Alabama

Alabama (/ˌæləˈbæmə/) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th-most extensive and the 23rd-most populous of the 50 United States. At 1,300 miles (2,100 km), Alabama has one of the longest navigable inland waterways in the nation.From the American Civil War until World War II, Alabama, like many Southern states, suffered economic hardship, in part because of continued dependence on agriculture.
Posts about Alabama
  • Hey Honey, Check Out My Pendulum!

    … because someone makes an allegation of some sexual impropriety, does not mean that it is true. That is why we were dumbfounded the other night while watching Bill Maher. A guest of his show was Chelsea Handler, apparently a comedian, although we are not that familiar with her. During the discussion about the Senate candidate from Alabama, Roy Moore…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 13 readers -
  • Excluded by Religious Belief

    … that the First Amendment Freedom of Religion, also has been used for cake bakers in Indiana to claim that they have a right to discriminate against gay marriages and therefore, not provide services at weddings. Taken to the extreme, a gay couple could travel through some southern state and run out of gas, as no filling station would be willing…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Brad Botes Named A Best Lawyer In America

    … deeply cares for his community and has spent much time and energy with community projects such as the Birmingham Crisis Center where he is a past president and board member. Last year, Brad was named a Birmingham “Top Lawyer” by B Metro Magazine. I look forward to continuing our law practice with a Best Lawyer in America! And I am sure that I speak…

    Ed Woods/ Bond and Botes- 15 readers -
  • Alabama Court Cancels Alabama Use Tax Assessment Against Scholastic Book Clubs

    … In an order issued on August 18, 2017, the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama canceled an assessment of use tax issued against Scholastic Book Clubs, concluding that Scholastic, represented by partner David Bertoni, lacked sufficient contacts with Alabama to be required to collect and remit tax. The court found that the activities…

    Brann & Isaacson- 17 readers -
  • B&I Attorneys Tackle Local Tax Issues In State Tax Notes Article

    … Managing partner Martin I. Eisenstein and attorney Jamie Szal, who recently joined Brann & Isaacson after practicing state and local tax law in Massachusetts, have written a news article for State Tax Notes on “The L in SALT: Limits on Local Jurisdiction to Tax,” which discusses the constitutional analysis applicable to taxes imposed…

    Brann & Isaacson- 13 readers -
  • Can You Be Removed from an Overbooked Flight?

    … The video of Dr. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of United Airlines flight is still fresh in everyone’s mind. If you haven’t seen it by now, you are one of the few. The videos have gone viral on YouTube and have been viewed millions of times. Probably worse than the incident itself is United Airlines ham-fisted “apology.” CEO Oscar Munoz…

    Due Diligence- 26 readers -
  • Fatal Car Accident Numbers Rose Again in 2016

    …Preliminary data from 2016 shows that the number of traffic fatalities in the U.S. are on an unfortunate upward trend. There are a variety of reasons that auto accident fatalities are on the rise, but many analysts point to an increase in various types of driver distractions, such as texting while driving. Credit: National Safety Council (NSC…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 14 readers -
  • Recent Study Shows Slight Decrease in Alabama Medical Debt

    … Many clients who come to discuss their financial hardships are a result of unforeseen medical debts. Many times, a simple slip and fall accident results in unexpected medical expenses or time off from work without pay. A recent study by Urban Institute report stated that nationally, almost 24 percent of non-elderly Americans have past-due medical…

    Gail Donaldson/ Bond and Botes- 11 readers -
  • A Tribute to My Friend, Tony McClain

    … We seem to have lost our fair share of our sisters and brothers of the bar this year. Perhaps it is just being older that makes me feel the loss as keenly as I do. But on the first day of this new year, we lost Tony McClain, General Counsel for the Alabama State Bar and my friend. This loss has left me feeling hollow despite the fact I know my…

    Bond and Botes- 17 readers -
  • How Much Do We Charge For Bankruptcy?

    … We get calls from people almost every day asking how much we charge to file bankruptcy. They have apparently already decided, perhaps upon the advice of a friend or family member, that they need to file bankruptcy and are making their way through a list of law firms asking this question alone to determine who they can pay the least…

    Bradford Botes/ Bond and Botes- 20 readers -
  • Make It What Again?

    … from Alabama will be nominated as the new Attorney General. For those of you who enjoy adult entertainment, pornography and the like, understand that Jeff Sessions believes that pornography is the root of all evil and we can now expect obscenity prosecutions on a federal level. For those of you in the adult industry who rooted for Donald Trump…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Hyundai Sunroof Recalls

    …. Sonatas covered in this recall were manufactured at Hyundai’s Alabama plant from May 28, 2014, through March 18, 2016. Sonata Hybrids made in Alabama from December 8th, 2014 through August 18th, 2015 are also in question. Hyundai explains that a wind deflector anchor plate in front of the sunroof wasn’t properly secured to the vehicle. When…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 18 readers -
  • What is the Median Income in my State and Why Does It Matter?

    … figures are updated annually and also pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §101(39A)(B), the data is also adjusted early in the calendar year based upon the Consumer Price Index. Median Income in Tennessee The median income figures as of 11/1/2016 for TN are: Household of 1: $42,731.00/yr. Household of 2: $53,216.00/yr. Household of 3: $59,294.00/yr. Household…

    Bond and Botes- 20 readers -
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