What Can I Do If I’m Bitten by a Service Dog?

Every state has dog bite laws, and Alabama is not an exception. If someone is bitten by a dog that runs from its yard or is running around the park off leash, then there is legal precedent on what to do in that situation – but what happens if a service dog or emotional support…

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Surprise Medical Billing May Finally Be Ending

It is no secret that suffering a personal injury can be incredibly expensive, even for the insured. When you are the victim of a car accident, you may not be in a frame of mind to choose a hospital within the network of your insurance, or you may not be able to choose which covered…

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Fleeing the Scene of an Accident as a Truck Driver

Hit and run is one of those things that just seems completely inconceivable. Who would cause an accident and just keep on going? Everyone was taught early during driver training that when you’re involved in a fender bender you stop and exchange contact and insurance information at a minimum. When you’re dealing with semi truck…

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Avoiding Financial Strain While Waiting for an Injury Settlement

We’ve all seen the television commercials aimed at injury victims who are in financial trouble. They offer a quick solution to your problems through a miracle advance that requires no credit approval. When you’ve been injured in an accident and you’re struggling financially, financial help based on your personal injury claim can appear to be…

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3M Agrees to Consent Order to Reduce PFAS Emissions and Implement Controls in North Alabama

Chemical and Engineering News reported in July 2020 that 3M and Alabama have signed a consent order to apply tighter controls on the fluorochemicals 3M releases from its plant located in Decatur, Alabama. The company also agreed to perform toxicity analysis on five per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) it manufactures. 3M does not have to pay a…

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CO Dangers from Portable Generators

Generators are used to access much-needed relief after a storm when the power has gone out. Portable backup generators generate carbon monoxide (CO), which is a colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas that can kill someone in only a few minutes. Some research has shown that the use of portable generators and subsequent carbon monoxide poisoning…

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The Injury Risks Associated with Off-Road ATV Riding

Enjoying the outdoors is a pastime in Alabama. One of the outdoor activities enjoyed by many people is riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Although  riding these vehicles can be fun and exhilarating, it takes just one error in judgment or unfortunate turn of events on difficult terrain to cause a serious accident. According to the Consumer…

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