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What to Do: Your Alabama Teen Found with Alcohol

  • April 26, 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 22, 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 16, 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 8, 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 1, 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….

Alabama Law: Do I Have a Case?

  • March 22, 2019
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Do I have a case? There is no shame in asking this question. I talk to clients, here in Mobile and surrounding counties, that seem down right embarrassed to ask it. I tell them that the law is here to…

Termites in Alabama: Fighting the Company and the Pests

  • March 15, 2019
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You paid for termite protection and still you have termites. The law can help you. Alabama is pretty strong on getting you what you paid for. Here is what I am seeing: pest control companies are great to cash your…

Getting a Check for Pain and Suffering in Alabama

  • March 8, 2019
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If you are injured in Alabama, you can get money for your pain and suffering. It is part of the law that some applaud for helping injured folk and others condemn as the “catch all” for those trying to lie,…

Who Can Make Decisions for an Injured Alabama Child?

  • February 27, 2019
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Alabama law is protective of an injured child. In fact, you may think the parents can make all the decisions. This is not always the way it works. Take this example. A child is injured in a car wreck. The…

Hit by a Drunk Teenager in Alabama?

  • February 11, 2019
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If you are hit in a traffic accident by a teenager who has been drinking, you will need a lawyer. Period. Everyone will be pointing fingers and blaming others; plus, it can be a very complicated case. Here is the…

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