Personal injury attorney calculates his pay after a client wins their case
How do personal injury attorneys get paid?

Many personal injury attorneys prominently advertise that they do not charge any fee for initial consultations and that there is no fee unless there is a recovery. In reality, this is how almost every personal injury attorney operates. The majority of attorneys who handle personal injury cases work on what is called a “contingency fee”…

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Revolvers can cause shooting injuries in Alabama.
Shooting Injuries in Alabama

There are serious legal liabilities that can come with gun ownership and use, especially anytime a firearm injures another person—whether done intentionally or even accidentally. If one person intentionally shoots another without legal justification, they can face criminal charges ranging from assault to murder and may face serious jail time or worse. However, the shooter…

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Pills poured out of medicine bottle to investigate a medication error.
Injuries from Medication Errors in Alabama

Errors in the prescribing and dispensing of medication are increasingly widespread problems that pose a significant danger to consumers. The Food and Drug Administration defines a Medication Error as “any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of the healthcare professional,…

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Homeowners serving alcoholic beverages at their home.
Alabama Laws: Homeowner Liability when Serving Alcohol

Southern hospitality is a long-standing tradition in Alabama, and our residents take pride in offering guests food and drink — especially during college football season. However, if you are serving alcoholic beverages at a party, there are certain laws in Alabama that you need to understand and follow closely.  Minors and Alabama Alcohol Laws Most…

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Girl looking at phone while texting and driving in Alabama
Texting and Driving in Alabama

2,841 deaths. 400,000 people hurt. What caused this alarming number of deaths and injuries in 2018? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it was distracted driving. (source) In 2012, the Alabama legislature passed a law banning texting and driving to help make our roads safer. But what exactly does the law include? Read…

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