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Posted by Editor  |  September 15, 2016

Insurance Claim Denial and Bad Faith in Alabama

Had a legitimate insurance claim denied in Alabama? Discover your options. Under Alabama law, insurance companies have a duty to fairly and timely adjust claims made. Frequently, especially during times of natural disasters such as tornadoes and hurricanes, claims adjusters are so busy they neglect or deny legitimate claims. The usual remedy for an...
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Posted by Editor  |  June 30, 2016

Always Notify Your Auto Insurance After An Accident

Many Alabama auto accident victims question whether they should notify their own auto insurance carrier after an accident. There are several reasons to do so and almost no reason not to so. First, your premiums will not go up solely because you notify them of an accident, especially if the accident was not your...
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Posted by Editor  |  May 4, 2016

Funeral Home Negligence in Alabama

Can funeral homes be sued for negligence in Alabama? Funeral home negligence suits are extremely rare in Alabama. However, misplaced corpses, premature cremations and other "accidents" are fairly common. Additionally, post-funeral burial mismanagement is also commonplace. For these type incidents, involving cemetery burial mistakes or poor treatment of corpses during the funeral process, Alabama...
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Posted by Editor  |  April 5, 2016

Do I Need A Lawyer For An Alabama Work Injury?

Alabama Workers Compensation Law Under Alabama law, an injured worker has certain rights and options. However, attempting to handle your own claim can be risky. Your employer or the workers comp insurance carrier will probably not have your best interest in mind. Also, they will have the benefit of legal counsel. For the most...
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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  |  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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