What To Do In A Car Crash

What To Do In A Car Crash

Every 13 minutes, someone in Alabama is injured in a car accident. And with a lot of travelers on the road this week for the 4th of July, the typical accident rate is bound to increase. Car accidents are one of the most common reasons that people go to court. They can...
Domestic Relations Acronyms You Should Know

Domestic Relations Acronyms You Should Know

When reading about domestic relations cases, you may come across a few acronyms that may be unfamiliar to you. Gathings Law Attorney, Kim Vice, talked about this in this week’s #TipOfTheWeek video. The 3 acronyms she mentioned were TRO, PFA, and GAL. TROs and PFAs are...
The 100 Deadliest Days For Teenage Drivers

The 100 Deadliest Days For Teenage Drivers

If you have a teenage driver, take a few minutes to talk to them about driving this summer. We are now in what AAA calls the 100 Deadliest Days for teenage drivers, the period from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During that time in 2016,more than 1,050 people lost...

In the News: 11th Circuit Decision

Gathings Law has been in the news recently related to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to throw out an unfair settlement related to contaminated drinking water. The panel of federal circuit judges agreed with our arguments that the lawyers involved had an...
11th Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Water Pollution Settlement

11th Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Water Pollution Settlement

The panel of judges agreed that the attorneys had an improper conflict of interest and reversed the approval of the settlement Atlanta, Ga., June 4, 2018– The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a settlement between Daikin America, Inc. and plaintiffs who...
When Workers’ Compensation Isn’t Enough

When Workers’ Compensation Isn’t Enough

Your life can drastically change in the blink of an eye when you’re injured on the job. In an instant, your world can be turned upside-down. You could be unable to return work, incur hefty medical bills, and your family could be faced with financial uncertainty....
Grey Divorce

Grey Divorce

Over the years, there has been an increasing demographic trend of older couples seeking a divorce, often after many years of marriage. This kind of divorce is known as a grey divorce. These divorces are slightly different than a divorce involving a younger couple and...
4 Legal Mistakes Startups Make

4 Legal Mistakes Startups Make

No one is perfect; we all make mistakes. However, there are 4 common legal mistakes that many startups make that you should know so you can avoid them: 1. Not making an explicit agreement with co-founders It is absolutely imperative that when founding a company that...
5 Things To Consider Before Agreeing To A Divorce Settlement

5 Things To Consider Before Agreeing To A Divorce Settlement

In a divorce, reaching a settlement agreement can be a long process. Some spouses believe that they’re able to work out a divorce settlement that includes division of assets, child and spousal support, custody, and all other parenting decisions. But there are 5...
4 Important Legal Documents Every Startup Needs

4 Important Legal Documents Every Startup Needs

When starting a business, there are different steps you need to take to ensure that your business will be successful and grow. One of those steps is talking to a lawyer and ensuring that the proper legal documents are in place. In order to protect your business...