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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.

dangers of drinking and driving

The Dangers of Drinking and Driving: A Guide for Alabama Drivers

Whether it’s beer at the ballgame, wine with dinner, or mimosas at brunch, alcohol is a major part of American culture. While an occasional drink isn’t necessarily harmful, drinking even one drink before getting behind the wheel of a car can be deadly. This article will help drivers better understand the dangers of drinking and driving.     Drinking and
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winter weather driving tips

Ten Winter Weather Driving Tips for Alabama Drivers

December marks the beginning of winter. While winter brings fun activities like sledding, snowmobiling, and ice skating, winter weather can make one daily activity – driving – just a bit more complicated. This article provides some helpful winter weather driving tips for Alabama drivers. Alabama’s Winter Weather Because Alabama is so far south, people might think that winter
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questions to ask before hiring a personal injury lawyer

Questions to Ask Before Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer 

Hiring a personal injury attorney can be a difficult task. Because there are so many attorneys to choose from, it’s hard to know which one to pick. Worse, some  people don’t even know how to make such an important decision.  Knowing which questions to ask before hiring a personal injury lawyer can help you decide.  In your first
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driving at night

Driving at Night: 9 Ways to Stay Safe

For most adults, driving is a daily activity. Most people drive to work each morning and home each afternoon. Even those who don’t drive to work often drive children to school, drive around town to finish errands, or drive to appointments. While most driving happens during the day, people also drive at night for many reasons. Because driving
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first visit to personal injury attorney

What to Expect at Your First Visit to a Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve been involved in an accident, you may think about hiring a personal injury lawyer. But visiting a lawyer’s office for the first time might make anyone a bit nervous. However, there is no need to worry. This article will describe some of the things that you can expect during your first visit to a personal injury
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Keeping Teen Drivers Safe: A Guide for Parents & Caregivers

Learning to drive is a rite of passage for any teen. Driving represents a move from childish activities to more adult responsibilities. However, teen drivers have unique qualities that make driving riskier. This guide will explain how parents and caregivers can help their teens drive safely. The Facts About Teen Drivers Most parents know that adding a teen
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common personal injury terms

Common Personal Injury Terms in Alabama

After a car accident or other serious incident, you may think about hiring an attorney. However, if you aren’t an attorney or haven’t met with a lawyer before, you may not know all the terms that lawyers use. This guide will help you better understand the common personal injury terms, words, and phrases used in Alabama cases. Of
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contributory negligence

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 Step:
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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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