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Can Social Media Posts Affect My Personal Injury Case?

By Smith Law Firm |

One of the questions that personal injury victims in Alabama often ask their lawyers is whether their social media posts can affect their claim. The short answer is an emphatic yes! In fact, what you post on your social media accounts can have an impact on the amount of compensation you can receive from… Read More »

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Can I Relocate My Kids Out of State During Divorce Proceedings?

By Smith Law Firm |

If you are a custodial parent who wants to move out of Alabama with your kids, you might be wondering whether you are allowed to do so. The answer is – yes, you can do so, as long as you have the consent of the non-custodial parent or the approval of the court. Alabama… Read More »

head on collisions

What Are the Most Common Causes of Head-On Collisions?

By Smith Law Firm |

While a majority of the accidents that occur on our roads are minor in nature, the result of head-on vehicle collisions at a high speed can be disastrous. Victims of head-on collisions may end up with catastrophic injuries, often facing excessive medical bills and loss of earnings while they struggle to recover. Although head-on… Read More »

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How Are Pain & Suffering Damages Calculated in a Personal Injury Case?

By Smith Law Firm |

When someone’s negligence causes an accident, it usually leads to injuries, property damage, and pain and suffering for the victim. The law recognizes a victim’s right to seek and recover financial damages from the negligent individual or entity by filing a personal injury lawsuit in court. In such personal injury settlements or lawsuits, it… Read More »

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What Kind of Evidence Is Used in a Car Accident Case?

By Smith Law Firm |

If you are planning to file a car accident claim in Alabama, it’s vital to know what kind of evidence you need to present in order to substantiate your claim and establish the fault of the other party. The more evidence you can present in support of your claim, the better are your chances… Read More »

summer camp injury

Who is Responsible if My Child is Injured at Summer Camp?

By Smith Law Firm |

Summer is here, and it is time for kids to celebrate the completion of yet another school year and start packing up for summer camp. Having exciting outdoor adventures, making new friends, and learning to be independent, are some of the several benefits of life at summer camp. The American Camp Association (ACA) data… Read More »

internal injuries

How Do I Know if I Have Internal Injuries?

By Smith Law Firm |

Internal injuries are common in accidents and are especially dangerous because of no clearly evident symptoms. Since it is difficult to identify internal injuries in a routine medical examination, they may cause unforeseen complications, or require immediate medical intervention. Types of Internal Injuries The high impact of a crash may result in the occupants… Read More »

beach injuries

Personal Injury Risks at The Beach This Summer

By Smith Law Firm |

The Alabama Gulf Coast boasts of sunshine, culture, history, and untouched natural beauty. Visitors find miles of white sand beaches, which are among the best beaches in the world and a hidden gem in the US. But, at times, marine conditions or weather can take a sharp turn and convert a delightful day into… Read More »

prenuptial agreement

What Can and Cannot Be Included in a Prenuptial Agreement?

By Smith Law Firm |

A divorce is something no one wants to think about at the time of getting married. Prenuptial agreements, or premarital agreements, are meant to set specific terms in place of the marriage ends. For example, a person with a successful family business may seek to protect those assets from the adversarial party in case… Read More »

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How to Deal with Retaliatory Behaviors in Co-Parenting

By Smith Law Firm |

While co-parenting is a challenge in itself, the process becomes even more difficult when your ex-spouse displays retaliatory behavior. It can be mentally and emotionally taxing to deal with parents who engage in vindictive behaviors, and the unpredictability can leave you off balance. Following are some suggestions for effectively handling a high-conflict parent. Set… Read More »