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Amputation Injuries After an Accident

By Smith Law Firm |

Permanent limitations or disabilities can sometimes occur in a person’s life following a catastrophic accident and injury. When a victim suffers the loss of a limb during an accident or because of surgical amputation, it can result in lifelong disability, need for rehab, physical pain and suffering, emotional distress, and psychological problems. Financial stress… Read More »

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When Do You Need a Lawyer for A Dog Bite?

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An animal attack or a dog bite can be a traumatizing ordeal. Even a little puppy may have the jaw strength to snap your fingers in two. Certain breeds of dogs have immense power to cause harm during an attack or dog bite. With over 4.5 million dog bites occurring each year in the… Read More »

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Pet Custody Battles in a Divorce

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It takes serious effort and commitment to bring two lives together after a wedding. The process of divorce to separate those lives takes just as much work. Among the numerous family law issues that must be settled in a divorce, it is also important to consider the issue of pet custody. You may enter… Read More »

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Accidents Caused by Not Using Turn Signals

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Drivers that don’t use turn signals can cause car accidents and create unsafe conditions for other road users. Turn signals are necessary because they let the other motorists and pedestrians know where the vehicle in front of them is going. Unexpected lane changes and sudden turns without alerting other drivers on the road are… Read More »

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Does an Inheritance Impact Alimony Payments?

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Alimony or spousal support can be an important financial aspect of divorce in Alabama. It’s vital to understand how the alimony payments may be affected if the ex-spouse inherits a significant sum. In some cases, the inheritance may not make any difference to the pre-determined amount of alimony payments. But this will depend on… Read More »

cryptocurrency in divorce

The Growing Issue of Cryptocurrency During a Divorce

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Cryptocurrency is a relatively complex asset in digital form. However, like any other asset, it is subject to the rules of marital property and separate property. These currencies only exist in a virtual form that involves the use of cryptography for helping make ownership and transactions secure. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are… Read More »

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Damages For Accident Victims with Permanent Injuries

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There are two common kinds of permanent injuries – disfigurement and amputation. Victims generally face significant emotional anguish and pain related to either of these permanent injuries: amputation and disfigurement. Disfigurement can affect any part of the body following a car collision. It usually affects the face or a visible extremity. Burn injuries are… Read More »

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How Mediation Differs from Litigation During an Alabama Divorce

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Going through a divorce can be a very overwhelming as well as traumatic experience. It often seems like you have too many vital decisions to make in a short amount of time, not least of which is to go through the legal process to end your relationship. Separation from your partner can result in… Read More »

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Who’s Liable in a Company Carpool Accident?

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Carpooling or ridesharing has become a very common thing to do over the past several years as it is very convenient for all parties involved. This concept has been adopted by people and put to use for plenty of different purposes ranging from general travel, taking your kids to school, or going to work… Read More »

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Does Child Support Cover Your Kid’s Extracurricular Activities?

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The child support system keeps changing, which can make it difficult for you to keep track of how much to pay and how the amount benefits your child. There is a wide range of hobbies and activities to keep kids busy today. This can sometimes add to the confusion regarding the child support issue…. Read More »