April 10, 2018

If you've been involved in a car accident, you should know that the other driver's insurance company is not there to help you. Furthermore, this insurance company may try to offer you a settlement or, on the other end of the spectrum, may try to get you to admit responsibility, before you've had a chance to consult our lawyers.

Do not agree to any recorded statements or accept any terms before...

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March 13, 2018

School bus accident claims AlabamaA bus full of high school band members and staff from Channelview High School in Texas crashed in Baldwin County, Alabama this morning. The band was on its way back from a school trip to Disney World. Unfortunately, the bus driver died in the crash. Many of the other passengers sustained serious injuries, and five are now in serious and critical conditions, fighting for their lives.

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March 08, 2018

When you are involved in a car wreck, you can and may be held partly responsible if some negligence on your part led to the accident. But not wearing a seatbelt does not indicate negligence. You can most certainly have a case even if you weren't wearing your seatbelt.

At Long & Long, our experienced attorneys can review all aspects of your claim to determine your options...

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February 21, 2018

Smoke alarms are a very important safety device. In homes, apartments, hotels and other dwellings, smoke alarms and fire detectors are supposed to let you know if there is any type of fire, whether it is a fire with large flames or a low-flame, smoldering fire. In order to detect either type, these devices must be equipped with both photo-electric and ionization technology. Without both,...

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January 30, 2018

Traffic intersection accidents in Mobile ALIt's in Birmingham, according to AL.com. The conclusion comes from an analysis of statistics from 2003 to 2012. Stats were collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The intersection is University Boulevard and 28th Street. AL.com reports there were two deadly crashes at that intersection...

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January 15, 2018

When you lose a loved one because of someone else's carelessness, the pain can feel unbearable. The attorneys at Long & Long are here to help. We can determine if you have a wrongful death claim to pursue justice. For a free case evaluation, please call us at 251-432-2277. We proudly fight on behalf of Alabama residents from across the state, including Mobile and Orange Beach.

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January 03, 2018

As a policyholder, you rely on your property insurance company to help you out when you need it the most. That is what you're paying for after all. Sometimes, when disaster strikes, the insurance company will deny, delay or reduce your claim. It's not always the case, but when it happens, it can be frustrating and devastating for the policyholder. Our experienced attorneys are here to help. We offer a free case evaluation so that we can determine if you have a claim that we can assist with. You deserve every penny you are owed.

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December 18, 2017

Defective DePuy knee implant claims in Mobile ALHave you received a knee replacement manufactured by DePuy Synthes? Are you experiencing problems with it or have you been told you need revision surgery? The FDA has received adverse event reports regarding the Attune knee replacement. Oftentimes the implant failure is due to loosening along the cement border, at the tibial baseplate.

If such a failure occurs, it is likely the person would...

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December 06, 2017

When you lose a loved one because of someone else's negligence, you deserve the opportunity to hold the at-fault party accountable for their actions. In Alabama, the personal representative of the deceased's estate can bring a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Any money award recovered in a claim is known as "damages."

In most other states, loved ones can pursue "compensatory" damages for things like funeral costs and loss of income. But in Alabama, "punitive" damages are the only type of money that can be recovered for wrongful death. Punitive damages are designed to...

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November 27, 2017

If you were recently injured in a car crash in Mobile, know that you are not alone. Thousands of people are injured and hundreds are killed in accidents in our state each year.

Don't be a statistic – Take steps to reduce your crash risk by doing the following:

  • Eliminate driving distractions. Don't text and drive. Also avoid talking on your cell phone, arguing with passengers, eating or adjusting your GPS while you are driving.
  • Don't drive after drinking. There are so many options for transportation today, including ride-shares, traditional taxis, busses, etc.
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