At Friday, Eldredge & Clark, we defend companies against all types of personal injury claims and represent a substantial number of insurance companies and third-party administrators. Our personal injury and property damage defense work ranges from alleged truck or motor vehicle negligence, slip-and-fall claims, premises liability, representation of nursing homes and long-term care facilities, representation of rail carriers, toxic tort claims, product liability claims — including pharmaceutical and medical device product liability claims to wrongful death claims. Collectively, our personal injury defense lawyers have tried several hundred bench and jury trials, and have amassed considerable skill and experience along the way.

Focus on Clients

Not only do we represent some of Arkansas’s finest companies, organizations, and people, we also represent Fortune 100 companies in litigation in courts around the country.

Focused on Services

  • Alleged truck or motor vehicle negligence,
  • Slip-and-fall claims,
  • Premises liability,
  • Representation of nursing homes and long-term care facilities,
  • Representation of rail carriers,
  • Toxic tort claims,
  • Product liability claims
  • Wrongful death claims

Focused on our Team

Our Litigation Practice Group is made up of more than 40 attorneys and is the largest and most experienced in Arkansas with a combined total of more than 900 years of legal experience.  The group includes eight Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers and six attorneys are either associates, advocates and diplomates of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Each attorney focuses their practice on a specific area or areas of law and many have been recognized for their work in The Best Lawyers in America (25), Chambers USA (9), Mid-South Super Lawyers (25) and Benchmark Litigation (5). Chambers USA also recognized the litigation attorneys as a group by consistently ranking them in Band 1, the highest-ranking category commenting:


“Offers impressive bench strength and US coverage to domestic and international clients across a range of commercial disputes. Enjoys an excellent reputation in the market for its expertise in class action matters, including product liability. Additional strength in complex medical malpractice defense cases and demonstrates specialist capabilities in railroad litigation.”

- Chambers USA 2020

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