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Alabama Injury Law Blog

Alabama Injury Law Blog

Covers injury law. By Hollis Wright.

http://www.alabamainjurylaw-blog.com/
  • Sep 18

    What You Should Know About Dog Bite Liability

    What You Should Know About Dog Bite Liability
    While most Americans, including Alabamians, love their dogs and generally consider them part of the family, it is important to remember that dogs are still classified as animals. And being animals, as well as descendants of wild animals, dogs…
  • Aug 10

    Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Claims Granted Multidistrict Litigation (MDL)

    Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Claims Granted Multidistrict Litigation (MDL)
    The U.S. Judicial Panel (JPML), a separate body within the Federal Court System, has granted the plaintiff’s second motion for consolidating Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) drug claims to Multidistrict Litigation (MDL). This allows the…
  • Aug 3

    Are “Possible Causes” of an injury admissible?

    Are “Possible Causes” of an injury admissible?
    Any attorney who has ever litigated a personal injury claim has heard the legal standards “reasonable degree of medical certainty” or “reasonable degree of medical probability.” Further, attorneys understand and…
Rank this Week: 2412

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Move Over Laws Prevent Injury

    Move Over Laws Prevent Injury
    A recent truck crash in Indiana highlights the importance of “Move Over” laws. The Indiana case involved a tow truck driver preparing to tow a disabled vehicle from the right shoulder of the Interstate. While helping stranded…
  • Sep 11

    Attorneys Should Practice Truth In Advertising

    Attorneys Should Practice Truth In Advertising
    Our highways are littered with attorney billboards. Daytime television channels are filled with lawyer commercials. Attorney advertisements are everywhere. More correctly — Advertising attorneys are everywhere except the courtroom. You…
  • Sep 4

    Personal Injury? A Delay In Medical Care Can Harm Your Claim.

    Personal Injury? A Delay In Medical Care Can Harm Your Claim.
    As a personal injury attorney, I often follow other trials and verdicts across Alabama. Recently, some excellent attorneys obtained a great verdict for their injured client in south Alabama. During that trial, the insurance company attorney…
Rank this Week: 2037

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Sep 14

    Breastfeeding Cop Verdict Upheld

    Breastfeeding Cop Verdict Upheld
    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a former Tuscaloosa police officer’s case against the Police Department for pregnancy discrimination and retaliation. Melissa Hicks had worked for the Tuscaloosa Police…
  • Aug 9

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?
    One of the most difficult and stressful employment situations involves an employee who is experiencing sexual harassment.  Sexual harassment can range from inappropriate comments from a co-worker to outright physical…
  • Aug 7

    Should I sign the severance agreement?

    Should I sign the severance agreement?
    Many of my clients are offered severance or separation agreements from their employers before they contact me.  These are important documents that can have long-term consequences.  In most cases, it is advisable to meet with an…
Rank this Week: 1014

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

Covers the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. By Boyd Campbell.

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 13

    Regional Center aspect of EB-5 Program extended to Dec. 8

    Regional Center aspect of EB-5 Program extended to Dec. 8
    When H.R. 601 was signed into law, a provision in the bill reauthorized the regional center aspect of the EB-5 Program to Dec. 8.  The new law, which contained an appropriation for Hurricane Harvey relief for the east coast of Texas,…
  • Jul 11

    Republican senators want to roll back Obama proposal to increase investment amount

    Republican senators want to roll back Obama proposal to increase investment amount
    Seehttps://therealdeal.com/?p=2132990
  • Jul 11

    This feels different

    This feels different
    Since I became involved in the EB-5 Program in 2006, the regional center part of the program has been extended five or six times.  This makes the regional center program the oldest pilot program in federal government, despite the fact…
Rank this Week: 4242

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Sep 13

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.
    An issue that still arises during trials, especially jury trials, is whether a party can impeach their own witness. Impeaching your own witness means that you are attacking the testimony and/or credibility of a witness that you put on the…
  • Sep 11

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure
    Due to weather conditions created by Hurricane Irma, the following Alabama county courthouses will be closed on September 11, 2017: Barbour Blount Bullock Calhoun Chambers Cherokee Clay Cleburne Coffee Coosa Dale Elmore Etowah Geneva Henry…
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
Rank this Week: 3094

