Jon Ethan Lewis’s Guides

Jon Ethan Lewis

Birmingham Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

Contributor Level 14
  1. Rear-end Collisions

    Video posted by attorney Jon Lewis, almost 4 years ago.

    The person who rear-ended you is not always at fault - at least that's what several juries have said.

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  2. Intersection Collisions

    Video posted by attorney Jon Lewis, almost 4 years ago.

    Intersections controlled by traffic signals or stop signs. Get a witness.

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  3. Alcohol Accidents (DUI)

    Video posted by attorney Jon Lewis, almost 4 years ago.

    This video explains what is meant by Dram Shop in Alabama. If you are involved in a wreck with alcohol involved, the establishment which sold the alcohol could be liable if they served an underaged driver or if they served someone who was "Obviously Intoxicated" at the time.

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  4. Alabama Car Accident - Rear End Collision

    Written by attorney Jon Lewis, over 4 years ago.

    So, you were rear-ended in a collision, and now your injured. The defendant MUST pay, right? Wrong. There have been numerous jury verdicts in Jefferson County, Alabama for the defendant in such cases. Why? Because of the insurance tactics in these cases and the client's own testi...

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  5. What is My Alabama Case Worth?

    Written by attorney Jon Lewis, over 4 years ago.

    Most people who come to see me want to know what there case is worth, and inevitably, I give them the same answer. Only two groups of people can answer that question to the dollar: the jury who decides your case, or the person at the insurance company who agrees to pay a certain ...

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  6. Alabama Injury Caused By a City or County Employee

    Written by attorney Jon Lewis, over 4 years ago.

    If you are injured in Alabama by a City or County Employee, there are special rules you must abide by in order to present your claim. These rules center around filing the appropriate affidavit of claim to the appropriate governmental entity within the appropriate time. What are t...

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  7. Alabama Slip and Fall - Water in Store Entrance

    Written by attorney Jon Lewis, over 4 years ago.

    Can a store be liable for your injuries resulting from a fall in the entrance due to rainwater? This is a very difficult case. Why? The appellate courts of Alabama have made these difficult cases. The Supreme Court of Alabama has held: Although storekeeper owes customer a duty to...

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  8. Alabama Personal Injury - Malicious Prosecution

    Written by attorney Jon Lewis, over 4 years ago.

    What is malicious Prosecution? It comes in many forms, but typically, it is the wrongful use of legal process. What does that mean? Well, let's say someone swears out a criminal warrant against you with no cause, or what if a store has you arrested for shoplifting with no cause? ...

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  9. Alabama Car Accident - Lost Wages

    Written by attorney Jon Lewis, over 4 years ago.

    In Alabama, if you are injured in a wreck, part of your damages are lost wages. What are lost wages? You cannot simply say you cannot work, not show up to work, and claim lost wages. In order to prove lost wages, you must be significantly injured, and your doctor must take you ou...

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  10. Alabama Car Accident - Coverage vs. Health Providers

    Written by attorney Jon Lewis, over 4 years ago.

    What do yo do if you are in a collision with a person who has minimum limits ($25,000.00) in Alabama, and the health care provider (hospital) has a lien for $25,000. That can be a significant problem. Hopefully, you have Uninsured Motorist Coverage. The minimum limit there is als...

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