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How Do the Alabama Negligence Laws Affect my Personal Injury Claim?

By H.E. Chip Nix, Attorney at Law |

A personal injury claim is a civil action filed in the court to seek financial reimbursement for your injury. Unlike criminal court, civil court has financial reimbursement as its only remedy. You could be injured by a dog bite, in a car accident, or by falling in a big box store. If you have… Read More »

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5 Common Chemical Exposure Injuries

By H.E. Chip Nix, Attorney at Law |

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the top five chemicals that are associated with injury are carbon monoxide, ammonia, chlorine, hydrochloric acid, and sulfuric acid. The CDC took a ten-year look at chemical exposure in nine states, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.   Because… Read More »

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I Was in an Accident with a Commercial Truck – Who Can I Sue?

By H.E. Chip Nix, Attorney at Law |

An accident with any type of commercial vehicle is serious business. Because of the size differential, it is most likely that the driver of the automobile will be the most seriously, even catastrophically injured. Commercial vehicles run the range from a 15-passenger van to a tractor-trailer. The one thing they have in common is… Read More »

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Who Pays my Medical Bills After I’ve been Injured in a Car Accident?

By H.E. Chip Nix, Attorney at Law |

You remember that last moment before the crash. It is frozen forever in your brain. You will never forget. You are not alone. According to state statistics, in his lifetime, the typical Alabama driver has a greater than one-in-three chance of being in a crash that involves injury or death.   And now comes… Read More »

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Medication Errors – Do They Qualify as Medical Malpractice?

By Chip Nix, Attorney at Law |

When a health care professional gives you a prescription or administers medication as part of a medical treatment, you trust that it will have the desired effect and you will be safe from harm. Unfortunately, some drugs cause more harm than good. When a person is hurt or becomes ill due to a medication… Read More »

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5 Most Common Reasons Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Denied

By Chip Nix |

It can happen in the blink of an eye. An accident on-the-job from a fall, from machinery, or any accident while you were technically on the clock. Some workers develop an occupational disease from their exposure at work. They all count as a claim against your workers’ compensation benefits. Alabama employers, with five or… Read More »

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Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?

By Chip Nix |

The damages that are suffered by a victim of a car accident are often obvious. To be sure, when a car is totaled and a person is taken away by ambulance, there are few who would doubt that the individual will face property damage and vehicle loss expenses, medical expenses, and, likely, other expenses… Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

By Chip Nix |

Nursing home abuse in Alabama is unacceptable. If you or your loved one is in danger, or has been abused at a nursing home, call us for a free consultation today!

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 »

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