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer,…

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
  • Sep 13

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.
    An issue that still arises during trials, especially jury trials, is whether a party can impeach their own witness. Impeaching your own witness means that you are attacking the testimony and/or credibility of a witness that you put on the…
  • Sep 11

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure
    Due to weather conditions created by Hurricane Irma, the following Alabama county courthouses will be closed on September 11, 2017: Barbour Blount Bullock Calhoun Chambers Cherokee Clay Cleburne Coffee Coosa Dale Elmore Etowah Geneva Henry…
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
Rank this Week: 4583

Huntsville Injury Attorneys Blog

Huntsville Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law in Alabama. By Siniard, Timberlake & League, P.C.

http://www.huntsvilleinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    A Homeowner’s responsibility when serving alcoholic beverages in Alabama.

    A Homeowner’s responsibility when serving alcoholic beverages in Alabama.
              Southern hospitality is a long standing tradition in Alabama and our residents take pride in offering guests food and drink — especially during college football season.  However, if you are…
  • Aug 10

    Texting while driving is illegal in Alabama.

    Texting while driving is illegal in Alabama.
    According to Alabama Code § 32-5A-350, it is against the law to use a cellular telephone or other similar device to send or receive text based communications, including text messages, instant or direct messages, pictures, and electronic…
  • May 16

    Can a landlord be liable for an injury caused by a tenant’s dog?

    Can a landlord be liable for an injury caused by a tenant’s dog?
    Under longstanding Alabama law, the “owner or keeper” of a vicious or dangerous dog is legally responsible for any injuries caused by the animal.  In some cases, however, if a landlord or property manager has allowed a…
Rank this Week: 2532

Alabama Personal Injury Lawyers…

Alabama Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Jinks, Crow & Dickson, P.C.

http://www.alabamapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Does Hands-Free Technology Make Driving Safer?

    Does Hands-Free Technology Make Driving Safer?
    Cell Phone Distraction In the United States, over 35,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2015 alone. Currently, cell phone distractions are causing accidents in epic proportions. The National Safety Council’s Annual Injury and…
  • Aug 18

    Denial of a Valid Insurance Claim in Alabama

    Denial of a Valid Insurance Claim in Alabama
    Despite paying premiums for years, people are sometimes left stranded by their insurance companies when they need them most.  Fortunately the law has a way to handle this situation, though it is often not easy or quick.
  • Jul 31

    Roundup and Cancer

    Roundup and Cancer
    Lawsuits are being filed against Monsanto alleging that its product, Roundup, causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The active ingredient in Roundup is a chemical called glyphosate. Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide. It is toxic to both…
Rank this Week: 2541

Alabama Car Accident Blog

Alabama Car Accident Blog

Covers Alabama car accident law and claims information. By Moore & Wolfe.

http://alabamacaraccident.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    BFW-Lawyers Files Complaint Against Access Ins. Co.

    BFW-Lawyers Files Complaint Against Access Ins. Co.
    Last week, Boteler Finley & Wolfe (BFW-Lawyers) filed a complaint with the Alabama Department of Insurance against Access Ins. Co., an automobile insurer based in Atlanta, GA.  The complaint filing stemmed from the mishandling of…
  • Jul 10

    Why Doesn't the Insurance Adjuster Believe Me?

    Why Doesn't the Insurance Adjuster Believe Me?
    It’s the Adjuster’s Job Not to Believe You! Mark Wolfe - Personal Injury Attorney 251 433-7766Having represented insurance claimants for over 30 years, I have received hundreds of calls from people who are upset because,…
  • Jan 19

    Three Things We Know About PI Claims That You May Not Know

    Three Things We Know About PI Claims That You May Not Know
    At Boteler, Finley & Wolfe we’ve been helping personal injury victims present and prosecute their insurance claims for 29 years. We’ve helped thousands of victims recover the full and complete compensation they are owed and…
Rank this Week: 4423

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Alabama Workers' Comp Blog

Covers workers' compensation with a focus on Alabama. By Fish Nelson LLC.

http://www.alabamaworkerscompblawg.com/
  • Sep 5

    The New Alabama Venue Menu

    The New Alabama Venue Menu
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its opinion in Ex parteGarrison Trucking Co., wherein it considered the issue of venue. The Old Rules In venue disputes, your residence means your permanent home: the place you plan on…
  • Aug 4

    Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Favor of Employer in Retaliatory Discharge Lawsuit

    Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Favor of Employer in Retaliatory Discharge Lawsuit
    The Supreme Court recently released its opinion in Foster v North American Bus Industries, Inc. in which it reversed the trial court’s summary judgment in favor of the employer on a retaliatory discharge claim. The employer, NABI is a…
  • Aug 4

    Summary Judgment Granted in Favor of Alabama Defendants in Outrageous Conduct Claim

    Summary Judgment Granted in Favor of Alabama Defendants in Outrageous Conduct Claim
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its opinion in Kirby v Jacks Family Restaurants, LP.In that case, the plaintiff filed claims for workers’ compensation benefits, retaliatory discharge, and the tort of outrage against…
Rank this Week: 851

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    New Case Law on Search of Vehicles During a Traffic Stop

    New Case Law on Search of Vehicles During a Traffic Stop
    I have filed a Suppression Motion for a client based on a recent US Supreme Court decision, Rodriguez v. United States (2015.) The issue in Rodriguez is the extension of a routine traffic stop beyond the time necessary to write a traffic…
  • Jul 14

    Recent Successes for our Pardon Applicant Client

    Recent Successes for our Pardon Applicant Client
    The waiting period is long (3-4 years in some cases) so I encourage anyone eligible for a pardon to act immediately.
  • Jun 27

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained
    Because of some recent news regarding a high profile case with which I was involved, there has been a good deal of discussion of the Grand Jury process and how it works. To many, even within the legal community, Grand Juries are…
Rank this Week: 2402

Law Libraries Association of…

Law Libraries Association of Alabama

http://llaalabama.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    2016-17 Annual Report

    2016-17 Annual Report
    The 2016-17 Annual Report is now available for viewing.
  • Apr 5

    Spring 2016 Meeting

    Spring 2016 Meeting
    Save the date!The Spring 2016 Meeting has been scheduled for May 20th in Tuscaloosa.Details to follow soon.
  • Sep 28

    2015 Fall Meeting

    2015 Fall Meeting
    LLAA will meet on Friday, October 9 in the Great Roomat Cumberland School of Law, located in Memory Leake Robinson Hall at Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL  35229.   You may park in the Northeast parking…
Rank this Week: 3971

Wettermark & Keith Blog

Wettermark & Keith Blog

Covers Alabama personal injury news.

http://www.wkfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 10

    Are Property Owners Liable for Poor Property Security?

    Are Property Owners Liable for Poor Property Security?
    If you turn on the news at any point during the day, you are almost guaranteed to hear a story about burglary, homicide, or sexual assault. Sometimes, these victims are targeted intentionally – but other times, innocent bystanders are…
  • Jul 13

    Why Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer?

    Why Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer?
    You’ve been injured in a car accident, and you’re confident that the other driver is guilty of negligence and/or recklessness. Now, you’re getting calls from the other driver’s insurance company. They say they would…
  • Jul 13

    How Much Is a Wrongful Death Case Worth?

    How Much Is a Wrongful Death Case Worth?
    There are several factors that play a part in determining the value of a wrongful death claim, and the laws of your state will also determine a lot about what is recoverable. If you are considering pursuing a claim, it’s important that…
Rank this Week: 3349

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1323

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jun 12

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!
    by Dorothy Spencer James Eubanks recently joined the Cobb Law Group as paralegal focusing on materialmen’s liens, payment bond claims and Georgia construction law. His experience and attention to detail make him a remarkable fit for our…
  • May 26

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project
    by Mark Cobb This is the first in a series of articles to assist project owners in planning for and achieving a successful construction project. This series will address the three phases of project planning, project bidding, and project…
Rank this Week: 4275

Alabama Litigation Review

Alabama Litigation Review

Covers business litigation, civil procedure, personal injury and punitive damages. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamalitigationreview.com
  • Jun 9

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)
    Last month, I published a post about a local DUI law firm that suddenly started advertising for personal injury and wrongful death cases. Suddenly, billboards for that firm appeared along major Huntsville area roads. I’ve written many…
  • May 10

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website!

