June 08, 2016

Did you know that June is National Safety Month? In effort to prevent common accidents, the National Safety Council is calling attention to safety in all areas of life, from ready response and being healthy to watching for dangers and sharing the road safely.

Because of the high number of claims our auto accident attorneys handle, we think it’s especially important to encourage drivers to share the road safely. Here are a few safe driving tips:

  • Drive defensively - Remember to keep your hands at ten-and-two, use your mirrors, look both ways a few times before pulling out...
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May 11, 2016

In the aftermath of an auto accident, it can be overwhelming to consider all you need to attend to. You know how important it is to find the right auto accident lawyer in Little Rock, but you may not know how to go about it. Picking a name out of the Yellow Pages is like pulling a name out of a hat, but how else do you choose?

Choosing Wisely

If you have a friend or family member who has been in a similar situation, they may be able to make a recommendation. Be sure to do your homework once you have a name, by checking for reviews on reliable websites and the Arkansas state board.

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April 21, 2016

It seems as though a product is being recalled every week due to some defect in its design or manufacture or some type of contamination. While there are government agencies charged with protecting consumers and ensuring what we buy is safe, with millions of products being produced in the US each year, it is not surprising that some dangerous, defective products still make their way to store shelves, auto dealerships, and pharmacy counters. Did you know that a consumer has the right to personally enforce laws requiring the manufacturer to design and build safe products?  Product liability is a complicated area of personal injury law that...

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April 21, 2016

If you don't see your question answered here, click here to submit a question or call Duncan Firm directly at 877-6-DUNCAN.

Q: Why is it so important to hire a catastrophic injury/wrongful death lawyer who is also an experienced trial attorney?

While most of these cases settle before trial, not all do. To receive a just settlement, you need an attorney who knows how to fight for you in the courtroom, and is prepared to do so. Duncan Firm has taken major catastrophic injury and ...

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April 06, 2016

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – a perfect time to reflect on your own driving habits and to make changes that help prevent your causing an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that nearly all car accidents involve some form of distraction. Tragically, many of these accidents are fatal for the drivers and passengers of other vehicles, giving even a moments distraction the potential to forever alter the course of an entire family’s life.

If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident caused by a distracted driver, please call (877) 638-...

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March 08, 2016

According to the latest numbers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatal traffic accidents decreased by 6.4% between 2013 and 2014 in Arkansas – the latest year for which statistics are available. Even more encouraging is the 28.4% decrease since 2005 and the 29.9% decrease from 2006, the year with the highest number of fatal accidents included in these latest numbers. However, while any decrease in fatalities is cause for celebration, there were still 466 lives lost in car accidents in Arkansas in 2014 – making 466 too many.

If you have lost a loved one in a car...

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February 04, 2016

If you believe you have been the victim of poor network security from electronic devices in your car, call (877) 638-6226 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Little Rock attorneysAdvanced technology has been integrated into nearly every newer model car and there is no sign that this trend will stop any time soon. In fact, as computers become inseparable from every facet of our existence, more on-board entertainment, navigation, and personal assistant technology can be expected to appear in even base models. However,...

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January 08, 2016

Snow is not common in Little Rock, but slip and fall accidents tend to increase during the winter months all the same. If you or a loved one has been hospitalized following a slip and fall accident, Little Rock personal injury attorney Phillip Duncan is here to help. Utilizing state-of-the-art case management software and the combined experience of our firm’s several lawyers, we can help you identify the party liable for your damages and take your case as far as needed to secure the compensation you are due. Please call us at (877) 638-6226 to...

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December 15, 2015

AAA announced today that an estimated 100 million people will travel 50 miles or more from their homes this holiday season. This marks a 1.4% increase over last year and continues a 7-year trend of year-end travel increases. According to AAA, 90% of those traveling between December 23rd and January 3rd will be doing so by car. This alone increases risks for car accidents. We are expecting some rain in the Little Rock area during that time as well, which may further increase risks for accidents.

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December 04, 2015

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, the other party’s insurance company (and their lawyers) will do everything in their power to reduce the amount of compensation you are owed. One of the ways they may attempt to do this is by looking through your medical records for pre-existing conditions that might explain away the injuries you received in your accident.

For example, if you dislocated your shoulder five years ago, any shoulder injury you received during your car accident may be downplayed or dismissed with the excuse that the accident merely “aggravated” a pre-existing...

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