Equifax and Banking Arbitration Clauses

Many eyebrows were raised when Equifax’s arbitration clause came to light after the massive data breach that affected millions of Americans across the country. But as attentions have heightened around arbitration clauses included in the banking industry, it’s not looking good for consumers. Last week, Vice President Mike Pence broke a tied vote in the […]

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Arkansas Trial Scheduled for Sygenta Corn Case

A trial date has been set for January 22, 2018 for the Arkansas bellwether trial against Syngenta. This trial comes years after working towards holding Syngenta accountable for contaminating Arkansas’ farmers crops. Emerson Firm, PLLC’s client, Mr. Kenny Falwell, serves as the bellwether trial plaintiff representing Arkansas farmers who have been affected by Syngenta’s genetically […]

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Defective Products Could Harm Countless People If H.R 985 Becomes Law

Defective and unsafe products cause thousands of injuries and deaths every year in the United States yet legislators are trying to make it easier for companies to avoid having to take responsibility for the harm their products cause. H.R. 985, an anti-class action bill on its way to the Senate after being approved in the […]

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When should you hire a car wreck lawyer?

After a car accident, hiring a car wreck lawyer may not be at the top of the list of things you need to do as many times you are busy getting the proper medical care to recover from the accident. Also you are thinking about how to deal with your own insurance company’s adjuster, getting […]

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Medical Malpractice Caps: What is your life worth?

If certain congressmen have it their way, your life will be worth $250,000. In an effort to supposedly prevent the rising costs of healthcare, legislators have pushed for the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017. H.R. 1215, like many other bills in Congress these days, this bill has a deceiving title and is centered […]

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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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