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It’s the drug manufacturer’s responsibility to ensure their medications are safe to use and free from contaminants or defects. If they fail, they could be considered negligent and responsible for drug-related illnesses or injuries.

Many drugs are supposed to be manufactured in sterile environments. If foreign substances come into contact with the area where the drug is manufactured, it can cause contamination that can affect millions of doses.

Prescription medications must contain exact amounts of active ingredients so doctors can prescribe the right doses to patients. If the manufacturing process is defective, some doses may be too strong or too weak.

Some drugs are marketed to treat conditions that haven’t been approved the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. When drugs are used to treat off-label conditions, they may be ineffective or cause dangerous interactions with other medications.

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The Little Rock drug injury lawyers at our firm are dedicated to one thing: helping injured victims like you move forward with their lives. We’ll do everything in our power to investigate your drug injury claim and build a strong case against the manufacturer. Contact us today, and let us go to work for you.

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Arkansas Motorcycle Laws

Arkansas is home to more than 76,000 bikers. Bikers here enjoy beautiful winding scenic rides during a large portion of the year. From the Arkansas Pig Trail to the Melbourne Run, there is no shortage of fun motorcycle rides in the “Natural State.” As a motorcyclist here in Arkansas, it is important to follow the rules of the road, as well as all applicable motorcycle laws. Motorcycle laws can prevent you from suffering serious injury and harm if you are involved in an accident. Understanding and following Arkansas’ motorcycle laws is an important part of staying safe out on the open road. Adhering to the rules and laws of the road can also go a long way when seeking compensation in a potential personal injury lawsuit. Motorcyclists face an uphill battle when collecting damages because they have to overcome many unfair biases. Insurance companies may try to pin some of the blame on the rider or the other drivers may claim the motorcyclist was riding recklessly. Following the rules and laws of the state can help ensure that you are able to get the money you need to move forward in life after a serious motorcycle accident.

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Common Injuries Burns

Common Injuries from Car, Motorcycle, Truck and Equipment Accidents Every year, more than 1.1 million people in the United States seek medical attention because of a burn injury. Many result from car, truck, motorcycle, and equipment accidents. Some of these burns are serious enough to cause significant disfigurement, impairment, and even death. In 2016, more than 40,000 patients who suffered a burn injury needed to be hospitalized due to their injury. Even worse, 75 percent resulted in patients seeking treatment at a burn center. Burn injuries are some of the most painful and life-changing injuries an accident victim can suffer. Injury victims may need years of extensive rehabilitation and plastic surgeries. Sadly, even with extensive treatment, many burn injury victims will not recover fully from their injuries. This can result in a lifetime of pain, suffering, and emotional distress. Due to the traumatic nature of these injuries, burn injury victims need a trusted Arkansas personal injury lawyer in their corner from the very start. Your burn injury lawyer will need to fight aggressively for your future and your right to full and complete compensation.

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Common Causes of Guardrail Accidents

You probably pass guardrails every day and never give them a second thought. However, guardrails are an important safety feature on the highway. Their primary purpose is to provide a layer of protection for motorists who have drifted off of the road. When a stretch of road has a steep embankment or a drop-off, a guardrail can be the only thing protecting drivers and passengers. They’re also great at keeping motorists from running into trees, or other structures, such as bridge piers or retaining walls. Unfortunately, while guardrails are intended to protect car occupants from serious injury, they can actually become the cause of it. In fact, guardrails are often ranked as the highest source of injury and fatality collisions in fixed-object crashes. The reason for many of these injuries and fatalities is the type of treatment used at the end of the guardrail facing oncoming traffic. Some end terminals have energy absorbing properties, however, some do not.

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Common Causes: Drowsy Driving Car Accidents

According to the CDC, more than a third of all adults do not get the recommended sleep they need to function properly. The results can be catastrophic when adults don’t get the recommended hours of sleep. Drowsy driving is one of the main causes of car accidents across the United States, accounting for at least 20% of all fatal crashes every single year. Even missing an hour of sleep can double your risk of getting into a crash. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, missing two or three hours of sleep increases the risk of crashing by 400%. When a drowsy driver injures you or someone you love, you need a law firm on your side with experience handling these cases. You need Rainwater, Holt & Sexton. Our Arkansas drowsy driving accident attorneys have decades of experience building - and winning - cases against drowsy drivers. Call us today to schedule a free consultation and to learn more about your legal options.

