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The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Fun in Little Rock – 2019 Edition

Published on Nov 20, 2019 at 9:46 am in Fun Stuff.

The Ultimate Guide for Holiday Fun in Little Rock 2019 Edition

It’s the time of year for enjoying family, friends, eating good food, and exchanging gifts. There’s so much fun to be had, but you may not know everything that’s happening in Little Rock. McMath Woods P.A. doesn’t want you to miss anything happening in the holiday season. Take a look at what’s going on in Little Rock.

What Are Some of the Unique Causes of Highway Work Zone Accidents?

Published on Oct 31, 2019 at 1:37 pm in car accident.

Road work ahead sign

As major roadways are repaired throughout our state, it’s a good idea to be aware of the potential dangers presented by the addition of work zones on our highways and interstate. A car accident can happen for a number of reasons, but there are some unique causes associated with those that happen in construction zones. In order to understand those factors, you first have to understand how most work zones are set up and arranged.

How Often Do Collisions in Arkansas Work Zones Happen?

Published on Oct 28, 2019 at 6:57 pm in Work Zone Accidents.

While construction work often takes place as the weather improves, there are instances where work zones are present on major highways all throughout the year. With the construction on Interstate 30 happening through the end of 2019 and beyond, it’s important to take the time to recognize how often collisions happen in Arkansas work zones. Understanding the frequency and why they happen can aid in their prevention in the future.

If you’ve been involved in a work zone accident you believe to be the fault of someone else, you can pursue a personal injury claim to seek the compensation you need to recover.

The Dangers of Drinking Alcohol While Boating

Published on Oct 7, 2019 at 12:23 pm in Boating Injury.

A row of docked boats

Many people love to go boating on the lake. Driving through the waves and anchoring somewhere calm to hang out with friends is the best way to celebrate the weekend. If you’re old enough, drinking on the boat can be fun, but you should know the dangers before partaking.

If you drink too much, boating becomes extremely dangerous. It might seem obvious, but boat drivers should always stay sober. Even passengers should not get too intoxicated because impaired judgement and balance can lead to deadly situations anywhere, but especially on the water. Although it sounds like fun at first, drinking alcohol while boating has many dangers.

Can I Be Compensated for Chronic Pain After an Accident?

Published on Sep 26, 2019 at 10:36 am in Personal Injury Lawyer.

Doctor holding x-ray of skeleton

An accident can happen at any time to anybody. Whether it be a car accident, a slip and fall, or an accident at work, accidents can cause serious injuries that leave the victim with pain that persists for a long time. If you experience chronic pain from an injury that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you deserve compensation for your suffering.

5 Common Examples of Workplace Harassment

Published on Sep 19, 2019 at 11:36 am in Employment Law.

Man speaking to woman at a desk

When you’re dealing with mistreatment at work, whether it’s from a coworker or supervisor, you may be unsure if you have the right to take legal action. Often times, there’s a difference between what a person thinks is harassment, versus what the legal definition says. In order to bring some clarity to the situation, we’ll be discussing common examples of workplace harassment.

We’ll look at the general types of harassment, physical, mental, authoritative, discriminatory, and retaliation, and break those down into real-world examples, so you’ll be able to identify harassment if or when it happens in your workplace. No matter what type of harassment you’re dealing with, it’s crucial that the liable party be held accountable for their actions. You have the right to feel safe and comfortable, no matter where you work.

Why Are Teens at the Most Danger for Lung Damage After Vaping?

Published on Aug 23, 2019 at 11:15 am in Product Liability.

According to reports from CBS News, teens all across the country are being hospitalized for lung damage related to vaping. The first cases were reported in July 2019 and the numbers continue to rise. As the popularity of products like JUUL increases, concerns about lung problems and other e-cig related consequences go up as well.

Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services confirmed 12 cases of severe lung damage in patients between their teenage years and 30s – all of whom vaped. 13 other cases, including older patients in their 50s experiencing lung damage from vaping, are being investigated.

What Are the First Signs of Workplace Discrimination?

Published on Aug 23, 2019 at 9:47 am in Employment Law.

Birds eye view of woman at desk with head in hands

When we go to work, we expect to be in an environment where people respect each other. With this foundation, communication, work quality, and productivity can thrive. However, there are some workplaces that don’t treat all employees the same. While discrimination is illegal, it can still happen. When it does, legal recourse may be an option.

It can be scary to think about coming forward with a discrimination allegation. People may choose not to do it because they’re afraid of backlash, such as losing their job. However, those who have filed complaints because of discrimination are legally protected from facing discrimination when they’ve filed a charge, made a complaint, or took part in an investigation or lawsuit.

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