City Says Christmas Lights a Hazard: You Be the Judge

‘Tis that most wonderful time of the year when Christmas decorations go up both inside and out. Some folks think, the more - the merrier where festive lights are concerned, and many people go all out when they decorate the exterior of their homes.  So, it is difficult...

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Injured at Work: Is Workers’ Compensation Your Only Recourse?

Workers’ Compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to a worker who is injured on the job. It is a form of accident insurance that is paid for by the employer. If you are injured on the job, or acquire a work-related illness,...

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Liability in Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents

The holiday season has arrived and that means family and friends will be visiting for Thanksgiving, Christmas and other festive events. So you should be aware of potential problem areas in your home or on your property. For instance, that old rug that has needed...

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Cell Phone Use While Driving is Still Legal in Some States

It is difficult to believe that all states have not passed laws banning the use of handheld cell phones while driving. Many states have passed such laws - but Alabama is not one of them.  While it is against the law to text while driving, you can still hold a cell...

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Motorcycle Accidents and the Law

Our highways and byways are busier than ever, and many people travel by motorcycle. It is not the safest way to go, but still a popular mode of transportation. If you drive a motorcycle, you must take extra precautions to ensure your own safety. It is very easy to...

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Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death

If you or a family member are the victim of a catastrophic personal injury, you are entitled to be compensated for the damage done as well as future medical costs. Your compensation may also include past medical bills, potential income loss and incidental costs caused...

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Trimming Trees: What is Legal?

As the leaves change colors and begin to fall, it may be time to trim some of those trees in preparation for the winter months. Tree-trimming can keep branches, and the like, off of your rooftop and prevent electrical lines from damage. But what happens if a neighbor...

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Your Rights Against Bill Collectors

If, for whatever reason, you are late paying a bill - are bill collectors allowed to harass you for the payment? The short answer is, no. However, if you have ever been in this situation, you know it would seem that nothing can stop the harassing phone calls....

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Holiday Scams: Be Aware

With Christmas less than two months away, the shopping season is upon us. It can be considered a fun if frenetic time of year, but it is open season for scam artists.  Be aware, and be safe - especially when using the internet to do your holiday shopping. Here are...

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Dog Parks and Legal Issues

A dog park is a wonderful place to take your four-legged buddies to play and burn off some energy. However, just as with children, excited play can turn rough, and someone gets hurt.  Part of the charm of these parks is also part of the danger. Many such areas are...

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