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    • EMERGENCY ABSENTEE BALLOT

      EMERGENCY ABSENTEE BALLOT

      Are you planning to vote? What if some unfortunate event happens today, and you end up in a doctor’s office or hospital or a business emergency arises, and you have to be out of the county?  You can still vote […]

    • Victory in Car Accident Appeal

      Victory in Car Accident Appeal

      What is a Motion for Summary Judgment?  A Motion for Summary Judgment is where one party, usually the defendant, asks the Judge to rule on the case without the case proceeding to the jury.  In the Defendant’s case, they are […]

    • How will my family know I was in a Car Accident?

      How will my family know I was in a Car Accident?

      Someone has just been in a horrific car accident.  They were knocked unconscious with serious injuries.  They have a driver’s license but no other information.  How will their family learn of the incident?  The police or emergency medical personnel will […]

    • Who Knew about Takata Airbags?

      Who Knew about Takata Airbags?

      I was speaking with an attorney recently who has been heavily involved in the Takata Airbag litigation.  His quote to me, “Some of these injuries are awful even when not fatal. We had a client that’s face looked like the […]

    • Alabama Super Lawyers – Whew!

      Alabama Super Lawyers – Whew!

      Another year and another Super Lawyers award.  Whew!  We made it.  This is the 9th year in a row, although this year is the Mid-South Super Lawyers, not just Alabama.  See below. Selected to Super Lawyers 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers […]

    • UBER – $1,000,000; Alcohol Death – $100,000

      UBER – $1,000,000; Alcohol Death – $100,000

      According to a Fox 6 news report, Tuscaloosa County recently passed an ordinance allowing Uber drivers in the County, but Uber must hold One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) of general liability insurance.  If an Uber driver kills someone, you may be […]

    • UBER and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

      UBER and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

      We are constantly bombarding our clients and the public about the importance of uninsured motorist coverage.  Well, if you are using UBER, it is even more important.  Why, you ask?  Because, ostensibly, uber drivers are independent contractors, and therefore, Uber […]

    • No Jury?  No Judge Now!

      No Jury? No Judge Now!

      I recently posted that obtaining a jury is getting more and more difficult in civil cases.  Well, Monday, the process began where it might become more difficult to even get a Judge.  On Monday, August 15, 2016, an order was […]

    • You Want a Jury in your Case?  SORRY!

      You Want a Jury in your Case? SORRY!

      NO JURY (SOUP) FOR YOU!!!!! The 7th Amendment of the United States Constitution provides: In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact […]

    • Alabama Ranks High with Bad Drivers and Traffic Deaths

      Alabama Ranks High with Bad Drivers and Traffic Deaths

      Picture Courtesy of SmartAsset According to a recent article in Al.com, Alabama has the 6th worst drivers in the country.  See the photo above.  Of course, this is somewhat of a subjective test and based upon selective criteria.  In this […]