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Can I Sue a Bar That Overserved a Drunk Driver in Alabama?

Did you know that bars and restaurants may be liable when they overserve a drunk driver? When someone injures you or someone you love, it’s common to focus on the reckless driver’s insurance policies. However, Alabama law provides other options that you should explore. In this post, we’ll delve into Alabama dram shop laws, how…
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Truck Wrecks Are on the Rise in Alabama: Learn How to Stay Safe

Right now, there are thousands of big trucks on Alabama’s highways. Unfortunately, many trucking companies and drivers don’t follow our rules of the road. In 2018, 10,079 trucks crashed in our state, causing 2,629 injuries and 121 deaths in Alabama alone. These numbers have increased steadily since 2013. Big trucks don’t make Alabama roads safer…
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What Is an Alabama Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

After a terrible storm, car crash, or accident, victims rely on their insurance to cover the cost of their damaged property, medical bills, and mental suffering. However, the insurance company sometimes denies valid claims without any real reason. When valid claims are denied, it’s often because the insurance company wants to save money. When the…
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3 Ways a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help After a Car Crash

3 Ways a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help After a Car Accident

Most car accidents happen in an instant, but they can have serious consequences for everyone involved. Even though the insurance company will tell you that they want to help and that a lawyer’s not worth the time and money, this advice is often self-serving. While you need help paying your medical bills and rebuilding your…
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How Do I Preserve Evidence After a Drunk Driving

How Do I Preserve Evidence After a Drunk Driving Crash?

Drunk driving remains one of the most common causes of car crashes on Alabama roads. In fact, there were over 5,000 drunk driving-related crashes in Alabama in 2018. After a drunk driving crash, you must preserve every piece of evidence you can. Evidence collection puts you in a better position to succeed with your insurance…
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How to Get a Fair Settlement in Your Semi Truck Crash Case

Somehow, you survived a terrible crash with an enormous, fully loaded semi-truck. You submit an insurance claim, expecting to be fairly compensated for your medical bills, lost income, destroyed property, and all the anguish the crash caused. But that’s not what happened. The company offered you an astonishingly low number that doesn’t even cover your…
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Hit by a Motorcycle? A Pedestrian’s Guide to Injury Claims

While many motorcycle riders appreciate their bikes’ risk and power, it only takes one reckless choice or mistake to cause permanent damage and suffering. Unfortunately for younger riders, these careless moments are all too common. In this blog, the Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys team outlines what you need to know about Alabama pedestrian and motorcycle…
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Why Is Texting and Driving Still a Problem on Alabama’s Roads?

Driving while texting can cause horrific injuries to innocent people. To find out some statistics on distracted driving, please read on....
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Back Pain After a Crash? Look Out for These Warning Signs

What You Need to Know About Crash-Related Back Pain Back and neck injuries are relatively common after a collision. What may seem like a minor backache may be early signs of a serious condition, like a herniated disc. Pain, muscle weakness, and numbness are all common signs of back injuries after a car accident. After…
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How Is Liability Determined in Slip and Fall Cases in Alabama?

You’re walking through your favorite grocery store. Suddenly, you feel your feet starting to slip on the recently polished floor. While you’re able to catch yourself on a nearby rack, you’ve badly twisted your knee – which is already beginning to swell. You report your injuries and the lack of warning signs to the store,…
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Barbara’s Story: Taking on a Superstore After an In-Store Accident

At 81 years old, Barbara lived an independent and active life. She never anticipated that a routine trip to a local superstore would change her life. As Barbara stood at the meat counter, a few employees were messing around while wheeling a large metal shelving unit filled with large metal pans and trays. As they…
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Avoid These 4 Mistakes After a Big Truck Crash

Immediately after a serious truck crash, it’s not easy to think clearly. You may be relieved to be alive and experiencing severe pain. Unfortunately, in the chaos, you may make mistakes that can reduce the value of your legal claims. At Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys, we believe that when you’re injured through no fault of…
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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