Blog

  • 30-Jan-2017

    Most Dangerous Interstates in the United States

    With the many distractions at our disposal, vehicle accidents are common occurrences on highways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Fatality Analysis Report System that covered data from 2010 to 2015, an average American ...
  • 18-Jan-2017

    Most Common Mistakes When Filing a Personal Injury Claim

    At Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci, we strive to help our personal injury clients as best as possible. For that reason, we offer you the information you need to pursue fair compensation. As you file what could be one of the most important documents ...
  • 17-Jan-2017

    What to Do About Incorrect Car Accident Police Reports

    Information in a police report will hold monumental significance upon the result of your car accident claim. It will determine whether or not you are held financially liable because the report is, for the most part, viewed as being objective truth. ...
  • 9-Jan-2017

    Liability Involved in a Self-Driving Car Accident

    Should a carmaker be held liable in a self-driving car crash? Who can you hold responsible for injuries if you have been harmed from a self-driving car accident ? When an autonomous car crash occurs, it is important to know what type of claim to file ...
  • 27-Dec-2016

    Attorney Spotlight: Ashley Norman

    This week’s Attorney Spotlight focuses on Ashley Norman, one of our firm’s talented and experienced Arkansas personal injury lawyers. Ashley, who primarily handles cases related to vehicle accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, ...
  • 20-Dec-2016

    Attorney Spotlight: Anna Sanderson

    Attorney Anna Sanderson’s passion for helping others arose from a personal tragedy she experienced during her youth. When she was 15 years old, her father was killed in a trucking accident caused by another party’s carelessness. After her ...
  • 13-Dec-2016

    Parking Lot Safety and Holiday Shopping

    Buying gifts for your family and friends and preparing holiday meals can be both exciting and stressful. Every year, when holiday season approaches, we do our best to be as prepared as possible. As you weave in and out of parking lots and stores, ...
  • 6-Dec-2016

    Is a Personal Injury Settlement Taxed?

    Being involved in an accident is arguably one of the most stressful experiences a person and their family can go through, especially when the injuries are caused by another's negligence. If you are considering filing a lawsuit or have recently ...
  • 22-Nov-2016

    What Makes an Injury Catastrophic?

    After a particularly violent accident – whether it be a car accident, motorcycle accident, medical malpractice incident, and so on – a person may be said to have suffered catastrophic injuries. For many people, the thought of being ...
  • 16-Nov-2016

    Common Causes of 18-Wheeler Accidents

    One of the greatest challenges someone can face after being hurt in a truck accident is proving that they are in no way liable for what happened. Overcoming this obstacle becomes easier once you get an understanding of some of the most common causes ...
  • 15-Nov-2016

    Tati Scholfield-Johnson Joins Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci

    Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci is proud to announce the addition of Tati Scholfield-Johnson as our firm’s 10 th attorney! Tati will practice primarily out of our Springfield office and will bolster our firm’s strength in handling ...
  • 11-Nov-2016

    Building a Medical Record for Your Injury Case

    During the personal injury claims process, the total end value of a claim will depend largely on a victim's injuries and the specific damages that were suffered as a result. However, in order to maximize the value of a settlement, claimants must ...
  • 4-Nov-2016

    Who Can You File a Lawsuit Against for a Dangerous Drug?

    The market for prescription medication has expanded dramatically over the past few decades. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly half of all Americans use at least one prescription drug every month. The ...
  • 31-Oct-2016

    Former Joplin Police Officer Charged with Misconduct

    While many members of law enforcement are honest, hardworking people who work to ensure the safety of the community at large, unfortunately, not all police officers adhere to the laws they have sworn to protect. A prime example of this reality comes ...
  • 17-Oct-2016

    Attorney Roger Johnson Honored by Best Lawyers in America

    Attorney Roger Alan Johnson of Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci has been selected for inclusion in the 23 rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law: Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation: ...
  • 28-Sep-2016

    Five Tips for Driving Safely on a Road Trip

    There may be no better way to see the states than to hop in a car and hit the road. When you are planning your next big trip, whether you are heading one state over or across the country, it is important to stay safe. You never know what you may find ...
  • 14-Sep-2016

    Injuries Caused by Pokémon Go

    It has been nearly two months since the release of “Pokémon Go” and criticisms of the game continue to mount amid reports that an elderly woman in Japan was struck and killed by a distracted driver. Collisions and injuries due to ...
  • 17-Aug-2016

    Tips for Defensive Driving & Accident Avoidance

    In order to get a driver’s license or permit, everyone needs to show their state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that they know how to drive safely. But with time, the safest driving habits can be forgotten or left behind, and even ...
  • 3-Aug-2016

    2015 Could See Large Spike in Fatal Car Accidents, Says NSC

    Each year, the National Safety Council (NSC) and other safety organizations collect fatal car accident statistics to compare them to previous years in hopes of seeing an improvement and understanding what is causing traffic collisions. Due to the ...
  • 1-Aug-2016

    Top 3 Safe Driving Public Service Announcements

    Fatal car accidents are a persistent problem across the country with thousands of motorists losing their lives each year and many, many more suffering severe or permanent injuries. One of the greatest challenges of promoting safe driving behaviors ...
  • 25-Jul-2016

    Attorney Brian Johnston Secures $2.7M Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Attorney Brian Johnston of Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci has recovered a massive $2.7 million jury verdict on behalf of a client who suffered an intra-abdominal catastrophe after a radiologist failed to diagnose an internal hernia and bowel ...
  • 13-Jul-2016

    Nearly All Hoverboards Officially Recalled by CPSC Action

    Ever since the winter holiday season ended, hoverboards – the two-wheel mobility devices – have been in the news for starting house fires and bucking riders off unexpectedly. Now, after months of collecting injury reports, including 3 rd ...
  • 30-Jun-2016

    Notice and Filing Deadlines for Personal Injury Cases

    The law does not like looking too far back into the past to come to a decision. Evidence and memories will only get less reliable as time goes on, so statutes of limitations exist to prevent people from creating lawsuits and claims too far after the ...
  • 22-Jun-2016

    Should I Hire a Plaintiff Attorney for my Car Accident Case?

    If you have been injured in a car accident, it is likely that you will want to file a personal injury claim against those responsible for your injuries. Depending on the circumstances, you may be considering handling your claim on your own in order ...
  • 17-Jun-2016

    Tips for Reducing the Impact of a Car Accident

    Most people who are in a car accident never know it’s coming until they only have a few precious seconds to react. Even in single-vehicle accidents where distraction or weather conditions lead to a crash, the warning is incredibly slight, if ...