Cross & Smith handles personal injury, truck accident and car accident cases in Livingston, Alabama and Sumter County. The firm’s managing member, Justin Smith, is a native of Livingston and, along with his family, maintains a cattle farm near there now. Due to its close proximity to Interstate 20/59, the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway and neighboring Meridian, Mississippi, there is a large volume of interstate commerce and traffic that pass through the area every day resulting in a number of personal injury cases.
Livingston, Alabama is located in West Central Alabama along Interstate 20/59 and U.S. Highway 11. Livingston is home to the 595 acre campus of the University of West Alabama that provides the city with a growing vibrant student community. Livingston has a population of just over 3,000 residents and the city is approximately 10 square miles. Livingston is close to the Tombigbee and Sucarnochee Rivers making fishing, boating and water sports ideal recreational activities for the residents of Livingston. Livingston is famous for its DUD Parade that takes place on New Year’s Eve to welcome in the New Year. Residents from Livingston have enjoyed participating in the parade since 1857. The parade can be traced back to its origins in England and Scotland.
Sumter County was established on December 18, 1832. Both Livingston and Sumter County were part of the Choctaw Nation, which was comprised of four main villages. In 1830, the Choctaw Indians ceded the land to the government with the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. In 1833, a commission was formed to organize Sumter County. Livingston was named after a well-known local lawyer of the era, Edward Livingston. The town of Livingston then became the county seat of Sumter County.
An interesting part of downtown Livingston is the Bored Well. The Bored Well was dug in the 1850s. Livingston became widely known as a health resort in the late nineteenth century because of water from the Bored Well. The citizens of Livingston and surrounding areas have worked diligently to revitalize the town and maintain its historic heritage.
Livingston and Sumter County are part of the area in central Alabama known as the Black Belt. In addition to Livingston, Sumter County includes the cities and towns of Cuba, Emelle, Epes, Gainesville, Geiger, York, Panola and Ward.
Livingston, Alabama is served by the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit and remains the county seat of Sumter County. The Sumter County Courthouse is located in Courthouse Square, Livingston, Alabama 35470 and was built in 1902. The County Courthouse currently houses the courtroom, circuit clerk, tax assessor, tax collector, and mapping office in Livingston.
Our lawyers handle personal injury, truck wreck and car wreck cases in the district and circuit courts of Sumter County.
Our office is located at 907 17th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401. We have successfully handled a number of personal injury cases in Livingston, Alabama.
If you or any family members have been injured, e-mail us or call our attorneys toll free at 1-877-791-0618. The firm operates on a contingency fee basis. The initial consultation for personal injury, truck accident and car accident cases is completely free of charge. No recovery. No fee.
"We realize there are many options for representation out there, and we talked with several of the "big names" before finding Cross and Smith. With the others, it felt like we were being bullied, in a tank with hungry sharks. We are still receiving junk mail from some. We are SO thankful we were referred to Justin Smith (Cross and Smith) for our accident claim. He and his team were absolutely amazing."