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After a Rental Car Accident

What to Do After a Rental Car Accident

You're driving along the beautiful roads of Arkansas, having a fantastic vacation. Then, out of the blue, something unexpected happens—a car accident. Suddenly, all the fun and joy vanish, leaving you overwhelmed and unsure about what to do next. Dealing with a rental car accident can be tough and confusing. Immediately after the accident, you’ll need to check that you and your passengers are safe, then document the scene and prepare to report the accident. If navigating the aftermath of a rental car accident in Arkansas sounds overwhelming, don’t worry — our Rainwater, Holt & Sexton team is here to help. We’ll walk you through the steps you should take before and after a rental car accident. Plus, we’ll help you preserve your right to compensation after an accident so that you can fully recover emotionally and financially. We have experience handling rental car accident cases across the state and strive to make it easy on you so you can focus on your recovery. We’re here to face this challenge alongside you.

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Common Injuries: Whiplash

Auto, Truck, Equipment, and Workers' Comp Accidents in Little Rock and Beyond The forces of an accident can be severe and can damage the delicate muscles, ligaments, and tendons in the neck. The same can occur with trauma from a slip and fall, equipment accident, nursing home abuse, or assault. Due to the nature of these injuries, the full extent of damage is not always fully apparent right after a crash or other accident. However, in the hours and days following the accident, victims may begin to experience pain, stiffness, and numbness in their neck and extremities. Whether you feel all the effects of whiplash right away or start to experience them later, it is important to seek medical help immediately and then speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.

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Common Causes : Speeding

If you are involved in an accident caused by a speeding driver in Arkansas, it can be difficult to get the compensation you need to recover from your injuries and other damages. Insurance companies will often try to blame the victim for their own injuries, even if they are not at fault. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States and Arkansas. Unfortunately, excessive speeding can be a significant factor in many of these accidents. Studies have found that speeding is involved in about 30% of all fatal crashes. Sadly, many accidents would not occur if drivers followed the speed limit. If you were speeding at the time of an accident, it may complicate your ability to collect the compensation you deserve. Insurance companies will look to pin more blame on you if you were speeding, even if you did not cause the accident. That's where an experienced Arkansas car accident attorney comes in. A knowledgeable lawyer at Rainwater, Holt & Sexton can help you navigate the legal process after a car accident, fight for the compensation you deserve, and help you understand your rights and options to make the best decision for your future. If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident caused by someone else's speeding, don't wait to get help. Call us at [rainwater_tel] to discuss your case and learn more about your legal options.

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Common Causes : Animal Collisions

Common Causes of Auto and Truck Accidents From the Ozark Mountains to the delta Arkansas is full of natural beauty. That’s why it is known as the “natural state.” However, this natural beauty comes with a price, and Arkansas drivers know all too well the perils of driving on rural roads in the state. After all, Arkansas is home to numerous wildlife, including white-tailed deer, coyotes, wild hogs, skunks, possums, and even black bears. Many of Arkansas’s most traveled roads cut through some of their natural habitats. As a result, drivers have an increased chance of encountering a variety of wildlife on the roads. In addition to wildlife, there are also numerous livestock farms and ranches across the state, further increasing your chance of getting into a collision with an animal. Hitting an animal on the road can cause severe damage to your vehicle and can even cause you to crash into another vehicle. If you’ve been injured in an animal collision in Arkansas, you may believe that there is nothing you can do. However, this may not be the case. At Rainwater, Holt & Sexton, our animal collision lawyers know how to handle these complex and unique cases. Call us at [rainwater_tel] to learn how we can help you during this difficult time.

