Why Don’t They Just Pay Me the Money?

Why Don’t They Just Pay Me the Money?

Arkansas law is clear. A person who causes someone else to be injured through negligence is responsible for paying all legal damages caused by the occurrence. What is not clear is the amount of money is owed. This uncertainty is often compounded by common problems such as inadequate insurance; questions of fault (where two (2) or more people may have caused the collision); and the fact that few people involved in significant collision trauma come to it without any pre-existing conditions.

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Did you see what you saw?

Did you see what you saw?

Statistics confirm that witness observations are usually incorrect in many important respects. Statistics also say that 78% of statistics are made up on the spot. Forget about statistics. What do you see with your own eyes? Take a moment and see if you can form a reliable memory of what your spouse, child, or roommate was wearing when he or she left the house this morning, or if you are at home, now, can you remember what they are wearing in the next room? No peeking? What can you identify? Glasses? Shoes? Belt? Socks? Shirt? Where was your attention before you were asked about such details?

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It’s a Small World: Intro to Personal Injury

It’s a Small World: Intro to Personal Injury

When a catastrophe knocks you out of your everyday routine, it is devastating in ways much greater than it may first appear. All of a sudden, simple day-to-day routines seem insurmountable. No more trips to school for plays or special events or even to drop off your child; no more light-hearted shopping trips or easy mornings, waking up slowly with the newspaper; no more picking up small children or household items. Devastating loss robs you of all of these ordinary things and much more.

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Brian W. Ray Has Been Selected by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Top 1%

Brian W. Ray Has Been Selected by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Top 1%

Brian Ray, of Collins, Collins & Ray, P.A., has been selected to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

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Brian Ray Honored by The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA)

Brian Ray Honored by The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA)

Little Rock attorney Brian Ray of Collins, Collins & Ray, P.A., has been selected as a top lawyer in Arkansas by The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) for the year of 2016. This exclusive group of lawyers features only the top 10 personal injury attorneys for any given state. This is not the first time that Brian has been honored with this impressive credential.

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Arkansas Life Awards John C. Collins as Top Lawyer

Arkansas Life Awards John C. Collins as Top Lawyer

Arkansas DWI attorney John C. Collins of Collins, Collins & Ray P.A has been recognized by Arkansas Life Magazine as a top lawyer in the region. Selected by the magazine’s readers, the top attorneys chosen for the feature received the most nominations, not only showing the quality of their work, but their attention to customer service. Collins, Collins & Ray PA is proud to have a partner chosen for the list.

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Arkansas Court of Appeals Reverses DWI Checkpoint Decision

Arkansas Court of Appeals Reverses DWI Checkpoint Decision

In a recent decision, the Arkansas Court of Appeals reversed a previous circuit court’s ruling on the lawfulness of a 2012 sobriety checkpoint and arrest conducted by Arkansas State Police. Little Rock DWI attorney John Collins of the law firm Collins, Collins & Ray, P.A. argued successfully for the defense. Collins represented Jeremy Whalen, who was arrested at the checkpoint in 2012 and initially convicted of DWI in 2014.

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