Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, & Survivor Damages in Little Rock & Pulaski County Arkansas

Injuries caused by the negligence of someone else give you a right to recover monetary damages to compensate you for your losses. However, if you or a loved one has suffered an injury, you likely know that money alone often cannot fully compensate for personal injury losses. Be that as it may, money is the only legal remedy available in these difficult situations and you should receive monetary damages for your loss. Little Rock personal injury lawyers and Little Rock wrongful death lawyers are experienced in assessing monetary awards and know what type of a settlement or award you might be able to expect from your claim.If a loved one is killed, contact a Little Rock area wrongful death attorney to get them justice.

When determining the value of a Little Rock personal injury case, you must first consider the type and degree of loss or injury involved. The most severe loss is death, and there is a body of law dealing specifically with death. If your loved one has been involved in a tragic accident and died as a result, contact one of the Little Rock wrongful death attorneys listed above today to discuss your options.

Little Rock Wrongful Death Lawyer

When someone is killed in an accident including, but not limited to, a car accident, a truck accident, a construction accident, medical negligence a/k/a medical malpractice, a motorcycle accident, a dangerous product or defective products, or dangerous drugs and the surviving family members believe a lawsuit may be in order, a Little Rock wrongful death lawyer can help them assess the legal issues and prepare a wrongful death claim. The wrongful death attorney will also retain all types of expert witnesses for trial. A Little Rock wrongful death attorney will first assess who the proper parties are to make a claim.

The following are some of the people who commonly file Little Rock wrongful death actions:

  1. Spouses — If the person who died (the decedent) was married, then the spouse is a proper party to file suit.
  2. Children — Natural and adopted children of the decedent may also maintain a wrongful death claim due to the death of their parent.
  3. Parents — Parents of minor and of major (adult) natural and adopted children may also make a parental wrongful death claim
  4. Siblings
  5. Persons who qualify in loco parentis

What Are the Types of Damages Available When Someone is Killed Through Negligence?

The discussion above centered on which relatives and close family members have status to file a wrongful death claim. This section will explain what monetary damages are recoverable under Arkansas law. Little Rock area claimants are entitled to damages for:

1.  Mental Anguish & Loss of Companionship - Arkansas Code § 16-62-102 Wrongful Death

2.  Pecuniary Losses (Economic Losses) - Arkansas Code § 16-62-102 Wrongful Death

Pecuniary losses for a child who has lost a parent, in Little Rock, AR include:

(a) loss of the parent’s earning capacity due to the wrongful death;

(b) loss of the parent’s advice, counsel services, care, maintenance, support, and reasonable contributions of a pecuniary value; and,

(c) loss of inheritance.

Pecuniary Losses for a spouse, in Little Rock, AR include a spouse’s:

(a) loss of consortium and household services

3.   Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress or Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Arkansas generally does not allow you to recover damages when you witness the death or injury of a loved one, unless you have also been physically injured. However, the law is still developing. If you or your family members have witnessed a loved one who is a close relative being injured due to negligence or intentional wrongdoing, and are now suffering mental anguish as a result, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact a Little Rock personal injury attorney or Pulaski County personal injury attorney today to discuss your legal rights and remedies.

Little Rock personal injury attorneys and Little Rock wrongful death attorneys represent clients in claims involving a wide range of injuries and accidents and have the experience and skill necessary to get the job done right. Knowledge of a potential damage award is crucial to settling or successfully prosecuting any claim for personal injury or wrongful death, and a Little Rock personal injury lawyer or wrongful death lawyer’s experience with these types of cases can help you assess your options from the get-go.

What legal actions should you take if your loved one has recently passed away?

When a family member or close friend passes on, it can be extremely difficult to think of all the mundane tasks that must be accomplished to get their estate in order, deal with bank accounts, pension funds, social security benefits, and any potential lawsuit you may want to pursue related to their death. If your loved one has been killed in a wrongful death accident, you may feel lost and need guidance on your proper course of action. Click here for a detailed list of steps you should take following the death of a family member.

Resources for those who have suffered the death of a loved one:

After a loved one has died, the last thing on your mind should be a difficult legal battle or lawsuit. However, if the death was due to negligence, recklessness, or malicious conduct, you may feel it is your duty to take legal action. In such cases, Little Rock wrongful death attorneys can help you prepare your lawsuit by arranging crucial witnesses, documentation, and evidence to present a strong case on behalf of your deceased family member. After a death, you may also find yourself in charge of preparing funeral arrangements and feel overwhelmed by small details in the face of such a traumatic experience. The following resources for funeral homes and florists may be helpful as you and your family prepare to bid your loved one farewell.

For your convenience, and to make this difficult time go by as easily as possible, we have also provided maps so that you and your family can locate a quality Little Rock funeral home and florist near your home.

