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How Long Does It Take to Settle an Employment Law Claim?

Published on Aug 20, 2020 at 3:56 pm in Environmental Law.

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Filing an employment law claim is not something you do lightly. When you choose to file an employment law claim, you are probably more worried about getting justice than how long it will take. But as you get further into the process, you probably want to know how long the claim will take to settle just so you fully understand what you are getting in to.

What Is the Rescue Doctrine and How Can It Affect a Legal Claim?

Published on Jul 29, 2020 at 2:27 pm in Personal Injury.

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When another person is in life-compromising danger, it’s human nature to want to help them in any way you can. The situation can quickly turn to not only being dangerous for the person you’re trying to save, but for you as well. Thankfully, if you’re injured while trying to save someone in an emergency situation, you are protected by the Rescue Doctrine.

Unexpected Reasons Why Car Accidents Happen

Published on Jul 23, 2020 at 3:07 pm in car accident.

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While you may be familiar with the common causes of car accidents, like speeding or texting while driving, there are some more obscure reasons that you may haven’t thought about. Regardless of the reason why an accident happened, the results of the accident can be devastating. Let’s look into some unexpected reasons why car accidents happen and what you can do to avoid these situations.

Arkansas Traffic Fatalities Show Large Increase in June 2020

Published on Jul 9, 2020 at 2:25 pm in Car Wrecks.

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Even though the state has taken measures to keep people safe from COVID-19 through limiting time spent around others and crowded spaces, which has decreased the traffic volume on the roads, Arkansas’ traffic fatalities have largely increased in June 2020. In fact, the traffic fatalities from the first six months of this year are 16% higher than the first six months of 2019.

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.

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