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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What could family ask Disney to Pay in Alabama?

This is obviously a tragic story all the way around.  However, with tragedy usually comes litigation.  In this case, there are many questions about Disney and what they knew or should have done to prevent the death of this two-year […]

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Disney Alligator Case in Alabama

What would happen in the Disney case if it were in Alabama?  These types of cases are commonly referred to as “premises liability” cases.  This language comes from the liability of the owner of the premises.  There are many classifications […]

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Did Disney Know about Gator Dangers?

A news story has been published involving a father/attorney, David Hiden, who had a similar experience with his child and an alligator at Walt Disney World last year.  You can read the yahoo story here. Here is the quote from […]

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Talc Powder Lawsuits

An estimated 20,000 women are diagnosed each year with ovarian cancer, and more than 14,000 die. The disease strikes about one in 70 women, though studies show that women who use talc-containing products on their genitals have a one in […]

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Truck Accidents – Employer Liability

If the defendant of a large truck accident is the truck driver, then the driver’s employer may be liable for the actions of their employee driver and liable for the company’s own negligence as well. Under theories of vicarious liability, […]

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Truck Accidents – Comparing Trucks to Cars

Trucking Accidents: Differences Between Large Trucks and Cars While the differences between large trucks and cars appear obvious to most, each year there are thousands of accidents that could have been avoided had traditional safe driving rules been followed. Underlying […]

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Alabama Wrongful Death – Something to think about

In the State of Alabama, the only claim of damages a family has for negligence causing the death of a loved one is a claim for punitive damages. This is defined in Alabama Pattern Jury…