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website!
    Billboards. Television. Radio. Lawyer ads are everywhere. It’s easy to smile and claim expertise. It’s much more difficult to perform the study and hard work necessary to win a complicated case. I’ve written previously that…
  • Mar 29

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance
    Last fall, we asked the question on our other blog — Will Invokana Injury Cases Be Centralized? At that time, a growing number of injured patients had filed lawsuits in Federal Courts. Our firm has been investigating potential Invokana…
Rank this Week: 3663

Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?
    A relatively new Alabama law prevents the involuntary loss of real property inherited with other family members.  In order for the law to apply at least 20% of the owners must be relatives or must have acquired the land through a…
  • Feb 10

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy
    An essential part of your estate plan is an Advance Directive for Health Care (Advance Directive) yet clients rarely have them available when needed – like going to the emergency room (ER). As elder law and estate planning attorneys, we…
  • Feb 10

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy
    An essential part of your estate plan is an Advance Directive for Health Care (Advance Directive) yet clients rarely have them available when needed – like going to the emergency room (ER). As elder law and estate planning attorneys, we…
Rank this Week: 1819

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right
    Many parents rely heavily on their extended family for support and guidance in raising their children, especially from the children's grandparents. Over time, a child is likely to develop a close relationship and deep bond with extended…
  • Nov 8

    Can You End Up Back in Court After Your Alabama Divorce Is Final?

    Can You End Up Back in Court After Your Alabama Divorce Is Final?
    Many people are relieved when a court has finalized an Alabama divorce. An Alabama divorce decree generally brings to an end and extremely difficult and emotionally draining process. It also serves as a jumping point for former spouses to…
  • Nov 4

    Alabama Military Divorce Basic

    Alabama Military Divorce Basic
    While all Alabama divorces are difficult for those involved, there can be additional challenges for an Alabama military divorce. The assistance of an experienced Birmingham divorce lawyer can make a big difference in how an Alabama military…
Rank this Week: 746

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.criminal-defense-attorney.info/
  • Nov 10

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Probation

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Probation
    It is no secret that the prison system in America is overcrowded, and there are many cases where an experienced Alabama criminal attorney can successfully work with Alabamans that have been charged with crimes to avoid conviction. However, in…
  • Nov 7

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Domestic Violence Law

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Domestic Violence Law
    Alabama domestic violence charges are typically misdemeanor charges depending on the severity of the action. However, even as a misdemeanor, courts usually take domestic violence charges very seriously and these types of charges can have a…
  • Nov 4

    Legislation Could Change How Alabama Teens Are Tried in Court

    Legislation Could Change How Alabama Teens Are Tried in Court
    Current Alabama law §12-15-204 requires teens that are 16 or 17 years old to be tried as adults in an Alabama court when they are facing serious Alabama criminal charges. Crimes qualifying a 16- or 17-year-old to be tried as an adult in…
Rank this Week: 1228

Drake Injury Lawyers Blog

Drake Injury Lawyers Blog

By Drake Law Firm.

http://www.drakeinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Nov 9

    Wrongful Termination and Alabama Law

    Wrongful Termination and Alabama Law
    What are my options if my employer wrongfully fired me? Under Alabama law, an employee can be fired or terminated for any reason, whether it’s a good reason, bad reason or for no reason. This is called the employee at will doctrine.…
  • Sep 15

    Insurance Claim Denial and Bad Faith in Alabama

    Insurance Claim Denial and Bad Faith in Alabama
    Had a legitimate insurance claim denied in Alabama? Discover your options. Under Alabama law, insurance companies have a duty to fairly and timely adjust claims made. Frequently, especially during times of natural disasters such as tornadoes…
  • Aug 16

    Emergency Room Negligence in Alabama – EMTALA Claim

    Emergency Room Negligence in Alabama – EMTALA Claim
    Emergency room negligence is fairly common in Alabama. Most Alabama hospitals use outside contractors to staff the emergency department and the doctors sometimes work very long shifts with few breaks. Additionally, the emergency room…
Rank this Week: 3538

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Alabama personal injury, worker's compensation, and product liability law. By Allred & Allred.

http://www.alabama-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall
    Even after their defective airbags resulted in a series of recalls and several deaths, officials at Japanese manufacturer Takata reportedly falsified testing information to representatives at Honda, the company’s largest buyer. …
  • Mar 15

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall
    Even after their defective airbags resulted in a series of recalls and several deaths, officials at Japanese manufacturer Takata reportedly falsified testing information to representatives at Honda, the company’s largest buyer. …
  • Mar 15

