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medical bills after a car accident

Who Will Pay My Medical Bills After an Alabama Car Accident?

Nothing is more stressful than watching your medical bills pile up after a serious car accident. You may wonder who is financially responsible for your expenses and may consider sending them to your health insurance company. Fortunately, you have options. In this blog, Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys outlines the basics of accident-related medical bills. Identify…
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Alabama Motorcycle Accidents

5 Things You Need to Know About Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle is one of the most exhilarating ways to enjoy summer. However, it’s not without it risks — risks that are often not the motorcyclist’s fault. A motorcycle accident is one of the most terrifying and traumatic life events a person can experience. Keep reading to learn about what to do if you…
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Punitive Damages in Alabama

Can I Get Punitive Damages in an Alabama Injury Claim?

In Alabama, people who file a lawsuit after a personal injury and win their case are entitled to certain compensation — or “damages.” In most instances, these damages are “compensatory,” which means the money is meant to compensate the plaintiff for their medical bills, missed work wages, pain and suffering, and lost or damaged property.…
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Tire Blowout Personal Injury Claim

Follow These Simple Tips to Avoid a Tire Blowout This Summer

The instantaneous deflation or “blowout” of a car tire often has catastrophic results. Contact us for a FREE Case Evaluation today.
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uninsured driver

What Happens if an At-Fault Driver Is Uninsured or Underinsured?

After a serious car accident, you’ll face lost income, medical bills, and a lot of uncertainty. The last thing you’ll want to hear is that the at-fault driver is uninsured or underinsured. In this article, the lawyers at Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys discuss what it means to be underinsured or uninsured, and how it can…
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pedestrian accident

6 Things You Need to Know About Alabama Pedestrian Accidents

When motor vehicles and pedestrians collide, the outcome can be catastrophic. Unfortunately, pedestrian-car accidents are on the rise in Alabama. Since 2008, pedestrian fatalities have increased by 56.9%. In 2017 alone, 113 pedestrians died in car crashes in Alabama, and another 706 suffered injuries. If you were seriously injured in a crash as a pedestrian,…
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truck accident

4 Ways to Uncover Trucking Violations After an 18-Wheeler Crash

Truck crashes are devastating for all involved. In a shocking number of cases, safety violations contribute to truck crashes. However, the trucking company will do everything it can to hide its trucking violations. To fight back, you’ll need an experienced truck accident lawyer who understands the federal trucking regulations and how they can impact your…
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Teen driver

Summer Is a Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers, But Parents Can Help

Your teen has been counting down the days until summer vacation. However, summer isn’t just associated with warmer weather, longer days, and backyard barbeques. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety refers to the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day as the “100 deadliest days,” pointing to data that shows a 14% increase in fatal…
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intersection accidents

Intersection Accidents: Who’s At Fault and What Do Victims Need to Know?

If you or a family member has been involved in a car crash, our traffic intersection accidents attorneys are prepared to take on your case today.
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back injury car accident

Can I Get Compensation for My Back Pain After a Car Crash?

It’s not uncommon to experience back pain after a car accident, but what may seem like minor aches and pains may be a sign of a serious injury. Car accidents can damage the spine’s delicate network of soft tissues, connective ligaments, and nerves, leaving victims with life-altering injuries. If you’ve suffered a back injury because…
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car accident injury, Alabama injury lawyer

Can I Get Compensation for Car Accident Injuries That Don’t Show Up Immediately?

Car accidents, no matter how mild, can cause painful injuries. Unfortunately, these injuries may take time to appear. When you feel “fine” after an accident, you might consider skipping the doctor’s office. However, your mild soreness or dizziness may be the early signs of a life-altering condition. Insurance companies tend to deny claims involving late-developing…
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Rideshare, Uber driver, Lyft driver

Who Is Liable When an Uber Driver Caused My Injuries?

Thousands of people use ridesharing apps to get around Alabama every day. In July 2018, Uber announced a statewide expansion, allowing users to hail rides using their app outside of Alabama’s major cities. Lyft, another popular rideshare company, is also available statewide. While this growth has made affordable, accessible transportation available to more Alabamians, it’s…
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pre-existing condition injury claim

Can the Insurance Company Deny My Injury Claim Due to a Pre-Existing Condition?

Getting rear-ended might sound like a minor inconvenience to most people. Your car gets bumped, and your neck feels sore the next day. But for people living with a pre-existing condition, whether it’s arthritis or a previous injury, even a fender bender can be serious. Not only are the resulting injuries painful, but they may…
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car accident claim

How to Calculate the Real Cost of Your Car Accident Claim

Financial costs of an automobile injury are very high and you may be able to receive compensation by speaking with an attorney at Citrin Law Firm.
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Alabama Wrongful Death

Alabama Wrongful Death Claims: A Guide for Grieving Families

You shouldn’t have to worry about complicated wrongful death laws and procedures when you are mourning a loved one. However, Alabama’s unique approach to wrongful death law can easily overwhelm a grieving family. Thankfully, you don’t have to fight alone. The lawyers at Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys guide families through the difficult process of opening…
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personal injury settlement

When Should I Get My Personal Injury Settlement?

By the time they settle, most accident victims are ready to wrap up their claims, pay their bills, and get the closure they deserve. While most people get their settlement check within six to eight weeks, issues can arise that delay your settlement significantly. At Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys, we understand that our clients are…
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Personal Injury Claim

What Is My Alabama Personal Injury Claim Worth?

After a catastrophic personal injury, the insurance company may present you with a “reasonable” settlement offer. While a quick payout may be tempting, especially if you’re struggling with unpaid bills, the insurance company’s offer may not reflect the true value of your injury claim. In every personal injury case, two primary factors determine the worth…
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Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama

Fatal Car Accidents Are Still A Serious Concern in Alabama

Fatal Car Accidents Are Still A Major Concern in Alabama: Here’s What You Need to Know In 2016, crash fatalities skyrocketed across Alabama at an unprecedented rate. According to the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), the state is still experiencing fatal vehicle accidents at a rate higher than the national average, with almost 950 occurring…
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head-on collision

A Truck Accident Victim Gets the Help She Needs: Angie’s Story

A Truck Accident Victim Gets the Help She Needs After a Head-on Collision: Angie’s Story A Head-On Collision Changes Angie’s Life Forever On an unremarkable February morning, Angie entered an intersection in Mobile, Alabama. Suddenly, a massive, fully-loaded construction truck improperly pulled into the intersection and hit her car head-on. In an instant, her life…
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Jones Act

Your Offshore Accident Claim Could Be Impacted by the Jones Act

When you’re injured offshore, traditional state workers’ compensation laws do not apply. Instead, you typically have claims under federal maritime laws, including the Jones Act. If you’re confused about how these laws apply to your claim, you’re not alone — they require a careful legal analysis and technical expertise. Thankfully, Andy Citrin and his experienced…
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