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Elizabeth Hunter represents clients dealing with criminal and personal injury matters. As soon as your hire Elizabeth Hunter, LLC., to represent you, you will find yourself in good hands. Furthermore, you are sure to receive effective, aggressive, and knowledgeable representation.  

Personal Injury Matters

At Elizabeth Hunter, personal Injury cases consists of car accident-related injuries, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, dog bite accidents, slip and fall accidents, products liability accidents, medical malpractice claims, and workers' compensation claims.

 

Municipal Liability  

Alabama has set a limit of $100, 000 per person and $300,000 per occurrence for claims based on personal injuries and $100,000 for a property loss. For deliberate offenses, a limit on compensation is at $1,500,000 (Polson, 2022). Moreover, the Code of Alabama section 6-2-38 limits a two-year deadline for filing any civil lawsuit for damages to an injury to a person. Oftentimes, the time starts on the date of the accident (Goguen, J.D., 2022).

The Code of Alabama Section 11-47-190 states: “no recovery may be had under any judgment or combination of judgments, whether direct or by way of indemnity under Section 11-47-24, or otherwise, arising out of a single occurrence, against a municipality, and/or any officer or officers, or employee or employees, or agents thereof, in excess of a total $100,000 per injured person up to a maximum of $300,000 per single occurrence, the limits set out in the provisions of Section 11-93-2 notwithstanding.”

 

In addition, at Elizabeth Hunter, you get help for these cases: (DUI) driving under the influence, traffic offenses, domestic violence, property crimes, drug crimes, expungement, homicides, appeals, sex crimes, and municipal violations.

Criminal Matters 

Here at Elizabeth Hunter, we represent those dealing with all types of criminal legal issues, such as (DUI) driving under the influence, traffic offenses, domestic violence, assault, battery property-related crimes, drug crimes, parole/probation violation, homicides, , sex crimes, municipal violations, etc..

 

Like every State, Alabama divides its offenses by degree; Traffic, Misdemeanor, and Felony Offense. Often times, sentencing may consist of  Jail time, Probation, imposed fines, or all of the above. 

 

In Alabama, fines usually consist of the following:

  1. Class A misdemeanor (theft of property or services worth $500 or less, cruel treatment of a dog or cat, dog fighting, possession of marijuana for personal use, third-degree assault or assault with bodily fluids (including saliva), third-degree domestic violence or violation of a domestic violence protection order: one year and/or $6,000,

  2. Class B misdemeanor (resisting arrest, second-degree stalking, theft of cable TV service, menacing someone: six months and/or $3,000, and

  3. Class C misdemeanor (directing abusive language at someone, harassment, trespassing on property, taking a shopping cart from a store premises, misconduct: three months and/or $500.

 

Finally, the maximum sentence for each offense are as follows Class A misdemeanor, one year or less, but more than six months; Class B misdemeanor, six months or less, but more than thirty days; or Class C misdemeanor, thirty days or less, but more than five days.

 

 

So, get your free consultation now with an experienced attorney at Elizabeth Hunter, LLC.

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We are more than just a law firm in Alabama. We take massive pride in listening to our clients and understanding their needs. At Elizabeth Hunter, we take your case seriously, and we won’t stop fighting for the compensation that you deserve. Call us for a free consultation. Let us help you.

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