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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 »

Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Top 5 Considerations When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

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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 »

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I Was Arrested for DUI in Alabama, What Happens Now?

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A DUI arrest can be a terrifying experience. Your troubles are suddenly compounded, and you are faced with the dilemma of how to best protect your rights and freedom. Once you’ve bonded out of jail after a DUI arrest, a million questions probably come to mind. The first of which is, what happens now?… Read More »

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What Happens During a Criminal Trial in Alabama?

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If you have been charged with a crime, you are likely confused and frightened about the prospects for your future. The criminal trial process in Alabama can be costly from both an emotional and financial perspective. Depending on the jurisdiction and whether the case will be heard in federal or circuit court, there may… Read More »

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I am Young and Healthy, Do I Need a Will?

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When you are young and enjoy good health, preparing a will is likely the last thing on your mind. After all, it could be decades before you need to consider such things. As a person recently out of high school or college, you may have little to no financial assets as well. However, preparing… Read More »

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Common Motorcycle Accidents in Alabama and How to Stay Safe

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Riding a motorcycle is inherently more dangerous than is driving, or riding in, a passenger car. To be sure, should a crash occur, a motorcyclist has few protections, including the lack of a seatbelt, the lack of airbags, and the lack of doors or a frame to protect the motorcyclist and secure them within… Read More »

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Back to School – School Bus Safety at the Bus Stop and On the Roadways in Alabama

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that the school bus is the safest means of transportation for getting your child to school, claiming that riding the bus is much safer than traveling by car. In fact, while it is true that fatal school bus accidents do occur (there are about four to six children… Read More »

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney for Your Divorce

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Starting divorce proceedings can be an emotional and sometimes overwhelming experience. You may be pondering if you really need a divorce attorney. It may make sense to try to go it alone and use online resources or kits as a way to save both time and money. The following reasons may preclude you from… Read More »

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Can Child Support Be Adjusted in Alabama?

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Divorcing parents work hard to reduce the impact that this life change has on their children. Moms and dads do whatever it takes to make sure their children’s lives remain as normal as possible. Most non-custodial parents treat regular child support payments as an essential of parenting. A 2012 report showed over $24 billion was paid… Read More »