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Posted by Editor  |  February 17, 2016

What Is Contributory Negligence in Alabama Law?

https://youtu.be/zCbniuZpZBM   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  |  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 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  |  March 24, 2015

Car Accident Injuries Caused by Auto Defects

Alabama Product Liability Claims Involving Automobiles Alabama auto accident injuries are often the result of defectively designed vehicles, including but not limited to, tires, airbags, seat belts, roofs and steering systems. Under Alabama law, an automotive manufacturer must build and sell cars that are reasonably safe for foreseeable, real-world crashes. While the cause of...
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Posted by Editor  |  March 6, 2015

Car Accident Insurance in Alabama – How Much Do I Need?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rKoXD2T3ek[/embed] Alabama law requires every operator of a motor vehicle to have insurance coverage on their vehicle. This applies to automobiles, trucks, motorcycles and any vehicle that can be driven legally on the public roads. Frequent questions fielded by our auto accident attorneys include "How much do I need?" or "What kind should I...
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