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How did my Alabama Driver's License Get Suspended for DUI Before I Went to Court?

Getting arrested for DUI in Alabama is a very scary experience.

How to Avoid Probate with Trust Planning

Chances are that you have worked hard all of your life and want to leave something substantial behind for your loved ones, to make their lives a little easier.  However, even if you have...

What is Included in Your Probate Estate?

A probate estate, as defined by TheFreeDictionary's financial dictionary, is "the total value of a...

Why You Need a Power of Attorney

A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document where you can appoint a third party to act as your agent who will manage your financial affairs according to your wishes.  If you wish to delegate...

Why You Need a Will

A will is a legal document that lets the world know how a person wants to distribute their personal and real property when they die.  When a person dies without a will, the state will...

Why You Need and Advance Directive

People who are over the age of majority in the United States and most other countries have the right to control their medical treatment as long as they are of sound mind and not incapacitated. ...

Why Does my Personal Injury Case Take so Long to Get Resolved?

It can often take awhile to get a personal injury case resolved.  First of all, your case should not be resolved until you...

Alabama Worker's Compensation - Which Doctor Do I See?

Alabama worker's compensation law requires that your employer provide and pay for medical treatment for the any injury you receive on the job.  Unfortunately, Alabama law requires that you...

Alabama Worker's Compensation - How Much Will I Get Per Week?

In Alabama, you are entitled to worker's compensation benefits if you have been injured on your job.

Scheduled versus Unscheduled Worker's Compensation Benefits

In an Alabama worker's compensation benefits claim, a permanent partial disability can result in compensation to the injured worker calculated...

Car Insurance Provisions Explained

Car insurance provisions can be confusing.  Obviously, understanding your policy is important in case you ever have an auto...

Tricks and Tactics Used by Insurance Companies in Injury Claims

There are many tricks and tactics use by insurance companies to minimize or deny personal injury claims.  Unfortunately,...

In a Worker's Compensation Case, Why is the MMI Date Important?

What is MMI and why is it important in a worker's compensation case? The MMI date in a workers compensation claim is one of the most...

No Need to Hurry a Settlement in an Auto Accident Case

After an auto accident, insurance adjusters are often quick on the draw in pushing for a settlement. It saves the insurance company work, not to...

Liability and Damages in a Personal Injury Claim

There are two important elements necessary to have a valid personal injury claim, liability and damages.

The Effect of the Statute of Limitations on Alabama Injury Claims

All injury claims in Alabama are subject to a statute of limitations.  Whether it is a claim for an...

Alabama Worker's Compensation Claims Require Timely Notice

Alabama law requires that a worker who is injured on the job must provide written notice to the employer within 5 days of the injury to make a claim for...

Worker's Compensation Lump Sum Payments

Worker's compensation payments are designed to offset the loss of income suffered by an injured...

Worker's Compensation Benefit Payments

If you are injured on the job in Alabama (as in most states) you will likely be eligible for worker's compensation benefits.

Anatomy of a Whiplash Injury

Whiplash injuries are personal injuries that are a common occurrence in rear-end...

Contingency Fees

Contingency fees allow many people access to the justice system.