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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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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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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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Alabama School Cafeteria Accident Serves as a Lesson in Premises Liability



Alabama School Cafeteria Accident Serves as a Lesson in Premises Liability

In a tragic Birmingham school accident, a 5th-grade girl was recently impaled on an exposed metal pole in a Birmingham elementary school cafeteria. In the school’s cafeteria, cafeteria tables are outfitted with individual plastic seats, which are attached to metal poles.

According to Stacy Minnifield, the student’s mother, a school nurse...

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Alabama Restaurants Facing Liability for Serving Alcohol to Minors



Alabama Restaurants Facing Liability for Serving Alcohol to Minors

An Alabama Hooters restaurant recently sold alcohol to an underage Georgia teen shortly before the teenager died in a senseless accident. The Georgia teenager’s family has filed a lawsuit against the restaurant after their son was not asked by any Hooters servers to present legal identification showing he was 21 years of age...

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Family of Alabama Man Who Was Run Over by Tractor Sues John Deere



Family of Alabama Man Who Was Run Over by Tractor Sues John Deere

Last year, an Alabama resident was killed when he was run over by a John Deere tractor while he was refueling. A year later, his loved ones are filing a product liability lawsuit against Deere & Company Inc., claiming that the manufacturer was negligent.

The lawsuit claimed that the tractor was...

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Study Suggests Medical Mistakes Are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States



Study Suggests Medical Mistakes Are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States

A recent study from January of 2016 found that 1% of doctors nationwide caused nearly 33% of the country’s medical malpractice claims. Now, a new study came out that suggests medical mistakes are the third leading case of death in the United States.

From the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal)...

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