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The Dangers of Speeding Trucks

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In comparison to accidents between passenger vehicles, truck accidents are usually much more devastating. The danger is even higher if the trucker is driving over the speed limit. This significantly increases the possibility that the victim of a truck accident will suffer serious injuries, including paralysis, broken and crushed bones, amputation, traumatic brain damage,… Read More »

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Spinal Injuries – What You Need to Know

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In a spinal cord injury, the spinal cord and/or the nerves situated at the bottom of the spinal canals sustain damage. These kinds of injuries can permanently alter the victim’s sensation, strength, and other bodily functions below the site of the injury. A spinal cord injury can disrupt every facet of the patient’s life…. Read More »

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What Should I Look for in a Divorce Attorney?

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A divorce is undoubtedly one of the most stressful experiences you can undergo in your life. You might feel depressed about the fact that your marriage is over, worried about your post-divorce financial situation, and concerned about your children’s future. In such a scenario, the last thing you want is to hire an unskilled… Read More »

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How to Avoid Accidents with Commercial Trucks

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Any kind of collision between a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle can be catastrophic for the people involved – especially those in the passenger vehicle. A heavy-duty commercial truck can outweigh a passenger car by as much as 25 to 40 times. So, when these two vehicles collide, the driver and the passengers… Read More »

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Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

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Commercial truck accidents are some of the deadliest incidents that occur on the roadways. When a tractor-trailer that weighs upwards of 80,000 pounds (when fully loaded) collides into a regular passenger vehicle, the results can be catastrophic – especially for occupants of the other vehicle. For those who are injured in trucking accidents, pursuing… Read More »

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Trampoline Safety – How Dangerous Are They?

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Trampolines pose a high risk of injury to children and teens. Even a backyard model can cause serious head and neck injuries as well as fractures of the arms and legs. Every year, approximately 100,000 people are injured on traditional trampolines in the U.S., resulting in 3,100 hospitalizations, according to the American Academy of… Read More »

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My Ex got a Raise at Work, Can I Get Child Support and Alimony Modified?

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A divorce means a new reality for the couple and their children, and that includes a new financial reality as well. During your divorce, child support was calculated according to the Alabama Child Support Calculation Guidelines.  This is based on the parents’ combined income including the value of assets including pensions 401k or retirement… Read More »

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DUI and the Holidays in Dothan Alabama

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The holiday season is upon us and it can be one of the most relaxing times of the year, especially if you get to take time off from work and spend it with family and friends. It can also be a dangerous time of the year. Thousands of DUI accidents occur across the country… Read More »

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Steps to Take if You’re in a Semi-Truck Accident

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Getting into a motor vehicle accident is always an unsettling experience, and this is especially true when someone is involved in an accident with a big rig truck. Semi-trucks typically weigh 80,000 pounds or more when they are fully loaded, and when a vehicle of this size collides with a regular passenger vehicle, there… Read More »

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How to Stay on Top of Your Case After You Hire a Lawyer

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At Smith & McGhee, when you hire us to represent your interests, we become your best advocate. Whether you are facing a personal injury, a divorce, an auto accident, we will be there by your side to listen, then guide you on how to navigate the legal system with an experienced Alabama attorney. No… Read More »