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Hailstorm, Tornado or Storm Damage Claims Lawyers

Filing a Hail, Tornado, or Storm Damage Claim You’ve just gone through a severe natural disaster in Arkansas and seen your home ruined by a tornado. Yet, you’ve faithfully paid your insurance premiums for years, believing that your insurance company would be your safety net during times of crisis. But when you submitted your claim for the extensive damage incurred, the insurance company rejected your claim.  How can they do that? Most insurance companies step up and do the right thing when you’ve been through as disaster, but unfortunately, this story is not unique. Numerous policyholders face the harsh reality of insurance companies who refuse to handle storm damage claims promptly or ethically. When homeowners need them most, these insurers turn their backs and make the road even more difficult for families. Denied claims, lengthy delays, and inadequate compensation have become hauntingly familiar, leaving Arkansas homeowners stranded and their dreams shattered. Storms, hail, tornadoes, and severe weather events can wreak havoc on our homes and properties. Insurance policies are designed to provide financial protection in these situations. When insurance companies deny, delay, or underpay your storm damage claims, where can you turn for help? At Rainwater, Holt & Sexton, our storm damage attorneys are here to help you rebuild your life after a tornado, hail, or severe weather event. We know that some insurance companies don’t play fair. When they do, we fight back and stand up for homeowners throughout Arkansas and Tennessee. Contact us at [rainwater_tel] to learn how we can help you.

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Chemical Hair Relaxers

New Study Links Chemical Hair Straighteners and Relaxers with Uterine Cancer Women who used chemical hair straighteners or relaxers may be twice as likely to develop uterine cancer according to a recent study. The study was conducted by researchers at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute on October 17, 2022. Get Help From Our Chemical Hair Straightener Injury Lawyers If you or a loved one developed cancer after frequently using chemical hair straighteners, we are here to help. There are strict deadlines to file an injury claim, so don’t wait to get the help you need. Our defective product lawyers are ready to talk to you about your case. Contact our legal staff now for a free case evaluation

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Camp Lejeune Drinking Water Contamination

f you or someone you know were exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune between the years of 1953 and 1987, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Contact the lawyers at Rainwater, Holt & Sexton for a free case consultation by calling [rainwater_tel] or by completing our online consultation form.

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Exactech® Connexion Hip Implant Liner Lawsuit

Exactech® Connexion Hip Implant Liner Lawsuit  Defective Product Attorney Suffered from complications from an Exactech Hip Implant liner? Exactech has issued a recall of some of its hip replacements due to possible wear in the hip liner. If you have received a recall notice or letter from your doctor about possible revision surgery…call today, you could be entitled to compensation. Some individuals who underwent total hip replacement surgery have suffered injuries, setbacks, or will require revision surgery due to a possible faulty Exactech Connextion GXL Hip Liner. If you underwent total hip replacement surgery and have suffered an injury, setback, or required revision surgery due to a faulty Exactech Connexion GXL Hip Liner, contact one of our attorneys today. At Rainwater, Holt & Sexton, we have more than 20 years of experience with defective medical device lawsuits and cases. Our team of personal injury lawyers is ready to help you get the compensation you deserve if you or a loved one were harmed by a hip implant. Call (800) 434-4800 or fill out our online form to arrange for your free and confidential Exactech Hip Liner case evaluation.   CONTACT US FOR A FREE CONSULTATION  

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How to Choose the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in Arkansas

When you suffer an injury in an accident, it can seem like your whole world is crashing down around you. Life as you know it may never be the same, and you need someone on your side to help you navigate this new path. As you focus on your recovery and on rebuilding your life,... Read more »

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CPAP Lawsuit

Philips CPAP Machine

Philips CPAP Lawsuit Arkansas and Tennessee Injury Law Firm Millions of Americans utilize CPAP, Bi-Level PAP, and other breathing assistance machines to help treat sleep apnea. However, reports indicate that these machines may actually be harming those who use them by releasing dangerous toxins and particles. If inhaled or ingested while users are using the machine to sleep, these toxins can potentially cause problematic health side effects such as: Respiratory Failure Liver Disease Kidney Disease Lung, Kidney, Liver, Colon, and other cancers Heart Attack, Heart Failure, or Stroke If you’ve been diagnosed by a doctor with any of the conditions above after using a Philips CPAP or BiPAP machine, filing a lawsuit might be your best chance to hold Philips accountable for reportedly exposing you to unnecessary risk and injury. Contact our expert attorneys immediately if you or a loved one were affected by these defective sleep apnea machines. The defective products attorneys at Rainwater, Holt & Sexton have been assisting patients who were diagnosed with particular health problems after using the toxic Philips CPAP Machine. To review all of your legal options and determine if you are eligible to file a claim, it is important to call our law firm immediately at (800) 434-4800 or fill out our confidential contact form for a FREE initial consultation. CONTACT US FOR A FREE CONSULTATION

