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What To Do After a Car Wreck

Posted on April 24, 2020 by Seth A. White

First and foremost, do NOT leave the scene of the collision. Arkansas law states that all drivers have a duty to give information, remain at the scene, and render aid. Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 27-53-103. Failing to adhere to this duty could result in serious criminal charges. Make sure to check on all drivers and […]

What Happens When Another Driver has an Accident in Your Car

Posted on January 29, 2020 by Seth A. White

Accidents happen. You’ve let your friend, roommate, or family member drive your car and you get a phone call informing you there has been a wreck. People often become understandably worried about the insurance and the legality surrounding these accidents. While it can sometimes be confusing to understand who is covered to drive your vehicle, […]

Self-Driving Uber Kills Pedestrian in Arizona — What does this mean for the future?

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Seth A. White

On March 18, 2018, a woman was struck and killed by a self-driving car operated by Uber in Tempe, Arizona. It is believed to be the first pedestrian death caused by self-driving technology—and could alter the future of a loosely regulated, poorly understood industry. The Volvo XC90 SUV outfitted with sensors, was in auto mode […]

Comparing Auto Insurance Companies—Do Your Research Before Buying

Posted on January 10, 2018 by Seth A. White

As a former insurance defense attorney (and now an attorney representing people with claims against insurance companies), people often ask me which auto insurance is the best. The answer is usually quite simple—the better the commercials, the worse the insurance company. When you are purchasing auto insurance, you are purchasing an intangible product. The description […]

What To Do After a Car Wreck

Posted on June 29, 2017 by Sean T. Keith

By Seth A. White First and foremost, do NOT leave the scene of the collision. Arkansas law states that all drivers have a duty to give information, remain at the scene, and render aid. Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 27-53-103. Failing to adhere to this duty could result in serious criminal charges. Make sure to check […]

“I am making an uninsured/underinsured motorist claim—will it impact my rates?”

Posted on May 9, 2017 by Sean T. Keith

Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) insurance coverage exists to cover your damages when you are injured due to the negligence of another motorist who has little or no insurance. Whenever we meet with a new client who was injured in a car wreck, we review all the automobile insurance policies in the household to determine […]

Uninsured/Underinsured Insurance Coverage: Protecting Yourself from Bad Drivers

Posted on May 9, 2017 by Sean T. Keith

In Arkansas, it is illegal for a person to drive without liability automobile insurance to help pay for injuries or property damage to another person resulting from a car accident they cause. Specifically, liability car insurance coverage must have minimum limits of: $25,000 for bodily injury, per person $50,000 for total bodily injury, per accident […]

Arkansas ‘Med-Pay’: What It Is and Why You Should Have It

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Sean T. Keith

Arkansas law requires that every policy of motor vehicle insurance issued in Arkansas contain no-fault coverage for medical payments and disability. This means that by default car insurance companies are required to pay up to $5,000 in medical benefits to anyone who is injured in a car accident. This type of coverage is commonly referred […]

FAQ: Insurance policy and nwa auto accidents – Car Accident Lawyers NWA

Posted on September 13, 2013 by Sean T. Keith

NWA Car Accident Attorney answer: Protect yourself:  Don’t waive Pip, UIM, UM  People often waive all extras on their insurance policy in an effort to save money. When you just keep minimum liability and waive PIP, UIM, and UM, you are getting rid of everything in your policy that protects you and your family. Why […]

Children Valued Less By Insurance Companies: Did you know?

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Sean T. Keith

Did you know… Did you know that insurance companies value car accident cases involving children significantly less? This is because they only want to look at how much an injured person lost in wages. We  have a problem with that. NWA Injury Lawyer, Sean Keith, once represented the parents of a 5 year-old boy who […]

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