- October 6, 2017
- Comments Off on Get a Lawyer with No Money Out of Your Pocket
When I tell injured clients that they can hire me for no money out of their pocket, they are often shocked. Friends have told them that lawyers are expensive and to stay away. That is not the case if you…
- September 29, 2017
- Comments Off on That Boy May Be Lying! What You Can Learn from My Years’ Practicing Law
People lie to lawyers. Man, do people lie. I have 4 go to strategies that I use to discredit a liar (mostly in court) and you may be able to use them if you get accused of something you didn’t…
- September 22, 2017
- Comments Off on Know the Trick Insurance Companies Use
Clients often ask me why I gather all those medical records about their past medical condition. That is their condition BEFORE the accident. It is to stop one of the insurance companies’ biggest tricks. Let’s say your leg is causing…
- September 15, 2017
- Comments Off on Lawyers Saving Football
Let’s talk football. Here in Alabama we love our game, but nobody wants to see his or her child hurt or permanently disabled. Step in the lawyers. If it were not for the lawyers, the game would be more dangerous…
- September 8, 2017
- Comments Off on Can I Sue If I Signed a Waiver?
If you signed a waiver of liability in Alabama, it is like giving your right to sue away. Depending on the wording of the release, you are assuming the risk for whatever happens to you. Say you are at the…
- August 31, 2017
- Comments Off on Do I Have To File a Car Wreck Report?
Let’s say you are going down I-10 (or more likely stopped) and have a minor collision with another car. Do you have to call and make an accident report? Well in some cases, no. But you should. First, the legal…
- August 24, 2017
- Comments Off on Is Grandma Abused? Get Second Opinion.
Even if you have been turned down by a lawyer in a nursing home case, contact at least one other lawyer. Proving nursing home abuse is not an exact science. If requires a strong knowledge of government regulations and expert…
- August 17, 2017
- Comments Off on Foggy Thinking after a Wreck? Get Help.
If you follow football (and that means most everyone in Alabama), you have heard about the devastating effects of concussions. But you don’t have to be a pro player to suffer. People hurt in traffic accidents can suffer from concussions….
- August 11, 2017
- Comments Off on What Should I Say to Police?
Let me give you some advice on what to say in a legal situation. Mostly, what do you say to police? Some of this is from my legal training but most is just being a good southern boy with a…
- August 4, 2017
- Comments Off on You Can’t Say That. Really!
I see people clutching the First Amendment thinking they can say anything they want. Well, you can’t. This has become more of a problem with the explosion of social media. People will just comment on something whether they know anything…