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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 »

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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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Common Workplace Injuries in Alabama

By Chip Nix |

Employers in Alabama have a responsibility to provide a safe work environment for their employees. Workplaces are required to furnish industry-specific safety equipment that will ensure that employees are protected from harm. Despite these requirements, workplace injuries remain a common occurrence in Alabama. According to the latest figures from the Department of Labor, there are… Read More »

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Causes of Industrial Accidents

By Chip Nix, Attorney at Law |

Industrial occupations create some of the most dangerous work conditions and can lead to life-altering accidents. When these accidents occur, they can result in significant physical, emotional, and financial consequences for the injured worker. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5,190 fatal work injuries in the U.S. in 2016, a 7% increase… Read More »

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Common Electrocution Injuries

By Chip Nix |

We’ve all felt that uncomfortable “zap” that happens when you get too close to an electrical outlet or touch an exposed wire. But, a true electrocution injury can be both painful and life-altering. Electrocution injuries are the cause of approximately 3,000 burn center admissions and 1,000 deaths each year. The most frequent victims of… Read More »

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Can I Sue For My Spinal Cord Injury?

By Chip Nix |

There are roughly 250,000 spinal cord injury victims each year in this country. Your body’s spinal cord is an extended bundle of nerves that runs from your brain through your entire spinal column. Together with your brain, this makes up your body’s central nervous system, so an injury to your spinal cord can result… Read More »

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Do I Have a Slip & Fall Case?

By Chip Nix |

There are many ways to get injured on another person’s property, but the most common is through a slip and fall, or trip and fall, accident. These are referred to as “premises liability” cases, and they are some the hardest cases to prove under Alabama law. That doesn’t mean that they are impossible, and… Read More »

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Can I Be My Own Lawyer?

By Chip Nix |

Most accident cases are settled out of court, without having to present a case to a jury, however, you may or may not benefit from trying to self-represent depending on a variety of factors. If your case is minor, you may not need an attorney to reach a fair resolution. But, before you decide… Read More »

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How Spinal Cord Injuries Can Affect You

By Chip Nix |

When you live through a spinal cord injury you learn that there are many things you used to take for granted that have become either painful or no longer possible after. The things we do each day, such as rolling out of bed, kissing a family member, or driving to work, could be distant… Read More »

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