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The Role of Accident Reconstruction in Proving Negligence

Jun 30, 2022 - Car Accidents by

Alabama is a contributory negligence state, which means that even if you are 1% at fault in causing the accident in which you were injured, you may not recover any compensation. While there may be ways for your Tuscaloosa car accident attorney to fight this, being able to prove that you were not at fault in any capacity is always best. Unfortunately, this is not always an easy task and often requires taking extra steps, such as reconstructing the accident. At Cross & Smith, LLC, our attorneys go the extra mile to help our clients recover the compensation they are due, including accident reconstruction.

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Verdict vs. Settlement: What’s the Difference?

Jun 17, 2022 - Personal Injury by

You’ve heard both terms thrown around: verdict and settlement. But what do they mean, and which is better? When you file a personal injury lawsuit, it is important that you understand the difference between these words and the pros and cons of each one. Our Tuscaloosa personal injury lawyer explains the difference between a verdict and a settlement, and how to know which is the best option for your case.

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Personal Injury Claims: The Difference Between Personal Injury and Bodily Injury

May 31, 2022 - Personal Injury by

Have you suffered a personal injury due to the negligence or misconduct of another party? Such injuries can include a head or brain injury if you tumbled off your bicycle because of a poorly maintained city sidewalk; a broken leg that resulted from a fall down poorly maintained steps at your workplace; or injuries from a car accident when a driver hit you from behind and caused you to suffer whiplash. If you’ve sustained a personal injury that you believe was the result of the negligence of another party, take action and call Cross and Smith, the premier Tuscaloosa personal injury attorneys.

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How Common Are Truck Accidents?

May 17, 2022 - Truck Accidents by

It can be scary out there on the road, particularly with the increasing amount of large truck activity. Truck accidents happen more frequently than they should. As experienced Tuscaloosa truck accident lawyers, we’re here to help you.

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Personal Injury Terms You Need to Know

Apr 15, 2022 - Personal Injury by

When you or a loved one becomes involved in a lawsuit to recover damages for injuries received in an accident, you will start hearing terms that are not often used outside of the legal community. Below, our Tuscaloosa personal injury attorney from our firm explains the meaning of some of the most common terms used in personal injury law. 

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The 7 Most Common Types of Work-Related Injuries

Mar 31, 2022 - Workers' Compensation/Work Injury by

Many improvements in safety have been made to the places where we work over the years. Even so, workplace injuries occur every day and when it happens to you, it is important to have a trusted Tuscalossa workers’ compensation attorney who is familiar with different types of work-related injuries on your side. At Cross & Smith, LLC, our lawyers are here to help you recover the compensation you deserve after being injured on the job. 

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What You Should Know About Nursing Home Injuries

Mar 17, 2022 - Nursing Home Neglect by

As you approach your golden years, it is important to find a place to live that provides for your needs in a respectful and caring manner. Unfortunately, even in nursing homes that are designed to cater to the elderly, many residents suffer injuries daily. A Tuscaloosa personal injury attorney from our firm explains what you should know about nursing home injuries.

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A Tuscaloosa Truck Accident Lawyer Discusses Common Causes of Alabama Truck Accidents

Feb 28, 2022 - Truck Accidents by

Accidents involving large trucks such as semis and tractor-trailers occur far too often on Alabama roadways. While some of these accidents are caused by errors common in all accidents, such as distracted driving and driving under the influence, there are causes that are unique to large trucks. A Tuscaloosa truck accident lawyer from our firm explains.

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A Tuscaloosa Work Injury Lawyer Discusses Occupational Diseases

Feb 14, 2022 - Workers' Compensation/Work Injury by

When most people think of workers’ compensation insurance, they think of coverage for injuries sustained in an accident, such as falls and electrocutions. While workers’ compensation is certainly a resource for workers injured in these types of mishaps, it also exists to assist workers suffering from a work-related, or occupational, disease. A Tuscaloosa work injury lawyer from our firm explains.

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What Does a Tuscaloosa Car Accident Attorney Do and Why Do I Need One?

Jan 31, 2022 - Car Accidents by

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering why you would need a lawyer to help you with the aftermath. There are quite a few reasons why you are better off having a lawyer represent you, as our Tuscaloosa car accident attorney explains.

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