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Why Choose a Remote Personal Injury Lawyer in Birmingham

The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a number of challenges for the legal services industry. One of the biggest challenges to overcome was the pivot to remote work. Now, more than two years after the arrival of COVID-19, many courts are still permitting attorney remote appearances for certain matters. And many firms are still utilizing mobile and remote legal...

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How to Choose an Affordable Personal Injury Lawyer in Alabama

After an accident, money is tight. You’ve missed work. You’ve incurred thousands of dollars in medical expenses. And the thought of hiring a lawyer may seem out of the question. How you may think, can I afford one? By identifying an experienced personal injury lawyer, Birmingham residents may recover compensation for all of their accident-related expenses. Of course, if...

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One Montgomery Woman Killed In Two Vehicle Crash On I-85

(Montgomery, Alabama April 11, 2022) — Late Friday evening before midnight, a woman from Montgomery, AL was tragically killed in a two vehicle crash on I-85 northbound near Chantilly Parkway. According to the Alabama State Troopers, the driver of one of the cars, Sonya McIntosh, 43, had life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced...

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16 and 11 Year-Old Brothers Killed In Huntsville, AL Crash

(Huntsville, Alabama April 13, 2022) — On Monday evening, brothers, ages 16 and 11, were tragically killed in a single-vehicle accident. The the Madison County Coroner Dr. Tyler Berryhill, the crash occurred on Bob Lane near Mt. Lebanon Road around 6 p.m. According the the Huntsville Police Department, the driver likely lost control of the vehicle after running off...

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Parental Immunity In Alabama Dog Bite Cases

Under Alabama law, a child generally cannot sue his or her parent in tort (e.g., a claim for negligence). The exception to this rule is when a parent sexually abuses his or her child. As a result, if a child is attacked by a dog owned or harbored by a parent, the child’s claim against the parent is bared...

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6 Things to Consider Before Accepting a Settlement from the Insurance Company

Insurance companies frequently offer money settlements to injured parties after accidents happen. An initial insurance company settlement offer can represent all the costs from your injury, or it more often can mean a lowball offer. Here are six things you should know about insurance company settlements and questions to ask before accepting a settlement. 1. How Do Insurance Settlements...

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Examples of Pain and Suffering

Physical pain, mental anguish, and emotional distress can be some of the most significant harm you have to grapple with following an accident. While these types of harm can be more difficult to prove than economic harm like medical bills and lost wages, they are no less significant. In fact, in some cases, they can make up the bulk...

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Who Pays for My Chiropractor Bill After My Accident in Alabama?

After a car accident, victims can sustain injuries that cause muscle pain and reduced movement. They then might seek out chiropractors for treatment. Chiropractors perform adjustments and utilize other therapies to lessen discomfort and increase mobility. This begs the question, Who pays for a chiropractor after an accident? Sources of Compensation You have several options for paying your chiropractor....

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I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver in Alabama—What Are My Legal Options?

A drunk driver hit me—what can I do about it? Always seek medical treatment first; your health is most important. However, after you’ve looked after your health and safety, you can take steps to protect your right to seek justice against the reckless driver who injured you. With help from an experienced attorney, you can sue a drunk driver...

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Pedestrian Killed After Five Vehicle Crash On I-59

(Greene County, Alabama April 2, 2022) — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) reports that early Friday morning Herbert J. Lewis, 60, of Boligee was tragically killed when he fell from a bridge after being struck by the 2008 Ford Escape that he had been driving. Lewis has been standing outside his vehicle at the time of the crash....

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