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Posted by Editor  |  November 26, 2018

Why Is Texting the Most Dangerous Type of Distracted Driving?

Many states have enacted laws against distracted driving, and most of these laws pertain to cell phone use behind the wheel. Several states have banned the use of cell phones while driving or require the use of hands-free calling systems. Many possible distractions may cause car accidents, but texting while driving has proven to...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 22, 2018

Damages Recoverable under Alabama Wrongful Death?

https://youtu.be/IQSmpXsy0TY   A wrongful death lawsuit can be an extremely complex legal case, and every state has unique laws covering who may file these claims, the damages available, time limits for filing, and many other factors. However, in Alabama, potential procedural traps may complicate a wrongful death claim. It’s vital for anyone considering a...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 20, 2018

How Can You Keep Kids Safe at the Bus Stop?

Millions of American children ride buses to and from school every day, and many parents worry about their kids' safety. While many parents will accompany younger children to and from their bus stops, some parents' work schedules prevent this and kids will eventually be able to manage getting to and from their buses on...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 15, 2018

Do I Need Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Alabama?

https://youtu.be/gPFwgMHP11k Every state upholds minimum insurance requirements for all drivers. All states have unique laws for handling car accident claims as well. Alabama drivers must carry auto insurance that meets the state’s minimum requirements, but what happens when a driver causes an accident without insurance? It’s vital for all drivers to understand how underinsured...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 13, 2018

Can Workers Injured During Horseplay Get Workers’ Compensation?

Most American employees are aware that the workers’ compensation can help them recover after a work-related injury or illness, but what happens when employees cause harm to themselves due to recklessness or carelessness? If a worker suffers an injury due to worksite horseplay, then his or her deviation from job duties will likely influence...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 8, 2018

Can a Defendant’s Prior Drug Use Complicate an Alabama Car Crash Claim?

When an Alabama driver suffers injuries and property damage in a car accident, the injured driver’s first step in recovery is determining if any other party bears liability for the accident. If another driver definitively caused the accident, the injured driver can recover damages in a personal injury lawsuit. The plaintiff will need to...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 6, 2018

Preventing Injury and Illness During and After Hurricanes

The recent hurricane season has caused many fatalities and astronomical property damage across the United States. While initial storm conditions are extremely dangerous, countless health and safety risks persist for months or even years in hurricane-stricken areas. Hurricane survivors, relief personnel, emergency responders, and all recovery and rebuilding professionals should use the utmost care...
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