personal Injury Lawyer

Published on Jun 24, 2021 at 7:12 pm in Personal Injury.

How to Prepare for Your Consultation with a Personal Injury Lawyer

Any kind of accident that causes you injuries and damages can leave you wanting to get justice for what happened to you. When it wasn’t your fault, you could be considering enlisting the help of a personal injury lawyer so that you can file a legal claim against the party responsible for the accident. They’ll be able to answer your questions and guide you through the legal process so you’re not alone.

At McMath Woods, P.A., we’re here to ensure you feel confident in your case and know we’re working to get you the justice you deserve. Even though your lawyer is here to help you with your claim, if it’s your first time filing a personal injury claim, you might not know what to do to prepare for your consultation with them.

Let’s take a look at what to bring with you to your first meeting with your personal injury lawyer.

What Happens When a Nurse Commits Medical Malpractice?

Published on May 19, 2021 at 4:32 pm in Medical Negligence.

What Happens When a Nurse Commits Medical Malpractice

Going to the hospital or being treated by medical professionals is a vulnerable experience to begin with—you’re sick and want to get better. Unfortunately, that’s not always what happens even though that’s what you expect. You might think that a nurse will always do the right thing and give you the proper treatment, but they can make mistakes too.

When that happens, you might be wondering what will happen next. Can you file a medical malpractice claim against them? Are they liable, or is it the overseeing doctor or the hospital? Let’s take a look at what you can do when a nurse commits medical malpractice.

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