1. Jason M. Hatfield Testifies in Favor of Injured Workers

    Jason M. Hatfield

    There is a current bill before the Arkansas Legislature to abolish the Made Whole Doctrine. The bill would place insurance industry financial interests ahead of the interests of injured Arkansas workers. Opposition Testimony Before the House Public Welfare and Labor Committee My argument before the …Read More

  2. What’s in Your Cup Holder? A Quick Primer on the Arkansas Open Container Law

    We all know it’s dangerous – and illegal – to drink and drive, but did you know it’s illegal in Arkansas to drive with an open alcohol container in your vehicle? If caught, you’ll face Class C Misdemeanor charges, up to 30 days in jail, …Read More

  3. Do I Need a Reason to Get a Divorce in Arkansas?

    The short answer is yes. While many states recognize and permit no-fault divorces, Arkansas does not. To get a divorce in Arkansas, you must have a reason. Not just any reason will do. You must have and plead specific legal grounds for the divorce. To …Read More

  4. Appealing a Denial of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Arkansas

    Many times, potential clients call and tell me that they have not been told why their claim was denied.  The insurance carrier will simply tell them they don’t have a “compensable claim.” This would be frustrating to anyone.  When hired, my firm immediately files what …Read More

  5. Springdale Attorney Jason Hatfield Selected Among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2018

    June 4, 2018 – Jason Hatfield has been selected among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2018. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high stakes legal …Read More

  6. Jason Hatfield Testifies at the Arkansas State Capitol

    In the 2017 Arkansas Congressional Session, the insurance industry and big business proposed six new bills to limit injured worker benefits. One of the bills proposed would have limited death benefits to widows and their children to only 450 weeks. Obviously young children would still …Read More

  7. Best Lawyers Recognizes Workers’ Compensation Attorney Jason Hatfield in 2018 Edition

    Jason Hatfield was recently named to the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers, one the oldest and most respected peer review publications in the legal profession. Lawyers on the Best Lawyers list are selected by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of …Read More

  8. Super Lawyers Recognizes Attorney Jason Hatfield for Fourth Time

    Jason Hatfield was recently named for the fourth time one of the year’s Super Lawyers by Only the most qualified attorneys across the country are selected to this prestigious group. To be considered, an attorney must be nominated anonymously by a peer, an independent …Read More

  9. Why You Should Immediately Report Workers’ Compensation Injuries

    Always immediately report any work comp injury to your employer at the time of the injury. Employers are charged with the knowledge of the procedures. You should be provided what is called a Form N to complete. The “N” stands for notice, and allows you …Read More

  10. Car Wreck in Fayetteville, Arkansas

    After getting into a vehicle accident call the police.  Insurance companies require that you have a police report before considering your claim.  Do not agree to simply exchange insurance information with the other party and leave the scene.  The other party could easily give you …Read More