On January 8th, two vehicles collided on the Calion River Bridge on U.S. Highway 167 in Calion, Arkansas. The collision killed two men: Eric White of West Monroe and William Bradley of Hampton.
White Hall Council Member Killed in New Year’s Eve Crash
Andy Lunsford, a Ward City City Council Member in White Hall, AR, was killed in a car crash on New Year’s Eve. Rainy road conditions may have influenced the crash, which occurred near exit 7 of Interstate 530 in Pulaski County. As a real estate appraiser, Lunsford was a major part of White Hall’s growth […]
Who Is Liable In a Truck Accident?
Large-truck crashes that involve passenger vehicles are increasingly common in the United States, and Arkansas is no exception. The number of commercial trucks involved in fatal collisions has increased 42 percent since 2009, according to recent data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and the majority of those killed were passenger vehicle occupants. […]
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Arkansas?
A loved one’s wrongful death can leave survivors facing unexpected emotional and financial losses. A successful wrongful death lawsuit can help eligible survivors secure the compensation they need to cope with certain expenses and other damages. Pursuing a wrongful death claim in Arkansas can be complicated, however, because only the representative of the deceased’s estate […]
The Risks and Rewards of Arkansas’ Trucking Industry
Recognized as a national freight industry leader, Arkansas has an extensive freight transportation system that includes highways, railways, waterways, air cargo, and pipelines. These systems support Arkansas’ freight‐related industries across a number of different sectors, providing connectivity to the rest of the state and the country. Arkansas’ trucking industry is the backbone of the freight […]
Most Dangerous Roads, Intersections
Some intersections and roads seem to be more prone to accidents than others. When roads or highways experience higher traffic or are poorly designed, they may see more fatal crashes and motor vehicle accidents than most. For those who live in the Little Rock area, it’s important to know which intersections and stretches of road […]
Factors in Arkansas Semi-Truck Accidents
Semi-truck accidents are an unfortunate and relatively frequent occurrence in the Benton and Little Rock thanks in part to Benton’s location along with Interstate 30 and Little Rock’s position amid a network of bypassing interstates and state highways, all of which bear heavy commercial truck traffic. Because Arkansas relies on its freight economy, it’s important […]
Elements of Product Liability Cases
As consumers, we want to know that the products we use every day are safe and to trust that these products will not cause us harm when used as directed. Unfortunately, defective products sometimes reach the market and can cause injuries or death to innocent people even when they are used correctly. When an unreasonably […]
Arkansas Traffic Crashes and Modified Comparative Fault
If you were hurt in an Arkansas motor vehicle crash in which multiple drivers may share liability, it’s important to understand the state’s rules regarding what is known as “modified comparative fault.” One of the most important steps you can take if you suffered injuries in a crash that was caused by another driver’s negligence—or […]
How To Deal With with Insurance Companies After a Crash
After a traffic accident, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is dealing with your insurance company or the insurance providers of other involved drivers. But after reporting the crash and receiving medical treatment, you’ll have to confront filing an insurance claim. Understanding what to say—and what not to say—to insurance providers after a wreck […]