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August 08, 2016

Today is the first day of school in Gadsden, meaning many middle and high school kids will soon begin participating in athletic activities. While steps are taken to protect children against the most serious of injuries, some sports by their very nature are more likely to result in harm – and younger kids in particular are at serious risk for catastrophic injury when proper protocol and safety precautions are not enforced.

If your child sustains a sports related injury in Gadsden, our personal injury attorneys can help. Call us at 256-547-4988 to...

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July 22, 2016

If you have been injured by a defective airbag in Alabama, call 256-547-4988 for a free consultation at the Gadsden office of the Shelnutt Law FirmTakata airbags have been identified as the cause of more than 100 serious injuries and an alarming 10 deaths over the past year. In May, an independent investigation into these airbags found defects that make them likely to continue injuring and killing innocent people - prompting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to, for the...

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July 11, 2016

If you have been injured by a distracted driver in Gadsden or surrounding areas, call 256-547-4988 to schedule a free consultation with the car accident lawyers at The Shelnutt Law Firm todayJuly is National Cellphone Courtesy month and, as we can all agree that causing a car accident is discourteous, this month provides drivers a perfect opportunity to reflect on how cellphone use impacts vehicle operation. As with nearly every state,...

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July 01, 2016

AAA believes nearly 43 million Americans will travel this July 4th weekend. 36 million of those are expected to travel to their destinations by car, truck, motorcycle, or SUV. If you plan to be among them, please practice caution to help protect your safety as well as the safety of everyone else on the road.

If you plan on traveling this weekend, please be safe. If you are injured while traveling in or around Gadsden, call 256-547-4988 to learn how we can helpKeeping Safe...

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June 24, 2016

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or another medical worker makes a mistake that actually causes harm to you or a family member. Please take this quiz to find out if you were the victim of medical malpractice and to see how our attorneys can help:

 

If you believe medical malpractice was to blame for your suffering, please contact the Shelnutt Law Firm today by calling 256-547-4988. We are proud to serve clients in Gadsden, Alabama...

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April 06, 2016

Dog Bite Attorney | Gadsden, ALAny encounter with an animal should always be a pleasant and happy experience. Unfortunately, there are multitudes of times where dogs bite or attack. When this occurs, you and your family may have legal rights to seek compensation....

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January 27, 2016

Our Firm is excited to announce the addition of Attorney Jarred Dunn to our staff of attorneys! 

Attorney Jarred B. Dunn ("Jarred") is a native of Etowah County, Alabama. Jarred grew up in Southside, Alabama and graduated from Southside High school. After graduating from Southside High School, Jarred was accepted to the University of Alabama – Birmingham. While earning his under graduate degree at UAB, Jarred made the decision to serve his community by joining the Gadsden Police Department. While working full time as a police officer, Jarred completed his studies at UAB and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

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January 27, 2016

“Like and imaginary friend, state farm isn’t there”  has become a catch phrase for many dis-satisfied customers and claimants of State Farm Insurance. State Farm also has the nick name of “Snake Farm”, instead of State Farm, which is common slang used by attorneys who have dealt with this company. State Farm’s tactics in avoiding the payment of claims have been well documented in the past and there have been hundreds of thousands (probably millions) of lawsuits filed in various courts across the country against Snake Farm. These suits deal directly with the failure of State Farm to pay...

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January 20, 2016

As a Gadsden car accident lawyer, I often get asked which insurance companies we “have the most problems out of?” My answer is that there are SEVERAL that consistently fail to treat people properly and who have a long history of stalling to pay claims, denying claims that they should pay and making every effort to keep from paying a fair settlement.  When I initially started writing this BLOG Post, I started to name it our “Top 5 or Top 10” list. However, instead of limiting or committing myself to a certain number of companies, I’m just going to add seperate blogs to our website that discuss each of the companies that we despise. Our...

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January 19, 2016

As A Gadsden Car Accident Lawyer and Gadsden Trucking Accident Lawyer, I often see insurance company adjusters tell clients that they must sign a release allowing the insurance adjuster to get copies of the accident victim’s medical records before the insurance company will pay anything to the accident victim for their injuries. As a Gadsden car accident lawyer and Gadsden trucking accident lawyer, I agree that the insurance company needs to be provided copies of medical records an bills relating to an accident. However, there is also another underhanded reason that the adjuster wants you to sign the release. Once the adjuster has the...

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