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    • Do you Vote for a Label?

      Do you Vote for a Label?

      Do you vote for a label?  Are you a Democrat or Republican?  Stop! Not any longer.  Start thinking about the person.  Look at the individual you are voting for.  Does he/she have integrity?  Are they intelligent?  Will they try to […]

    • WHAT IS UNINSURED/UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE AND DO YOU NEED IT?

      WHAT IS UNINSURED/UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE AND DO YOU NEED IT?

      Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UM/UIM on your policy) is offered by insurance carriers.  If you are like I was before I took the time to learn what coverages I was paying for, you might not be aware of the […]

    • Need an attorney?  Do you want a Mill or a Boutique?

      Need an attorney? Do you want a Mill or a Boutique?

      So, you are in a car wreck, or you’ve suffered from medical malpractice, or a family member or acquaintance has been killed due to another’s negligence, or you’ve been defrauded or wrongfully treated by an insurance company.  What do you […]

    • How Far will Ford Motor Company and its Dealers Go?

      How Far will Ford Motor Company and its Dealers Go?

      An $18,000 Ford Fusion.  An engine light.  A shaking, sputtering, and jerking.  A history of problems. Multiple complaints. Two wrecks. A repossession. 6 years.  And thousands of dollars.  That’s what large companies do.  They fight and fight and fight.  They […]

    • Long Term Disability Denial – ERISA Penalties

      Long Term Disability Denial – ERISA Penalties

      Many employees have long term disability insurance through their employer.  For example, ABC, Inc. offers its employees various benefits, one of which is long term disability in the event the employee becomes disabled.  It’s considered an important benefit since the […]

    • YOU ARE RIDING YOUR BIKE AND CHASED/INJURED BY A DOG – WHAT TO DO?

      YOU ARE RIDING YOUR BIKE AND CHASED/INJURED BY A DOG – WHAT TO DO?

      First, a little bit of background – Alabama common law, as was the law in most states, allowed a dog “one bite” before the dog owner could be held civilly liable for the dog’s actions.  In other words, civil liability […]

    • New Cycling Trend – What to do if Shot by a Pellet?

      New Cycling Trend – What to do if Shot by a Pellet?

      A very disturbing trend is occurring in Alabama:  Cyclists are being shot by pellet guns.  Here is a recent article about a woman shot in Mobile, and there as also a shooting at the Mount Cheaha event last weekend.  In […]

    • Does your Attorney treat you like a Client or Inventory?

      Does your Attorney treat you like a Client or Inventory?

      After practicing law for almost twenty-five years, the “profession” has clearly changed.  While the practice of law began changing well before my career began, it has changed exponentially in the last twenty-five years.  In my opinion, two of the major […]

    • Long Term Disability Denied – ERISA

      Long Term Disability Denied – ERISA

      So, you have worked for a company for twenty years.  It’s a large company, and you were offered benefits when you started.  You took them.  Who wouldn’t?  You got health, a 401k, discounts on various services, accidental death and dismemberment, […]

    • Citation in Car Accident

      Citation in Car Accident

      For years, officers who arrive on the scene of a traffic accident could not cite either driver with a traffic violation.  The theory behind this procedure was that if the officer didn’t see the wreck, the officer could not issue […]