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Number of Drunk Driving Accidents in Arkansas Among Nation’s Highest

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:51:22 +0000

Even Stiffer DWI Laws Don’t Stop Drivers from Drinking People hurt in drunk driving accidents in Arkansas aren’t really concerned with statistics. Their ordeal is a very personal one. But according to accident and arrest figures collected around the country, Arkansas is the 13th most dangerous state in the nation as far as drunk driving […]



Car Accident on the Highway in Arkansas Highlights State’s Distracted Driving Problem

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:33:29 +0000

Distracted Driving Leaves its Mark on Innocent Victims in Arkansas Statistics show that if you’ve been hurt in a car accident on the highway in Arkansas, there’s a big chance your injuries were caused by a distracted driver. Indeed, the number of people hurt in car crashes on      I-40, I-530, I-30 and elsewhere […]



Grocery Stores are Hotspots for Slip and Fall Accidents in Arkansas

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 22:20:50 +0000

We don’t often pay attention to the ground we’re walking on—especially when we’re shopping for dinner in a crowded supermarket. We’re thinking about menu options, trying to remember everything on the list (which we forgot at home), messing with coupon and loyalty apps on our phones, and wrangling kids through the congested aisles. But what […]



Arkansas is One of the Most Dangerous States to Drive In

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:32:33 +0000

There is a higher-than-average number of car accidents in Arkansas every year. The total in 2012 was 504—nearly 70% higher than the national average. That’s roughly 17 accidents per 100,000 people (compared to the national average of just 10.2 per 100,000). With the major highways and interstate traffic crisscrossing our state, the sheer number of […]



Driver Inexperience May Have Contributed to Motorcycle Accident in Arkansas

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 17:15:24 +0000

Police investigators suggest that driver inexperience could have played a role in a non-fatal motorcycle accident in Arkansas on October 16th in the town of Mena. Official reports show that a Crown Victoria sedan driven by an unnamed 16-year old crashed into a Harley Davidson motorcycle in front of the McDonald’s in Mena. The motorcycle […]



Did Texting Cause Fatal Car Accident in Harrison, Arkansas?

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:59:14 +0000

Police are investigating a deadly car accident in Arkansas that left one man dead and a young boy seriously injured earlier this month. The crash, like so many on Arkansas’ highways, involved an 18-wheel big rig—though an accident reconstruction specialist suspects the driver of the smaller vehicle may likely have been at fault. Indeed, certain […]



Chain-Reaction Truck Accident in Texarkana Illustrates Danger of Big Rigs on the Highway

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:39:01 +0000

A tragic chain-reaction truck accident in Texarkana left two people dead and two more injured when three big rigs and a passenger van collided on I-30 late last month. The crash happened on September 27th when a loaded Mack truck failed to stop in time to avoid slowed traffic near I-30’s junction with I-49. The […]



Crosswalk Accidents on College Campuses are Happening Far too Often

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:50:11 +0000

Crosswalks can be dangerous places to walk. They’re “danger areas” where foot traffic intersects with car and truck traffic and, all too often, these alleged “safe zones” are the scenes of terrible pedestrian accidents in Arkansas. A pedestrian, rightfully so, feels a sense of safety while walking within a crosswalk. My family and I walk […]



The effects of driving while tired are much like driving while intoxicated

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 16:54:35 +0000

Fatigued Driving Accidents in Arkansas are Crimes Most of us have been there: our hands on the wheel, our eyelids getting heavier. But fatigued driving kills hundreds of people nationwide every year. So why do we still do it? And, more importantly, how can we prevent potential fatigued driving accidents in Arkansas before they injure […]



Arkansas-based Nursing Home Accused of Negligence in Death of Dementia Patient

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:18:23 +0000

Nursing home neglect in Arkansas is, unfortunately, not a new phenomenon. Cases date back decades and have resulted in avoidable deaths. Nursing home abuse is 100% avoidable, and our loved ones should not be subjected to mistreatment at the hands of their caretakers. Victims and their family members have the right to stand up and […]