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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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A Tuscaloosa Auto Accident Attorney Explains Your Options When You Are Injured as a Passenger in Alabama

Jan 17, 2022 - Car Accidents by

When we agree to ride with a friend or family member we automatically assume that we will arrive at our destination safe and sound. We rarely think about what will happen in the event of an accident. However, accidents do occur and passengers are injured. When this happens to you, you need the assistance of a Tuscaloosa auto accident attorney that understands Alabama law and will fight to help you gain the compensation you deserve.

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