303 Professional Park Drive
PO Drawer 947
Arkadelphia AR 71923
ESTATE PLANNING & PROBATE
Our firm works with individuals to meet their estate planning needs. This work includes the drafting of wills, trusts, power of attorneys, and living wills. We are also experienced in handling the probate of estates, which generally includes collecting a decedent's assets, classifying and paying approved liabilities, paying necessary taxes, and distribution of property to heirs. We have also represented a number of clients in will contests and other estate related litigation matters.
Banking relationships can be quite complicated and give rise to several legal issues. These issues include collection actions, foreclosure proceedings, lender liability suits, and workout arrangements. Our firm has a full range of experience with respect to the legal issues arising from banking relationships.
Manufacturers and suppliers of products can be held responsible for the manufacture and sale of defective products, which cause injury, death, or other damages to consumers. These cases involve a significant amount of product research and engineering expertise. Our firm has wide-ranging experience in product liability litigation. We have prosecuted and defended cases involving defective motor vehicles, home appliances, commercial equipment, farming equipment, baptistery heaters, chemical products, and other similar products.
NURSING HOME ABUSE AND MALPRACTICE
The most common types of abuse and neglect are malnutrition, falls, dehydration, pressure sores, infections, burns, and assaults. Medical malpractice occurs when a physician or healthcare provider either fails to do something that should have been done or does something that should not have been done which results in injury or death. We aggressively investigate and pursue abuse, neglect, and malpractice on behalf of nursing home residents and their families.
ARSON AND INSURANCE FRAUD
Our firm aggressively investigates and exposes arson and other types of insurance fraud through civil litigation. We have represented insurance companies in cases involving staged car accidents, arson, and fraudulent theft claims.
INSURANCE COVERAGE AND BAD FAITH
The attorneys in our firm have experience reading and interpreting automobile, general liability, homeowner's, farm, equipment, construction, logging, and other types of insurance policies. Additionally, we have written coverage opinions for insurance carriers and litigated coverage questions on behalf of insureds and insurance companies.
A professional is expected to exercise a reasonable degree of skill and care in his/her work. Where a professional fails to do so and the client suffers a loss as a result, then the client may well be entitled to claim for that loss. Our firm has defended and prosecuted professional negligence claims.
WRONGFUL DEATH AND PERSONAL INURY
When a person is injured or killed by the wrongful conduct of another, tort law provides a recovery. Our firm has experience in defending and prosecuting cases of intentional acts, negligence, and strict liability claims. The cases include automobile accidents, slips and falls, premise liability claims, defective products, big truck accidents, alcohol related incidents and other similar wrongful conduct.
Our firm has handled a wide-range of commercial issues such as employer-employee relations, commercial contract disputes, covenants not to compete, and transactional litigation.
When cases are appealed, our firm has attorneys who are experienced in appellate practice. This area of practice requires great attention to detail and a firm understanding of legal concepts and the procedural rules of the different courts. Our firm has handled appeals before The Arkansas Court of Appeals; The Supreme Court of Arkansas; The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals; and The United States Supreme Court.
Our firm is recognized as a major litigation firm in the area of insurance defense and excels in all aspects of insurance law and litigation.
We handle a full range of domestic relations issues on the trial and appellate level, including divorce; child custody; visitation and support; adoption; alimony and spousal maintenance; modification of previous orders and awards; prenuptial/premarital agreements; paternity; and restraining and protective orders.
CLASS ACTION LITIGATION
Our attorneys have been successful both in prosecuting and defending class action and group litigation. Attorneys in our firm have represented national and international corporations in defending class action suits.
Our firm is experienced in negotiations and transactional issues involving real estate and has handled a significant amount of real estate related litigation including condemnation actions, quiet title suits, property line disputes, adverse possession actions, and premise liability claims.
Attorneys in our firm have a strong reputation in defending people accused of crimes including charges of murder, theft and embezzlement, and sexual offenses.