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The Most Important Auto Insurance Coverage to Have After a Crash

Published on Dec 22, 2020 at 3:30 pm in car accident.

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Car accidents can cause devastating injuries and damages to you, anyone else involved, and your car. That’s why having auto insurance is important after a collision—it helps you recover financially from the damages that you sustained. In Arkansas, you are required to have liability insurance, and all other coverage can be elected but isn’t required. That’s why you should know which auto insurance coverage is the most important to have after a crash so you can be sure you have it.

What Is the Most Potentially Catastrophic Type of Medical Mistake?

Published on Dec 22, 2020 at 3:12 pm in Medical Malpractice.

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Going to the doctor is already a nerve-wracking experience. You’re feeling sick, in pain, and at your most vulnerable. You seek medical help to make you feel better, and you expect only the best care so that doctors can get to the bottom of what’s ailing you and start treatment. However, when a medical mistake occurs, the opposite could happen. The effects could even be fatal.

Medical mistakes can be grounds for filing a med mal claim. In Arkansas, when you’ve experienced medical malpractice from your doctor or another medical professional, you could use the help of McMath Woods P.A. Our med mal lawyers are prepared to fight for your rights against a negligent doctor.

Can Later School Times Reduce Teen Car Accidents?

Published on Dec 17, 2020 at 2:13 pm in car accident.

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When it comes to teens behind the wheel, there are many factors that contribute to them getting into accidents. Driving with friends in the car, focusing on the radio, and cell phone use all immediately come to mind. But there’s another factor that might be less thought about—fatigue. When any driver is tired behind the wheel, they could be putting themselves and others on the road at risk.

Teens, one of the populations who needs the most sleep because they are still growing and developing, can also fall victim to fatigue that affects their driving abilities. This can lead to them getting into collisions with fixed objects or other drivers. Let’s take a deeper look into how later school start times could reduce teen car accidents and the dangers of fatigued driving.

What Law Changes Are Coming to Arkansas in 2021?

Published on Dec 4, 2020 at 8:47 am in Legal Information.

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As a resident of Arkansas, any new laws or upcoming law changes may interest you. It’s important to stay updated on state law so you can be sure to follow them and also know your rights. While the state government is pushing for new laws and changes year round so they can help their constituents, many of the new laws and changes go into effect in the new year.

2021 has some changes that residents should be aware of. There are also upcoming dates and deadlines for the state government to take certain actions. You can take a look at the propositions that take place during this time as they may apply to you or interest you. Let’s go over law changes that are coming to Arkansas in 2021.

How Can After-Acquired Evidence Affect a Discrimination Claim?

Published on Nov 24, 2020 at 12:23 pm in Employment Law.

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If an employee files a discrimination claim, there will be an investigation into what happened that caused them to make their claim. That employee shouldn’t have been discriminated against, but what happens to their case if the investigation finds that particular employee had instances of misconduct before their claim? This is known as after-acquired evidence, and courts have a difficult time deciding how much the previous misconduct plays into their case.

When you hire an employment lawyer from McMath Woods, P.A. you can feel confident in your workplace discrimination claim. We’ll make sure that your rights are protected, and that you get justice for the mistreatment that you endured in your workplace.

The Benefits of Equipping Commercial Trucks with Front-Crash Prevention Systems

Published on Nov 20, 2020 at 9:21 am in Tractor Trailer.

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Accidents with commercial trucks are especially dangerous and deadly because the trucks are so much larger and heavier than regular sized vehicles. There are some solutions that could prevent these accidents from happening, like trucking regulations, attentive drivers, and thorough inspections from trucking companies. However, these have proven to only reduce so many crashes.

No matter how much we try to prevent accidents with large trucks, they still happen. When you’ve been in a wreck with a commercial truck, you could be facing debilitating injuries and damages. That’s where a lawyer from McMath Woods, P.A. comes in. One of our lawyers will help you through the legal process so we can recover the financial compensation you deserve.

What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.?

Published on Nov 13, 2020 at 9:29 am in Workplace Injury.

 

Construction worker signing clip boardJobs are essential to living in the U.S. In order to be able to pay for the costs of living, most people are required to have a job. Sometimes, those occupations aren’t as safe as others. In the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has guidelines to make the riskiest jobs safe. Unfortunately, accidents still happen.

When you’ve been injured on the job, you might want the help of a workplace injury lawyer from McMath Woods, P.A. to guide you through the legal process and get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. One of our lawyers will help you determine who was at fault for your on-the-job accident and hold them accountable for your injuries.

Liability Considerations When a Car Crash Is Caused by Improper Headlight Usage

Published on Nov 13, 2020 at 9:05 am in car accident.

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One of the parts of a car that can be helpful at all times are the headlights. Using headlights at all times can make you more visible on the road and could even prevent accidents. When you aren’t properly using your headlights, like they aren’t on in the dark, or your high beams are on around other cars, then you could be at risk for getting into a car crash.

When you’ve been in a car accident that was caused by someone else’s improper headlight usage, you could use the help of a car accident lawyer to guide you through the legal process. At McMath Woods, P.A. in Arkansas, we’re here to represent you in your car accident claim and determine who was at fault for your collision.

Who’s at Fault for Injuries Caused by a Broken Sidewalk?

Published on Nov 5, 2020 at 4:39 pm in Premises Liability.

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Slip and falls can cause serious injuries if you fall a certain way, and they can happen anywhere. You could be walking on a sidewalk and not notice a crack before it’s too late, and trip and fall on the uneven pavement. Even though most of the time, you probably can get back up and brush it off, sometimes the injuries are more serious, and then you’re likely looking for someone to blame.

Matters like this can sometimes become complex. Having a premises liability lawyer from McMath Woods, P.A. on your side can help ensure that you take the correct legal action. We’ll be able to answer all your questions and determine who was liable for your injuries.

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