Yes, Trucks Make Wide Turns – But Was it Your Fault?

Yes, trucks make wide turns. But is that really an excuse for taking someone else’s life when the driver doesn’t take the appropriate steps to ensure the safety of other drivers? Imagine this scenario: you’re waiting in the middle of your lane at a red light and a semi is making a left hand turn. […]

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What you need to know about medical malpractice

Medical Malpractice Isn’t The Same As Unsuccessful Treatment Some medical treatment goes well and you get better thanks to the skill and care of your medical caregivers. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case and some people don’t improve after medical care. But what if your condition got worse because of your medical care? That’s something […]

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Not Linked to Rising Healthcare Costs

Healthcare is a hot topic in the political climate right now and there’s a lot of actions being taken in the United States House of Representatives that reflect changing views on the costs of healthcare and the role medical malpractice lawsuits have. Unfortunately for the American public, lawmakers are under the impression that lawsuits only […]

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Is this really Fairness in Class Actions?

At Emerson Firm, PLLC, we believe that many consumer rights are upheld through class actions. Throughout our extensive class action practice, spanning 36 years of fighting corporations for the average consumer, we’ve learned the essentials to protecting the rights of the people come, in part, from the collective power of class actions. Without access to […]

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Legislators Eye Consumer Protection Laws in 2017

There has been a rising interest in reducing the protections afforded by laws, both at the state level in Arkansas as well as at the national level with new legislation working its way through Congress. Two proposed bills directly aim to limit consumer protections by impacting how consumers can hold companies accountable when they’ve caused […]

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