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How to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Birmingham

Losing a loved one in a tragic accident or because of another’s intentional actions is devastating. We recognize it is a challenging time for you and your family.  If your family member’s death was someone else’s fault, it can be even more painful. Understandably, you might have many concerns and questions, including whether the at-fault party will be held...

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Nursing Home Wrongful Death Cases in Birmingham

Choosing when to move a family member to a nursing home can be a tough decision. You assume that your loved ones will be well taken care of and treated with respect. Sadly, nursing home abuse is a problem plaguing facilities all across the country. Sometimes that abuse or neglect can lead to a resident’s death. In these situations,...

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PRESS RELEASE – Fob James Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against A Former Dothan Financial Advisor And Other Conspirators For Allegedly Stealing Millions of Dollars From Clients’ Retirement Accounts.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Fob James Law Firm today announced the filing of a lawsuit to recover the life savings of 6 retirees in Dothan, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle lost due to financial industry fraud. The lawsuit, filed in the Circuit Court of Houston County Alabama, alleges that former financial advisor Blake Daughtry of Dothan, Alabama and other conspirators forged signatures,...

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What Are Motorcycle Laws in Birmingham?

Motorcycles can be fun and exciting and a great alternative to a regular vehicle. However, motorcycles can also pose great danger. Before getting on the road, you should become familiar with the motorcycle laws in Alabama. Motorcycle Accident Statistics Motorcycles are smaller than cars, can be less visible to other drivers, and require more skills to maneuver. For these...

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Harbor Freight Jack Stand Litigation

Have You Been Injured by a Defective Harbor Freight Tools / Pittsburgh Automotive Jack Stand? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) released a consumer advisory warning related to Harbor Freight Tools’ recall of more than 1.7 million defective 3-ton and 6-ton heavy-duty steel jack stands. These so-called heavy-duty jack stands, which were sold under Harbor Freight Tools’ “Pittsburgh...

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How to Determine Fault in a Car Accident in Birmingham

After a car accident, you may experience many worries and have plenty to do. Unless it’s obvious, one of the most important things you are left to do is determine who was at fault in the accident. You’ll seek medical treatment, deal with the insurance companies, and possibly face various expenses. Determining who is at fault in a car...

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Is Alabama a No-Fault State?

Every state operates under a “fault” or “no-fault” system. The main differences between fault and no-fault are whether victims have the right to sue and who is responsible for damages after a car accident. It is essential to understand what fault and no-fault mean when dealing with car insurance and auto collisions. Our Birmingham, Alabama car accident attorneys will...

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How Much Can You Sue for in a Birmingham Wrongful Death Case?

If you’ve lost a family member as the result of someone else’s wrongful act or negligence, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death case. Under Alabama law, the decedent’s personal representative can file a wrongful death case if the decedent could have filed a personal injury suit had he or she survived. If you are considering filing...

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10 Reasons An Injury Attorney Near Me Will Not Take Your Case

Lawyers consider many factors when deciding whether to take a potential case. However, not all people who suffer injuries in an accident can recover compensation. Sometimes, the facts of your case don’t support all the elements necessary for a successful personal injury claim. If you’re the victim of an accident, you should contact our Birmingham personal injury attorneys at...

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COVID-19 In Alabama Nursing Homes—Questions You Need To Ask

If your loved one resides in an Alabama nursing home, do not assume that the nursing home is adopting best practices to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) among its residents and employees. As COVID-19 spreads, now is the time to be vigilant, thorough, persistent, and prepared. Below are questions you should ask your loved one’s nursing home to...

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