Category: General Info

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.

A 2014 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that large-truck accidents accounted for more than 11 percent of all traffic-related fatalities in Arkansas.

Semi-truck crashes—including those involving logging trucks—are common in the greater Little Rock area due to the interchange of major interstates and the heavy commercial traffic that use these highways.

Recovering compensation for injuries suffered in a crash with a semi, log truck or other large commercial truck can be difficult because multiple parties—including the truck driver and trucking company—may be liable.

If you were hurt or a loved one was killed in a collision with a large truck, the Little Rock truck accident lawyers at the Minton Law Firm are ready to help.

Please call us today at 501-794-0001 for a free consultation or contact us online to tell us your story now.

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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 can file a wrongful death case.

If a loved one died due to another’s negligence, the Little Rock wrongful death attorneys at the Minton Law Firm are here to help.

Our compassionate, experienced lawyers can take the lead on your case and guide you through the process so you and your family can focus on grieving and moving forward with your lives.

Please call us today at 501-794-0001 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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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 are most risky.

Here, the team of attorneys at Minton Law examines the most dangerous roads and intersections in Little Rock and the rest of Arkansas.

If you or a loved one is the victim of a motor vehicle accident in these areas or anywhere else, you may be able to seek compensation. Call Minton Law at (501) 794-0001 for a free consultation with our car accident lawyers in Little Rock.

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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 to understand both the rewards and risks of our state’s trucking industry.

The Little Rock truck accident lawyers at the Minton Law Firm understand the costly, life-changing injuries often caused by tractor-trailer accidents.

Our attorneys also understand that initial insurance company settlement offers are rarely adequate to cover medical expenses and other damages. That’s why we’re dedicated to fighting on behalf of truck accident victims and their families.

If you were hurt or a loved one was killed in an accident involving a semi-truck or other large commercial vehicle, please call us at 501-794-0001 for a free consultation to help you understand your legal options. You can also contact us online to tell us your story now.

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