July 20, 2018

Tragic Duck Boat Accident in Branson, Missouri Tragedy struck in Branson, Missouri last night on July 19, 2018, leaving at least 17 dead when a tourist duck boat capsized during a violent thunderstorm, which struck the lake the boat was traveling on with nearly 70 mph winds and huge waves. Another duck boat on the lake at the same time made it safely back to shore.

The families have questions about how such a tragedy could have happened. Why did the boat attempt to navigate the lake with severe...

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July 01, 2018

Car accidents and pedestrian safety in Little Rock, Arkansas

We frequently hear from auto makers about their cars’ new and improved safety features. These features have greatly reduced the total number of fatalities and serious injuries resulting from auto accidents. But surrounding passengers in high-tech airbags doesn’t help those hit by the vehicles. 

Each year in central Arkansas, about 200 pedestrians and cyclists are involved in crashes with vehicles, which results in an average...

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June 17, 2018

Arkansas Ballot Issue 1

What Is Issue 1?
This measure was referred to the ballot by a vote of the state legislature as “Senate Joint Resolution 8” and will appear on the November 2018 General Election ballot. This amendment would limit the amount of money awarded in lawsuits for personal injury or wrongful death to a maximum of $500,000, regardless of the negligence and wrongful acts involved. 

Why It’s Wrong
The...

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May 20, 2018

Little Rock Car Accident StatisticsWhile many in Arkansas assume winter is the most dangerous month for motorists, when the state receives a majority of its annual snow and rainfall, the data shows just the opposite. According to statistics published by the Arkansas State Police, the number of fatal car accidents peaks in the month of June (51 accidents) and stays higher-than-average through the summer (36 is the monthly average, with 40 in July and 45 in August). 

The National Highway Traffic Safety...

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April 20, 2018

best little rock Arkansas law firm insuranceInsurance companies offer a variety of coverage options to protect you from a financial loss in the case of an automobile accident. Below we’ll touch on three common types of coverage so you can make an informed decision on what options you choose.

Liability Insurance

Automobile liability insurance protects a driver who harms someone else through bodily injury or property damage. This insurance only covers injuries or damages to third parties, not you or your...

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March 22, 2018

best little rock Arkansas car accident law firmArkansas can certainly be a dangerous place to drive, as illustrated by the most recent Traffic Accident Statistics Report, published by the Arkansas State Police.

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March 22, 2018

best little rock Arkansas car accident law firmAs we enter the rainy spring months, it’s important to take proper precautions to reduce the possibility of being in an accident. Each year there are...

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December 27, 2017

best little rock Arkansas law firmWhat’s the secret to the success of Duncan Firm and their clients?  It’s no secret, just decades of experience that have provided a proven formula.  

  1. First, Duncan Firm takes hard cases with significant damages and a clearly identifiable wrongdoer. Rarely will a defendant just roll over and settle. All cases are hard and hard cases require a certain kind of lawyer, not just any lawyer with a law license and money to advertise. Duncan Firm takes the hard cases, and this is the...
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December 21, 2017

best Arkansas train accident law firm

On December 19th the nation heard news of yet another Amtrak train derailment outside of Tacoma, Washington. Sadly the accident killed three passengers and injured more than 100.

This follows the July accident along Puget Sound, where an Amtrak service train derailed with 267 people on board as it approached a drawbridge.

Officials haven't confirmed the specific cause of the Washington accident, but we do know that the train’s conductor was in the passenger area during...

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December 06, 2017

best little rock Arkansas law firm successOver the past 40 years Phillip Duncan, founder of Duncan Firm of Little Rock Arkansas, has established himself as a trial lawyer willing to stand up for the Davids, regardless of the Goliaths they’re going up against. Hyperbole? Certainly not, as our clients can attest to. Take a look at a few of Duncan Firm’s numerous major jury verdicts and settlements.

Large Truck Accident
A Lonoke County jury awarded...

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