Tag Archive: Peter Miller Lawyer

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

A teenage boy driving a gray SUV

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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Are municipal governments liable for slip and fall injuries on snowy and icy sidewalks?

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In a previous article, I discussed who might be liable for a slip and fall injury on snowy and icy sidewalks for home/property owners and businesses. In this article, I will address whether local municipalities are liable for such injuries….
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How to handle property damage when involved in a car accident

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Dealing with a lot of car accidents and resulting personal injuries in the course of my Little Rock law practice, I get a lot of calls about property damage. Some of them are very easy to answer and others a…
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Why tire safety is such an important issue in avoiding vehicle accidents

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This is the second in a series on tire safety. There’s a lot riding on your tires – you, your family and passengers. Yet when it comes to maintaining tires, we often neglect to do so. Repeated evidence shows that…
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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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Have you been diagnosed with a herniated disc?

A herniated disc occurs when something causes the center nucleus to push past the outer edge of the disc and back towards the spinal canal. If it presses on nearby nerves, the herniated disc can cause severe pain.

Over the many years of my practice, one of the personal injuries sustained by clients all too often is a herniated disc. Sometimes it is called “a slipped disc” or a “ruptured disc”. In this article, I will explain what…
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8 delayed personal injury symptoms following a car accident

Woman on phone by damaged car

It is very common for people involved in car accidents to experience delayed personal injury symptoms. Sometimes these symptoms don’t appear for 2-3 days following the car wreck. The reason for this has to do with the body instinctively protecting…
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Safety tips to avoid common Halloween accidents

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Halloween is just around the corner, with children trick-or-treating everywhere. Halloween festivities also include parties for adults, as well. With all of this excitement brewing, you certainly don’t want it destroyed by any accidents. How to avoid common Halloween accidents…
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Who is liable when a cyclist gets “doored” by a car?

Open car door, crashed bicycle and helmet on road

Even though the city of Little Rock is trying to improve the situation, we all know that bicycling in Little Rock is not the safest mode of transportation. In addition to the lack of bicycle lanes and the inattention of…
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