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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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If Your Child Has Been Injured in a Car Accident, Here’s What to Know

  At best, even minor accidents cause stress and aggravation. At worst, accidents cause injuries and death. While no one should suffer through the effects of a car accident, it’s particularly bad when innocent children are hurt because of another’s negligence. Unfortunately, Alabama personal injury attorneys often see cases involving injured children. When a child is hurt in
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The Person Who Hit You Didn’t Own the Car

The Person Who Hit You Didn’t Own the Car. Now What?

            You’re driving along when another driver hits you. You exchange information. Then you learn that the person who hit you didn’t own the car. What should you do? Many people borrow or share cars to go to work, transport children, or run errands. This article will provide helpful information about what to
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Discovery: An Important Part of Your Personal Injury Case

The car accident happened. You met with a personal injury attorney. Settlement negotiations broke down. Your attorney filed your lawsuit. What now? One of the most important parts of any personal injury case is discovery. During the discovery process, lawyers exchange information. Read on to learn more about the discovery process and how it affects your car accident
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Pedestrian-Car Accidents in Alabama: What to Know

When we think of a “car accident,” we usually think of one car hitting another. However, cars occasionally hit objects like signs or poles. Sadly, cars sometimes also hit people. Pedestrian-car accidents are a serious issue. If you’ve been involved in a pedestrian-car accident, you might have questions. We’ll do our best to answer them here. Pedestrian-Car Accidents:
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Hit by a Drunk Driver? Here’s What You Should Do

One of the best things about the holiday season is that it gives us an opportunity to socialize with one another. Many holiday hosts serve alcohol. Sadly, the combination of alcohol and parties leads to an increase in drunken driving. In 2018, drunk drivers caused roughly half of the traffic fatalities on both Christmas Eve and New Year’s
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negligent entrustment in alabama

Negligent Entrustment in Alabama: What You Need to Know

  A business owner gives its employees keys to the company cars. A parent gives his teen the keys to the family sedan. These people may not think that these decisions could lead to legal trouble – but they could. In Alabama, the doctrine of negligent entrustment could make an owner responsible for the things another driver does
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Why Jury Duty Matters

Recently, I received a summons for jury duty. The summons made me think about the importance of showing up for jury duty. Jury duty might seem inconvenient or even boring. But before you start searching for ways to get out of jury duty, remember this: Jury service is not only your legal duty; it is your chance to
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tailgating accident in Alabama

What to Do After a Tailgating Accident in Alabama

  There are two types of tailgating. One involves fans coming together to cook and eat while they cheer on their favorite team. The other occurs when a driver engages in reckless behavior. This second type of tailgating causes thousands of car accidents in Alabama every year. This post about tailgating will help you understand what tailgating is,
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