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How Do Long-Term Ailments Affect My Car Accident Claim?

Posted in Car Accidents on April 18, 2019.

You cannot control when you suffer injuries in a car accident on Alabama roads. These accidents can happen to anyone – and you can receive lasting and painful disabilities as a result of your accident. If you were in a car accident and came out with long-term ailments, you can claim additional compensation on top… read more

Can You Get PTSD After a Car Accident?

Posted in Uncategorized on April 18, 2019.

The moments after a car accident can be disorienting and painful – you may suffer severe injuries that could put you out of work for weeks. However, one side effect of Birmingham car accidents many people do not discuss is the emotional impact. You can suffer severe and lasting emotional damage, including post-traumatic stress disorder,… read more

The 4 Elements Needed to Prove Wrongful Death

Posted in Personal Injury on March 12, 2019.

A wrongful death claim effectively functions as a personal injury claim on behalf of a victim who did not survive his or her injury. The purpose of a personal injury claim is to make the plaintiff “whole” again after suffering damages from the defendant’s negligence. A wrongful death claim instead compensates the estate of the… read more

What Happens If Another Driver or Insurance Company Denies Liability?

Posted in Car Accidents on February 12, 2019.

A Birmingham car accident can leave you with medical bills, property damage, and other expenses. Ideally, you will file a claim with an at-fault driver’s insurance policy and they will compensate you for the full extent of your losses. Unfortunately, the process is not always so simple. An insurance company has a duty to pay… read more

2019 Toxic Chemicals Found in Birmingham Water

Posted in Personal Injury on February 11, 2019.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Trump Administration has no plans to regulate drinking water, particularly with regard to a known carcinogen, a Politico report declared recently. The current leader of the U.S. EPA, Andrew Wheeler, is under pressure to release a detailed response to a concerning increase in per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or… read more

2019 Tips for Winter Eye Safety

Posted in Uncategorized on January 16, 2019.

Just because the weather is colder during the winter does not mean people are safe from the potential dangers of sun exposure. The human eye is an incredibly complex and sensitive organ that can suffer various problems during the winter. Unfortunately, many people conflate cold weather with minimized risk of sun damage. Consider the following… read more

8 Signs You May Have Black Mold in Your Home

Posted in Uncategorized on January 14, 2019.

Toxic black mold is an incredibly dangerous health hazard that can affect many homes. Black mold can have temporary and long-term effects on a family’s health and it is vital for all Americans to know the warning signs of black mold exposure. In some cases, it may be possible to fix the issue with minimal… read more

What Do Self-Driving Cars Mean for Accident Safety?

Posted in Car Accidents on January 11, 2019.

Human beings are capable of learning vicariously through stories of others’ experiences, but this type of shared experience unfortunately does not carry over to driving ability. A driver cannot absorb lessons learned by another driver after an accident, but an autonomous vehicle can. Self-driving cars have entered the consumer market from a few automakers, legislators,… read more

Alabama Car Accident Forensics 101

Posted in Car Accidents on December 13, 2018.

Car accidents are one of the most common ways that Americans succumb to injuries every year. It is statistically likely that all Americans will be in an accident at some point in their lives, even if they have never been in one before. The fact is not intended to scare; rather, it is a good… read more

Signs Your Child Is Being Harassed & What to Do About It

Posted in Personal Injury on December 13, 2018.

When your child faces harassment or adversity, it can be unbearable, frustrating, and angering. Not only can you often not witness or control the situation, you also cannot always change it. However, legal options exist that can help you and your child through this difficult time. The first step is properly identifying the problem. If… read more