Types of Damages Recoverable in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
Posted in Personal Injury on July 31, 2018.
If you’ve suffered injuries due to another’s actions, you may be in the process of forming a personal injury lawsuit. Your goal is likely to recover compensation for your injuries and medical bills, and the laws in Alabama allow victims the right to file a claim after accidents to do just that. The amount of… read more
Dangerous Playground Equipment in Summer
Posted in Uncategorized on July 18, 2018.
As summertime gets into full swing, many parents are taking their children out to enjoy the outdoors and get in some playtime. In addition to keeping an eye on the kids and preparing for the risks of dehydration in the heat, parents will also need to be aware of the dangers of playground equipment during… read more
5 Ways You’re Losing Your Car Accident Lawsuit
Posted in Car Accidents on July 11, 2018.
Car accidents can be costly events, especially if you’ve suffered extensive injuries. When the other party is at fault, you have a right to file a claim to recover compensation. Collecting damages can go a long way to healing and returning to a normal life after a crash. That said, it is easy to damage… read more
3 Types of Damages Available in a Lawsuit
Posted in Uncategorized on June 25, 2018.
In civil law, “damages” refer to both the losses a victim suffers in a personal injury accident and the compensation recoverable with a lawsuit. While every claim will result in a different damage award based on the specifics of the case, all share the same types of damages in Alabama. There are three main categories… read more
Alabama’s New Guns in School Law
Posted in Alabama Laws on June 18, 2018.
School shootings in America have been in the news dozens of times since the beginning of this year alone. Alabama has not managed to escape the headlines. With the local and national death tolls mounting, Alabama lawmakers decided it was time to make a change. Governor Kay Ivey, with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, announced… read more
Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Coverage
Posted in Car Accidents on June 7, 2018.
Every state enforces different laws concerning car insurance, and Alabama recently enacted a minimum requirement for auto liability insurance coverage. All Alabama drivers must secure insurance coverage before registering a vehicle. If there is any lapse in coverage, the driver risks significant legal penalties. These penalties will increase if the driver gets into an accident… read more
Alabama Child Car Seat Laws
Posted in Alabama Laws on June 1, 2018.
Car seats are invaluable safety devices. Both state and federal car seat laws exist to prevent injuries to their children and avoid legal penalties. Depending on the age and size of the child, requirements for car seats vary. The Alabama Department of Public Safety enforces the state’s child car seat guidelines: Children under one year… read more
5 Way You Reduce Your Chance of Winning a Car Accident Claim
Posted in Car Accidents on May 25, 2018.
A car accident can be costly, and your best chances of recovering compensation for your losses is by filing a car accident claim against the insurance of the driver who caused your crash. Victims in an accident can do things to better their chances of receiving fair compensation – and they can do things to… read more
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