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Our very own Attorney Cephus Richard III has been given one of the most
flattering and well-earned recognitions in the legal community. Each year,
The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys ranks the 10 Best
Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction, and we are proud to
announce that Attorney Richard III has been included in that list for
the year 2015 and the State of Arkansas.

The list is meant to be an invaluable resource for potential personal injury
clients looking for quality representation. Because the list is compiled
from that perspective, the AIOPIA uses relies on client and peer nominations,
and independent research and evaluations.

What this award ultimately indicates is that Attorney Richard III has been
able to accomplish what few attorneys in personal injury can and what
each of the attorneys at our firm strive to do, and that is excellent
legal work while refusing to sacrifice superior service and relationships
with his client. Cephus Richards III is a model of what it means to be
a great attorney, and we are proud to congratulate him on his achievement.

You can contact Cephus Richard III directly at: 479-271-8585 or


Martucci and Johnson Featured In December Issue of Missouri Lawyers

Attorneys Patrick Martucci and Roger Alan Johnson won a settlement of $1 million for the family of a chef to celebrities and a U.S. president for his death after a post-operative emergency room visit. Read more in the article written by Missouri Lawyers Weekly below.


JVM Works Beyond the Courtroom to Improve Our Community by Giving Volunteer Hours & Cash Donations

Johnson, Vorhees and Martucci aggressively fights for justice in courtrooms across the 4 states.  But the struggle to make our communities better does not just happen when injuries occur.  JVM believes that we must also work tirelessly to improve our community and prevent harms from happening when we can.  We are committed to making changes for the better.  We do this by lending a helping hand and devoting our time

Medical Malpractice

Things to know about medical malpractice

Medical malpractice is one of the most difficult areas of law. Not only are the medical issues extremely complex, but so are the legal issues. You might remember this attention-grabbing line from Forbes a couple of years ago: \”According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.—right behind heart disease and cancer.\” An attorney who represents medical

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