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Are Your Smart Devices and Your Smart Home Putting You at Risk?

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alabamalawyer |  
September 28, 2022
Are Your Smart Devices and Your Smart Home Putting You at Risk? From the introduction of the first TV remote in the 1950s to the state-of-the-art personal and home technology of today, we just can’t seem to get enough of the latest and greatest gadgets that are supposed to make life easier and more enjoyable. […]
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Falls Protection Awareness Day

Falls Protection Awareness Day

Personal Injury, Slip & Fall
alabamalawyer |  
September 22, 2022
This year, Falls Protection Awareness Day falls on September 22, 2022. Slips and falls are incredibly common, whether in someone's home, a nursing home, a public space, or even a private office. Nursing homes and most public spaces have an obligation to keep the space safe for everyone to use. If they do not, someone […]
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What You Need to Do Right After a Car Crash

Cars
alabamalawyer |  
September 22, 2022
What You Need to Do Right After a Car Crash Over six million car wrecks occur in the U.S. every year with more than half of those resulting in injuries. The death toll from these crashes exceeds 40,000 and continues to climb. Many factors contribute to this, including inclement weather, driving under the influence and […]
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What To Do in a Hit and Run Car Accident

Car Accidents
alabamalawyer |  
September 13, 2022
When you have been in a hit and run car accident, it can be very stressful. From calling the police to figuring out how to collect damages, you often don't know where to start. However, in many cases, these institutions are hampered by a lack of knowledge or evidence. If you are wondering what to […]
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How To Get Reimbursed For Lost Wages After a Car Accident

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
September 9, 2022
After being involved in an accident, you may be forced to take some time off of work. However, failing to go to work doesn't amount to receiving a paycheck at the end of the month, regardless of whether your reason is valid or not; this amounts to lost wages. So, one of the questions that […]
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7 Tips on How to Find the Best Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
September 2, 2022
When you are injured at no fault of yourself, you might need to hire a personal injury attorney to help you recover the costs of healing, pain and suffering compensation, lost wages, and more. However, where do you start when finding the best attorney? In today's blog, we will go over seven tips on finding […]
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When to Contact a Bus Accident Lawyer

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
August 26, 2022
You need to contact a school bus accident lawyer when you or someone you love has been injured (or worse, killed)  because of the action or negligence of another. If this sounds like you, contact our experienced team of school bus accident lawyers to get the compensation you need. When to Reach Out and Contact […]
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Rental Truck Accidents and How To Avoid Them

Car Accidents
alabamalawyer |  
August 23, 2022
Rental Truck Accidents and How To Avoid Them Every year, more than 40 million people move to the United States. Rental truck accidents are common during the Peak moving season, between April and September, when most of these moves happen. Movers and rental trucks are in high demand, especially in the summer, when over 75% […]
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What To Do After A Dog Bite?

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
July 26, 2022
What To Do After A Dog Bite? A dog bite may be more serious than you think and can happen because the dog is scared, startled, or threatened. The wounds can get potentially fatal if an infection persists. So, if a dog bites you, care for your injuries first and then seek legal help for […]
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Work Zone Safety

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
July 19, 2022
Work Zone Safety Summer always brings increased road work as most municipalities take advantage of the weather and reduced commuting traffic to maintain and upgrade our Nation’s roadways. Once complete, we will likely appreciate the extra lanes or more comfortable ride the road work provides. However, during the road work, the changes to traffic patterns, […]
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Lime & Bird Electric Scooters - Tips to Stay Safe

Featured, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
June 29, 2022
Lime & Bird Electric Scooters - Tips to Stay Safe When electric scooters were first made available for public use in cities, they were heralded as a green, fun, and efficient way to get around. Unfortunately, they’ve also been the cause of a number of injuries and even some deaths. With summer here, electric scooter […]
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Summer Motorcycle Riding: What You Need to Know

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
June 21, 2022
Summer Motorcycle Riding: What You Need to Know If you're like most riders, you probably can't wait to get out on the open road and enjoy the freedom that comes with motorcycle riding. But before you hit the highway, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Did you know that 97% of […]
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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Fact Sheet

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
May 25, 2022
Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Fact Sheet May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. During this time, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to help vehicle drivers and motorists practice safe riding practices and cooperation. This effort will help lower the number of injuries and fatalities on the highway. Highway Facts An […]
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National Safe Boating Week

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
May 20, 2022
National Safe Boating Week National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27, and it’s time to learn about safe boating practices as the weather warms up. There are plenty of resources to learn more about staying safe on and around boats. Boat Safety Tips Know the local boating laws: Anyone driving the boat must be familiar […]
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What to Do If You Are Injured by a Distracted Driver

