Alabama’s Most Dangerous Intersections
Posted in Uncategorized on February 28, 2018.
Car accidents are the leading cause of unintentional death and injury in the United States, including Alabama. However, there are some factors that may increase your risk for experiencing an accident. The state’s most dangerous intersection is right here in Birmingham, at University Boulevard and 28th Street, according to recent data from the National Highway… read more
Types of Distracted Driving and When You Can Be Pulled Over for Them
Posted in Uncategorized on February 27, 2018.
Distracted driving plays a role in many, if not most, car accidents in Alabama. Texting and cell phone use is among the most common types of distracted behavior. This practice alone contributes to 1,100 injuries and eight deaths each day in the United States, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…. read more
Who Could Be Found Liable for a Car Accident on Private Property?
Posted in Car Accidents on January 31, 2018.
Alabama’s car accident laws apply a little differently when a collision happens on private property. The same roadway rules might not apply, and there could be premises liability laws involved in your claim as well. A negligent or reckless property owner, driver, or another person could still be liable for your damages despite the accident… read more
Your Rights as a Truck Driver in AL
Posted in Uncategorized on January 12, 2018.
Truck drivers face one of the most challenging lines of work available, and as such have several legal protections to ensure their rights as employees. Every state has unique laws concerning the rights of truck drivers, and every Alabama truck driver should familiarize themselves with the laws in Alabama concerning truck driver unemployment benefits, home… read more
Can I Sue Someone Who Gave Me An STD?
Posted in Uncategorized on January 8, 2018.
In some cases, transmitting a sexual disease to another person qualifies as a personal injury. A few factors come into play that may complicate such a case, but several individuals in recent years have succeeded in lawsuits after contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) due to the conduct of their sexual partners. Society generally expects individuals… read more
Legal Options for Hit and Run Victims in AL
Posted in Uncategorized on January 2, 2018.
When someone causes a car accident due to negligence, the other drivers they injure will usually seek compensation for their losses through personal injury claims. However, if an at-fault driver flees the scene, or strikes a parked vehicle and flees without leaving a note or contacting the parked vehicle’s owner, the victims may wonder if… read more
Alabama Personal Injury Law 101
Posted in Uncategorized on November 27, 2017.
Personal injury claims are some of the most commonly seen types of legal claim in the United States. Virtually everyone will at some point likely need legal services due to a personal injury claim, either as a plaintiff suing for someone else’s negligence or as a defendant fighting a charge of negligence. It’s a good… read more
Consumer Reports: Best and Worst Places to Buy Tires
Posted in Uncategorized on November 24, 2017.
Americans rely on their vehicles for work and leisure every day, and tires are one of the most crucial parts of any vehicle. Tires do much more than allow a vehicle to roll down the road. They also help prevent accidents by gripping the surface of the road and maintaining safe levels of friction for… read more
Proving Causation in a Personal Injury Case
Posted in Uncategorized on November 21, 2017.
Alabama personal injury law hinges on the legal concept of negligence. A plaintiff in a personal injury suit will need to prove the defendant in the case was negligent to secure compensation for his or her damages. There are four basic elements to negligence: Duty. The plaintiff must show the defendant owed a duty of… read more
6 Companies Currently Facing AL Lawsuits for Hip Replacements
Posted in Uncategorized on September 26, 2017.
Many people who have experienced serious injuries or older individuals who suffer from bone health problems require hip replacements. These surgeries entail replacing the ball-and-socket joint of the hip, either partially or entirely. Hip implants can help people regain the ability to walk and perform other activities their injuries previously prevented. Some hip replacements can… read more