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Danny Lehane

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]

Danny Feldman

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]

Jon Lewis

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 […]