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Posted by Editor  |  December 7, 2015

Alabama Auto Accident Checklist

https://youtu.be/_K4bhJKFw54 Hundreds of Alabama citizens are involved in an auto accident everyday...some severe, some minor. Regardless of the circumstances, there are certain do's and don't's to remember. So, here are the top five do's and don'ts: DO'S: 1. Call the police and get an accident report filled out. Do not rely on the other...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 16, 2015

Do I Have a Hospital Negligence Claim?

Hospital Malpractice Claims in Alabama Many attorneys in our state will not handle malpractice suits against hospitals or similar facilities. These lawsuits are time-consuming, expensive and complex. Alabama law requires the Plaintiff (person suing) to produce nursing experts who must establish that the hospital "breached the standard of care". Many potential jurors are hesitant...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 4, 2015

How Much Do Car Accidents Lawyers Charge?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c47BYs1zyHA[/embed] In Alabama, it is customary for victims of car accidents to pay a contingency fee to their attorney. While most other lawyers charge either a flat fee or work on a hourly basis,  attorneys handling auto crashes involving injuries almost exclusively charge a percentage fee, meaning they get a certain amount of the...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 22, 2015

Workplace Accident in Alabama? What Are My Options?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k28t3tNjS8[/embed] You have just suffered a serious injury in a workplace accident. Confused about your rights and options? Alabama law provides several remedies, some better than others. This article will discuss the choices that may be available to you. Step 1 - Is it covered by Alabama worker's compensation law? Alabama law requires employers...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 5, 2015

How Is Fault Determined In An Alabama Auto Accident?

Fault for an Alabama auto accident is determined by a number of factors. At the end of the day, juries are instructed to determine fault based upon the eyewitness testimony, physical evidence and the Alabama Rules of the Road. A swearing match between the parties ("he said, she said") is insufficient to establish fault...there...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2015

Who Pays My Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSjSuj8cglM[/embed] With or without health insurance, many car accident victims find that, in addition to trying to recover from their injuries, hospitals and doctors bills are a major concern. Whether its deductibles, co-pays or the full bill, accident victims are commonly harassed by healthcare providers for unpaid medical bills. This post will attempt to...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 8, 2015

Day Care Centers To be Graded Like Restaurants

Under new guidelines in Jefferson County, all day care centers will now be graded for safety and health just like restaurants. This means that over 300 facilities will be affected by the new regulations. Unlike restaurant guidelines that primarily address sanitation issues, the new regs also address child safety issues such as falls, sharp...
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Posted by Editor  |  August 17, 2015

How Do I Pick the Best Personal Injury Lawyer?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cQYOxZ33U4[/embed] Alabama accident victims frequently need a personal injury lawyer to seek compensation for their damages. Not knowing an attorney, they will sometimes turn to advertisements, billboards and TV ads. Bad idea. In this post, we will give insider tips on how to find the best lawyer for your injury claim. Step 1 -...
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Posted by Editor  |  July 22, 2015

Alabama Child Injuries Caused by Falling Objects and TV’s

Alabama Premises Liability Attorneys Addresses Tip Over Hazards to Children It seems every other day or so there's a sad article or story about a baby or toddler killed or seriously injured by a falling television or piece of furniture. The Consumer Product and Safety Commission has been concerned about these "falling object" or...
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Posted by Editor  |  July 2, 2015

Top 7 Unfair Things in Alabama Personal Injury Law

Our personal injury firm has consistently battled with certain unfair rules and procedures in Alabama law that create an uneven playing field for injury victims. So, we thought we would make a top-seven list for those rules that are the most egregious and unfair to plaintiffs: 1. Alabama law prevents the jury from knowing...
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