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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.

loss of consortium in Alabama

Loss of Consortium in Alabama Personal Injury Cases

In Alabama, accidents are a frequent occurrence. According to the state’s most recent data, Alabama drivers have a one in three chance of being in car accidents or trucking accidents that result in injury or death during their lifetimes. Over the past ten years, the number of accidents and injuries in Alabama have increased considerably. While a car
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hit by a company car

Hit by a Company Vehicle? Here’s What You Can Do. 

  All car accidents – even those that don’t cause injuries or property damage – cause stress. But car accidents that involve vehicles owned by corporations (also known as company cars or company vehicles) present special issues. This post will explain what you can do if you’ve been hit by a company vehicle.   What Qualifies as a
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emotional distress after a car accident

Emotional Distress After a Car Accident in Alabama 

  Traffic accidents are common events in Alabama. According to Drive Safe Alabama, in 2019, an auto accident occurred every three minutes. Sadly, these car crashes and trucking accidents often cause injuries. While a physical injury – such as a broken leg – is easy to recognize and diagnose, it can be harder to identify mental or emotional
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7 Reasons Why Insurance Companies Deny Accident Claims

In a perfect world, people injured in car accidents would be able to do nothing more than rest and focus on healing. But in the real world, injured people must also handle financial matters. Dealing with insurance companies and claim denials is part of that process. While you might think that you have an excellent claim, car insurance
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hit and run accidents in alabama

Hit-and-Run Accidents in Alabama: A Guide

Accidents are upsetting. With most accidents, the injured person gains some comfort from knowing that they can pursue legal action against the other driver and his insurance company. But in a hit-and-run accident, once the other driver leaves the scene, getting compensation for injuries becomes more difficult. Hit-and-run crashes are serious events. In Alabama, they account for many
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types of car crashes

5 Types of Car Crashes (And How to Avoid Them).

Every car accident is unique for those involved. Yet, experts group accidents into categories based on many factors, including the cause of the accident, the location, and the type of impact. While impact might not seem important, collisions tend to follow predictable patterns. Learning these patterns can help you learn to avoid them and prevent accidents. Read on
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alabama wrongful death claims

Alabama Wrongful Death Claims

Crash fatalities are common in Alabama. In 2019 – the most recent year for which numbers are available – 930 Alabamans died in car crashes. While this number may not seem large, Alabama ranks fifth in the nation for crash fatalities per capita. In 2019, 19 out of every 100,000 Alabamans died in a car accident. The national
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summer road trip safety tips

Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

Summer is traditionally the time to hit the road in search of fun and adventure, and this summer will be no exception. A recent survey found that more than 70 percent of Americans plan to travel this Fourth of July weekend. The survey also found that cars will be the preferred mode of transportation. This summer will be
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car crash injuries

Types of Car Crash Injuries – And How to Prevent Them

Car crashes are serious events. While we often focus – rightly so – on fatal car accidents, accidents also cause life-threatening injuries. In 2020, crashes caused nearly 5 million injuries that required medical treatment. In Alabama alone, nearly 50,000 people were injured in car accidents in 2019. These injuries can be temporary or permanently affect a person’s body
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Alabama personal injury settlements

Alabama Personal Injury Settlements: A Guide

In movies and television shows, the legal process works something like this: a person hires an attorney and files a lawsuit. Almost immediately after the lawsuit is filed, the parties appear in court for trial. At trial, the lawyers make passionate speeches and object at every turn. After deliberating for a few minutes, the jury returns a multi-million
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