March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awarness Month – Here’s What You Need to Know
March 9th, 2018
Did you know that each day in the U.S. 153 people die from Traumatic Brain Injury related injuries? Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, contributing to approximately 30% of all injury-related deaths. The result of a brain injury can be devastating and life-altering…
A new study is shining a light on the dangers of driving when tired. A recent study conducted by AAA shows that nearly one in ten car crashes are caused by drowsy drivers. “We work accidents on a regular basis where people say ‘I just fell asleep,’” said Cpl. Eric Lee with the Arkansas State Police….
Caddell Reynolds is Thrilled to Launch Our New Site and Logo!
February 15th, 2018
After months of planning, we are excited to announce the launch of our new website! CaddellReynolds.com was designed with our clients in mind, creating an easy to navigate, user-friendly experience. Please use our website as a resource for information on all types of personal injury claims, as well as valuable safety prevention content. Take advantage of…
What’s the Difference Between Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income?
January 25th, 2018
As Arkansas Social Security Disability attorneys, one of the issues we often confront is confusion over two federal programs with similar purposes and abbreviations: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). To make matters more confusing, both of these programs are administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). To help clear up…
Any individual considering filing for bankruptcy always confronts an array of complex questions before doing so: What type of bankruptcy should he or she file? Should he or she file alone, or jointly with a spouse? Where should the bankruptcy petition be filed? Does the individual even qualify to file for bankruptcy?
What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Arkansas?
January 11th, 2018
Car accidents in Arkansas always raise a series of legal issues, the resolution of which can have dramatic financial consequences for those involved. Some of those issues, like determining fault in a car accident, are obvious to the participants, because police and insurance companies will inquire about them in the immediate aftermath of the accident.
When considering filing for bankruptcy in Arkansas, one of the most important concepts that a person must understand is the role of bankruptcy exemptions. Depending on the type of bankruptcy, exemptions can protect a debtor’s property from being sold or reduce the amount that the debtor must pay to his or her creditors.
3 Essential Details You Need to Know About Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
November 27th, 2017
When filing for bankruptcy in Arkansas, Oklahoma, or elsewhere, individuals typically have a choice between filing under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. We recently wrote about the three essential details you need to know about Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and today we’re following that up with a similar post about Chapter…
Is There a Limit for How Long You Can Receive Disability Benefits?
November 20th, 2017
After the housing crash in 2008, the United States went through its worst economic downturn since the 1930s. Suddenly, millions of Americans found themselves unemployed for an extended period. To help alleviate their suffering, Congress enacted emergency measures that increased the maximum number of weeks that a person could collect unemployment benefits—a time limit that…
Why Filing for Bankruptcy is Done in Federal (Not State) Courts
November 13th, 2017
Last year, nearly 10,000 Arkansans filed for bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy in Arkansas requires going to one of a handful of locations throughout the state—all of which are courthouses or offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, a federal court.
The Truth About Family Benefits for Social Security Disability
November 6th, 2017
In 2016 in the United States, nearly 9 million disabled workers received benefits under the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) program. Of these, approximately 1.2 million were part of families whose other members received SSD benefits on account of the disabled worker.
3 Essential Details You Need to Know about Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
October 31st, 2017
Every year, many people face the difficult decision of filing for bankruptcy in Arkansas. The ramifications of going bankrupt can be severe and long-lasting. To say the least, it is not a decision that should be taken lightly or made rashly.