A Tragic Workplace Death Leaves Behind a Grieving Wife and Family

(November 23, 2021) Death is an inexorable aspect of life, but when a person dies unexpectedly, at their job, due to a workplace accident caused by negligence, it’s a tragedy. And that’s exactly what happened to Carl Pierce almost one year ago when a catastrophic workplace injury took his life just before Christmas in 2020. […]

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Chad Trammell and Melody Piazza Named 2021 Legal Elite by AMP Magazine

(October 14, 2021) Trammell Piazza partners Chad Trammell and Melody Piazza were recognized by the readers of Arkansas Money and Politics magazine as Legal Elite for 2021. This is the second year in a row that Melody has been recognized for this achievement. This honor is reserved for the top 100 or so attorneys across […]

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Claim Filed in Railroad Grade Crossing Accident Resulting in Fatalities, Incapacitating Injuries

(October 28, 2020) Chad Trammell is litigating a railroad accident complaint following a passenger vehicle-train collision at a railroad grade crossing in Little River County, Ark., that resulted in two fatalities of occupants of the vehicle and incapacitating injuries of a third. The January 2016 accident occurred when a train was traveling at 52 miles […]

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Confidential Dollar Settlement Obtained in Rear End Tractor-Trailer Accident

(October 28, 2020) Trammell Piazza Partner and trucking trial lawyer Melody Piazza led the legal team in obtaining a large confidential dollar settlement resulting from a case involving two commercial tractor-trailers.  The Plaintiffs were co-drivers of the tractor-trailer who sustained severe injuries when the Defendant tractor-trailer collided into the rear of Plaintiff under icy road […]

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Ladder Accident due to Negligent Construction

(October 28, 2020) Trammell Piazza Law Firm successfully prosecuted a confidential dollar settlement arising from the negligent supervision of a roof worker who fell from a ladder to a lower floor of a building, sustaining severe injuries. The ladder had been installed incorrectly during construction. Ladder accidents are a significant source of workplace injuries and […]

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Melody Piazza recognized as 2020 Legal Elite

(October 7, 2020) This month, Trammell Piazza Partner Melody Piazza was recognized by Arkansas Money & Politics magazine as a Legal Elite. 100 of the state’s top attorneys specializing in areas of law, ranging from sports law to bankruptcy litigation were honored in the October issue. Nominated by publication readers, these lawyers are among the […]

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Trammell Law Firm becomes Trammell-Piazza Law Firm

(September 13, 2013) One of the most exciting shifts in the Arkansas legal community took place this month when Melody Piazza joined Chad Trammell as a full and named Partner. With the alliance, the law firm is now known as Trammell-Piazza Law Firm, PLLC. Chad and Melody are two of the most experienced and respected […]

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Second Suit Filed in Hopkins Icehouse Drunken Driving Fatal Accident

(September 24, 2015) A second wrongful-death suit has been filed against a downtown Texarkana bar and restaurant in connection with a fatal 2013 drunken driving accident. The mother of Tameka Pavon filed suit Friday against Hopkins Icehouse, the bar’s owners and Chad Caldwell. Caldwell accepted a 20-year prison sentence in Bowie County, Texas, last year […]

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Nursing Home Sued in Wrongful Death of Resident

(October 11, 2015) A wrongful death suit filed last week in Miller County accuses a Texarkana, Ark., nursing home of negligence in the May 2014 death of an 83-year old resident. Texarkana lawyer Chad Trammell filed the complaint Oct. 2 on behalf of the wrongful death beneficiaries of Lucille Hughes. Hughes became a resident of the […]

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