While a sprain is technically a lesser injury in comparison to a proper break, it can still be incredibly painful. It’s also an injury that is fairly common amongst victims of car accidents, as all it really takes is a wrong movement or twist at the right angle. As we instinctively reach out when we…

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The coronavirus pandemic is spiraling out of control. Already, more than 300,000 people have died due to the pandemic. Over 20 million people have been infected. The strain on hospitals across the country is a serious concern. Some hospitals are to the point of considering rationing or triaging medical care to those most likely to…

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There’s been a lot of innovation and discussion about how technology can help car and truck drivers. One aim is to create self-driving cars and trucks. Another aim has been to install computer technology to help prevent accidents, take control from drivers in emergencies, monitor blind spots, and the implementation of other safety measures. It’s,…

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While Congress was negotiating what type of stimulus package to pass, consideration was given to legislation that aims to stop surprise medical bills. Lawmakers appeared to have agreed to the passage of a new law called the No Surprises Act, but the passage of the Act stalled due to the failure to pass the stimulus…

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If you drive on highways or multi-lane roads throughout the year, you probably have shared the road with many large commercial trucks, including 18-wheelers. Alabama is a prime area of the nation for trucks that deliver all types of items across the South and Southeast. A number of factors can make these big rigs quite…

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One of the most important questions that needs to be answered in the aftermath of a car accident is: who is responsible? In some cases, liability is easy to determine. For example, when a driver is speeding at 100 mph in a 35 mph zone and loses control, slamming into another vehicle from behind, the…

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Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, often without warning. Truck accidents in particular can cause severe injuries. When these accidents occur, often it is difficult to determine what exactly happened. In any event, those who were negligent need to be held responsible for the injuries they have caused. Those injured in collisions…

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The Constitution of the United States requires that prisons, jails, and detention centers do not impose unnecessary risks to the safety and health of  persons in custody. They are obligated to implement safety measures and safeguards to protect those under their supervision and care. When someone dies as a result of the failure of prison…

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A worker who suffers an injury on-the-job in Alabama is likely entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, what happens when someone else, other than your employer or coworkers, is also negligent in causing your injury? Your workers’ compensation case should still apply, but you may also be able to file a personal injury claim.…

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