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What Constitutes A Valid Wrongful Death Claim?

When a death impacts a family, it is usually difficult to handle. Survivors think of all the experiences they’ll no longer be able to share with the individual and how much their lives will change. Death can be even harder to bear if a loved one’s deat

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Southside Man Killed in Crash on Alabama Highway 77

A 33-year-old man died on Saturday morning after his truck collided with an 18-wheeler. Southside Police Chief Blake Ragsdale said the victim is Matthew Ernie Norton. He was driving south on Alabama Highway 77 in a 2003 GMC Sonoma when he became involv

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Are Teenage Drivers More Likely to Get Involved in Accidents?

If you know a teenager who just got their driver’s license, you may hesitant about driving with them. You’ve probably heard that teens aren’t the safest drivers, and you may be wondering if you’ll be at greater risk of injury if you’re a passenger. Unf

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Brothers Die in Head-on Collision on U.S. 29

Two siblings from south Alabama died at the scene of an accident early on Friday morning. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency identified them as 20-year-old Ozark resident Dominick Latrell Etheridge and 26-year-old Steven Etheridge Jr. of Dothan. The ac

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What to Do if You’ve Been Hit by a Drowsy Driver

Drunk driving and distracted driving get lots of attention and people generally know how dangerous they are. However, drowsy driving is just as dangerous even though people don’t talk about it often. A study by the National Sleep Foundation found that

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Can a Lawyer Help My Spouse Who Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury in A Car Crash?

Traumatic brain injuries are among the most serious accidents that can result from a car accident. They can occur because of a jolt to the head or when an object penetrates the brain tissue. Some TBIs are mild and the effects are temporary. However, ot

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Can A Grocery Store Be Held Liable If I Slip and Fall While Shopping?

We’ve all slipped and fell at some point in our lives. In most cases, it’s due to clumsiness and our pride is the only thing that gets hurt. However, some slip and fall accidents are more serious. They result in injuries and they may be due to negligen

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Driver Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Crash that Killed Teenage Boy

A Cullman County judge has sentenced Bradford Meeks to 12 years in prison. The penalty was imposed on Tuesday, almost four months after a jury returned a guilty verdict on three charges including criminally negligent homicide. Meeks was convicted in re

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