Financial problems are one of the leading causes of divorce. The stress associated with financial struggles often causes couples to part ways and decide to start over on their own. In some cases, things are so bad financially that the spouses may also be financially insolvent. When this is happens, they may feel like they […]
Each year, there are more than 11 million motor vehicle accidents in United States. This averages out to more than 30,000 accidents each and every day. Alabama is ranked the third deadliest state in the nation for fatal car crashes (according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety), with 19.4 deaths per hundred thousand population […]
During a typical week, we spend a lot of time on the property of other parties. Many of us work 40 or more hours in week, and outside of work, we go shopping, go out with friends, take vacations, or just go for a walk in the park. And during the holidays, this type of […]
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When someone is injured in a car accident, they will most often be dealing with an insurance company in order to recover compensation. But what many people fail to realize is that insurance companies are not on their side, and they do not have their best interests at heart. Your goal is to be fairly […]
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During the fall and winter, the days get shorter, and sun glare can become a much bigger problem when we drive. During the late spring and summer months, the sun is usually up before we leave for work, and it goes down later in the evening after we have already returned home. During this time […]
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If you have filed a worker’s compensation or personal injury claim, the insurance company may request that you submit to an independent medical exam (IME). This type of request is not unusual, but it is somewhat adversarial. The insurance company is essentially requesting a “second opinion” that will either confirm or contradict what your treating […]
Bankruptcy. It is a real option when you simply cannot pay your bills. That can happen to all of us, just as life happens. You may experience a job loss, a failed business, divorce, unexpected medical bills, or hours being cut. Any major impact to your income will interrupt your ability to pay your bills, […]
When it comes to auto accidents, ones involving a commercial truck can be the most devastating to those driving in a passenger vehicle. That’s largely because of the size differential. A large truck is defined as a medium or heavy truck weighing more than 10,000 pounds, while a tractor-trailer used for heavy hauling can weigh […]
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You have been injured in a car accident in Alabama. You are not alone. You are among the 156,993 crashes that occur on Alabama roads every year, one every four minutes. Your anxiety level may rise as you wonder who will pay your bills, fix your lost vehicle, and cover your salary while you […]
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