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April 19, 2018
SHOULD THERE BE “CAPS” ON DAMAGES THAT JURIES CAN AWARD? One of the fondest dreams of insurance carriers is that they will get to continue charging high rates for insurance but that our legislature will cap their potential downside risk.  Big businesses like car manufacturers and investment... Read More
March 29, 2018
Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Help Everyone Talk radio hosts and insurance lobbyists have made their careers criticizing people who file suit – as if using the courts guaranteed by the Constitution was dirty. Who is funding all this talk? People who get sued and their insurance companies, of course... Read More
March 12, 2018
Wrongful Death Lawsuits At my firm we handle a variety of Wrongful Death lawsuits.  Because we work on so many medical malpractice cases, most of the Wrongful Death suits we handle are also medical malpractice cases.  Just yesterday, I had a client call us about a medical malpractice case, but she... Read More
February 17, 2018
Common Surgery--Dangerous If Rules Not Followed One of the most common surgeries performed in America is the removal of a woman’s uterus—an operation called a “hysterectomy”.  Tens of thousands of American women have this operation done every year.  Advances in medical equipment have made this... Read More
February 03, 2018
Chain Dentistry--A Dangerous Trend There has been a striking change in how dental services are delivered in this country over just the last ten years.  As you have no doubt noticed, there has been a sudden proliferation of dental chains—places where you don’t know who the dentist is providing your... Read More
January 21, 2018
The “Conspiracy of Silence” in Medical Malpractice Cases    In a medical malpractice case the injured patient is required to prove his case with expert testimony from another professional to the effect that the defendant failed to provide proper care to the plaintiff.  In some states an injured... Read More
January 11, 2018
Gall bladder removal surgery—what surgeons call “cholecystectomy” is one of the top five most common surgeries performed in the United States.  These surgeries are typically performed by “general surgeons” who also perform a large variety of other surgeries. The goal of the surgery is simple:  to... Read More
April 17, 2015
You have heard the claims:  “Malpractice suits are out of control”.  “Good doctors are getting sued all the time”.  And most of all this one “We should have damage caps to prevent frivolous lawsuits”.  This consistent, relentless drumbeat of commercials and lobbyists is all paid for by doctors’... Read More
March 22, 2015
Both the United States Constitution and the Arkansas Constitution provide that every citizen has the right to free access to the courts and to a jury trial.  Having a Constitutional right to use the courts to seek justice is great, of course—but having a right to seek justice in the courts and... Read More
March 14, 2015
Our courts historically are open to the public, not only in terms of giving every citizen access to the courts to solve disputes, but also in terms of giving all citizens access to what is going on in suits involving others. On  any given day in Little Rock, Fort Smith or any other Arkansas city,... Read More