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Posted by Editor  |  May 29, 2019

Common Whiplash Settlements in Alabama

Our firm regularly handles car wreck cases that involve multiple injuries, including the most common complaint of all: whiplash or neck injury. The severity of the injury can be anywhere from just a few days of soreness relieved by over-the-counter medicine, to major neck surgery resulting in a nasty scar and permanent disability. Step...
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Posted by Editor  |  January 4, 2019

How do I get an accident report after I am in an accident?

If you are in an automobile accident, the first thing you need to do is call the police.  The police will immediately come to the scene of the accident and complete an investigation.  Make sure you provide the police officer with as many details of the accident as you can recall.  After the police...
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Posted by Editor  |  December 5, 2018

What do I do if I was hit by someone texting while driving?

If you or your vehicle are struck by a distracted driver who was texting while driving,  it is important to tell the police officer who arrives at the scene.  According to Alabama Code §32-5A-350, it is against the law to use a cellular telephone or other similar device to send or receive text based communications,...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 23, 2018

Safety Tips for Working With Fuel

Many Americans work with or handle different types of fuel every day, and it’s crucial to understand the inherent dangers of working with or handling combustible or flammable fuels. People who work in the oil and gas industry must meet rigorous safety standards and use acceptable, tested equipment always. However, Americans should know basic...
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Posted by Editor  |  July 23, 2018

What Should I Do When I Hear Sirens While Driving?

Emergency response vehicles in Alabama have a signature sound – loud, wailing sirens. Most drivers pull over to the side of the road to get out of the way when they hear this sound, but many people aren’t sure how to safely react. Knowing exactly what to do in these common situations can help...
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Posted by Editor  |  July 16, 2018

What Is Alabama’s Drugged Driving Law?

As is the case in every state in the U.S., drugged driving is illegal in Alabama. Drugged driving can refer to being under the influence of illicit substances as well as legal prescription drugs if they impact the driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle. Drugged driving is a type of driving under the...
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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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