If your injury is serious (and this includes wrongful death cases), the most important thing you can first do is hire a qualified and experienced personal injury lawyer.
With rare exception, after 40 years of law practice, I have never seen a lawyer publicly disclose what he or she charges for various legal services. Until now … and I’m bringing the house.
Everyone has different preferences when it comes to transportation, but there’s one that all road users share—everyone is a pedestrian. Unfortunately, pedestrians were one of the few groups of road users to experience an increase in fatalities in the United States in 2012, totaling 4,743 deaths. “On average, a pedestrian was killed every two hours […]
Workers’ compensation law has changed significantly over the 40 years of my practice. And it is good for, the worker, to understand the changes, most of which have worked against you. This is due to the influence of the insurance companies and big business, to the disadvantage of the worker. Of course, with the economy […]
If you or a loved one have been injured in a car wreck or a truck wreck then this check list is MUST. It has been developed by DAVID BUTTS, a PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY over a period of forty years in the practice of personal injury and injuries of many kinds. This list, however, has […]
I detest ambulance chasers. I’m sure you’re familiar with the term “ambulance chaser” as a derogatory term applied by many people to almost any lawyer who represents people injured car wrecks, car/truck accidents and other accidents involving automobiles and vehicles of all types. Included, of course, are wrongful death cases. An example of an “ambulance […]
The Importance of the Relationship between Physicians and Attorneys Every personal injury, wrongful death, or workers’ compensation case (on the job injury) begins with the event causing the injury or death and almost immediately the interface between the injured or deceased patient and medical professionals, be it first responders like paramedics and emergency medical technicians. […]
Many small towns (and even some larger ones) and country roads in Mississippi are crossed by railroad tracks. It could be said that many towns in Mississippi would not exist if not for the railroad, but the question becomes which came first, the chicken or the egg? Perhaps the railroad came because the town was there and […]
TRUST In the 1969 movie, True Grit, young heroine Mattie Ross confronts a horse trader by the name of Colonel Stonehill. When she protests that Col. Stonehill pay her for her father’s stolen horse, the following colloquy occurs: Col. Stonehill: Oh, well, that’s all very interesting. The ponies are yours, take them. Your father’s horse […]
Roadway work zones are hazardous both for motorists who drive through the complex array of signs, barrels, and lane changes and for workers who build, repair, and maintain our Nation’s streets, bridges and highways. David Butts Law Firm recently settled a work zone (or construction zone) accident representing two passengers who suffered severe personal injury […]