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Immediate Steps You Should Take Following a Sexual Assault

Immediate Steps You Should Take Following a Sexual Assault

Posted on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at 8:29 pm    

Sexual assault is any form of coerced sexual contact without consent, including rape, attempted rape, molestation, fondling, and any other unwanted sexual contact or behavior. Sexual assault is a heinous crime and perpetrators should be held legally accountable for their offenses, but most perpetrators of sexual assault will not spend any time in jail or… Read More


Groups Most at Risk for Sexual Exploitation

Posted on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 5:49 pm    

Sexual exploitation is the act of being manipulated, tricked, or forced into sexual scenarios, usually pornography or prostitution, without one’s consent. Sexual exploitation, human trafficking in particular, is a growing international problem that exploits thousands of individuals from vulnerable populations and forcibly places them into situations characterized by rape and violence fueled by drugs and… Read More


ATLA Members Volunteer to Help Pocahontas Flood Victims

Posted on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:55 pm    

Several members of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) came together last week to help victims of the Pocahontas flood. Over 150 homes were completely destroyed following the intense storms and flooding in Arkansas and Missouri the first week in May. After the levee on the Black River broke, the situation intensified, and many families… Read More


McCutchen Sexton Napurano Founder Receives Advocacy Award

Posted on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:36 pm    

Earlier this month, founder Joey McCutchen received the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association’s (ATLA) 2017 Roxanne Wilson Advocacy Award, the Southwest Times Record reports. ATLA stated in a press release that they chose McCutchen for this honor because of his “activism in the advancement and improvement of the legal system and the legal profession, for his… Read More


Common Causes of Limb Loss

Posted on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 6:32 pm    

With 50,000 new amputations taking place in the U.S. every year, limb loss is an unfortunately common occurrence according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Limb loss can occur for a variety of reasons, but if the limb is amputated properly, amputees can go on to live happy, fulfilling, and independent lives. Although limb… Read More


Joey McCutchen Named Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association President

Posted on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at 5:12 pm    

is proud to announce that our very own Joey McCutchen was recently named the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association President for the upcoming year. In addition to his new title, Joey was awarded the Roxanne Wilson Advocacy Award. This award recognizes an attorney with the values embodied by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association and the late Roxanne… Read More


Judge Denies Ecclesia College’s Motion to Dismiss

Posted on Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 9:51 pm    

After former Springdale state representative Micah Neal pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks from Ecclesia College, three more individuals were indicted on several accounts of wire fraud, mail fraud, and money laundering. Ecclesia is a private institution that has received nearly $700,000 of public taxpayer money through the Arkansas General Improvement Fund. Representative Neal helped to… Read More


Update on our Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

Posted on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 10:48 pm    

Fairview Elementary Students Rock their Anti-Distracted Driving Projects Distracted driving is a national epidemic made worse in recent years by the increased use of technology and mobile devices in vehicles. In the process of changing their music, searching the internet, making phone calls, and texting, drivers cause collisions that can result in serious injuries and… Read More


Dallas Neurosurgeon Faces Life in Prison after Serial Acts of Medical Malpractice

Posted on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 9:55 pm    

In a unique case of medical malpractice, a jury indicted Dallas neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch on numerous counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and subsequently convicted him of causing great bodily harm to an elderly woman. In the court proceedings, prosecutors presented evidence of Duntsch committing serial acts of reckless surgical work and malicious… Read More


Man gets 25 years for leaving the scene and manslaughter charges

Posted on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 4:44 pm    

Hot Springs, Arkansas resident Brett Alan Emmett was sentenced to more than 25 years of imprisonment after making a guilty plea on Tuesday, January 10 in Garland County Circuit Court. His charges include manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death. The convictions relate to a ht and run that resulted in… Read More