What Do Truck Drivers Take to Stay Awake?
Driver fatigue is a major cause of fatal and catastrophic truck accidents. Many trucking companies push drivers to make as many deliveries as they can in as little time as they can. Often, this means drivers either need to drive faster or be on the road longer. The nationwide shortage of commercial truck drivers is…Read More
Why Do Vehicle Accidents Harm So Many Children?
As adults, we all know how fragile children can be. We hold them when they’re little as if they were glass, and we continue to care for them as they grow up and explore the world. But when some things are out of our control, it can be difficult to keep them under your protection.…Read More
Should I Get an OEM Endorsement for My Car Insurance?
After an auto accident, some parts of your vehicle may need to be replaced. While car insurance typically helps take care of these expenses, you may be surprised to learn that these parts are normally not from the vehicle’s original manufacturer. These parts will be obtained from other companies. Some individuals prefer to not have…Read More
Bailey & Greer, PLLC Secures $4.5 Million Verdict in Fatal Little Rock Motorcycle Case
Bailey & Greer, PLLC secured a significant jury verdict in a fatal motorcycle accident claim in Little Rock, AK. Partner Thomas Greer, along with associate Baker Yates, represented the family and obtained a jury verdict of $4.5 million. Deliberations took less than 90 minutes. The facts of the case are this. Our client, the decedent…Read More
What Is the Difference Between A Birth Injury and a Birth Defect?
When obstetricians, midwifes, and anyone involved in the birth or delivery of a newborn commit medical practice, the parents have the right to hold the negligent health providers liable for their medical malpractice. Medical malpractice generally requires that there be a doctor/patient relationship with the mother, that the doctor failed to use competent medical care,…Read More
What Are “Never Events?”
The phrase “Never Event” was first presented by Doctor Ken Kizer, a former National Quality Forum CEO. The term was introduced to describe some medical errors that simply should never ever occur. The list of events that should never happen has expanded over time to cover a range of medical actions and inactions. According to…Read More
Can I Sue a Hospital for My Injuries?
Medical mistakes often occur in hospital settings. The most common example is when a patient goes to the hospital for emergency medical care or to undergo a surgical procedure. Mothers use hospitals to deliver newborns which can result in birth injuries. Many people see their physicians at the hospitals. Hospitals also provide a variety of…Read More
What Is a Defective Little Rock Product Defect Claim?
Manufacturers make good profits from the products they sell. That’s the point of their business. Consumers and users of these products have the right to expect that manufacturers will take all necessary steps to ensure that their product are fully tested, have quality parts, and are ready for the uses for which they were designed.…Read More
What Are the Most Common Medical Malpractice Errors?
When Little Rock and Arkansas residents treat with their family doctor, treat with a specialist, go to the ER, or are admitted to a hospital, they expect that their medical condition will improve. They don’t expect that it will get worse because their health provider failed to follow competent medical standards and practices. Anyone who…Read More
Can I Sue If My Child Is Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy?
The possibility a newborn may develop cerebral palsy (CP) during a delivery is well-known. Every obstetrician or birth delivery healthcare professional should be on the lookout for cerebral palsy and know what precautionary steps to take. In many cases, if your baby is diagnosed with cerebral palsy, it is due to the negligence of the…Read More