August 24, 2018

backdoor, Copyright Act, attorney James Bartolomei, Duncan Firm, Pulitzer Prize winning photographer

Photographers survive off their ability to sell their work. They should receive compensation regardless of who they’re licensing images to: a magazine, a book publisher, a video game company, a couple getting married, or media outlet. But amazingly, huge media companies are currently using images from photographers across the country without sending them a penny. 

The companies doing this are...

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August 15, 2018

Marion County Courthouse in Arkansas, Personal Injury Lawyers

Places like Manhattan are awash in attorneys. Corporate attorneys, small practices, specialty firms, headquarters for multinational super-firms. Throw a rock out a window and you’re sure to hit one. 

But Arkansas is unique, in that there is actually a shortage of legal counsel. The national per capita average of attorneys is 4.1 per 1,000 residents. Arkansas’s average is 2.0 per 1,0001. So Arkansas has about half as many attorneys...

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July 27, 2018

hostile work environment and sexual harassment lawyer in Arkansas

Our workplaces should be free from unwanted behavior. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. But what behavior crosses the line? Each of the following have no place in the office, store, worksite, school, factory floor, or wherever you call work. 

  • Physical touching, which can quickly escalate into what the law would define as assault
  • Lewd remarks or sounds
  • Sexually explicit images
  • Quid pro quo...
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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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