Archive for April, 2019

What to Do: Your Alabama Teen Found with Alcohol

  • April 26th, 2019
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The legal term is called Minor in Possession (MIP). The real-life experience is a call from the local jail. It is just about summer and for many Alabama teens that translates to let the party begin. It is a party…

Alabama Kids, Boating and Drinking

  • April 22nd, 2019
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As we head into summer, please take a few minutes to talk to your kids about boat safety. I can see your eyes roll. I understand. I grew up in and around the water of Mobile and my eyes have…

Why Do You Need a Lawyer to Fight the Insurance Company?

  • April 16th, 2019
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After a serious accident, even lawyers hire lawyers to help fight the insurance company. Here is the major reason: they need to get better while someone else jumps through the hoops required to get an insurance company to pay. There…

Can Alabama Pull You Over for Holding a Phone?

  • April 8th, 2019
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Should you hold your phone and drive in Alabama? Our legislature is considering a ban. Some states already do prohibit it – one of those is Georgia. You should know by now that you cannot text and drive in Alabama….

Can I Sue If I Signed a Waiver?

  • April 1st, 2019
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Can you sue if you signed a waiver? Yes, you can sue. The real question is — can you win? The court does not look favorably on deceptive language which is only designed to protect a business from financial loss….