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What Causes Bedsores in Nursing Homes?

by Aaron Gartlan

March 30, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing homes are supposed to offer residents compassion and quality care while giving family members peace of mind that their loved one’s medical needs are being addressed. Unfortunately, for both Alabama nursing home residents and their family members, that isn’t...

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Progress Report on 3M Combat Arms Earplug Claims

by Aaron Gartlan

March 24, 2021 | Workers Compensation

We wanted to provide an update on the status of the 3M Combat Arms Earplug litigation for our clients who have claims. Thousands of personal injury lawsuits are currently pending against the 3M Company for injuries caused by defective earplugs...

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What Is Considered Nursing Home Neglect in Alabama?

by Aaron Gartlan

March 18, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home abuse doesn’t always involve physical violence. Failure to provide medical care, nutrition, social interactions, and basic hygiene needs can all be considered forms of neglect or abuse. Estimates by the World Health Organization suggest that at least 4.2 percent of...

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What are Pedestrians’ Rights in Alabama?

by Aaron Gartlan

January 27, 2021 | Pedestrian Accidents

People on foot are vulnerable to serious injuries when crossing streets, walking along highways or navigating intersections. Pedestrian accidents happen all too often in Alabama. The frequency of pedestrian accidents could be greatly reduced if drivers were more attentive and...

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Gartlan Injury Law Evaluating Cases of Patients Diagnosed with Vision Loss After Taking Elmiron

by Aaron Gartlan

November 19, 2020 | Defective Products

Medical studies show that some patients prescribed Elmiron to treat bladder pain have experienced vision damage Gartlan Injury Law, a personal injury law firm in Dothan, Alabama, is reviewing cases of people in Alabama who were prescribed the medication Elmiron®...

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Who Is at Fault in a Left-Turn Accident in Alabama?

by Aaron Gartlan

October 6, 2020 | Auto Accidents

Left-turn accidents are strikingly common in Alabama and across the United States. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, left-hand turns play a role in 22.2 percent of all accidents at intersections. The good news is that...

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What Are the Do’s & Don’ts of Alabama Workers’ Comp?

by Aaron Gartlan

September 10, 2020 | Workers Compensation

Most full and part-time employees at businesses with five or more employees in Alabama are covered by state-administered workers’ compensation insurance. If you are injured while on the job or become ill because of working conditions, you may be entitled...

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Meet Candice Hemenes

by Aaron Gartlan

June 15, 2020 | Uncategorized

For Gartlan Injury Law paralegal Candice Hemenes, personal injury law is a calling and a chance to offer potential clients the compassion and respect they deserve. She’s been where they are, after all. An Alabama native and graduate of Slocomb...

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Filing a COVID-19 Business Interruption Claim in Alabama

by Aaron Gartlan

May 4, 2020 | Insurance Bad Faith

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted businesses in Alabama and across the country at a level not seen since the Great Depression. The closures are causing revenue losses that are expected to bankrupt and close many companies. Small businesses that are...

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If I Was Partially at Fault, Can I Still Recover Damages in My Personal Injury Claim in Alabama?

by Aaron Gartlan

April 25, 2020 | Personal Injury

People can sometimes be partially at fault for the accidents that cause them to suffer injuries. For instance, someone involved in a slip and fall accident may not have been wearing the appropriate footwear for a certain situation, or a...

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