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Elmiron® Eye Damage Lawsuit Arkansas and Tennessee Drug Injury Law Firm Were You or Someone You Loved Diagnosed with Maculopathy After Taking Elmiron®? If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Macular degeneration after using the drug Elmiron®, also called pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS), we can help you seek justice and fight to collect the compensation you deserve. Our law firm is actively investigating and pursuing claims on behalf of patients across the country. If you qualify, we can help you file a class-action lawsuit against those responsible for your pain and suffering. The defective products attorneys at Rainwater, Holt & Sexton have been assisting patients who were diagnosed with maculopathy after taking Elmiron®, a treatment for painful bladder syndrome (interstitial cystitis) that was believed to be safe since the ’90s. To review all of your legal options and determine if you are eligible to file a claim, it is important to call our law firm immediately at (800) 434-4800 or fill out our confidential contact form for a FREE initial consultation. CONTACT US FOR A FREE CONSULTATION  

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Will My Personal Injury Case Settle or Go To Trial?

Will My Personal Injury Case Settle or Go To Trial?

When you suffer an injury in an accident, you may need to file a personal injury claim or lawsuit to obtain the compensation you need. With the right personal injury lawyer on your team, you can typically get significantly more money for your accident and injuries. Your lawyer will work to negotiate the best possible... Read more »

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Paraquat Drug Injury


Paraquat Parkinson’s Lawsuit Arkansas and Tennessee Injury Law Firm Were You or Someone You Loved Diagnosed with Parkinson’s After Exposure to Paraquat? If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after being exposed to Paraquat weed-killer, we can help you seek justice and fight to collect the compensation you deserve. Our law firm is actively investigating and pursuing claims on behalf of patients across the country. If you qualify, we can help you file a class-action lawsuit against those responsible for your pain and suffering. The defective products attorneys at Rainwater, Holt & Sexton have been assisting patients who were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after exposure to Paraquat herbicide. To review all of your legal options and determine if you are eligible to file a claim, it is important to call our law firm immediately at (800) 434-4800 or fill out our confidential contact form for a FREE initial consultation. Paraquat Class Action Lawsuits Since 2009, various reports have been published linking Paraquat herbicide exposure to the development of Parkinson’s disease. The research shows that this herbicide chemical is highly toxic and has dangerous side effects on the human body. One such study even found that those exposed to Paraquat had a 200 – 600% higher risk of developing Parkinson’s. The widespread use of Paraquat by commercial farmers has affected agriculture laborers, residents living near industrials farms, and others involved in the production and transportation of the herbicide. Many of these victims have developed Parkinson’s as a result of exposure to this toxic chemical.  Lawsuits have begun which seek to find justice for the victims, many claiming a failure to adequately research and warn consumers about Paraquat risks, failure to adequately ensure protection for workers against Paraquat side effects, and negligence and misrepresentation regarding the risks of Paraquat. CONTACT US FOR A FREE CONSULTATION

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Airbag Injury

Airbag Injury Lawyer in Arkansas & Tennessee When you are involved in a car accident, you trust that your vehicle’s protective devices will help you avoid injury. Unfortunately, sometimes the devices that are supposed to offer us protection actually result in significant personal injury. When a car’s airbag deploys during an accident, it does so at a very high speed. It is hot and covered in chemicals that help it deploy quickly. This can result in serious airbag injury to the driver and passengers, whether it’s an auto accident or big rig truck accident. Airbags can cause significant injuries that may even result in permanent disability and impairment. If you or your loved one are injured by airbag deployment, you need an experienced Arkansas car accident lawyer fighting for you and your rights to compensation. Without a personal injury attorney on your side, you may not recover the money you need to pay all of your expenses. You may also have have a case if your airbags do not deploy.

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