With Memorial Day coming up on Monday it's a great time for all Americans to take a moment to honor and remember the servicemen and women who have died or sustained serious injuries while fighting for our country. However, as many military veterans and their families know, even those who return from combat without physical injury face significant struggles as they readjust to civilian life.
This week, May 12 through May 18, is National Nursing Home Week, which is being observed in Alabama in accordance with a proclamation from Gov. Robert Bentley.
As personal injury attorneys we are all too familiar with the dangers that come with distracted driving. At least 10 percent of motor vehicle accidents across the United States are caused by distracted drivers. While the focus on distracted driving usually revolves around drivers using their cell phones, a recent Alabama study found another type of common distraction: pets.