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Injured and I Want Fast Money

If you are injured and want your money fast, settle with the wrongdoer’s insurance company. But, there is a price to pay. If you settle quickly, you are probably getting less than you could. That’s right. A quick settlement almost…

Change in AL Law: Less Incentive to Have Car Insurance. Really.

  • January 10, 2020
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This may shock you. It did me. A new 2020 law in Alabama helps uninsured motorists and, indirectly, hurts anyone hit by them. Here is what the state has done. It has changed what happens if you are caught driving…

Ask Your Legal Questions Live!

  • January 3, 2020
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Join us live on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Football season is about over, and it is time to return to the 30-minute long legal call-in show, NBC 15 LawCall, here in Mobile, AL. As it has been for roughly a…

The Law and Hosting a Holiday Party in Alabama

  • December 20, 2019
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If you are thinking of spiking that eggnog, here is what you need to know. Don’t serve anyone under 21. Alabama is firm that you cannot legally serve alcohol to anyone under 21 years old. That means even if his…

Christmas in Alabama

  • December 13, 2019
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Courtesy: SkyBama.com Alabama loves Christmas. In fact, we were the first state to legally recognize the holiday … even before the country did. In 1836, our state made it a holiday. The federal government would not step in until 1870….

When Tragedy Hits

  • December 7, 2019
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The tragedy of the Pensacola shooting will touch us all. How could it not? For decades, I have seen what the horrible news of a tragedy does to those remaining — both those directly touched by the incident and those…

When an Accident Kills Someone in Alabama

  • December 3, 2019
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Was there someone absent from your Thanksgiving dinner because of an accident? Was the family confused about what to do? This is not surprising. I get calls, often after a holiday gathering, for advice of how family members can be…

You Be the Judge: Dad Breaks Disney Attraction

  • November 22, 2019
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This story is real. The lawsuit isn’t. I give you this, so you have something else except football, to argue about at Thanksgiving dinner. Here we go. Case: A Dad wants to be a good Dad. His kids were afraid…

Termites Ate My Mobile, AL, Home – Really

  • November 15, 2019
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We just had a case where a home worth more than half a million dollars had to be demolished because of termites. These homeowners had pest control inspections and treatments … or at least they thought they did. Here is…

Vets and Alabama Law

  • November 8, 2019
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Veterans in Alabama have some special privileges, specific laws and even a special court. It may surprise you, but Mobile and Baldwin Counties have Veteran Treatment Courts. These special courts were created to help veterans with mental health issues and/or…

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