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall

    Report: Airbag Maker Faked Safety Tests After Recall
    Even after their defective airbags resulted in a series of recalls and several deaths, officials at Japanese manufacturer Takata reportedly falsified testing information to representatives at Honda, the company’s largest buyer. …
Rank this Week: 593

Alabama Bankruptcy Blog

Alabama Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Alabama, along with debt management and budgeting help. By Richard L. Collins.

http://www.alabamabankruptcyblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do

    5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do
    Below I am linking an article by Amy Fontinelle with a good summary of what debt collectors are not supposed to be doing. If you are having these issues with a debt collector, you may have a Fair Debt Collection...
  • Apr 9

    How to Keep Your Stuff in Bankruptcy

    How to Keep Your Stuff in Bankruptcy
    Many of the clients I meet with believe that if they file bankruptcy, they will lose all their stuff, i.e. cars, house, etc. About the same number of clients believe that if they file bankruptcy they can keep the stuff...
  • Feb 1

    Does Bankruptcy in Alabama Stop Collections Harassment from Debt Collectors?

    Does Bankruptcy in Alabama Stop Collections Harassment from Debt Collectors?
    Yes. All collection attempts by creditors are to stop as soon as your bankruptcy is filed. When your bankruptcy is filed the "automatic stay" goes into place. This prohibits debt collectors from making any effort to collect any debt…
Rank this Week: 1256

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

FLG Trusts & Estates Reporter

Covers trusts, estate planning, asset protection, and probate, with particular focus on Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. By Fortenberry Law Group PLLC.

http://www.fortenberrylaw.com
  • Nov 17

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act

    U.S. States With Series LLC Act
    A series LLC is a form of limited liability company that is authorized by state law to hold assets in separate “containers” known as series.  These containers function much like holding companies. They are used to segregate…
  • Oct 29

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate

    Rights of Stepchildren to Assets of a Deceased Parent in Probate
    Here’s a scenario that I get so often that it deserves its own blog post:  Dad dies. Stepchildren claim that stepmother is taking dad’s assets and not communicating with them. Stepmother claims that all of the marital assets…
  • Oct 22

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step

    Formal Florida Probate Administration in 10 Step
    Of the various types of Florida probate proceedings, formal administration is the most common.  Like any probate matter, Florida probate administration can vary depending on the size of the estate, the decedent’s asset…
Rank this Week: 4380

Wininger Law Firm Blog

Wininger Law Firm Blog

Covers accident and injuries in Birmingham and the surrounding areas of Alabama.

http://www.winingerlawfirm.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 19

    You’d Better Read This Before You Let Your Child Swim in Area Lake

    You’d Better Read This Before You Let Your Child Swim in Area Lake
    During the past few months we’ve seen numerous startling social media photos and posts from Alabama parents whose children have been breaking out in sores and infections after swimming in some area lakes. The painful, open sores…
  • Aug 17

    Firehouse Shelter Serves Vital Need in Birmingham

    Firehouse Shelter Serves Vital Need in Birmingham
    One of our absolute favorite charities is The Firehouse Shelter located in downtown Birmingham. Shortly after we bought the building which has been our home now for more than 30 years, The Firehouse Shelter opened as a men’s…
  • Jun 5

    Time is Critical After Auto Accident

    Time is Critical After Auto Accident
    If you, a loved one or friend are injured in a wreck, please remember that the most important time to begin a thorough investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the wreck is, well, immediately. Let me explain why…
Rank this Week: 3345

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Aug 5

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption
    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemptions On June 11, 2015 the State of Alabama increased their bankruptcy exemptions for the first time since 1982. When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is filed, it is possible that your property could be liquidated and the…
  • Jul 12

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent
    Obergefell v. Hodges Decision On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued their decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court decided that the right to marry is a fundamental right that is…
  • Mar 29

    Answer in Divorce

    Answer in Divorce
    What is the Answer in a Divorce? A divorce is a civil lawsuit filed by one spouse against the other, with the filing spouse requesting certain things from the court. The spouse that files the divorce is called the Plaintiff, and they initiate…
Rank this Week: 2651

Lee's Divorce & Family Law…

Lee's Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers divorces in Alabama. By Lee Borden.

