Accidents can be especially deadly when they involve big trucks such as semi-tractor trailer trucks, dump trucks, and other heavy commercial vehicles....Read Full Article
At Duncan Firm, we understand that the farmer's life is difficult enough when everything is going right. Farming is hard work, and most small farmers are always just a bad growing season or two away from financial catastrophe.
This life only gets tougher when issues beyond your control inhibit your ability to grow your crops. And in Arkansas, it's becoming increasingly apparent that one of the problems farmers must combat is crop damage caused by the herbicide Dicamba.
Farmers in Arkansas are pursuing lawsuits against Monsanto...Read Full Article
The I-40 corridor experiences a high volume of traffic from large trucks carrying cargo through the state of Arkansas. While these trucks are a vital part of our economy, they also make the roads a little less safe for other drivers traveling through Little Rock on I-40. Truck accidents are a common problem in our area, often resulting in catastrophic injuries to the drivers and passengers in smaller vehicles involved...Read Full Article
Our Little Rock truck accident lawyers know that these wrecks are complicated. Trying to pinpoint the exact cause of the accident – and find the liable party – isn't easy. That's why it's important to choose an experienced firm for your case.
To illustrate the importance of this experience, consider one underrated cause of truck accidents: an unsecured cargo load....Read Full Article
Takata Corp. recently filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to the massive recalls associated with their defective airbags, which have been linked to 16 fatalities and 180 injuries as a result of their failure to deploy properly in the event of an auto accident. The bankruptcy filing listed more than $10 billion in liabilities associated with these defective airbags.
There were 17 auto...Read Full Article
The Duncan Firm, P.A., is now accepting clients who have contracted cancer after repeated use and exposure to Roundup. Our firm, one of Arkansas' most highly respected defective product firms, can help you pursue justice and compensation if you or a family member has been diagnosed with cancer after long-term exposure to this product.
Roundup is a staggeringly popular herbicide developed and marketed by the chemical giant Monsanto. It is used...Read Full Article
In theory, product recalls – especially recalls of defective automobiles – work in a pretty straight-forward fashion. The company discovers a safety flaw in the vehicle and issues a recall. Vehicle owners then visit their nearest dealer and get the vehicle repaired, usually for free.
However, it's become evident that things are rarely so simple. A new Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story reports that 25 percent of recalled vehicles have gone completely...Read Full Article
The Takata airbag scandal has claimed 11 lives and cost hundreds of millions of dollars in repair costs and legal settlements. But the scandal continues to broaden in scope, as a new lawsuit accuses five of the world's largest automakers of installing the airbags while knowing the danger they posed to drivers.Read Full Article
If you own an Audi, you may be at risk for potential vehicle safety issues. Over 500,000 Audis have recently been involved in two separate recalls.
The first recall in effect for certain Audi models is a potential coolant pump problem. A blockage near the coolant pump causes localized overheating, posing a fire risk. Volkswagon has developed a fix for the affected models that would interrupt power to the coolant pump if localized overheating is detected, and an indicator...Read Full Article