Recall On Popular Blood Pressure Medicine

2018-07-16T16:13:32-05:00July 16th, 2018|Defective Products|

A known carcinogen found in a common blood pressure medication has prompted the FDA to announce a nationwide recall from several distributors of the popular drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. What Falls Under The Recall? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and patients of a [...]

Holding Phones While Driving Now Illegal In Georgia

2018-06-22T16:38:37-05:00June 12th, 2018|Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Truck Accidents|

Beginning July 1, 2018, it will be illegal for anyone to hold a phone in their hands - or support the phone with any other part of their body - while operating a motor vehicle. Passed by the Georgia legislature as H.B. 673, and signed by Governor Nathan Deal, the law known as the "Hands [...]

RECALL ALERT: Fiat Chrysler Cruise Control May Not Turn Off

2018-06-22T16:38:38-05:00May 29th, 2018|Car Accidents, Defective Products, Personal Injury Law|

Fiat Chrysler announced it is recalling approximately 5 million vehicles due to a defect which could make it possible for drivers to be unable to turn off the cruise control. The identified issue could also cause the vehicle to speed up unexpectedly. Do Not Use Cruise Control On Affected Models Fiat Chrysler advises that drivers [...]

RECALL ALERT: Dr. Brown’s “Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holder”

2018-06-22T16:38:41-05:00March 27th, 2018|Defective Products|

This recall involves Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders due to a potential choking hazard. The affected products came in eight different styles: Giraffe, Zebra, Turtle, Reindeer (Special Holiday Edition), Frog (Special Holiday Edition), Spring Bunny (Special Holiday Edition), Deer, and Bunny. U.S. Consumer Protection Agency Details Recall The United States Consumer Product Safety [...]

RECALL ALERT: Kidde Smoke Detectors

2018-06-22T16:38:42-05:00March 22nd, 2018|Defective Products|

Multiple models of the popular Kidde brand smoke detector alarms are being recalled due to a manufacturing problem which caused one of the sensors to remain capped and compromised their ability to properly detect smoke. U.S. Consumer Protection Agency Announces Recall The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall, which affects nearly [...]

Distracted Driving Accidents in Alabama

2018-06-22T16:38:42-05:00March 8th, 2018|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

In 2017, the Legislature made it illegal to text while driving. The schedule of fines shows how serious the lawmakers are about this deadly epidemic: First offense, $25; second offense, $50; third and subsequent offenses, $75. Compare these fines to the $300 fine for littering. Litter does not kill, but distracted drivers do. It is [...]

Uninsured Motorists Coverage – Are You Protected?

2018-10-23T15:41:35-05:00March 1st, 2018|Car Accidents, Truck Accidents|

A bad accident could become a lot worse if the at-fault driver is one of the 18.4% of Alabamians who don’t have liability insurance. You may need money to repair or replace the car, pay medical expenses, and pay for lost time at work. If the other driver can’t pay, you’ll be very glad you [...]

Workers’ Compensation for Construction Site Injuries

2018-06-22T16:38:44-05:00February 8th, 2018|Construction Site Accidents, Workers' Compensation|

Injured on a construction job site? Maybe a co-worker accidentally hit you with a tool. Or maybe it was caused by a piece of dangerous equipment. Whatever the cause, you may have an injury that needs medical care. And you may need some time off work to recover. You will likely have medical bills and [...]

What Maritime Injuries Can I Be Compensated For?

2018-06-22T16:38:46-05:00November 30th, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

The maritime industry provides jobs for countless people in the oil, gas, fishing, and transportation industries. Unfortunately, injuries are all too common in this line of work, and many workers incur high medical expenses or lose wages after an accident. If you’ve been injured while working at sea or at a port, you should contact [...]

Who Is Responsible for My Offshore Injury?

2019-02-19T17:58:55-06:00November 22nd, 2017|Maritime Accidents|

People can be injured in maritime & offshore jobs in a variety of ways. For example, the boat might have crashed, tipped over, or sunk. Passengers can also be injured from hitting a wave or the wake of another boat. Offshore or maritime injuries can result in sky-high medical bills, and victims can be in [...]