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How to Choose a Divorce Attorney in Alabama

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Whether you have decided to initiate a divorce, or you have recently received a divorce petition from your spouse, hiring the right attorney is essential to the outcome of your case. Choosing an inexperienced divorce attorney or attempting to represent yourself could have consequences that you will need to live with for many years…. Read More »

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Pool Safety and Premises Liability

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The statistic is sad but true. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death of children between the ages of one and four. Because children can slip under water in an instant, it’s essential that an adult supervise them in or near water always. Of course, a toddler or preschooler should never be in… Read More »

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5 Tips to a More Successful Injury Claim

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It’s commonly known that insurance companies will take every measure possible to avoid paying compensation after you have an accident. An insurance company is in business to make money, so payouts to accident victims cut into their profits. Denying claims and shortchanging people isn’t right, but these unscrupulous practices are just one more thing… Read More »

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How to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

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Pedestrian accidents are a severe problem in the state of Alabama. In fact, a 2018 report published at Patch.com states that Alabama ranks eighth highest in the country in number of pedestrian deaths. The article also mentions that more pedestrians are being killed in motor vehicle accidents today than at any other time in the past… Read More »

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Myths About Wearing Seatbelts

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When you get behind the wheel of a car you automatically increas your risk of accident or death to some extent. To be sure, car accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, and even the safest of drivers often become accident victims. There are several things that you… Read More »

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DUIs and Spring Break in Alabama and Florida

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Traveling to the Gulf Coast areas of Alabama and Florida is popular during spring break since it is close to many southern colleges and universities. Spring break is viewed as a rite of passage among many young adults, but it can be a dangerous time as well thanks to the heavy drinking and partying… Read More »

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Causes of Spring Break Accidents and Injuries

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Now that winter is winding down, and temperatures are on the rise, the places with the best weather are gearing up for an influx of Spring Break visitors. Each year, hundreds of thousands of college students and families converge on some of the most popular destinations for a week of relaxation and celebration. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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Types of Collisions

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Innocent victims often suffer the consequences when another driver is negligent or careless in their actions on the road. If you or someone you love has been involved in a collision caused by another driver, there’s a good chance you have experienced significant damages. At Smith & McGhee, PC, our skilled personal injury attorneys… Read More »

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Do I Have a Premises Liability Case?

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When you enter someone else’s property, you have the reasonable expectation of not being injured. Unfortunately, accidents happen, and you could be seriously hurt thanks to an unknown hazard or some other safety issue. If you are injured, a premises liability claim may be the best way for you to hold that property owner… Read More »

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How to Avoid Accidents with Commercial Trucks

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Any accident has the potential to be life-altering, but a collision with a commercial truck can be more devastating than other vehicle accidents. The size and weight of a commercial vehicle not only makes it more difficult to maneuver, but the impact of these trucks can also lead to catastrophic injuries and even death…. Read More »