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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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The Do’s and Don’ts of Filing an Alabama Workers’ Compensation Claim

Feb 28, 2023 - Workers' Compensation/Work Injury by

When you suffer an injury at work, workers’ compensation is a remedy typically available to help you with your bills until you are ready to return to your job. Workers’ comp generally pays you a portion of your salary and covers your medical bills. The process of filing a claim for workers’ compensation can be time-consuming even under the best of circumstances, and often, the circumstances are not ideal. To help your claim move as swiftly and easily as possible, pay attention to the do’s and don’ts listed below, and consult with a Tuscaloosa workers’ compensation attorney from Cross & Smith, LLC. 

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Tactics Nursing Homes Use to Cover Up Neglect

Jan 31, 2023 - Nursing Home Neglect by

Our senior citizens deserve to live their golden years in peace while being treated with kindness and respect. In addition to receiving the care they need to have their basic needs met, they should have opportunities to be social and as active as their health will allow. While there are many nursing homes that provide all these things and more, there are other nursing homes that neglect their residents. When this happens, it can be hard for family members and loved ones of the resident to recognize that the neglect is occurring, especially when the nursing home engages in covert tactics to conceal its unethical and illegal behavior. A Tuscaloosa injury attorney from Cross & Smith, LLC, advises on tactics nursing homes use to cover up neglect. 

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Common Injuries Sustained In Motorcycle Accidents

Dec 30, 2022 - Motorcycle Accidents by

Accidents involving motorcycles often result in catastrophic injuries and sometimes even death. One of the reasons these injuries are typically so disastrous is that unlike drivers and passengers in cars, motorcycle riders do not have a heavy metal frame surrounding and protecting them. When a motorcycle rider collides with another vehicle or a stationary object, such as a tree, the rider’s body hits the other vehicle or object unimpeded and they are often traveling at a high rate of speed. Following are some of the most common injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents, as noted by our Tuscaloosa accident attorney. 

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Why You Need an Attorney If You’ve Been Injured By a Defective Medical Device

Dec 16, 2022 - Defective Medical Devices by

While medical devices have positive effects for many patients, when they are defective, they can cause an already sick individual to experience even more pain and suffering. When this happens, a Tuscaloosa injury attorney at Cross and Smith can help the injured party recover the compensation they are owed. 

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