What Are My Options if My Insurance Claim is Underpaid or Denied?

When you suffer a personal injury, your first option is almost always going to be your own health insurance plan. After all, that’s why we take out and pay for these plans every month. Sometimes, however, these plans come up short and your provider either denies the claim or only agrees to partially pay for what you’re owed. In our frequent dealings with these companies, we know the tricks they’ll often lean on to Read More

How Protective Orders Work To Protect You

When you’re in a dangerous situation, you shouldn’t be on your own. Your safety should be a priority number one in any relationship. Sometimes relationships turn dangerous and we need protection from the ones we once trusted. It’s an unfortunate reality too many Americans face every day, with statistics showing that 24 people PER MINUTE are faced with some form of violence from an intimate partner. Thankfully, Read More

Why January is Dubbed “Divorce Month”

It’s just about a wrap on 2022. We’re counting down the days until New Year’s Eve and enjoying quality time with our families during the holidays, but, for many families, the cheer could soon turn sour. January is often referred to as “divorce month,” with more divorces happening in January on average than any other month. There are a few reasons for the trend, and it might be something to think about if you’re Read More

Understanding Alabama’s Amendment 1 and Amendment 3

  With Election Day 2022 now behind us, there are two amendments that have a direct impact on our state’s criminal law and procedures. Alabama Amendment 1 and Amendment 3 present two changes that you should be aware of, especially if you find yourself accused of a serious crime. These two amendments are unrelated to each other but both passed with over 80% of voters supporting them. We want to dig Read More

Understanding Alabama’s Bond Process

Innocent until proven guilty is a staple of American society. Even if social stigmas tend to swing towards guilt even when there is no conviction, the legal system must still abide by this principle. That’s why we have bonds – a means to allow someone charged with a crime or crimes to live free with conditions until their case is settled. Some states are making changes to the way these systems work which is why Read More

Know the Signs: How to Spot Nursing Home Abuse

November is National Long-term Care Awareness Month. This month serves as a reminder of the important needs we all face as we grow older. The unfortunate reality is many loved ones end up being placed in long-term care without much support or care from those outside the care center. When this happens, it exposes an ugly truth: roughly one in four nursing home residents report at least one instance of physical Read More

Staying Safe On the Streets This Halloween

Halloween is a holiday of spirits, costumes, parties, and scares. Unfortunately, some people take advantage of the celebrations, hiding behind a mask to commit crimes on the streets of Alabama. We’ll inevitably get calls in the days that follow from people looking for a criminal defense attorney for one thing or another, so we want to give you a heads up and make sure you and your family stay safe this time of Read More

When Can I Sue For A Dog Bite?

You likely landed on this blog because you’ve either been bitten by someone’s dog, are nervous you might be bitten by someone’s dog, or you’re an owner looking to protect yourself. Regardless of where you’re coming from, we want to help you understand how Alabama’s dog bite laws work and when you can actually take action against the dog’s owner. After all, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year and Read More

Crafting a Back-to-School Parenting Plan

This time of year means a lot of schedule changes for families in Alabama. School is back in session and kids are off to school and have extracurricular activities to attend to. All the freedom and time off that comes with the summer months has come to an end which means families need to adjust to new schedules. When you’re divorced or separated with a child between you and your ex, the situation can be a bit more Read More

Misconceptions About On-the-Job Accidents

When you’re injured on the job in Alabama, it can upend your life and your ability to put in the hard hours you put in each and every day for yourself and your family. Nobody wants to be forced out of work because of an injury, but workplace injuries add complicated layers to the way you’re compensated and how recovery will look. It’s important to know the facts about workplace injuries so your insurance and your Read More