AUTO ACCIDENTS

Auto Accident Attorney in Little Rock

Little Rock Arkansas Accident Lawyer
Well there is some good news and some bad news about road safety and auto accidents in Arkansas. Thanks to the Buckle Up Arkansas the crash rates are slowly starting to decline. This however is no consolation to those killed or injured in crashes on Arkansas’s public roadways and who then become another horrifying statistic.

Little Rock accident lawyer, Michael Smith and his partners understand what being in an auto accident involves and how it affects your life. We have handled hundreds of cases relating to car crashes and know how to work within the system to get you the justice and the settlement you deserve.

In 2007, on all public roads in the state there were over 66,393 auto accidents with 584 of them classified as fatal crashes that represent at least 650 fatalities. Drug and alcohol related fatalities clocked in at 276. While it might not look like it, the fatality rate has decreased from 2.1 fatalities in 2006 to 2.0 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles. Nonetheless these statistics are quite alarming.

Advice from Little Rock Arkansas Accident Lawyer

If you have been involved in a serious auto accident then you must stop immediately and call the police to attend the scene. Call for an ambulance if medical personnel are required and put out flares if you are able to do that.

This is when you need to start immediately collecting information such as the names of all the people involved in the auto accident, insurance particulars, police badge names and numbers, license plate numbers, the makes and models of all vehicles involved, names of the registered owners of all vehicles involved and all driver’s license numbers.

While it might be difficult to be focused and organized enough to do this, it is imperative you make the effort to do so. This information is critical for any case that we would be preparing for you to take to court. At this point do not admit to anything even if you may think you caused the accident. Save this type of confidence for your auto accident attorney.

Let your insurance company know about the accident, seek medical help if you need it and take pictures of all injuries and damages. This is precisely the kind of information we will need to work on a personal injury lawsuit. Michael Smith and his partners represent your interests and your rights. You’re in good hands with Michael Smith. Call us today for a free consultation!

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