When someone suffers an on-the-job injury, they often wonder what legal remedy is best to get reimbursed for the losses caused by the injury. The most likely options would be a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. But these are two entirely separate legal avenues that have different sets of rules. What are […]
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If you have been injured in an accident and you are involved in the claim against the responsible party’s insurer, you might start to get a nagging feeling that you are being watched. In some instances, this feeling might turn out to be more than just paranoia. If you are asking yourself, “can insurance companies […]
If you have recently been involved in an auto accident, you may be wondering if you really need to hire an attorney to handle your claim. After all, attorneys will take a percentage of the compensation you recover (generally about one third), so is it really worth it to hire one? The short answer is, […]
When someone gets injured in an auto accident or sustains some other type of personal injury, they will usually be dealing with an insurance company when they file a claim for damages. And in most cases, it will be the insurance company for the responsible party. There are some instances, however, when you may be […]
With many auto accidents and other personal injuries, it is necessary to miss some time from work in order to physically recover. With more serious injuries, the injured person might need to be out of work for several weeks or even months or longer. Most people do not enjoy being out of work for an […]
Suffering a personal injury can be a life altering event. The financial costs of a moderate to severe injury can be staggering, with medical bills that pile up quickly and the prospect of being out of work for an extended period of time. The financial impact of the injury is only part of the story, […]
According to the National Safety Council (NSC), more than 50,000 crashes occur each year in parking lots and parking garages, resulting in hundreds of deaths and thousands of serious injuries. Driving through parking lots is more dangerous than many people realize, and parking lot and garage accidents account for approximately 20% of all auto accidents. […]
Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are becoming increasingly popular, especially in metro areas like Mobile, Montgomery and Birmingham. In 2018, the Alabama legislature approved ridesharing statewide, allowing these companies to operate in any part of the state. As a result, this method of transportation is quickly replacing taxicabs for those who need to get […]
Millions of auto accidents happen every year, and in a large number of cases, it appears that those involved only suffer minor injuries, if any. You are very fortunate if you can walk away from a car accident without any broken bones or other severe injuries, but just because you don’t feel anything right away, […]
The holiday season is one of the most joyous times of the year. This is the season when we try to take some extra time of to relax, refresh, and spend quality time with our loved ones. In a typical year, millions of Americans would be traveling by car, bus, plane, or another mode of […]
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