Tag Archive: personal injury claims

What is a traumatic brain injury and how is it diagnosed?

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With a recent rash of serious car crashes and with school football season now in session, I thought it important for my readers to know what a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is, and how it is diagnosed. Definition of a…
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New report lists safest vehicles for teen drivers

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The latest report listing the safest and most affordable vehicles for teen drivers is out. Compiled each year by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) their recommendations provide a measure of comfort to teens and parents, by providing a…
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What NOT to do if you’re in a car accident!

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I’ve written before about what to do if you are in a car accident. In this article, I’m going to address what NOT to do if you’re in a car crash, so that you can avoid some mistakes that could…
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True or False: Arkansas Personal Injury Quiz

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There are a lot of misconceptions many people may have about personal injury law in Arkansas, so I’ve devised a little “True or False” quiz to help dispel them. Here goes. I was in a car accident and received injuries…
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What type of compensation can you expect to receive in a personal injury settlement?

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In this article, I explain the types of compensation you can expect to receive in a personal injury settlement. You may not be entitled to each of them, as it depends upon the type of injury you received and its…
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New NTSB report says recall system for defective tires is broken

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A recent report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said that the system for recalling defective tires is broken. Their study showed that only 1 in 5 faulty tires are being removed through the safety recall process because the…
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Keep this helpful car accident checklist in your glove compartment

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It’s very important to keep calm if you’re in a motor vehicle accident, which is difficult because it is so stressful. That’s why I thought keeping this car accident checklist in your glove compartment could help you stay focused, in…
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Distracted walking injuries and fatalities are increasing at an alarming rate

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You’ve heard me rant about distracted drivers causing a myriad of fatalities and personal injury accidents, largely due to cell phone use. Now a recent report published by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) states that the decline in pedestrian…
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What are soft tissue injuries and how are they treated?

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Any injury to a soft part of the body, such as tendons, muscles, and ligaments, are considered a soft tissue injury. In my personal injury law practice, soft tissue injuries make up the bulk of our cases because it is…
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NFL football home games cause increase in car accident insurance claims

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With football season fast approaching, I thought it might be interesting to research how football games affect the rate of motor vehicle accidents. In December of 2014, the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) conducted research to evaluate the relationship between…
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