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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March 31, 2013

Motorcycle accidents are most often the result of driver negligence, but defective motorcycles and faulty motorcycle parts can also cause accidents that lead to potentially fatal injuries.

If you were hurt or a loved one was killed in a motorcycle accident that might have been caused by a defective motorcycle or component, the Arkansas motorcycle accident attorneys at the Duncan Firm may be able to help you recover the financial peace of mind you need as you cope with medical costs, pain and suffering, lost income, and other damages.

Every year,...

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February 26, 2013

Fatalities in car accidents have been an issue that Duncan Firm has dealt with for years.  These cases are particularly painful to family members who have lost a loved one in a car accident, especially so when the victim’s death was the result of negligence on the part of another driver. Surviving family members of victims killed in car accidents in and around the Little Rock area need to know their options.

Few people will know what recourse they can take after a family member is killed in a car accident. However, and although it pales in comparison to having that person back in the world, getting compensation and justice is a...

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January 17, 2013

Arkansas requires all drivers to carry car insurance. At the Duncan Firm, our Little Rock car accident lawyers know the importance of having good insurance, and we have a few tips for what you should look for in a new auto policy.

  • Liability coverage. This will cover the cost of damage to other vehicles in a car accident that you caused. You want the coverage to be high enough to replace a vehicle if necessary.
  • Collision coverage. This will cover damage to your own car if you are at-fault in an accident.
  • Uninsured motorist coverage....
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December 20, 2012

If you're one of the many Little Rock families taking to the roads or the skies to visit family members during the holiday seasons, you should be aware of the dangers. As personal injury lawyers at The Duncan Firm, we see accident cases every day. Someone dies from a car accident every 13 seconds in the US, and plane accidents are often deadly. The holiday period presents special challenges for travelers, as drivers are stressed and behind schedule. Poor winter weather only exacerbates the problem. But following a few tips can help you navigate the...

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October 24, 2012

Driving is an essential part of our lives, enabling us to get to and from work, take our children to afterschool activities, and do just about every daily task we have. 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. But all too often, car accidents result in serious injuries to those involved.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 3,335,800 people are injured in car accidents every year. These injuries...

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September 28, 2012

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is different from any other medical condition; once certain areas of your brain are damaged, they may never return to their pre-injury state of functionality. Also, because every brain injury affects different areas of the brain with varying levels of severity, your rehabilitation program must be uniquely designed to match your brain’s functional strengths and weaknesses.

There are two main goals for brain injury recovery:

  • Restoring the brain functions that are capable of being restored
  • Finding new ways of doing things when functions...
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August 08, 2012

If your loved one has died because of a preventable medical error, the impact of your loss can be overwhelming. Wrongful death due to medical malpractice is not only a personal crisis, it can also be a financial burden on multiple levels for the family members who are left behind – especially if they depended on the deceased patient for a steady income or any other type of support.

Apart from providing compensation for your loss, a wrongful death lawsuit can bring your family closure in an important way, helping you uncover the true reason behind your loved...

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