Gadsden Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Serving clients in Gadsden and Nearby Areas of Alabama

March 24, 2017

You have two years from the date of your accident to file a personal injury claim in Alabama. Call our Gadsden injury lawyers at 256-547-4988 to learn how we can helpIf you have been injured in an accident in the state of Alabama, you have two years to file a personal injury claim. The Alabama personal injury statute of limitations can be extended in cases where the victim is a minor or incompetent, or in cases where a medical error results in a delayed injury. However, it is...

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March 14, 2017

Traffic accidents increase when we spring forward. If you have bene injured in Gadsden, call our car wreck attorneys at 256-547-4988 to learn how we can helpAAA reports that the risk for traffic accidents, car, truck, and motorcycle, increases for six full days after clocks spring forward. Much of this has to do with drivers getting less sleep as bodies adjust to the new hours, but daylight...

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January 10, 2017

Alabama drivers rank 30th in the nation for accidents and citations. If you are injured in a car wreck in Gadsden, call 256-547-4988 for a free consultation at The Shelnutt Law FirmWhile your own experience may suggest otherwise, Alabama drivers are not the worst in the nation – far from it in fact. A recently released study has ranked Alabama drivers as 30th...

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December 20, 2016

How much do you known about Alabama truck accident laws? Take our short quiz and find out. If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a truck accident in Gadsden or surrounding areas, please contact the Shelnutt Law Firm online or by calling 256-547-4988 to schedule a free consultation today.

November 14, 2016

Travel safely this Thanksgiving. If you are injured while traveling in Alabama, call 256-547-4988 to learn how The Shelnutt Firm can help.

Millions of Americans take to the road to visit family and friends over the Thanksgiving weekend. If you will be among them, take care to protect yourself and others from serious injury by driving safely.

Historically, most people in Alabama do a bulk of their Thanksgiving travel in a car. This means that special care will need to be taken to help prevent...

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October 27, 2016

If you or a family member has suffered a traumatic brain injury, there may be no end to the care necessary. In this presentation, we show all of the possible needs for compensation and how our attorneys can help you.


To contact our attorneys for a free consultation, please call us at 256-547-4988. We serve client in...

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September 28, 2016

If you have been injured by a texting driver, call 256-547-4988 for a free consultation with our Gadsden distracted driving lawyers right awayA recently filed lawsuit following a fatal distracted driving accident in Texas is garnering national attention as the first to name a smartphone manufacturer – in this case Apple – as a defendant. According to the suit, Apple should be held liable for this fatal texting-while-...

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September 20, 2016

If you have been injured by a defective smartphone in Alabama, call the Gadsden personal injury lawyers at the Shelnutt Law Firm for a free case evaluationA Florida man is suing Samsung following the explosion of his Galaxy Note 7. According to the complaint, the plaintiff sustained serious burns after the phone exploded in his pocket. Samsung has known about the explosion risk for several weeks, but an official recall was only announced a few...

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September 15, 2016

Four of the seven hospitals closest to Gadsden have poor safety scores. If you have been injured in one of these, call 256-547-4988 to learn how we can helpHospital Safety Score is a project of the Leapfrog Group, an independent and not-for-profit corporation that works to improve accountability and, along with it, patient safety in the medical community. According to...

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August 25, 2016

The National Safety Council (NSC) predicts around 438 traffic-related deaths are likely this upcoming Labor Day weekend. Using statics that show a steady increase in fatal traffic accidents over the past several years – and a 9% increase from this same time last year – the NSC is predicting the deadliest Labor Day weekend since 2008. That year, the NSC predicted 439 traffic fatalities over this end-of-summer holiday weekend. This prediction was slightly below the actual figure of 473....

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