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High Driving: Marijuana and Traffic Safety

Posted on January 12, 2018 by Seth A. White

Currently, nearly half of all states have legalized the use of marijuana for either medicinal or recreational purposes. This rapid trend toward the legalization of marijuana has raised concerns among many as to the potential effects on traffic safety. Whether they are legal or illegal, drugs in general can create problems when it comes to […]

Comparing Auto Insurance Companies—Do Your Research Before Buying

Posted on January 10, 2018 by Seth A. White

As a former insurance defense attorney (and now an attorney representing people with claims against insurance companies), people often ask me which auto insurance is the best. The answer is usually quite simple—the better the commercials, the worse the insurance company. When you are purchasing auto insurance, you are purchasing an intangible product. The description […]

Guidelines for 18-22 Year Olds Who Have Been Pulled Over

Posted on December 29, 2017 by admin

DWI

Posted on December 29, 2017 by admin

DWI Although still considered a traffic offense, the consequences of being convicted can change the course of ones life. Employment can be lost and relationships damaged beyond repair. This is an area of law that is ever changing and knowledge of those changes is critical to the client’s case. Driving while intoxicated arrests involve two […]

What To Do After a Car Wreck

Posted on June 29, 2017 by admin

By Seth A. White First and foremost, do NOT leave the scene of the collision. Arkansas law states that all drivers have a duty to give information, remain at the scene, and render aid. Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 27-53-103. Failing to adhere to this duty could result in serious criminal charges. Make sure to check […]

“I am making an uninsured/underinsured motorist claim—will it impact my rates?”

Posted on May 9, 2017 by admin

Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) insurance coverage exists to cover your damages when you are injured due to the negligence of another motorist who has little or no insurance. Whenever we meet with a new client who was injured in a car wreck, we review all the automobile insurance policies in the household to determine […]

Uninsured/Underinsured Insurance Coverage: Protecting Yourself from Bad Drivers

Posted on May 9, 2017 by admin

In Arkansas, it is illegal for a person to drive without liability automobile insurance to help pay for injuries or property damage to another person resulting from a car accident they cause. Specifically, liability car insurance coverage must have minimum limits of: $25,000 for bodily injury, per person $50,000 for total bodily injury, per accident […]

Arkansas ‘Med-Pay’: What It Is and Why You Should Have It

Posted on February 1, 2017 by admin

Arkansas law requires that every policy of motor vehicle insurance issued in Arkansas contain no-fault coverage for medical payments and disability. This means that by default car insurance companies are required to pay up to $5,000 in medical benefits to anyone who is injured in a car accident. This type of coverage is commonly referred […]

Three Executives Charged For Exploding Airbags

Posted on January 25, 2017 by admin

In 2014, news first emerged that airbag manufacturer Takata hid reports that its airbags could explode, causing serious and sometimes fatal injury, and actively tampered with test results. Last week, the United States Department of Justice pressed charges against three executives from Takata. “They falsified and manipulated data because they wanted to make profits on […]

Fitbit, Fitness Trackers & “Wearables” Used in Court

Posted on January 20, 2017 by admin

How can someone who has been injured in a car accident prove that they deserve fair compensation for their injuries? Traditionally, lawyers have relied on medical records, testimony of physicians, and testimony of family and co-workers who have seen the devastating impact of those injuries. However, attorneys have recently began utilizing a new type of […]

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