A friend, neighbor, or citizen dies every three minutes due to a fall, drug overdose, or a car crash. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the third leading cause of death in the nation in 2019 was unintentional accidents. Those accidents claimed the lives of 173,040, for a death rate of 869.7 deaths per 100,000 population. No two accidents are the same. Injured victims need to seek professional guidance from an attorney. When you contact our team, we help you understand the extent of your legal rights.
There are 172 crashes a day in Arkansas, which works out to an average of 62,729 collisions in an average year, or 5,277 accidents a month and 1,206 crashes every week.
There is a crash in Arkansas every 8 minutes and 20 seconds on average. Car crashes can result in traumatic brain injury, broken bones, crush injuries, and amputations.
A person can file a wrongful death claim if an individual has died due to another’s negligence. Most wrongful death claims are filed in the wake of death from a truck, motorcycle, car, construction, or defective product accident that caused a death.
However, other accidents may involve wrongful death, such as slip-and-fall accidents, nursing home abuse, neglect accidents, bicycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents.
When a senior is placed in a nursing home facility, they are expected to be taken care of. However, nursing home staff can often neglect seniors and mistreat them. Lack of medication, improper changing of bed positions and sheets, or excessive use of restraints can determine factors for pursuing a personal injury case.
When manufacturers produce products, they must ensure their safety. If a person sustains serious personal injuries, the company can face a lawsuit if evidence proves the injuries were due to their product.Harmful products include defective car parts, medical drugs, children’s products, and other toxic materials. Insufficient warning labels, poor design, or poor production management are some areas we will investigate.
Common injuries from product liability cases include carbon monoxide poisoning, pediatric poisoning, fire, and electrocutions. According to the U.S. National Fires 2018 report, cooling and heating equipment fires were the second most prominent reason for residential fires, with an average of 41,000 fires. Additional common personal injuries include:
Personal injuries are very common and each year across the nation, roughly 39 million Americans need medical treatment for a wide range of such injuries. Of great concern is the fact that medical errors and accidental injuries are the third leading cause of death.