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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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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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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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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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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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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There are numerous reports and lawsuits now asserting that these products are defective and that the defects are causing serious injuries and deaths. The defects are centered around the vaping devices and the chemicals that are used in these devices. Manufacturers of defective products which cause any type of physical harm can be held strictly…

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Currently, the personal use of marijuana is a misdemeanor in Alabama with possible penalties of a year in jail and a $6,000 fine. The sale, cultivation, and trafficking in marijuana is a felony. But this may change in the coming months, as the state is considering legalizing the medical use of marijuana. But should they?…

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