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
April 29, 2022
What to Do If You Are Injured by a Distracted Driver Distracted driving can easily lead to an accident. The number of fatalities and injuries caused by these types of accidents is climbing each year. More than 350,000 injuries occur annually from distracted driving accidents. April is distracted driving awareness month promoted by the National […]
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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Car Accidents
alabamalawyer |  
April 15, 2022
Distracted Driving Awareness Month April is distracted driving awareness month in the United States. Did you know that each year, approximately 3,000-5,000 fatalities result from distracted driving? And it’s not just the fatalities that significantly add up — distracted driving results in over 350,000 injuries each year. Distracted driving awareness month is designed to help […]
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Types of Brain Injuries and Symptoms

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
March 28, 2022
Types of Brain Injuries and Symptoms Traumatic brain injuries affect an estimated 1.5 million people in the United States each year and brain injuries are the leading cause of death and disability among children and young adults. As a result of these brain injuries: 230,000 people are hospitalized and survive. 50,000 people die. 80,000 to […]
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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
March 23, 2022
March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month March brings National Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s the perfect time to not only learn about brain injuries but also dive into ways to learn how to avoid them. The CDC together with several other health-related groups work to educate people on preventing traumatic brain injuries and provide […]
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Someone suffering from physical pain after an accident.

What is Pain and Suffering?

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
February 28, 2022
What is Pain and Suffering? If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, your personal injury lawyer will likely use the legal term “pain and suffering” to refer to the mental and physical pain someone experiences during and after an injury from an accident. Pain and suffering can vary from case […]
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Two Drivers Exchange Insurance Details After Accident On Mobile Phones.

Nine Tips for Dealing with Other Driver’s Insurance

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
February 26, 2022
Nine Tips for Dealing with Other Driver’s Insurance Personal injury insurance claims are complicated and challenging. Saying the wrong thing to the wrong person can penalize you. Initially, you will need to call your insurance company to file your claim and provide basic information. But, most personal injury victims are unprepared for the call they […]
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Wrongful Death in Prison Can Lead to Lawsuits

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
alabamalawyer |  
February 18, 2022
Wrongful Death in Prison Can Lead to Lawsuits 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 […]
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Driving in Alabama During Winter Weather

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
January 26, 2022
Driving in Alabama During Winter Weather While snowmobiling, ice skating, and making snowmen are all delightful winter pastimes, winter weather can make one of the most fundamental everyday activities — driving — significantly more dangerous. We've compiled a list of winter driving guidelines for all Alabama motorists. Because Alabama is so far south, many believe […]
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What to Do After a Slip & Fall Injury

Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall
alabamalawyer |  
January 24, 2022
What to Do After a Slip & Fall Injury Slip and fall injuries are common, and can be traumatic and life changing if the injuries are serious enough. If you are, or a loved one is injured on someone else’s property because they failed to keep the premises safe, you may be entitled to compensation […]
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What Happens During a Truck Accident Investigation?

Car Accidents, Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
December 6, 2021
What Happens During a Truck Accident Investigation? 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 […]
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When Your Injury at Work Creates Two Separate Claims

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
November 25, 2021
When Your Injury at Work Creates Two Separate Claims 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 […]
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talcum powder

Do I Have a Talcum Powder Claim?

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
November 13, 2021
Do I Have a Talcum Powder Claim? Over the past few years, thousands of people have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson for ovarian cancer and other serious health conditions caused by the use of talcum powder. Some of the judgments and settlements of these cases have reached into the hundreds of millions of dollars, […]
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The Dangers Posed by 18-Wheelers

Car Accidents
alabamalawyer |  
October 2, 2021
The Dangers Posed by 18-Wheelers 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 […]
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High-Tech Solutions Are Finally Targeting Motorcycles

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
September 21, 2021
High-Tech Solutions Are Finally Targeting Motorcycles 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 […]
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A Mother Fights to Change AL Laws on Behalf of Her Deceased Son

Personal Injury
alabamalawyer |  
August 25, 2021
A Mother Fights to Change AL Laws on Behalf of Her Deceased Son Connie Hay is fighting to change the state workers’ compensation laws. Her son, Mason Spurlin, worked for J&M Tank Lines in Sylacauga; he died due to toxic inhalation on the worksite. Under Alabama’s workers’ compensation law, the estate of the son was […]
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Can a Wrist Sprain Get Worse?

Personal Injury
Syde Kar |  
August 18, 2021
Can a Wrist Sprain Get Worse? Your sprained wrist should be getting better over time, not worse. The worsening of your symptoms, whatever they may be, should be an automatic call for concern as it indicates a possible complication in your recovery. It may be tempting to try and ignore anything new or brush off […]
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