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What Are the Most Common Bike Accident Injuries in Alabama?

Were you injured in a Mobile bicycle collision? If so, you may have grounds for legal action. Contact our law firm today for a Free consult.
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3 Things You Need to Know About Mississippi Motorcycle Crashes

Mississippi is a beautiful, scenic state. There’s nothing better than cruising the open road on a motorcycle and enjoying all our state has to offer. What many don’t realize before getting on their bike is a risk. If you do get in a motorcycle accident, you should know what to do afterward. This includes: Calling…
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9 Important Questions to Ask a Car Accident Lawyer in Alabama

If you were in a car accident in Alabama, you should immediately schedule a consultation with an experienced injury lawyer. A car accident can be a very traumatic experience, causing physical and emotional damages, and you may deserve compensation for your losses. Choosing the right lawyer is a crucial step and can help decide whether…
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Bit by a Dog During Coronavirus Lockdown? Here’s What to Do Next

The stay-home order resulted in people spending a lot of time outside with their pets. This increased interaction put Alabamans at an even greater risk of dog bites, especially when dangerous pets are not properly contained or controlled. Getting bitten or attacked by a dangerous dog is scary, even when there’s not a global pandemic…
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What to Do if You Get in a Car Crash in Mississippi

Car accidents can be scary, life-changing events. Victims often face unexpected costs, severe pain, and long recovery times. Unfortunately, Mississippi is one of the most dangerous places to drive in the United States, and our state reports more fatal car crashes than average. If you or someone you love survives a car crash, you need…
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Zantac Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled Zantac and its generic substitute, ranitidine, over concerns that it causes cancer. Now, hundreds of victims are suing manufacturers, like Sanofi, because they knew, or should have known that the drug was dangerous, and should have warned the public about using it long-term. The Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys…
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Boating Accidents Cause Serious Injuries. Here’s What You Should Know

Boating is a favorite summer pastime along the Gulf Coast. However, boating crashes are all too common and often have deadly results. 2019 was the deadliest year on the water in a decade. For boating enthusiasts, it’s important to put safety first on the water. Wearing life jackets, boating sober, avoiding distractions, and paying attention…
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3 Tips for Making Working Virtually With Your Lawyer Easier

Social distancing and coronavirus changed how we do business. Like many businesses, Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys is still embracing teleconferences, letting us help people who are home or hospital-bound for many reasons. After a serious injury accident, it can also be hard to travel, due to life-changing injuries, lack of transportation, or the emotional stress of…
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Alabama Parking Lot Accidents: Dangerous and All Too Common

Did you know that one in five car accidents happen in a parking lot or parking garage? At Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys, we’ve helped parking lot crash victims rebuild and get the answers and compensation they deserve. However, most people don’t realize that collisions are the only cause of parking lot accidents. Potholes, debris, spills,…
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Do You Have to Put Down a Dog After an Attack in Mississippi?

After an attack, dangerous dogs shouldn’t be able to hurt another victim. However, Mississippi doesn’t have a state-wide statute about dangerous dogs, so deciding whether a dog should be put down depends on the individual situation and dog’s history of aggression. In this blog, the Andy Citrin team outlines what happens to vicious dogs after…
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Don’t Ignore Neck Pain and Headaches After a Big Truck Crash

If you’re experiencing neck pain or headaches after a truck accident, you’re not alone. Neck and spine injuries are some of the most common issues that accident victims report after a crash. However, many people don’t realize that even a “minor” truck wreck can cause serious damage; and it sometimes takes time for neck pain…
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Drunk and Drugged Driving

As school finishes for the summer and stay-home restrictions begin to lift, many young people will hit the road. Unfortunately, many young drivers don’t understand the risks of drug and alcohol use when they get behind the wheel, causing tragic, life-changing car accidents and fatal crashes. As parents, it’s our job to make sure our…
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What Caused Your Truck Wreck? Find Out From the Black Box

You just survived a terrible truck accident, and now you’re fighting for your legal right to fair compensation. You have some evidence on your side: your medical records, the police report, and eyewitnesses, but the trucking company refuses to admit they were speeding when they lost control of the truck. You need evidence to support…
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Are We Keeping Truck Drivers Safe During the Coronavirus Crisis?

As the coronavirus threatens to disrupt the national supply chain, truckers keep our communities safe by stocking the supplies we need. This is an invaluable service, and we are very grateful to the drivers working for our health and comfort. Unfortunately, our country’s pressing needs are forcing truck drivers to work in unimaginable circumstances. Sometimes,…
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Can I File a Lawsuit During the Coronavirus Lockdown?

For car accident victims and their families, a lawsuit against the at-fault party is an important way to get justice, closure, and the financial support they need to move forward.  Unfortunately, many victims aren’t sure how the coronavirus outbreak will complicate their legal claims. Thankfully, Alabama and Mississippi’s legal communities are working hard to protect people—while…
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Should I Skip the Doctor After a Car Crash Due to Coronavirus?

The coronavirus crisis has put many routine activities on hold, but people are still driving, and most injuries don’t just resolve overnight, even during a pandemic. Unfortunately, car accident victims are now facing a critical and challenging question: “Should I go to the doctor after a crash during the coronavirus outbreak?” In this blog, our…
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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim in Mississippi?

When you’re hurt, out of work, and struggling, you may wonder how quickly you can settle your personal injury claim and get the financial resources you need to get back on your feet. Unfortunately, the insurance company will try to drag out your case for as long as possible, hoping that you’ll accept an unfair…
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How to Recover From Road Rash After a Motorcycle Accident

There’s nothing like a motorcycle ride on the open road to calm your mind and clear your head, especially in times of crisis. We love the freedom motorcycles offer but know that bikers are vulnerable during a crash. Road rash, a burn-like condition that happens when the road scrapes against your skin, is one of the most common…
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Injured in a Wreck? Make Sure You Get the Trucker’s Logbooks

After a truck accident, most victims have a lot of questions about the truck driver’s liability. You may suspect that the trucker was driving while drowsy, or that they being pressured to work long hours by their employer. In these cases, their logbooks may be essential to uncovering the truth. Nearly every truck on the…
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What to Do if Your Loved Ones Are Suffering From Elder Abuse During the Coronavirus Outbreak

In light of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the populations with the highest risk are the elderly and those with pre-existing health conditions — two groups that often overlap. Disturbingly, in addition to COVID-19 risks, our elders are facing unprecedented rates of elder abuse and nursing home abuse in Mississippi and Alabama. In an increasingly stressful…
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