Funeral Homes in the greater Little Rock area:

Little Rock Funeral Home
8801 Knoedl Court
Little Rock, AR 72205-4600
(501) 224-2200

Huson Funeral Homes Inc
6400 Mabelvale Pike
Little Rock, AR 72209-2132
(501) 565-4644

Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home
1200 South Chester Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 372-1305

Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home
5800 West 12th Street
Little Rock, AR 72204-1638
(501) 661-9111

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205-3185
(501) 666-0123

Premier Funeral Home
1518 South Battery Street
Little Rock, AR 72202-5813
(501) 376-4800

Gillespie Brothers Funeral Home
2420 South Arch Street
Little Rock, AR 72206-2134
(501) 376-7892

Gunn Funeral Home
4323 West 29th Street
Little Rock, AR 72204-6321
(501) 660-4323

Hardy Funeral Home
2408 Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72206-2079
(501) 372-4129

Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72211-5208
(501) 225-0818

Arms of Peace Funeral Home
1715 Scott Street, Little Rock
AR 72206-1442
(501) 377-2767

Larry G Acklin Funeral Home
8821 Colonel Glenn Road
Little Rock, AR 72204-8236
(501) 565-1800

Robinson Mortuary Inc
1201 Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-4743
(501) 374-0111

Brown's Christian Funeral Services
2903 Doctor Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72206-2864
(501) 244-8000

Arkansas Funeral Directors
1020 West 4th Street # 400
Little Rock, AR 72201-2036
(501) 372-4500

Cremation Association Of Arkansas
201 North Izard Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 975-1002

Dubisson Funeral Home Inc
1851 Marshall Street
Little Rock, AR 72202-6075
(501) 374-5025

Roller-Drummond Funeral Home
10900 Interstate 30
Little Rock, AR 72209-5839
(501) 455-5800

Johnson Funeral Home
2900 West 12th Street
Little Rock, AR 72204-2220
(501) 663-0004

Arkansas Central Mortuary Services
1219 South Bowman Road
Little Rock, AR 72211-4201
(501) 221-3711

North Little Rock Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1921 Main Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 758-1170

Alpha Mortuary Services
5025 East Broadway Street
North Little Rock, AR 72117-4027
(501) 945-7500

Forest Hills Funeral Home
7724 Landers Road
North Little Rock, AR 72117-1606
(501) 835-3515

Roller-Owens Funeral Home
5509 John F Kennedy Boulevard
North Little Rock, AR 72116-6795
(501) 791-7400

Hubble Funeral Home
1213 East Washington Avenue
North Little Rock, AR 72114-5857
(501) 374-3134

Superior Funeral Services
5017 East Broadway Street
North Little Rock, AR 72117-4027
(501) 945-9922


Little Rock-Area Florists:

Tipton Hurst
1801 North Grant Street
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 666-3333

Cloverdale Florist
7407 Baseline Road
Little Rock, AR 72209-4466
(501) 562-2333

Frances Flower Shop
1222 West Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 372-2203

Crocus Flowers & Gifts
10300 North Rodney Parham Road # I
Little Rock, AR 72227-4836
(501) 223-0882

A Little Rock Town Florist
4601 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 773-9990

Creative Works By Orethia, Inc.
4800 Westwood Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 562-1211

Floral Express
425 West Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201-3405
(501) 666-3196

Cabbage Rose Floral Boutiques
5701 Kavanaugh Boulevard
Little Rock, AR 72207-4435
(501) 664-4042

About Vase
3400 Old Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72202-1860
(501) 603-9200

The Empty Vase florist
11330 Arcade Drive #3
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 221-3003

Passionate Petals Floral
4910 Timberland Drive
Little Rock, AR 72204-8153
(501) 455-4066

Hodge Podge, Etc. Gift Baskets
1601 Cypress Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 372-6501

Buds N Bows Levy Florist
3424 Camp Robinson Road
North Little Rock, AR 72118-5051
(501) 758-4520

Cabot Florist Inc
3022 East Broadway Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114-6339
(501) 945-1461

Lana's Flowers & Gifts
5915 H Street
Little Rock, AR 72205-3239
(501) 280-9990

Fairytale Florals
3321 John F Kennedy Boulevard # D
North Little Rock, AR 72116-8800
(501) 753-8393

Tipton Hurst
Baptist Medical Center, Tower 1
9601 Lile Drive, Suite 101
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 225-2769

Creative Works By Orethia
4701 Westwood Avenue # A
Little Rock, AR 72204-8272
(501) 562-1211

North Little Rock Florist
201 Broadway Street
Little Rock, AR 72201-2346
(800) 872-3507

Flowers Linda
6600 Baseline Road
Little Rock, AR 72209-4539
(501) 565-1574

Good Earth Garden Center
15601 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72223-4225
(501) 868-4666

Bella Flora
14710 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-1103

Sarah's Landmark Florist
15424 Arch Street
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 888-7073

North Hills Florist & Gifts
7311 North Hills Boulevard # 15
North Little Rock, AR 72116-5349
(501) 835-1367

Triple D Florist
3101 Club Manor Drive # A
Maumelle, AR 72113-6088
(501) 851-4722

Ftd Inc
2402 Wildwood Avenue # 200
Sherwood, AR 72120-5093
(501) 833-6300


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Wrongful Death Lawyers Serve Little Rock and Surrounding Cities

Serving clients throughout Central Arkansas, including Adams Field, Agusta, Arkadelphia, Batesville, Beebe, Benton, Cabot, Clarksdale, Clarksville, Conway, Dumas, England, Fordyce, Forest City, Hope, Hot Springs, Iron Springs, Jacksonville, Little Rock, Malvern, Mayflower, Mena, Morrilton, Nashville, Pine Bluff, Russellville, Searcy, Sheridan, Spadra, Waldron, Warren, and other communities in Pulaski County.

A Pulaski County wrongful death lawyer can help you get back on your feet after you have suffered a loss. Contact a Little Rock wrongful death attorney today to discuss your options.