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How To Seek Compensation for a Child Injured in a Car Accident

Published on May 21, 2024 at 5:09 pm in car accident.


Having a child injured in a car accident can be a terrifying, gut-wrenching experience for both the child and their family.

Arkansas Children’s Infant and Child Death Review Program Annual Report states that, in 2019, 35% of child deaths were related to car accidents, making it the second leading cause of death in Arkansas for children and youth ages 1-19, according to also according to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, our state’s main children’s hospital system.

What Qualifications Do Truck Drivers Need?

Published on May 14, 2024 at 3:26 pm in Truck Accident.


When you see a truck on the road, the driver must have passed a series of rigorous tests and checks to operate the vehicle. Unfortunately, some trucking companies fail to meet these requirements set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) which can lead to tragic accidents on the road.

Unlike small vehicles, commercial motor vehicle drivers must be properly trained and vetted before they get behind the wheel. At McMath Woods P.A., our legal team has seen the devastating impact that unskilled and unqualified truck drivers can have on innocent victims.

Paying for a Loved One’s Funeral Expenses After a Wrongful Death

Published on May 7, 2024 at 3:11 pm in Wrongful Death.

Paying for a Loved One's Funeral Expenses After a Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one due to wrongful death is a devastating experience. In addition to the emotional toll, there are practical matters to consider, such as funeral and burial costs. Navigating this process can be overwhelming, but understanding your options can provide some relief during this difficult time.

Let’s explore how to get help in paying for a loved one’s funeral expenses after a wrongful death.

What If the At-Fault Driver Is Lying About an Accident?

Published on May 7, 2024 at 2:48 pm in car accident.

What If the At-Fault Driver Is Lying About an Accident?

When someone has been involved in a car accident, it’s natural to panic.

An at-fault driver might feel that if they stretch the truth about their involvement, it could mean serious condolences for themselves. Sometimes, when the at-fault driver is questioned about their role in the accident, they may lie or try to downplay the situation. However, these false claims can cause a variety of problems for those affected by their actions.

What Are the Leash Laws in Little Rock?

Published on Apr 30, 2024 at 2:54 pm in Premises Liability.


Living in a city like Little Rock, Arkansas, means enjoying its beautiful parks and outdoor spaces.

However, with the privilege of having pets comes the responsibility to adhere to local regulations, including leash laws. Whether you’re a new pet owner or a long-time resident looking to brush up on the rules, understanding the leash laws in Little Rock is essential for ensuring the safety of our furry companions and fellow residents.

Nursing Home Falls and Hip Fractures

Published on Apr 30, 2024 at 2:35 pm in nursing home negligence.


Residents of nursing homes are vulnerable to falls. Age, physical limitations, and underlying health conditions can all increase the risk factors. One unfortunate outcome of a fall is a hip fracture. These injuries can lead to serious complications, such as chronic pain, reduced mobility, and even an increase in mortality.

At McMath Woods, P.A., we have seen what can occur when the home facilities and their staff members don’t take falls seriously. These incidents often result in painful and lifelong consequences for these accident victims.

Reasons Why Driver Actions Cause Car Accidents

Published on Apr 23, 2024 at 3:11 pm in car accident.


Driving. For most of us, it’s a daily activity, but as commonplace as it may seem, getting behind the wheel also comes with inherent risks.

Every year, tens of millions of car accidents occur around the world, and almost 3,700 people are killed every day in crashes involving cars, buses, motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, or pedestrians, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to these, the resulting injuries, fatalities, significant financial costs, and potential risks to drivers and passengers become glaring.

While many factors contribute to these accidents, one of the primary causes is the actions of drivers themselves. Understanding the reasons behind these actions can help us anticipate and lessen the risk to ourselves, our families, and others we share the roads with and promote safer driving for everyone.

What Are the Most Common Swimming Pool Hazards?

Published on Apr 23, 2024 at 3:04 pm in Premises Liability.


As temperatures warm up, more people will be heading into pools in their backyards, communities, gyms, and public parks across Little Rock to cool off. While swimming pools can be a great place to play around or exercise on hot weather days, they also pose dangers. Take time to learn about the most common swimming pool hazards to keep you and your loved ones safe this swim season.

How Common Are Head Injuries After a Car Accident?

Published on Apr 16, 2024 at 3:11 pm in car accident.

How Common Are Head Injuries After a Car Accident?

Like many other states, Arkansas sees its fair share of wrecks each year. While many of those individuals who are involved walk away from them unscathed, unfortunately, that’s not the case for others.

Head injuries, most of which lead to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), often occur.

If you’re curious about how common head injuries are after a car accident, keep reading where we’ll deep-dive into what readily available data says about this.

Examples of Negligence in a Hospital Setting

Published on Apr 2, 2024 at 3:34 pm in Medical Negligence.

Examples of Negligence in a Hospital Setting

We trust hospitals and the medical staff working at them to take care of us when we have a medical issue arise. But what happens when we misplace our trust and something goes wrong?

What if a doctor, nurse, or another member of the medical staff makes a mistake and negligence occurs?

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