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Expect increased law enforcement presence for DUI drivers during Fourth of July weekend

Drunk driver driving a car on the 4th of July

During the Fourth of July weekend, you can expect increased law enforcement presence throughout Little Rock and Arkansas. According to the Arkansas State Police, there will be a crackdown on drunk driving involving state, city and county law enforcement officers….
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Do you know what “hazard detection” means when driving and how it affects new and teenage drivers?

Father teaching teenager to drive

Hazard detection is the ability to identify and prioritize hazards. Unfortunately, it is an important physical skill that new and teenage drivers have not yet fully developed. An experienced driver can detect a hazard in a three-second sequence. First second:…
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Funny law firm names: Which law firm would you trust?

Law Offices of Ditcher, Quick & Hyde Divorce Lawyers

Sometimes lawyers get a bad rap when it comes to their profession. Of course, there are scoundrels in every profession, but the abundance of law jokes out there shows the legal community isn’t always trusted. To those of you who…
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What are the causes of teenage accidents and how to prevent them

Teenager deciding to text or to drive

Motor vehicle crashes, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), remain the leading cause of death for adolescents. In 2013, 963,000 teen drivers nationally were in car accidents, resulting in 383,000 injuries and 2,865 deaths. The first six months…
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What are your legal rights in a slip and fall accident?

Man tripping over warning sign to prevent slipping in a pool of water

Some of the personal injuries my clients have sustained were the result of a slip and fall accident. In this article, I will describe what constitutes a slip and fall accident and what your legal rights are. What constitutes a…
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What you should know about sovereign immunity if you sustain a personal injury from a government entity or employee

A royal crown and sceptre

In a recent article, I wrote about whom you go after if your child is hurt in a school bus accident. I stated that there were some very complex and specific laws regarding whether someone could sue a school district…
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What causes school bus accidents and what should you do if your child is involved in one

Children boarding a school bus

You never want to think about sending your child off to school and later hear that the bus had an accident. To ease your concern, school buses are considered one of the safest modes of transportation because of the way…
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How to prevent swimming pool accidents involving children

Child in an inner tube in a swimming pool

With the advent of Memorial Day, pools all over the country open up for the summer season. Unfortunately, with summer fun in the sun and water, comes the increase in serious swimming pool injuries and drownings involving children. Drowning Deaths…
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Fatal Distraction: Driving while talking on your cell phone worse than drunk driving

A man using a cell phone while driving

You’ve heard this message repeatedly, “Don’t drink and drive”. It’s an important message and it’s also against the law to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, did you know that driving while talking on your cell phone…
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What can you do if you are a victim of a hit-and-run accident?

Hit-and-run car leaving scene of bicycle accident

There are numerous stories in the news all around the country about hit-and-run accidents. These accidents can happen to bicyclists, pedestrians, motorcyclists, and those driving or riding in any kind of motor vehicle. If you ever became a victim of…
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