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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Even the most minor car crash can leave you with some type of injury. However, serious, high speed crashes can result in catastrophic injuries that can prove life-changing. The term “catastrophic injury” usually refers to a permanent injury that victims often carry throughout the rest of their lives in one way or the other. Specifically,…

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With fall and winter seasons upon us, so are the holidays. And, with the COVID-19 pandemic still happening, holiday traditions and gatherings will look a bit different this year. Americans are wondering about holiday parties, family dinners and other traditional celebrations. There might not be a lot of easy answers – to anything! – this…

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The next step after a car crash has occurred is first to obtain any needed medical attention for you and/or your loved ones. Second is the filing of a claim with the liable party to get the insurance money you deserve to cover your medical expenses and more, such as lost wages and other damages.…

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Thousands of commercial vehicles share the roadways each day with standard passenger vehicles. Often, when driving the highways of Alabama, you will see large semi-trucks headed toward important delivery or pickup destinations. Although these rigs and their drivers are essential to the commerce and economic prosperity of our nation, their presence on the road can…

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The family of Lina Odom, who died in custody at the Duval County Jail in 2018, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and ARMOR Correctional Health Services in Florida. Odom was 28 years old at the time of her death, which the suit alleges was due to negligence and lack…

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With fall and winter seasons upon us, so are the holidays. And, with the COVID-19 pandemic still happening, holiday traditions and gatherings will look a bit different this year. Americans are wondering about holiday parties, family dinners and other traditional celebrations. There might not be a lot of easy answers – to anything! – this…

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