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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  December 18, 2022

How You Can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries This Winter

Slip, trip and fall accidents send over one million people to emergency rooms in the United States each year. Winter weather in Alabama increases the odds of slip and fall accidents, with snow, ice and moisture that can compromise walking surfaces. Reduce your risk of getting injured in a slip and fall accident this...
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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  November 30, 2022

The Long-Term Costs of Amputation Injuries

Amputations are some of the most physically and emotionally devastating injuries that can be suffered in preventable accidents in Alabama. Many different accidents can cause dismemberment or the loss of a limb, including motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents and agricultural disasters. If a victim plans on seeking compensation for an amputation injury, our experienced...
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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  June 11, 2022

Can Social Media Impact My Personal Injury Case?

In an age where it’s normal to share your life with strangers on the internet, it may seem harmless to post about your personal injury case or recent accident on social media. This is a major mistake, however, that can come back to hurt you later. If you are involved in a personal injury...
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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  March 8, 2022

What Is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

The injuries involved in some accidents in Alabama are categorized as catastrophic. This means that they will have a substantial effect on the circumstances of the victim’s life. Although you may qualify for financial compensation if you are diagnosed with any type of injury, it is even more important to seek compensation if you...
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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  March 1, 2022

Lost Wage Claims in a Personal Injury Case

One of the many adverse outcomes of a personal injury accident is missing time from work while you are on the mend. If you have to take weeks or months off of work because of a debilitating injury, you and your family must deal with significant lost wages and earnings. If you qualify for...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 12, 2018

Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel?

When you hear “workers’ compensation,” you might imagine a slip and fall, car accident, or act of violence – some type of one-time incident that causes injuries. Most employees do not think about repetitive motion or musculoskeletal injuries that can occur over time, such as carpal tunnel. Yet these are also work-related injuries that...
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Posted by Editor  |  August 6, 2018

What Do Wet Floor Signs Actually Do?

When property owners fail to protect visitors from slip and fall hazards, they may be responsible for the visitors’ injuries. Businesses throughout Alabama do what they can to prevent such hazards, including using wet floor signs to warn of spills, but these signs aren’t a fail-safe against litigation. Ensuring their property is well staffed,...
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Posted by Editor  |  June 18, 2018

What Is a Hospital Lien?

Hospital liens are a right of hospitals and emergency care services. Liens enable a hospital to receive first payment from the negligent third-party to the injured victim. In other words, while you file your claim against the responsible party of your accident, the lien gives the hospital first rights to any payment you receive...
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Posted by Editor  |  February 17, 2016

What Is Contributory Negligence in Alabama Law?   If I was partially at fault, can I still recover for my personal injury claim? Alabama law allows victims of negligence to sue for compensation for their injuries. However, in a personal injury claim, the legal doctrine of contributory negligence prevents the victim from recovering if they were also at fault for...
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Posted by Editor  |  August 17, 2015

How Do I Pick the Best Personal Injury Lawyer?

[embed][/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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