The car and truck accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Alan LeVar have monitored the marked increased in vehicle recalls this year. As of mid-October, American car companies reported more than 50 million vehicle recalls this year, which is significantly more than the previous year, according to national news reports. The latest recalls? Crystler […]
Accident Attorney Tips: Three Things Bicyclists Can Do for Safety
Far too often, when car-bicycle accidents happen in Arkadelphia, Texarkana, Little Rock or elsewhere around Arkansas, someone made a costly assumption before the incident even unfolded. One common assumption among some bicyclists is that car drivers will always use common courtesy simply because their vehicle represents many more tons of steal the cyclist’s bike. That […]
Bicycle, Car Accident Fatality Stats Point to Need for Vigilance
As Arkansas car accident attorneys who also handle cases resulting from auto-bicycle accidents, the personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Alan LeVar closely monitor news and research related to the work we do on behalf of our clients. But, accident statistics serve a greater purpose than supporting legal procedures. They also illuminate social […]
Causes of Big Box Store Accidents
Little Rock injury lawyer Alan LeVar has helped many clients who suffered injuries at so-called “big box” retailers (think Wal-Mart, Target or Best Buy). We believe that if one of these retailers acts negligently and an innocent person is hurt as a result, that victim has a right to pursue justice and compensation. These big […]
Technology in a small office
Check out the article authored by Arkansas injury attorney Alan LeVar in the the spring 2014 edition of the ATLA Docket. The Docket is a quarterly publication of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. Arkansas injury attorney Alan LeVar writes for other Arkansas attorneys about the technologies they need to utilize in a law office, particularly if they have a personal injury […]
The Financial Costs of Personal Injury
An accident can leave you experiencing significant pain and cause tremendous inconvenience in your daily life. However, Little Rock personal injury lawyer Alan LeVar understands that there are also significant financial costs associated with a serious injury. No matter how impressive your health insurance might be, the injuries resulting from a car accident are often […]
Fatal Truck Accident on I-40
A Dallas man was killed on July 9 after a multi-truck accident on I-40 that was apparently caused when one of the trucks failed to stop for traffic. Ronnie Smith was killed when his Cadillac DTS was pushed into the rear of a Freightliner rig. According to media accounts of the resulting police report, a […]
Types of Damages in Arkansas Wrongful Death Claims
If your loved one is killed as a result of someone else’s negligence, the last thing you might be thinking about is compensation. Despite the overwhelming emotional tragedy however, there are financial aspects that will need to be dealt with too. Our Little Rock wrongful death attorneys at Alan LeVar can help you handle this […]
Truck Driver Charged in Fatal Crash
A Wal-mart driver has been charged in a fatal truck accident over the weekend, killing one man and injuring several others, including comedian Tracy Morgan. The accident happened at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday when Morgan’s limo bus was struck by a tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike. Police say the driver of the truck failed […]
June is National Safety Month: Drive Safe!
In an effort raise an awareness for key safety issues, the National Safety Council has dubbed June ‘National Safety Month.’ While the campaign targets a variety of issues, perhaps one of the most important for Little Rock residents to consider is road safety. A recent statistical projection by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates […]
How Does Attorney-Client Confidentiality Work?
Television’s legal procedurals (such as Law and Order) can present a rather skewed and unrealistic picture of the law and the court system. However, if you watch these shows, you’re probably quite familiar with the concept of attorney-client confidentiality. This confidentiality is one of the foundational principles underlying our legal system. There’s little that Little […]
The Importance of Amusement Park Maintenance
Poor maintenance is one of the most common causes of amusement park and rollercoaster accidents. Little Rock personal injury attorney Alan LeVar has seen the devastating injuries that result when amusement park operators fail to live up to their obligations. Amusement parks often have several large pieces of machinery that require regular, skilled maintenance work. […]
Preparing For Your Consultation With Our Arkansas Personal Injury Lawyer
Throughout this website you’ll find us referring to a free consultation with Arkansas personal injury lawyerAlan LeVar. This consultation is essentially a conversation, a chance to tell your story and receive advice on the best options for you. To get the most out of your consultation, you need to be prepared for it. Some of […]
Causes of Car Accidents in Arkansas
The problem with the word “accident” is that it can be read to imply that no one was at fault for the wreck that hurt you. Our Arkansas car accident attorney understands how often that’s completely untrue. The reality is that most accidents are the result of someone’s mistakes. These mistakes usually qualify as negligence, […]
Self-Driving Car’s Continue to Advance
Google announced yesterday that its self-driving cars had moved off the freeways and onto busier and more complicated driving scenarios in large cities. These cars have logged over 700,000 miles and Google executives predicted they would be available to consumers by 2017. “We’ve improved our software so it can detect hundreds of distinct objects simultaneously […]
Pleasant Valley Roundabout Rejected
After local resident opposition, Little Rock has shelved plans to build a roundabout in West Little Rock. Roundabouts often reduce the severity of car accidents by both decreasing speeds in the intersection and decreasing speed differentials between vehicles. As a personal injury attorney who primarily represents people injured in car accidents and truck accidents, I am […]
Holding Trucking Companies Accountable
Our Arkansas truck accident attorneys understand that the cause of a given truck accident is often found far from the site of the wreck. Indeed, while we often tend to automatically assume that a driver is at fault in an accident, it’s quite often trucking companies that should bear the brunt of the responsibility. Most […]
Should I Accept the Insurance Company’s Settlement Offer?
Victims of severe personal injuries almost always find themselves facing financial difficulties. Whether you were involved in a car accident or a workplace accident, the costs of treating your injuries and repairing property damage is not cheap. Insurance companies often try to take advantage of this by offering an up-front cash settlement. Little Rock personal injury […]
What is a Contingency Fee Payment System?
The courts should not be reserved for the wealthy and the powerful. Arkansas car accident lawyer Alan LeVar believes passionately that everyone should have a fair shot at justice. In order to make this possible, Mr. LeVar, like most personal injury lawyers, works under a contingency fee payment system, which means he doesn’t get paid […]
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Arkansas?
Finding an attorney to handle your wrongful death claim is difficult. There are a number of factors that go into making these cases particularly complicated. Little Rock personal injury attorney Alan LeVar can help you navigate your wrongful death case. In the state of Arkansas, wrongful death cases are all nominally filed by the “executor” […]