Tag Archive: The Law Offices of Peter Miller

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

doctor-holding-chakboard-with-the-words-traumatic-brain-injury

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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Should distracted walkers face fines and/or jail time?

Eight teenage girls distracted with their cell phones while walking

I’ve written before about distracted walking injuries and even fatalities. The number continues to increase, as people walk while texting or talking on their cell phones. Now a New Jersey lawmaker wants to make such behavior a crime, akin to…
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The 5 top reasons for bicycle accidents

Dangerous city traffic situation with a cyclist and cars in motion blur

With the increasing popularity of bicycles on Arkansas roads, I’ve researched what causes most bicycle accidents, in an attempt to see how they can be avoided. By far, most bike accidents occur as a result of a driver’s inattention or…
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What is “Comparative Fault” or why you may not get 100% of a personal injury settlement?

Three car pile up

You are hurt in a car accident because you were rear-ended by another driver, forcing you into the car in front of you. The insurance company is only willing to give you 80% of the full value of the personal…
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The Legal Funny Bone

Witness testifying on the stand

There is so much pain and suffering in the world, that I think we all need to take a deep breath and find laughter wherever we can. That’s why, from time to time, I will be posting some humorous law-related…
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TGIF: Humorous legal stories

Cartoon in court with dogs with a bone to pick

TGIF! I hope you’re looking forward to a fun, adventurous, creative, or relaxing weekend. I thought I’d try to start your weekend off with a smile by writing about some humorous legal stories. Please note that I cannot confirm their…
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Arkansas DWI and DUI penalties

Intoxicated driver behind the wheel blurry road

Before you decide to sit behind the wheel after you have had a few drinks or taken legal or illegal drugs that can affect your driving judgment, consider the penalties for such actions in Arkansas. Arkansas DWI and DUI penalties…
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Are municipal governments liable for slip and fall injuries on snowy and icy sidewalks?

Polar bear on icy snow

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

Photo of totaled car

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

Man checking tire tread

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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