President Biden Signs the PACT Act
and Delivers on His Promise to America’s Veterans       

Posted by Kallie Chambers Lunsford on August 11, 2022

On August 10, 2022 President Biden signed the bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act. The PACT Act is the most significant expansion of benefits and services for toxic exposed veterans in more than 30 years.  The Camp Lejeune Justice Act is included in the PACT Act signed yesterday.  President Biden believes that our nation has a sacred obligation to properly prepare and equip the troops we send into harm’s way –...

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The No Surprises Act

Posted by Mary Malea Sellers on January 7, 2022

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A Resolution to Give in the Magic City

Posted by Mary Malea Sellers on January 8, 2021

Christmastime is a time of giving, and giving this past year was more important than ever. So many individuals and families across the state, nation and world have been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus. Jobs have been lost, furloughs have left a permanent impact on budgets, stress has been at an all-time high, and things some could once easily afford were, and still are, out of reach. Our firm, Riley & Jackson Attorneys, would like to shed some light on...

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Reasons Why Age Should Not Impact Your Decision to Write A Will

Posted by Mary Malea Sellers on September 16, 2020

There is a common misconception among the public that the only people who actually need a will are the elderly or people who work in high-risk professions.  While those both of those demographics certainly do need wills, they are far from the only ones. You Need A Will If: Do you have children?  If so, you need a will.  While you may assume that in the event of both you and your spouse dying simultaneously, your parents would take guardianship...

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Coronavirus and Business Interruption

Posted by Mary Malea Sellers on March 17, 2020

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND THE CORONAVIRUS THE COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC LOSS CLAIM Many businesses around the country are suffering drastic and unexpected revenue reductions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.  As these companies search for ways to continue operating and paying their employees, they may be overlooking insurance coverage for which they have been paying premiums. Business interruption loss coverage is a common form of commercial insurance that may be contained within or provided as a rider to commercial...

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How Do I Know When I Can Sue My Builder?

Posted by Kallie Chambers Lunsford on January 10, 2020

There are many situations where you, the homeowner, can sue your builder or contractor for poor workmanship. Defective construction can cause you to suffer significant property damage from many things including water leaks, cracked foundation, cheap or inadequate materials, and settlement issues. Typical claims attorneys at Riley & Jackson, P.C. file against builders or contractors include (1) defects in design, workmanship, or materials, (2) structural failures, and (3) negligence.  These claims are explained below.   (1)  Defects In Design, Workmanship,...

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Justice for an Elderly Woman

Posted by Mary Malea Sellers on December 13, 2019

Riley & Jackson, P.C. tried a wrongful death lawsuit in Jefferson County, Alabama Circuit Court.  The trial lasted 9 days.  The trial team included attorneys Rob Riley, Keith Jackson, and Jeremiah Mosley, along with paralegal, Mary Malea Sellers. Our elderly client was killed by a known criminal while she lived in subsidized housing.  The criminals were not residents of the housing complex and one ultimately killed our client while they were on the property. $10,000,000 Verdict Riley & Jackson, P.C.,...

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Products Liability in an Automobile Collision

Posted by Kallie Chambers Lunsford on August 23, 2019

Products Liability in an Automobile Collision Have you suffered a personal injury as the result of an automobile collision? Did someone you know or love die as a result of an automobile collision? Are you aware that your car collision could have been caused by a defective product?  Many car collisions can be caused by defective products placed in your automobile.  This is a products liability claim.  If you have had an automobile collision and have been injured, Riley &...

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Defective 3M Military Earplugs

Posted by Keith Jackson on February 1, 2019

Defective 3M Military Earplugs Current and former military members nationwide have suffered total hearing loss, tinnitus, or partial hearing loss as a result of defective Dual-Ended Combat ArmsTM Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2).  These earplugs were standard issued equipment for soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq between 2003 and 2015 and were also used by military personnel worldwide. 3M's Dual-Ended Combat ArmsTM Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) were designed to provide soldiers with a single set of earplugs that offered two options for...

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Mom’s in a nursing home, but is she safe? Tips on how to tell

Posted by Mary Malea Sellers on November 13, 2018

The day finally came where you had to move your loved one into a nursing home facility.  You did all your research, asked all your friends, and looked at online reviews. You and your family chose what you thought was the perfect place for Mom.  Mom moves in, and your family breathes a sigh of relief. Some of the time, that’s the end of the story.  Mom gets great physical and mental attention, she enjoys and interacts with the staff...

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