2012 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 4 - Motor Vehicular Traffic
Chapter 51 - Operation Of Vehicles -- Rules Of The Road
Subchapter 1 - -- General Provisions
§ 27-51-103 - Right to recover damages unaffected.


AR Code § 27-51-103 (2012) What's This?

(a) Nothing in this act shall be construed to curtail or abridge the right of any person to prosecute a civil action for damages by reason of injuries to persons or property resulting from the negligent use of the highways by the driver or operator of a motor vehicle or its owner or his or her employee or agent.

(b) In any action brought to recover any damages for injury either to person or property caused by running any motor vehicle at a greater rate of speed than designated in Acts 1911, No. 134, § 10 [repealed], the plaintiff shall be deemed to have made a prima facie case by showing the fact of the injury and that the person driving the motor vehicle was at the time of the injury running it at a rate of speed in excess of that mentioned in Acts 1911, No. 134, § 10 [repealed].

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