Blog Posts in 2016

  • 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 ...