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No-Contact Motorcycle Crash

What You Need to Know About No-Contact Motorcycle Crashes

You didn’t see it coming. You were riding your motorcycle down a two-lane road with a car in the lane next to you. Without warning, the car merged into your lane. Fortunately, you got your bike out of the way in time, avoiding a collision with the merging car. In your attempt to avoid getting hit, however, you had to lay your bike down. In the process, you damaged your bike and…
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signs you have an injury case

6 Signs You Have a Personal Injury Case

If you’ve suffered injuries because of someone else’s negligent behavior, you probably want to know whether a lawyer can hold the negligent person accountable and help you recover from the devastating effects of the injury. There’s no substitute for personalized advice from an experienced lawyer, but we can give some general guidelines about what attorneys look for as they decide whether…
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how to collect evidence

Why You Need to Understand Evidence’s Role in Your Injury Claim

Evidence 101: Why It’s Essential to Your Injury Claim Evidence is anything that helps you support your argument, whether physical, digital, or testimonial. It helps explain the causes and impacts of a crash, making your case stronger and more valuable. Many accident victims underestimate the value of evidence in their case. Victims can play an…
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Questions You Should Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

6 Questions You Should Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer Before Hiring Them

If you’ve been involved in a car crash and need help, it’s hard to know who has your best interest in mind — and who is out to take you for a ride. When you or someone you love suffered devastating injuries in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you can’t risk your future on…
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car accidents and mental health

Don’t Ignore Your Mental Health After an Alabama Car Crash

As you’re driving home from work, a drunk driver runs a stop sign and violently t-bones your car. Your neck is a little sore, but the pain fades quickly. You’re thankful to be alive and ready to get back to your normal routine. However, in the weeks and months after your car accident, you find…
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bit by a dog in Mississippi

What to Do if You’ve Been Bit by a Dog in Mississippi

As much as we like to believe that every Fido or Fluffy is well-behaved and harmless, this is simply not true. Any dog, no matter how sweet and beloved, can potentially bite or attack someone. When a dog attack happens, victims need to understand their options. Keep reading to learn what to do after an…
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why the insurance company denied claim

4 Reasons the Insurance Company Denied Your Car Accident Claim

After a car accident, the last thing you need is a denied insurance claim. After all, repairing your damaged vehicle and getting the medical care you need can help you find closure. However, it’s not uncommon to have your perfectly valid claim denied. In this blog, the Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys team outlines four common…
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back injuries and car accident

Back Pain After a Car Accident? Protect Yourself With These 3 Steps

The back is one of the most complex parts of the body. Even a low-speed “fender bender” can cause extensive damage to your spine and untold pain and suffering. However, when your back injury is due to a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options. In this blog, the Andy Citrin Injury Attorney team…
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PTSD after a car crash

Living With PTSD After a Car Crash? Here’s What You Can Do

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a car wreck is much more common than people realize. After the rush of emergency medical treatment calms down, crash victims often find they’re suffering from serious emotional trauma. The effects can make their lives unbearable. If you’re experiencing PTSD symptoms and psychological trauma after a motor vehicle accident, you…
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surviving a tornado

How to Survive a Gulf Coast Tornado in Your Car

In over 50 years, Alabama, along with Kansas, has reported more tornadoes than any other state in the U.S. Citrin Law Firm is here to help.
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holiday distracted driving

Holiday Distracted Driving: What You Need to Know

During the winter holidays, many of us hit the road to spend time with family, friends, and loved ones. However, thanks to distracted driving and other factors, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is one of the most dangerous times for travelers. In this blog, Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys outlines the essentials of…
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Whiplash Injuries

Understand the Basics of Whiplash Injuries

You’re stopped at a light when, out of nowhere, the car behind you crashes into your back bumper. Your head snaps forward and back, slamming into the headrest. Twenty-four hours later, your neck is stiff, moving is painful, and you have a severe headache. You might not know it, but you’ve sustained a Cervical Acceleration-Deceleration…
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5 Reasons to Call a Personal Injury Lawyer

5 Reasons to Call a Personal Injury Lawyer

Contacting a skilled and experienced personal injury lawyer when you’re in a tough situation can feel like a big step, but in many cases, it’s the right one. Yet, after a car accident, many people aren’t sure if hiring a lawyer is really “worth it.” In this blog, we outline five reasons you should consider…
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Alabama Motorcycle Safety

How to Stay Safe on a Motorcycle in Alabama

Riding a motorcycle on the open Alabama road is thrilling, but it can also be dangerous. While many accidents occur through no fault of the motorcyclist, it’s important to understand Alabama motorcycle laws to stay safe while you ride. In this blog, we outline safety tips for Alabama bikers and recommend the best course of…
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Five Signs You Have an Undiagnosed TBI

Five Signs You Have an Undiagnosed TBI

It comes out of nowhere: a car disregards a stop sign, ploughing through the intersection, slamming into your car. Your head snaps sideways and hits the driver’s side window and you black out. You might not realize it, but you’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury. Accidents and crashes of any kind are scary enough, but…
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Drugged Driving in Alabama

Medical Marijuana and Drugged Driving in Alabama: Everything You Need to Know

Using marijuana and marijuana products is illegal in every form in Alabama. Even children who use cannabidiol (CBD) to treat seizures must have special permissions. However, Mississippi has decriminalized first-time possession of small amounts of marijuana, and medical marijuana is legal in Florida. As many states have adopted more lenient marijuana laws, Alabama created a…
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Alabama Rear-End Car Accident

Rear Ended in Alabama? Here’s What You Should Do After a Crash

A car accident occurs in Alabama every three minutes, so, unfortunately, chances are you’ll be involved in some sort of crash in your lifetime (and maybe already have). If so, knowing what to do ahead of time can save time, money, and stress down the road. In this blog, we outline what Alabama car crash…
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Spinal Cord Injury Claim

How Much Is My Spinal Cord Injury Claim Worth?

While they may seem relatively rare, more than 17,700 people suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI) each year. Motor vehicle accidents are the top cause of SCIs, contributing to nearly 40% of all cord injuries. Whether you’ve completely lost the use of your limbs or still have some function, a spinal cord injury can change…
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tanker truck crash

4 Things You Need to Do After a Tanker Truck Accident

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a statistic showing that almost 500,000 truck collisions occur each year.
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Recall notice, dangerous products

What Should I Do If I Get a Recall Notice for a Product I Own?

As consumers, we trust that the products we buy will make our lives better, not worse. We also believe that when something goes wrong, the manufacturer will do its part to protect us from danger and make sure that no one is harmed again. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. In this blog, Andy Citrin…
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