doctor prepares COVID-19 vaccine required by employer
Can My Employer Require Me to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Update: Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall issued a statement (as of August 3rd, 2021) on the state’s vaccine passport law and clarified that employers are allowed to require employees to get vaccinated. Many workers are asking whether employers can require the COVID-19 vaccine if they are eligible for it. The short answer is maybe. Read…

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judge rules on lawsuit after following every step of lawsuit process
Lawsuits from Start to Finish

There are countless television shows and movies depicting lawyers and courtroom proceedings. Still, they don’t quite go behind the scenes to properly show the effort it takes (e.g., paperwork, investigations, information gathering, etc.) to bring a lawsuit to life. If you are curious about how a lawsuit works, here’s a bit of insight into the…

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Two cars sit after fender bender accident where the driver wrecked their friends car
What Happens if I Wreck My Friends Car?

Driving someone else’s car can be risky and expensive if you are ever involved in an accident. No matter how carefully you drive, the unexpected can occur. Likewise, there are some important matters to consider before getting behind the wheel of another person’s vehicle.   At the top of that list is who is actually responsible…

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What is Small Claims Court?

In Alabama, civil cases filed seeking money damages are assigned to a designated court depending on the amount of money that is at stake.  Cases can be assigned to one of three courts: Circuit Court: The Circuit Court handles all cases where the amount claimed is greater than $20,000.  District Court: The District Court is…

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Man injures neck following a car accident
Most Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury cases are legal disputes that occur when a person suffers injury or harm from an accident, and someone else is responsible for it. Personal injury claims include accidents while driving, medical mishaps, and injuries that occur while on public or private property. Below we will feature some of the more common types of…

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Trees, Neighbors, and the Law

One of the most common categories of questions we have received on Law Call throughout the years is disputes between neighbors regarding trees. Here, we break down the law regarding these disputes. Law to Know: Alabama applies the doctrine of cujus est solum ejus est usque ad coelum et ad inferos, which is Latin for “To whomever the…

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