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Organizing Your Content: Topic Clusters

When you don’t have a plan in place, the content for your law firm marketing can get disorganized quickly. At the same time, only saying you should “make a plan” doesn’t help. Knowing you have to plan without any set goal…

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Man Recovering After Tuscaloosa County Hunting Accident

A 53 year-old man from Tuscaloosa was shot in a hunting accident this past Sunday near Elrod. The victim was shot and injured in the torso by a friend of his son. The 25 year-old shooter mistakenly thought he was…

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Fatal Truck Accidents on the Decline

The sheer size differential between an 80,000 pound truck and a 5,000 pound car means that car-truck accidents frequently have disastrous consequences. As Birmingham truck accident attorneys know all too well, these collisions often result in vehicle occupants suffering catastrophic…

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Graduated Driver’s Licenses Only Delay Problem of Teen Car Accidents

Like many other states in the U.S., Alabama has a graduated driver’s license program. Since July 2010, the state has required those under 18 years old to follow certain steps before getting a full driver’s license. Those who supported the…

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FDA Issues Warning of Complications with Transvaginal Mesh Implants

In 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration evaluated reported complications following the placement of transvaginal mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and stated that serious complications are rare. After an in-depth review of…

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Alabama One of the Most Dangerous States for Pedestrian Accidents

Almost 700 pedestrians were killed in Alabama between 2000 and 2009, according to Transportation for America, a group campaigning for transportation system reform. Alabama’s Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI) is 116.7, making Alabama the fifth most dangerous state for pedestrian accidents…

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Alabama Worker’s Compensation: Will It Be There When You Need It?

No one ever expects to get injured at work, especially as the result of a natural disaster. This, however, is exactly what happened to employees of an Alabama restaurant. Last April, when an EF-4 tornado hit the Tuscaloosa Steak-Out, three…

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Alabama Canopy Firm Fined by OSHA Over Fall Risks for Workers

Following months of inspection, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited an Alabama canopy firm for several workplace safety violations and has proposed fines totaling $202,040 against the company. Chapman Canopy Inc. manufactures and installs canopies for gas…

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Deadly Bus Crash Prompts New Safety Measures

After a string of deadly tour bus crashes across the country, many people are wondering how bus companies with multiple safety citations are allowed to continue to operate. The recent Sky Express bus accident provides a tragic example of what…

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Safer Roads, Safer Cars, Safer Drivers Equal a Decrease in Car Accident Fatalities

Federal and state officials are celebrating a significant decrease in motor vehicle accident fatalities. Since 2005, road fatalities have declined by a quarter. In fact, the rate of crash fatalities is the lowest it’s been in over six decades. Data…

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