February 10, 2019

safest cars list for car purchasers in Arkansas, safe truck, safe SUV

In our most recent article, we discussed what vehicles for 2019 are the LEAST safe for consumers. In this article, we’re looking at the opposite spectrum- the cars receiving top Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) safety ratings. 

The ‘TOP SAFETY PICK+’ designation is given to cars and SUVs with the best safety ratings. They earn good ratings in the driver-side small overlap front...

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February 07, 2019

most dangerous and deadly cars in Arkansas, Little Rock car accident attorney

Without a doubt, the safety of cars and trucks manufactured today is by far superior to those produced in earlier decades. But some models still lag behind the competition, and one might be wary of the risks associated with buying and driving in a car that is at the bottom of the pack when it comes to safety.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit organization that was funded by auto insurance...

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January 23, 2019

car safety systems, auto emergency system, new car tech

Driving is an essential part of our lives, enabling us to get to and from work at the Park Plaza Mall, take our children to school at Pinnacle View Middle School, see a movie at the Riverdale 10, run errands, and get wherever else we need to go. Unfortunately, car accidents are an inevitable consequence of driving. Most of us will be involved in multiple car accidents during our lifetime. If we are lucky, they will just be minor fender-benders....

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January 05, 2019

brain injury and head injury lawyers, Little Rock, Arkansas

There are two classes of acquired brain injuries: non-traumatic brain injury and traumatic brain injury. Non-traumatic brain injuries are caused by ailments such as strokes and disease.

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are generally caused by a blow to the head. Often, this jarring movement will cause the brain to hit the skull. However, certain injuries may cause an object to puncture the skull, damaging the brain directly.

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December 27, 2018

slip and fall injuries affect those across Little Rock and Arkansas, injury law firm

Q. What's the difference between premises liability claims and ‘slip & fall’ accidents?

Slip and fall accidents are actually one type of premises liability claim. In fact, slip and falls are the most common type of premises liability claim filed in the state of Arkansas. A slip and fall is exactly that: a person slips, trips, or falls and sustains a serious injury or even dies as a result of an...

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December 22, 2018

Medical Malpractice, Little Rock, Arkansas, Baptist Health Medical Center, Arkansas Children's Hospital, CHI St. Vincent,

Medical malpractice is a broad term that can include a variety of incidents in which a patient is harmed due to the negligence of a medical professional. Such errors create dire health problems for the victims, including death for tens of thousands of people each year. The saddest part is that all of tragedies were avoidable.  

Examples of commonly occurring medical...

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December 03, 2018

Christmas tree fire safety in Arkansas

It is important to take special fire-safety precautions when keeping a live tree in the house. The National Fire Prevention Association reports that an average of 230 fires start with Christmas trees every year. While this is a relatively small number for a national statistic, the danger posed by such an accident warrants caution. 

Last year, for example,...

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November 21, 2018

avoiding deep fried turkey accidents in little rock Arkansas

More home fires are started by cooking equipment on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. One common culprit is the deep fryer. In fact, each year deep-fryer fires are responsible for five deaths, 60 injuries, and the destruction of 900 homes, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

Deep fried turkey accidents can be violent and destructive, as seen in this compilation video of such accidents…

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November 10, 2018

lawyers against defective children and baby products toys

There is nothing more tragic than the death or serious injury of an innocent child due to a defect in the design, manufacturing or functionality of a product.

In recent years, a wide variety of different types of child and baby equipment have been recalled due to defects in design, manufacturing, and inadequate warning labels. Here is a list of products that have been recalled in recent years:

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November 03, 2018

15 passenger vans prone to accidents and injury

Fifteen-passenger vans are more likely to be involved in a single-vehicle rollover crash than any other type of vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued safety advisories on these vehicles, and has stated that “rollover had been proven to be one of the most significant dangers for 15-passenger vans, with the risk increasing dramatically as the number of...

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