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Yearly Archives: 2023

Tuscaloosa Car Accidents: Answers to Your Common Questions

Dec 29, 2023 - Car Accidents by

After an automobile accident, it is not uncommon for those involved to have many questions and concerns about what to do next and the steps that need to be followed. Below, our Tuscaloosa car accident attorney answers some common questions that are asked after an accident. If you have specific questions, please contact us directly to ensure you have the latest information possible regarding your legal rights and options.

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Filing A Workers’ Comp Claim In Alabama? Here Are Some Common Terms You Need To Know

Nov 30, 2023 - Workers' Compensation/Work Injury by

Being injured on the job and pursuing a worker’s compensation claim can be confusing and stressful. While you are accomplished in many ways, the workers’ comp legal process is daunting for those who do not deal with it every day. At Cross & Smith, LLC, a Tuscaloosa workers’ compensation attorney can guide you through every step, ensuring you know what is happening and your best chance at recovering benefits is best supported. In the meantime, the following are some workers’ compensation terms you may be hearing over and over again, so it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with them. 

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What To Do If You Have Been In An Accident in Alabama

Oct 31, 2023 - Car Accidents by

Being injured in an accident can cause you to suffer physical, mental, and financial stress. When the negligence, recklessness, or wanton behavior of another entity or person has caused your accident, you do have the ability to pursue compensation for your injuries and other harms you have suffered. At Cross & Smith, LLC, a Tuscaloosa personal injury lawyer can help you recover what you are owed. Following are some of the steps we suggest you take to best support your ability to recover.

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Dealing With U-Turn Accidents Involving Tractor-Trailers in Alabama

Sep 29, 2023 - Truck Accidents by

U-turns are among the most complex maneuvers a vehicle can make on the road — especially if that vehicle is a tractor-trailer. For the everyday sedan or SUV, the task may seem straightforward, but when it comes to large vehicles such as 18-wheelers, the complexity multiplies. In Alabama, a state that is known for its vast highways and major transportation routes, U-turn accidents involving tractor-trailers are particularly concerning.

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Common Causes of Swimming Pool & Waterpark Injuries & How to Prevent Them

Aug 31, 2023 - Personal Injury by

Many Alabamians seek refuge from the hot summer sun at public and private swimming pools and waterparks. The cool water offers a sweet respite from the heat and offers multiple recreational fun opportunities with friends and family. Unfortunately, for some swimmers, a day at the pool or waterpark ends when they suffer an injury. When this happens, a Tuscaloosa personal injury attorney at Cross & Smith, LLC, can help you navigate your way through the claims process so you can recover the compensation you deserve for your injury.  

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Common Reasons for Personal Injury Lawsuits In Alabama & How We Can Help

Jul 31, 2023 - Personal Injury by

When you are injured by another in an accident, the aftermath can be devastating. Depending on the severity of your injury, you may be left with the inability to work or care for your family members that depend on you. When this happens, consulting with a Tuscaloosa personal injury attorney from Cross & Smith, LLC, can help you learn about the options available to you.  

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Summertime and Personal Injuries in Alabama

Jun 30, 2023 - Personal Injury by

Summertime in Alabama can be a time of fun and relaxation. Many of us look forward to spending time outside and enjoying lots of outdoor activities. Unfortunately, more activity and being out of doors can cause an increase in certain types of personal injuries. When the unexpected happens, we encourage you to contact a Tuscaloosa personal injury attorney at Cross & Smith, LLC to learn more about the options available to you. We are a firm dedicated to helping injured people recover the compensation they are owed. 

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Workers’ Compensation and Claims Against Third Parties

May 31, 2023 - Workers' Compensation/Work Injury by

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that is available to workers that are injured while fulfilling their employment duties. It provides the injured worker with monetary compensation and medical care for their injuries or sickness. In exchange, the worker is not allowed to sue their employer for their injury or sickness. However, there is no prohibition on an injured or sick worker bringing a claim against a third party that causes their injury or illness. The good news for injured and sick workers is that they may be able to recover the compensation they are due through the workers’ compensation claim as well as the monies they are owed from the third party. When this happens, a Tuscaloosa workers’ compensation attorney at Cross & Smith, LLC, can help recover the amount owed to the injured worker by the third party as well as the employer.

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Common Types of Car Accidents In Tuscaloosa

Apr 28, 2023 - Car Accidents by

Car accidents can disrupt your way of life. From missed work and unpaid doctor bills to the pain and suffering caused by your injuries, when you have been in a car accident, you need legal help to get your life back on track. At Cross & Smith, LLC, our attorneys are experienced in a myriad of different types of car accidents and can provide the assistance you need. Below are some of the most common types of car accidents in Tuscaloosa. If you have been injured in one of these types of accidents, contact us to schedule a free consultation with a Tuscaloosa car accident attorney.

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Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

Mar 31, 2023 - Nursing Home Neglect by

When a person nears the end of their life, they should be treated with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, for some elderly residents of nursing homes, their golden years are a time of abuse. When this occurs, the abused person and their family are justifiably outraged, and the assistance of an experienced nursing home abuse attorney can help bring justice to the perpetrators. 

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"I have been friends with Dell Cross since we were roommates at UA Law and have had the pleasure of conferring with Cross & Smith, LLC in a professional capacity for many years. As a law office which specializes in domestic relations and family law matters, it is imperative that my office maintain a consistent client referral relationship with a law firm which can effectively address personal injury matters brought to us by our clients."
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