February 13, 2014

Truck accidents often result in serious or fatal injury to the occupants of smaller vehicles. However, getting proper compensation for damages following truck accidents can be extremely difficult.

Without the help of an Arkansas truck accident lawyer, all liable parties may not be properly identified. Unless all liable parties are held accountable, you may never see even a portion of the settlement you are due.

Your Arkansas truck accident attorney from the Duncan Firm will conduct a thorough investigation into your wreck to determine who can be held...

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January 10, 2014

Michelin has issued a recall for 1.2 million LTX M/S tires for tread issues. BMW has issued a recall for 76,000 sedans and SUVs for airbag defects. Volkswagen has issued a recall for 66,000 SUVs and hybrid sedans for electrical issues. All of these were in December 2013 alone. The list of vehicle recalls seems to go on and on, with more being added all the time.

Sadly, many people are not made aware of recalls in time and serious injury results before repairs can be made. If you are involved in a car accident caused by a defective vehicle, you need an experienced attorney on your side.

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December 03, 2013

Google Glass will not be available to the general public until 2014, but incidents involving beta testers have brought numerous safety concerns to light. One of these concerns involves the potential Google Glass has of distracting drivers if worn while operating a vehicle. More worrisome is the use of Google Glass by commercial drivers who can place everyone on the road at significant risk when not paying full attention to the task of operating their vehicle.

Truck accidents are often fatal and almost always result in serious injury to the occupants of smaller vehicles. When you are injured...

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October 14, 2013

Of the various types of van and SUV accidents in and around the Little Rock, Arkansas area, rollover accidents have earned two distinctions: these accidents are more likely to impact only one vehicle, and these accidents are among the most fatal for drivers and passengers of the overturned truck or SUV.

Whereas many car accidents require some form of negligent behavior on the part of one or more driver, SUV rollover accidents most commonly occur during normal vehicle maneuvering. Things such as tapping a curb, drifting slightly onto a shoulder, and taking a turn at a regular speed can all result in vehicle rollover due not to...

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September 09, 2013

As with any type of collision, there can be a number of factors that go into even the most seemingly straightforward truck accidents. When you are injured or a loved one is killed in an accident with a commercial vehicle, you need a committed Arkansas truck accident attorney on your side as soon as possible to ensure you are not cheated out of the compensation you deserve.

Please contact the Duncan Firm or call 887-6-DUNCAN today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Arkansas truck accident attorneys.

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July 31, 2013

If you or a loved one has sustained an injury and you believe the negligence of a healthcare professional or institution were the cause, you may have a medical malpractice claim. It is important to remember that undesirable results are not always an indication of malpractice, which is why it is vital that you contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible to discuss your case.

If you live in or around Little Rock, Arkansas and believe medical negligence has resulted in your injury, please contact Duncan Firm or call 887-6-DUNCAN...

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June 28, 2013

Few things are as irresponsible as getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. Because of this, Arkansas, like the rest of the nation, has strict laws prohibiting drunk driving. However, these laws do not always deter people from driving drunk and, when drunk drivers cause car accidents, do very little to help victims get the compensation they deserve.

When you are injured or a loved one is killed by a drunk driver, that person may face criminal charges. But if you want to seek compensation for damages such as medical expense, lost wages, and personal pain...

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May 24, 2013

When you have been injured due to the negligence of another person or party, finding a good personal injury lawyer is important to ensuring you get the justice and compensation you deserve. With all the personal injury attorneys out there, finding one that fits your particular needs can be daunting. You want a lawyer who is experienced and compassionate, as well as one who will be available and explain things about your case to you in a way you can understand.

While this may seem vague, certain criteria are important for you to consider before settling on a personal injury lawyer.

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April 15, 2013

Most motorcycle accidents occur because the drivers of passenger vehicles or commercial trucks fail to see the motorcycles.

The experienced Arkansas attorneys at the Duncan Firm understand that motorcycle collisions often result in severe injuries or death to bikers, and we have helped numerous victims and their families recover the financial security they need to cope with the life-changing impacts of motorcycle accidents. Based on this experience, we offer some basic information about Arkansas motorcycle laws and motorcycle riding safety measures.

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April 05, 2013

Arkansas is known as the "natural" state for its pristine environment and safe living conditions for people.  Recently, however, much of the state's focus has been on the environmental damage caused by a rupture of ExxonMobil's Pegasus Pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas.  

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has categorized this oil spill as a "major spill."  Early estimates predict that thousands of Wabasca Heavy Crude was released and traveled approximately 1 mile through a neighborhood, ditches and eventually into a tributary of Lake Conway.  To date, Exxon has collected over 19,000 barrells of contamination from the pipe...

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