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What Types of Safety Regulations Do Amusement Parks Have to Follow?

Published on Jun 25, 2020 at 1:26 pm in Premises Liability.

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Many people enjoy visiting amusement parks to ride the attractions, enjoy the food, and take advantage of the summer months. When you go to an amusement park, sustaining an injury may be the last thing on your mind. However, it is possible for a negligent amusement park to have an unsafe environment that causes your injuries. If you’re seeking your legal options, a premises liability lawyer from McMath Woods, P.A. can help you with your claim.

When you’re filing a claim, our lawyers will begin to investigate your case and see how the amusement park acted negligently. It’s possible the park didn’t meet certain standards to keep the environment safe. Let’s take a look at the standards that amusement parks should meet.

COVID-19 Legal Immunities Shield Nursing Homes From Accountability

Published on Jun 11, 2020 at 2:26 pm in nursing home negligence.

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Given the congregate nature of nursing homes and the fact that many residents have underlying medical conditions that result in compromised immune systems, long-term care facility populations are at a high risk of being affected by viruses like COVID-19. This is why strong infection prevention and control are critical to protect residents and healthcare workers.

Why Are the Chemicals Found in Zantac So Dangerous?

Published on Jun 4, 2020 at 1:41 pm in Product Liability.

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About 15 million people experience heartburn daily, which is a burning pain in their chest or throat from indigestion, according to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). Many of those people turn to medication, both prescription and over-the-counter, to relieve their discomfort. One of the commonly used anti-heartburn drugs used is Zantac, but more recently we have learned that it is not as safe as originally thought.

Can You Sue for High Levels of Anxiety and Stress in the Workplace?

Published on May 28, 2020 at 2:50 pm in Employment Law.

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Having a job can sometimes provide a sense of financial security and stability in your life. When that job causes more anxiety than comfort, though, your work environment could qualify as causing you emotional distress. In fact, over 65% of workers say that workplace stress has caused difficulty in their lives. That difficulty could lessen productivity and increase missing work, alcohol or substance abuse, and physical and mental health problems, according to the American Institute of Stress (AIS).

When your mental or physical health is being negatively impacted by work, you could potentially sue your employer for emotional distress. A Little Rock employment lawyer will be your best asset against your employer because they can expertly guide you through the legal process and most effectively present your case. Let’s look at some of the specifics when it comes to suing for high levels of anxiety and stress in the workplace.

Reports of Drivers Speeding Skyrocket During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on May 21, 2020 at 3:38 pm in car accident.

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Since March, there’s been far less people on roads and highways because most states have issued stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While Arkansas has not received state-wide stay-at-home orders because of its low population density, the state’s schools have been closed and citizens are encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing, so traffic has reduced here as well.

How to Properly Fit a Child’s Bike Helmet to Prevent Head Injuries

Published on Apr 23, 2020 at 12:14 pm in Bicycle Accident.

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Children want to have fun no matter how dangerous the activity might be. As a parent, you want them to be as safe as possible. When it comes to riding a bike, the way for you and your child to have the best of both worlds is to have them wear a helmet. In order for them to be really safe, though, the helmet must be put on correctly.

In the event of a bicycle accident, you’ll want to make sure that your child is wearing their equipment properly to best prevent a head injury. If an accident does happen at the hand of a negligent driver or otherwise, you’ll want a bicycle accident lawyer who will handle your case with care. At McMath Woods, P.A., we know how devastating these accidents can be, so we’ll do everything we can to ensure you get a fair settlement.

Federal Workers Protected from Age Discrimination After Supreme Court Ruling

Published on Apr 16, 2020 at 3:04 pm in Employment Law.

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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week made it easier for federal workers over 40 to sue for age discrimination. The ruling was for a case brought by Noris Babb, a clinical pharmacist for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Bay Pines, FL. Beginning in her late 40s, she noticed she was not getting advanced positions that paid more, but that predominantly men in their 30s were getting the jobs.

Understanding the Line Between Unwanted Attention and Harassment at Work

Published on Apr 9, 2020 at 3:02 pm in Employment Law.

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As an employee, you do your best to meet your job obligations and be a team player. When a coworker, supervisor, or employer makes your work environment uncomfortable, it can affect you in a number of ways and make it hard to work. Victims of harassment need to know that harassment is illegal and employment laws can help.

If you’ve experienced inappropriate behavior at work from an employer or coworkers, it’s important to understand the line between unwanted attention and harassment. Having this knowledge will help you decide what type of action to take to protect yourself.

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