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Jon Ethan Lewis

Jon Lewis’s Legal Guides

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  • You May Not Need an Attorney

    You only have Damage to your Car, and you were not injured Regardless of whether the car is totaled or repaired, the attorney is going to take a fee from the total amount, and you will not be able to

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  • Seven Mistakes When You Have a Lemon in Alabama

    Failing to obtain written service reports. Written service reports document the problems you are having. Always, always get a service report before you leave the dealership. Keep copies for your re

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  • Understanding the AL Workers Compensation Maze

    Filing a Claim Notify your Employer and make sure it is in writing. Ask them where to go to the doctor or hospital unless it is an emergency. Insurance Requirements Not all employers are required to

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  • Alabama Difficulties in Medical Malpractice

    Do I have a Case? These cases are difficult in Alabama, and most people who inquire with an attorney regarding their potential claim do not have a case. In Jefferson County, the doctors win 90-95% o

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  • Alabama Slip and Fall

    Contributory Negligence What is contributory negligence? If you are one percent (1%) at fault, you cannot recover. Most states, 46 to be exact, are comparative negligence, and if you are one percen

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  • Alabama Wrongful Death

    The Statute - Section 6-5-410 (a) A personal representative may commence an action and recover such damages as the jury may assess in a court of competent jurisdiction within the State of Alabama, an

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  • What should I expect in a Deposition?

    Who is there? Usually, in a two party case, there is the plaintiff, the plaintiff's lawyer, the defendant, and the defendant's attorney. There is also a court reporter and sometimes a videographer.

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  • Alabama Civil Courts

    Small Claims Court Small Claims Court is held in the District Courts with the same judges. The small claims court has exclusive jurisdiction over claims for $3,000 or less exclusive of interest and

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  • Subrogation - What is it?

    What exactly is subrogation? In Alabama, if you are injured due to the fault of another person or company and require medical treatment paid by your health insurance, your health insurance carrier or

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  • What Agreements Need to be in Writing?

    Time Every agreement which, by its terms, is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof. Damages from Estate Every special promise by an executor or administrator to answer damages o

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