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Worker’s Compensation and FMLA

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When an employee becomes injured or suffers an illness, s/he has multiple options for getting the time off needed to treat the condition. Two of these options are workers’ compensation leave and time off through the federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). These two programs serve similar purposes, but they differ in some significant… Read More »

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How to File an Alabama Workers’ Compensation Claim

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Most Alabama employers with more than four employees are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ comp is a program that provides benefits to employees who suffer injury or illness due to an accident on the job, regardless of who is at fault. In exchange for the “no fault” provision, employees are usually unable… Read More »

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How to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

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Motorcycles may be an enjoyable way to get from Point A to Point B, but they can also be dangerous. A person riding a motorcycle is at considerable risk each time they take to the road, and the numbers aren’t encouraging. Motorcycle crashes in Alabama hit their peak about a decade ago with about… Read More »

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How Long Does a Divorce Take in Alabama?

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You may be hoping for the fastest end possible to your marriage, but many states take a cautionary approach to the notion of a “quick divorce.” It would be a shame to decide based on emotion, only to change your mind after the all the ink has dried and legal matters have been settled…. Read More »

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Theft Laws in Alabama

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The state of Alabama takes theft seriously. If you have been charged with burglary, shoplifting, identity theft, criminal trespassing, or any other theft crime, the consequences of a conviction can be severe and life-changing. Depending on the crime and some other factors, theft charges in Alabama can range from a misdemeanor to various classes… Read More »

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How Reliable Are Witnesses to a Crime?

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When you’ve been formally charged with a criminal offense, there is a lot at stake. Maybe someone mistakenly fingered you in a lineup or believes that they saw you take part in a criminal act. Unless you plead guilty to that crime, which we don’t normally recommend, it will be up to the state… Read More »

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What Disabilities Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 37 million Americans – about 12% of the population – are classified as disabled. If you have an injury or medical condition that renders you unable to work, the financial side effects can be devastating. Even if you have private disability insurance, those benefits could be exhausted… Read More »

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The Most Dangerous Highways in Alabama

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All highways have the potential to be dangerous. Indeed, anytime that a motor vehicle is traveling at high speeds, and certainly when reaching speeds of 65+ miles per hour, risk of a collision is increased. What’s more, not only does the risk of a crash increase the faster that a vehicle is traveling, but… Read More »

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Can an Expert Help my Injury Claim?

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After suffering an injury due to the negligent actions of another, filing a personal injury claim may be the answer to recovering the financial compensation one both needs and deserves. But filing a successful personal injury claim takes more than just notifying an insurance adjuster of an injury; evidence must be presented that proves… Read More »

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How to Avoid Denial for Social Security Disability Benefits

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For many, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a life line, so it’s very important to file correctly, and do everything in your power to make sure you get it if you really do need the assistance. You may think that because entitlement to Social Security benefits at a certain age is automatic, so… Read More »

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