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

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

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

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?

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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How Do Auto Accident Insurance Claims Work in Alabama?

March 31, 2020 | Workplace Injury

Alabama law requires motorists involved in a crash to report the accident to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) within 30 days. You must report any accident that resulted in injury or death, or where property damage exceeds $250. Even...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Hire The Law Office of Gartlan Injury Law from the Comfort of Your Own Home

March 19, 2020 | Uncategorized

We are taking the threat of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alabama very seriously. Right now, people in AL are being hurt by the threat of the Coronavirus. Let us help! We understand the fears that many people may have about...

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Is Alabama a No-Fault State?

February 27, 2020 | Auto Accidents

Every state has an auto insurance system that is either a “fault” or “no-fault” one. In most of the states, including Alabama, it is a “fault,” or tort system. In tort states, car accident victims must first turn to the...

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Who Is At Fault in a Rear-End Accident?

December 12, 2019 | Auto Accidents

Did someone hit your car from behind while you were lawfully stopped and doing nothing else wrong to cause the rear-end collision? If so, you may be eligible to recover damages for your injuries and losses. After all, a basic...

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How Long Do You Have to File a Lawsuit After a Car Accident in Alabama?

November 18, 2019 | Auto Accidents

If you have been hurt in a car accident and need to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver, you should speak to an experienced personal injury attorney right away. In Alabama, you have only two years to file your...

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Do I Need a Lawyer for My Car Accident Claim in Alabama?

October 14, 2019 | Auto Accidents

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you likely have questions about how you will pay for your medical bills, repairs to your vehicle and other unexpected expenses. You may also wonder, “Will I need to hire a...

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