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Common Forms of Nursing Home Abuse in Dothan AL

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Nursing homes have reached a point of crisis. Aging demographics, industry consolidation, and a tight labor market have contributed to substandard conditions in many of today’s nursing facilities. This has resulted in a vast increase of nursing home neglect and abuse cases.  Government statistics tell us that at least one in nine Americans over… Read More »

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Five Ways to Respect Motorcycles on the Road

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

It is so important that you understand a basic fact – passenger cars have been found to be the primary cause of most motorcycle accidents. It is true.  Despite the image of a reckless, loud motorcyclist weaving through traffic, it is more often the carelessness of the passenger vehicle driver who is to blame,… Read More »

Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

When Should you Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in Florida?

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

While our offices are located in Dothan, Alabama we often hear from folks who are seeking the services of a personal injury attorney while in Florida. Florida represents fun in the sun for so many from Alabama and between the beaches and amusement parks it is a frequent vacation stop for those from our… Read More »

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Making Healthcare Decisions for Children of Divorce

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

It is unfortunate that you and your spouse have decided to divorce. In the best-case scenario here, you both will come up with a co-parenting plan to make the best decisions for your child and to make the split as peaceful as possible. That includes decisions on health care.  Again, the couple who co-parents… Read More »

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Smith Brothers Follow in Their Father’s Footsteps

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“You’re never too old to follow your dreams and strike out on a different path.” This has been a defining philosophy in the lives of attorney Thomas Smith Jr. and his sons Thomas “Scott” Smith III and Elliott Smith. Thomas Smith Jr. found his calling a little later in life. Having previously earned a… Read More »

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Stopped for a DUI in Florida – I Have a Gun in My Car – What Do I Do?

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

It is not unusual for a Dothan, Alabama resident to head south to Panama City Beach. In 87 miles you can be on the white sands and wide expanse of Florida’s Panhandle coastline and many Alabama residents take advantage of the proximity. But what do you do if you are stopped for a DUI… Read More »

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The Role of an Expert in an Injury Case

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Personal injury law attempts to make you whole after you have been injured by a product or practice through no fault of your own. Whether a drug, medical device, auto, truck, motorcycle accident, or medical malpractice – you didn’t ask to be hurt. You had an expectation that others would do their job and… Read More »

Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Top 5 Considerations When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Have you suffered an injury on the job, in a car accident, or on someone else’s property? Aside from seeking medical treatment, it is important to speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. When you begin the search for a personal injury lawyer, it may seem overwhelming. There are likely dozens… Read More »

Grounds for Divorce in Florida

Grounds for Divorce in Florida

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Living in Florida is a goal for millions of people across the country. While many people move here for retirement, others move here to escape the extreme winter conditions most of the country deals with each year. Not all problems will be escapable in the Sunshine State, including divorce. Dissolving a marriage is a… Read More »

Economic Cost of Divorce - Divorce Law Firm - Smith & McGhee

The Economic Cost of Divorce

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Divorce is not only an emotionally taxing experience, it can be hard on the parties financially as well. The uncertainty of the process, especially for those getting divorced for the first time, can create a lot of stress. And one of the things many divorcing spouses are uncertain about is how they will be… Read More »