Injury Law Blog

What to Do When You Have Been in an Accident with a Drunk Driver

what to do when you've been in an accident with a drunk driverAccording to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), drunk driving accounts for more than one third of all car accidents in the country. Though a drunk driver can strike at any time, day or night, more drunk driving accidents occur at night. If you have been involved in a car accidents, you may feel overwhelmed and not be able to think clearly. In these moments, however, there are certain actions you should try to take as soon as possible. If you or a loved one has been involved in a drunk driving accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Birmingham personal injury attorney so that we can strategize about the best possible outcome for your situation.

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Dog Bite Liability in Alabama

dog bite injury lawyer huntsville alabamaFor some of us, our furry creatures are our life. They offer not only companionship, but they also offer protection. However, sometimes our dogs act in ways that may make us liable for their actions. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 4.5 million dog bites that occur within in the United States each year, some of those being fatal. Therefore, throughout the United States, most states, including Alabama, have specific laws for dog bite cases. Because of this, if you or a loved one have been involved in dog bite accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Huntsville and Madison County personal injury attorney  to strategize about the best possible outcomes for your situation.

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Injuries to Children in Alabama

Our children are important to us. Everything we do is for them and about them and when they are happy, we are happy. The same is the case for when they are crying or hurt. We feel for our children, and we always want the best for them. Therefore, when our children are involved in accidents and are injured due to these accidents, we not only want them to recover, but we also want them to be compensated for their injuries when their injuries are due to the negligent or intentional acts of another.

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What is Negligence?

When you are involved in an accident and you are injured as a result, you may want to be compensated for any injuries that you sustain. However, for you to be compensated for your injuries, it must be found that another person either intentionally caused or negligently caused your injuries. Though intentional behavior can be easily understood, what is negligence and how does it work?

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Did Their Distraction Cause Your Accident?

You can be injured in a car accident at any time. In all actuality, it does not matter how safe a driver you are; you have to look out for is other driver’s actions, though that is easier said than done. With their increases use of technology, today’s drivers are less attentive and more distracted than ever. Because of this, there are thousands of auto accidents that happen daily due to distracted driving that lead to thousands of dollars in medical costs for those who are seriously injured in them. If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Huntsville and Madison County personal injury attorney to strategize about the best possible outcomes for your situation.

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Intentional Torts and Personal Injury

You have been injured. Your injury has occurred at the fault of someone else and now you are left with pain and suffering and hospital bills. You are out of work and now you are left wondering what to do. You deserve to be compensated for any injuries you have sustained due to someone else’s actions, but you may not know whether to file a negligence claim or an intentional torts claim. Because it may not be readily apparent which route is the best way to go in your particular case, you should seek legal advice and representation. If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Huntsville and Madison County personal injury attorney so that we can strategize about the best possible outcomes for your situation.

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Injured Passengers in Alabama

When you get into a vehicle with a loved one, you expect to arrive at your destination safely. You may expect to laugh or listen to music and enjoy the company of whomever you are riding with. What you do not expect is to get into an automobile accident during your ride. However, when you do, you may sustain injuries for which you should be compensated. The question becomes, under these circumstances, what is the applicable law for injured passengers in Alabama to recover for injuries that have been sustained in an automobile accident? If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Huntsville and Madison County personal injury attorney to strategize about the best possible outcomes for your situation.

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Medical Malpractice in Alabama

Going to a doctor can be scary at times. Whether your doctor visit is for a routine check-up or you are dealing with an illness, going to the doctor can be an anxiety-provoking experience. When you go to the doctor, you expect him or her to take care of your medical needs. You do not expect to be harmed in any way, but sometimes this is the case. When your doctor harms you, you may wonder if there is some form or recourse you can take, especially if you now must seek additional medical treatment.

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Study reveals surprising source of distraction among AL teen drivers

Distracted driving is a widespread problem among teenagers, including those who live in Huntsville. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website Distraction.gov reports that one-quarter of teens answer at least one text every time they drive, while one-fifth of teens have extended text conversations while behind the wheel. A new study has revealed an unlikely factor that may cause teens to keep talking and texting while driving: their own parents.
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