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What Qualifies as a Personal Injury?

Published on Mar 28, 2024 at 2:40 pm in Personal Injury.

What Qualifies as a Personal Injury?

If you listen to the radio, watch the news, view certain content on the internet, or look around as you’re driving, you’re bound to encounter advertisements about personal injuries where an attorney recommends that you reach out for help if you’re hurt.

While you may be familiar with the terminology in that marketing material, you may be unsure what qualifies as a personal injury.

Hopefully, by the time you’re done reading this article, you’ll have a better understanding of what this large legal practice area refers to.

Soft Tissue Injury Wrist Recovery Time

Published on Nov 10, 2021 at 6:37 pm in Personal Injury.

Soft Tissue Injury Wrist Recovery Time

When you’ve fallen and sprained your wrist or sustained a soft tissue injury to your wrist in another way, you’re likely in pain and feeling restricted because of the limited movement. Even if you want to use your wrist like normal, it could hurt too badly to move.

Soft tissue damage, unfortunately, can take some time to heal. Without letting yourself recover, you could sustain permanent damage in your wrist. Here’s what you need to know about how soft tissue injury wrist recovery time and how long you may need to give yourself before you can comfortably use your wrist as you normally would.

How to Prepare for Your Consultation with a Personal Injury Lawyer

Published on Jun 24, 2021 at 7:12 pm in Personal Injury.

How to Prepare for Your Consultation with a Personal Injury Lawyer

Any kind of accident that causes you injuries and damages can leave you wanting to get justice for what happened to you. When it wasn’t your fault, you could be considering enlisting the help of a personal injury lawyer so that you can file a legal claim against the party responsible for the accident. They’ll be able to answer your questions and guide you through the legal process so you’re not alone.

At McMath Woods, P.A., we’re here to ensure you feel confident in your case and know we’re working to get you the justice you deserve. Even though your lawyer is here to help you with your claim, if it’s your first time filing a personal injury claim, you might not know what to do to prepare for your consultation with them.

Let’s take a look at what to bring with you to your first meeting with your personal injury lawyer.

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.

How Long Does It Take for a Soft Tissue Injury to Recover?

Published on Mar 26, 2020 at 10:26 am in Personal Injury.


Soft tissue injuries can happen from all kinds of accidents. When you experience one, you could feel like you’ll never recover, and like this is your life from now on. But the good part about soft tissue injuries is that though they might take a long time to heal, they are usually able to heal on their own and do not require surgery.

Whether you got a soft tissue injury from an accident with another car, a truck, on a motorcycle, in the workplace, or from a defective product like an airbag, you are probably wondering when the injury will heal so that your life can feel like it’s back to normal. At McMath Woods, P.A., our Little Rock personal injury lawyer will be able to help you through this hard time and recover compensation for your damages. Let’s take a look at soft tissue injuries and how long they can take to heal.

5 Ways to Help Your Personal Injury Claim Succeed

Published on Dec 5, 2018 at 3:55 pm in Personal Injury.

After the initial shock of your accident wears off, it’s likely you’ll find yourself dealing with unexpected and overwhelming medical expenses and a frustrating recovery process. The ordeal can become even harder to manage in the event you need to take time off work. Fortunately, our legal system gives personal injury victims the right to seek compensation for what they’ve been through.

Once you file your personal injury claim, you’ll want to do whatever it takes to maximize your potential compensation, because that compensation will be a crucial part of your recovery process. There are a variety of factors that have the potential to influence your settlement or claim amount. This is especially true if you believe your accident resulted from someone else’s negligence. At McMath Woods P.A., our personal injury lawyers are prepared to help your claim succeed.

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