Arkansas residents might benefit learning more about how much time people are afforded to file a wrongful death claim after an accident has occurred. Being aware of the local statute of limitations may prove to be essential in making any legal claim for the death. Establishing the period when the statute of limitations begins for these types of cases is often associated with the discovery rule.
A man was killed in a trucking accident in Helena on Sept. 17. The accident occurred at the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 and State Highway 20.
Investigation into a deadly accident that reportedly happened in Conway in late August continued into early September even as the driver decided to speak out to the public. One week after the incident, authorities had not filed any negligence or other charges against the driver, who is accused of hitting another woman on a scooter.
On Aug. 4, an 18-year-old man was killed in Saline County in what was described as a 'hill jumping" accident. The teenager was reportedly a passenger in an 18-year-old friend's Ford F-150 when the friend attempted to perform a stunt. Following the accident, the deceased teen's father told a local reporter that he hopes other thrill seekers will learn from the accident and make smarter decisions.
A woman with warrants on file was taken into custody following a fatal cash on June 23. According to the Arkansas State Police, the results of toxicology reports must be completed before police will know whether there is any possibility that alcohol may have contributed to the accident.