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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 […]

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS INVOLVING MOPEDS AND SCOOTERS

Posted on October 3, 2016 by admin

Scooters and mopeds are common place within Northwest Arkansas Communities. This convenient method of transportation is a popular option among many people, but what does this mean for other drivers on the road? What are the particular risks of accidents involving mopeds or scooters? The rise of scooter popularity has led to an increase in […]

He Said, She Said, The Police Said – How The Jurors Decide Who Is At Fault In A Car Accident

Posted on May 24, 2016 by admin

Who is at fault for a car accident is probably the most important part of any car accident. So who is to blame, you or the other driver? Who is at fault is relevant to each party in an accident. If you are at fault your insurance premium might rise, and no one wants that. […]

Drinking and driving is down. DRUGGED driving is way up.

Posted on May 16, 2016 by admin

It is clear that society is changing in regards to impaired driving. While driving while intoxicated remains a big problem, driving while drugged is becoming more of an issue than ever in the past.  In a survey conducted in 2007 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 16.3% drivers tested positive for at least one […]

Road Rage Hits Northwest Arkansas and Bystanders Take Action.

Posted on May 3, 2016 by admin

Car accidents are never a pleasant experience, but for a Fayetteville driver and bystanders last week things were taken to a new level of unpleasant via road rage. Road rage is very real. We have all gotten angry while sitting in traffic on Interstate 49 or 540, headed to Rogers or Bentonville. We have all […]

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