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Alabama Seat Belt Bill Clears Senate and Heads to the House



Alabama Seat Belt Bill Clears Senate and Heads to the House

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, thousands of deaths could be prevented every year is every passenger in a vehicle wore their seatbelt. Alabama plans on making sure all of its residents buckle up, thanks to a new seat belt bill that cleared the Alabama Senate and seatbelt...

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Grieving Mother Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After 4 Children Die in Mobile Home Fire



Grieving Mother Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After 4 Children Die in Mobile Home Fire

Any wrongful death accident is tragic, but when children are involved, the loss seems even more unimaginable. One can only imagine the grief a mother must feel when not one, but four of her children die in an Alabama house fire.

Such was the heartbreaking loss of Felicia Core, an Alabama...

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Alabama Reporters Investigate the Effectiveness of the State’s Texting and Driving Ban



Alabama Reporters Investigate the Effectiveness of the State's Texting and Driving Ban

Laws against texting and driving are created in the hopes that public safety improves. Despite these intentions, implementing a law that is aimed at improving public safety is no guarantee the law will be effective. This understanding led Alabama reporters to investigate whether Alabama’s statewide ban on texting and driving...

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Alabama Troopers Reveal Many Teens Violate the State’s Driver’s License Law



Alabama Troopers Reveal Many Teens Violate the State's Driver's License Law

When states implement laws designed to enhance public safety and keep people safe, the natural expectation is these laws will be followed. Unfortunately, reality does not always work out that way, where people can engage in behavior that thwarts these laws and compromise public safety.

It appears Alabama teenagers may be...

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Mother of Woman Crushed to Death by Robot Sues Auto Supplier



Mother of Woman Crushed to Death by Robot Sues Auto Supplier

The idea of robots in the workplace is a controversial one for many reasons, not the least of which is because some employees fear the automation of tasks that used to require human employees. That debate notwithstanding, one Alabama mother has an altogether different grievance, after a robot crushed her...

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Alabama Supreme Court Allows Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Miscarriage to Proceed



Alabama Supreme Court Allows Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Miscarriage to Proceed

In Alabama personal injury law, wrongful death is legally defined as a death caused by the “wrongful act, omission or negligence” of another person or entity. In these cases, the deceased’s estate is legally allowed to bring a lawsuit against parties that caused their loved one’s death based on the...

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Alabama Poultry Plant Fined for Unsafe Working Conditions



Alabama Poultry Plant Fined for Unsafe Working Conditions

In December of 2016, a Guntersville, Alabama poultry plant was asked to pay almost $30,000 in fines for findings of unsafe working conditions. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued the fine to the poultry plant, Farm Fresh Foods, after the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed a...

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Recent Weather Reminds Us of the Dangers of Winter Driving in Alabama



Recent Weather Reminds Us of the Dangers of Winter Driving in Alabama

While Alabama is generally known for its warmer weather, Alabama is still a dangerous place to drive in the winter. This is assertion is validated by a winter weather system that often brings snow, sleet and rain to large portions of the state, as it has this winter as well.

In...

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Alabama Medical Malpractice Laws Protect Doctors & Penalize Patients



Alabama School Cafeteria Accident Serves as a Lesson in Premises Liability

Alabamans who are injured by a physician or medical professional will likely want to consider their options for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Unfortunately, Alabama is one of the most difficult states for establishing a successful medical malpractice claim, thanks to tough laws that penalize patients and protect doctors.

The numbers bear...

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Alabama Jury Returns Huge Verdict in Slip and Fall Case



Alabama Jury Returns Huge Verdict in Slip and Fall Case

When an Alabama business fails to implement adequate inspection policies that lead to a customer’s injuries, victims may be entitled to large verdicts. Such is the takeaway from a recent Alabama personal injury case, where an Alabama jury returned a $1.725 million verdict against Dollar General in a slip and fall...

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