http://divorceinfo.com/blog
  • Feb 26

    Progress Report

    Progress Report
    The new site Divorceinfo.com is up and operating now. It has many little bumps and squeaks, which I’ll be ironing out in the next few days. Thanks for your patience with me!
  • Feb 24

    My Husband is On the Down-Low

    My Husband is On the Down-Low
    I had a question the other day from a woman married 29 years who is just now discovering that her husband is a homosexual. Now that he knows she knows, she thought his behaviors would stop, but they haven’t. He has a degenerative…
  • Feb 24

    Maryland Divorce FAQ’s – Miscellaneou

    Maryland Divorce FAQ’s – Miscellaneou
    This is about miscellaneous issues for divorce in Maryland, including residence requirements, grounds for divorce, common law marriage, annulment, legal separation, and any requirement for parent training in Maryland. This information is…
Rank this Week: 780

Burdick's Blog

Burdick's Blog

Discussion of common legal issues in Alabama. By Austin Burdick.

http://alabamaattorney.weebly.com/burdicks-blog.html
  • May 21

    After Divorce, Who has the final say?

    After Divorce, Who has the final say?
    When parents decide to divorce decisions have to be made on how to best care for their children after the parents separate. The courts created devices to try and make these decisions. Divorce court is a court of equity and is given the…
  • Apr 15

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?
    The Courts have long held that a custody determination cannot be based on something arbitrary, such as the sex of the parent. Ex parte Devine, 398 So. 2d 686 (Ala. 1981). Under McLendon custody determinations are not expressly based on sex…
  • Apr 15

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?

    Is McLendon any Better than the Tender Years Doctrine?
    The Courts have long held that a custody determination cannot be based on something arbitrary, such as the sex of the parent. Ex parte Devine, 398 So. 2d 686 (Ala. 1981). Under McLendon custody determinations are not expressly based on sex…
Rank this Week: 3571

The Fonteneau Firm LLC

The Fonteneau Firm LLC

Covers criminal law, landlord tenant law and personal injury law. By Kira Fonteneau.

http://thefonteneaufirm.com
Rank this Week: 2324

The Soul Practitioner

The Soul Practitioner

Legal technology for the solo attorney. By Clark Stewart.

http://www.thesoulpractitioner.com/
  • Apr 18

    Use Dropbox to Cover Your Microsoft Office Butt

    Use Dropbox to Cover Your Microsoft Office Butt
    This is a tip I picked up from Sam Glover’s post over on The Lawyerist blog. Be sure to check out both Sam and The Lawyerist for great tips and techniques about the practice of law!
  • Mar 28

    Cloudon v. Onlive Desktop

    Cloudon v. Onlive Desktop
            Sometimes I’ve been known to back the wrong horse. I think I’m really in the know on something, and come to find out I was way off the mark. Such was the case with Onlive Desktop – the Microsoft Office app for iPad. I was…
  • Mar 9

    Pioneer Appradio Review

    Pioneer Appradio Review
    As a birthday present to myself I picked up the Pioneer Appradio a couple weeks ago. I recently purchased a 2003 GMC Yukon and was disappointed to find no easy way of integrating my iPod library into the unit. After some research I stumbled…
Rank this Week: 2854

Alabama Injury Lawyers Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Alabama personal injury and product liability law. By Cusimano, Roberts, Knowles & Mills, LLC.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4199

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law including, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, worker's compensation, and wrongful death. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1287

Alabama Insurance Defense Report

Alabama Insurance Defense Report

Covers insurance law for claim professionals and practitioners. By Thomas Little.

http://alabamainsurancedefensereport.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3895

Justice Begins Here

Justice Begins Here

Covers consumer legal issues in Alabama. By Lewis & McAtee.

http://justicebeginshere.wordpress.com
  • May 4

    Seat Belt Recall

    Seat Belt Recall
    Toyota Motor Corp.
  • May 4

    Seat Belt Recall

    Seat Belt Recall
    Toyota Motor Corp. has recalled 90,189 Highlander SUV’s because third-row seat belts may not lock in some child-safety seats.  So far, there have been no complaints of injuries as a result of the defect, but what if there had been?…
  • May 1

    Take Another One Away

    Take Another One Away
    Well, another judge has taken away a jury verdict.  Where’s the outrage?  The whole point of juries is for twelve individuals to come together to make a unified decision.  Instead, Circuit Judge William Gordon has decided that the twelve…
Rank this Week: 3991