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Car Accidents and Amputation Injuries

Amputation Injuries and Car Accidents

By Chip Nix |

Car accidents happen all too often in Alabama. These accidents can be minor to severe, causing those involved to suffer serious injuries. The most traumatic of accidents can wind up leading to amputation injuries. When cars collide at extreme rates of speed, they can become intertwined to the point where the victims need to… Read More »

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Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

By Chip Nix |

According to estimates, over a quarter of a million Americans are currently living with some type of injury spinal cord injury (SCI). In addition, there are approximately 12,500 new cases of SCI each year, with the number of new cases on the rise in recent years. Spinal cord injuries occur in varying degrees of… Read More »

Why Hire an Attorney after an Accident with a Big Rig? Chip Nix Attorney at Law

Why Hire an Attorney after an Accident with a Big Rig?

By Chip Nix |

Truck accidents are among the most devastating that occur on the roadways. Commercial trucks that are fully loaded typically weigh in excess of 80,000 pounds, and because of the massive size and weight of a big rig, collisions involving these types of vehicles can result in serious and catastrophic injuries. There are thousands of… Read More »

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Slip & Fall – Homeowner’s Responsibility

By Chip Nix, Attorney at Law |

Countless individuals are injured in slip, trip and fall accidents at private residences each year. Some of these injuries are minor and go away after a short period of time. Others, however, can be more serious and affect the injured party for an extended period of time. It is not always easy to determine… Read More »

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Injuries on the Factory Floor – Can I Sue my Employer?

By Chip Nix |

Alabama was recently named among the best states for manufacturing by Global Trade Magazine. Our state has over 270,000 manufacturing workers, making up just under 15% of the overall workforce. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, Alabama has the fifth highest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the nation, and state government policies are… Read More »

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The Role of an Expert in an Injury Case

By Chip Nix |

Personal injury cases can be complex and challenging to pursue. This is especially true in Alabama, where the courts apply the legal doctrine known as “contributory negligence”. Under this doctrine, if a plaintiff is found to have been even 1% negligent in the case, they are barred from recovering damages. Most other states use… Read More »

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Keeping Our Children Safe on Their Way to and from School

By Chip Nix |

Causing an accident that results in an injury to a child is undoubtedly one of the most tragic events in which a person could be involved. Fortunately, accidents involving children can be prevented, and there are things that all drivers can do to avoid these types of incidents. As the back-to-school season kicks into… Read More »

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Do Pedestrian Accidents Increase in Summer?

By Chip Nix |

Summer is in full swing with road trips, cookouts, and other activities outside on the schedule. But were you aware that the chance of an accident occurring during summertime is higher than during other parts of the year? One common warm weather injury and personal injury case involves pedestrian accidents, where a vehicle strikes… Read More »

Workers' Compensation Fraud in Alabama - Chip Nix Attorney at Law

How Long Does a Workers Comp Case Take?

By Chip Nix |

If you’ve been hurt on the job in Alabama, you may be facing uncertainty about your future. Not only do you have to get medical treatment for your injuries, but you may also lose time from work and could end up with permanent limitations. Workplace injuries often don’t resolve quickly, but it’s helpful to… Read More »

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Dangers of Driving on the 4th of July

By Chip Nix |

The 4th of July may be a time to celebrate our nation’s independence and spend time with loved ones, but it can also be filled with danger. The National Safety Council once declared July this country’s deadliest month and the 4th of July the most lethal holiday. Each year on this holiday, there are… Read More »

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