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At Collins Law, we aim to educate our clients about personal injury law in Alabama. The more you know, the more empowered you are to move forward and win your case. We update our blog periodically and keep you updated on the latest news and changes in Alabama law.

Our blogs are designed to answer your questions and give you the information you need to make informed decisions about your case. However, if you don’t find what you are looking for, feel free to contact our law office at 205-588-1411. We can discuss your case, answer your questions, and help you get started with your case.

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Contributory Negligence in Alabama: A Guide

  If you’ve been injured, you might have heard the phrase “contributory negligence.” But unless you are an attorney, you might not understand this term or what it means for your lawsuit. The following guide will explain Alabama’s contributory negligence laws and how contributory negligence in Alabama affects your ability to recover damages after an accident. The First
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Uninsured Drivers: What Alabama Drivers Need to Know

Even the most careful drivers sometimes find themselves involved in fender benders. While all accidents – even minor ones – cause emotional and financial stress – getting hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver can create even more problems. Insurance is key to protecting yourself from uninsured drivers and underinsured drivers. Uninsured Drivers and Underinsured Drivers in Alabama
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Summer Safety: Avoid Personal Injuries This Summer

    Summer offers infinite opportunities for fun in the sun. While all seasons have their pleasures, summer has cookouts, grilling, fireworks, road trips, swimming, boating, and so much more. It’s no surprise, then, that many people look forward to summer all year.  Although summer activities are fun, summer’s seasonal hobbies also present unique dangers. This article will
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Distracted driving lawsuits in Alabama

Distracted Driving Accidents in Alabama

Distracted Driving Accidents in Alabama According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving claimed nearly 2,900 lives in 2018 alone. Unfortunately, drivers are becoming more and more distracted when operating a motor vehicle resulting in an increase in accidents year after year.  Car accidents caused by distracted drivers are all too common in Alabama and throughout
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April Collins Named Top Attorney in Birmingham, Alabama

We are proud to announce that April Collins, founder of Collins Law, was recently named a Top Attorney in Birmingham, Alabama by Birmingham Magazine. The announcement came about as a result of the magazine’s annual polling of nearly 4,000 attorneys and affiliates registered with the Birmingham Bar Association. Top attorneys are selected across more than 30 practice areas.
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Collins Law Legal Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Earlier in March, the Supreme Court of Alabama closed its courts to the general public, pausing all judicial proceedings until further notice. The closure was due to the widespread outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although closing the courts is an appropriate response to the pandemic, it may also present challenges for those who need legal services. For this
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What Damages Can I Claim in a Personal Injury Case?

In a personal injury case, you may be entitled to claim damages such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, loss of earning capacity, or expenses associated with wrongful death. Your lawyer will work with you to estimate your damages and submit compelling evidence of your claim to the insurance company. How much your
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Know Your Rights

Athens, Alabama Community Legal Forum We are excited to announce that on March 7, 2020, Collins Law will be hosting the Know Your Rights community forum at the Trinity High School Pincham-Lincoln Community Center in Athens, Alabama. This is a FREE educational series open to the public. The first session will be a discussion of Criminal Law and
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How Much is Your Personal Injury Case Worth?

When you have been injured in a personal injury case, you may expect the at-fault party to compensate you for your damages, which may include medical expenses, lost pay during recovery, or pain & suffering. Before you can establish liability and recover damages, however, you need to have a general idea of what your case is worth. Furthermore,
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