McMath Woods welcomes and enjoys working with law firms across Arkansas and the nation on significant cases. McMath Woods has substantial experience in all areas of personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, and insurance coverage cases. McMath Woods is almost entirely a referral based law firm relying on its long standing reputation as a pioneering force on behalf of Arkansas plaintiffs to draw referrals from other lawyers, businesses, and individuals.
Below is a sample list of cases the firm has handled.
Edward Hopkins & Latoya Cole v. Art Express, Inc. & Gilbert Central Corporation, United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, $3.75 Million Settlement
Four members of an extended family were killed by smoke and fire when they were trapped inside their vehicle that was crushed after being hit from behind by a tractor-trailer rig and pushed into the back of another truck.
Alvester Moore et al., v. Great American Assurance Company and Mike Dupuis, Circuit Court of Union County, Arkansas
Plaintiffs alleged wrongful death after their daughter drowned at a pool party.
Aguilar v. Triad Transport, Inc.
$1,453,500.00 verdict and judgment for eight families following explosion at hazardous waste transport facility and community evacuation.
Shaw Group v. Marcum
Soldier accidentally electrocuted in basic training resulting in a $6.5 million dollar verdict
Patterson v. Northwest Arkansas Hospital-Springdale
Represented a client who had developed a Stage IV pressure ulcer (bedsore) while hospitalized and had suffered severe complications for the bedsore. The jury returned a $1,500,000 verdict on behalf of the client.
The Estate of Van Ryan Marcum v. The Shaw Group
Van Ryan Marcum was a 21-year old Army private in basic training when he was electrocuted after coming in contact with a metal latrine at Ft. Benning, GA.
The Estate of Jerry Matthew Johnson v. First Electric Cooperative Corporation, et al.
The family of Matt Johnson won a $3.65 million verdict resulting from the electrocution of Matt on a billboard in Benton, AR in 2005.
Janan Honeysuckle v. Michael McCarthy, Workers’ Compensation Commission of Arkansas, AWCC No. F214059
While returning from a business trip the engine of the airplane loses power and the pilot crashes his plane, injuring himself and killing his passenger.
John Murphy v. Western Hybrid Seeds, Inc. et al., Circuit Court of Bradley County, Arkansas
Crops failed after using defective seed.
FMC Corporation and Agro Distribution v Helton, et al.
Crop damage case resulting in verdict excess of $1 million.
Manuel Anderson, et al. v. Farmland Industries, Inc., United States District Court, District of Kansas Eastern Division
A refinery generates air pollutants, odors that create a nuisance, degrades surrounding property value and the environment, and potentially causes health problems to people in the surrounding area.
Bobby G. Evers & Yvonne Evers v. Beebe Drilling and Supply Company et al. Circuit Court of Union County, Arkansas
Oil and gas exploration resulted in the unlawful use of property as a waste site destroying much of the land and vegetation and contaminating the ground water and neighboring creek.
Heath Eklund v. Heidelberg USA, Inc. and Heidelberg Eastern, Inc., Circuit Court of Washington County, Arkansas
An unsafe paper cutter severed the plaintiff’s fingers.
Pamela S. Huffman v. Mary Robertson et al., Circuit Court of Pulaski County, Arkansas
A wheel mounted to a tractor-trailer dislodges crossing the highway and striking oncoming traffic.
Micheale Dodson et al. v. Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire, LLC et al, United States District Court, Eastern Division of Arkansas, Little Rock Division
A tire blowout caused by tread separation resulted in injuries and death.