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Alabama Dog Bite Lawyer

Bit by a Dog in Alabama? Take These 5 Steps to Protect Your Claims

Dog bites are shockingly common in Alabama, and they can cause life-changing and disfiguring injuries. Unfortunately, many people don’t know what they should do after being attacked by a vicious dog – and they sometimes lose out on the compensation they deserve. In this blog, Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys outlines what you need to know…
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Head Injuries: What Every Accident Victim Needs to Know

Head injuries are one of the most common injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Your head, skull and face are used to protect
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How to prepare for an independent medical exam

How to Prepare for an Insurance Company’s Independent Medical Examination

The time after a catastrophic car accident is some of the most challenging in a person’s life. The strain of your physical recovery, missed work, changing abilities, and accumulating medical bills are all incredibly stressful. Recovering damages that you’re owed after a crash is one way to relieve some of this stress. Unfortunately, to get…
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Pain and suffering

How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

“Pain and suffering” may sound like a straightforward concept until you start to think of its legal context. If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence, it makes sense that you should be compensated. They caused you pain. But how does “pain” translate into money? You suffered because of their carelessness. But “suffering”…
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shoulder injury from car accident

Can I Get Compensation for Shoulder Injuries After a Car Accident?

Shoulder injuries are common following a car accident, and victims often suffer severe initial trauma from the sudden impact. On top of that, many victims also deal with longer-term chronic problems with the bones, tissues, and joints in their shoulder. When you experience chronic shoulder pain and loss of mobility, it can impact your quality…
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Medical Product Liability

Injured by a Dangerous Drug or Medical Device? Know Your Rights

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from a defective drug or medical device, it’s important to know your rights. Depending on the circumstances of your claim, you could be entitled to receive compensation from doctors, drug companies, and manufacturers. If you want to file a product liability claim to get the…
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how to prepare for a hurricane

How to Prepare for a Hurricane in Alabama

Are you prepared if Hurricane Isaac hits Mobile and Baldwin Counties? Our tips on how to weather the storm can help to keep you and your family safe.
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PTSD after a car crash

Struggling With Mental Health Issues After a Car Accident? You’re Not Alone

Mental distress caused by a car or truck accident is not uncommon, and yet, admitting that we’re struggling emotionally can be a hard thing for many to do. If you’ve survived a crash, but the trauma still haunts you, you’re not alone. In this blog, we’ve outlined some next steps if you or someone you…
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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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