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Nelson Craig Johnson

Nelson Craig Johnson

Licensed Alabama and Georgia Attorney with a focus on Personal Injury Cases
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Nursing Home Abuse ...
  • Alabama, Georgia
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Bart Siniard July 22, 2021
Rating: 9 Lawyer Rating - 9 out of 10
Very motivated to provide great representation. Skilled at research and motion writing. If the case requires analysis of complicated legal issues, Nelson’s studious nature will serve his clients well.
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Dhaval T. November 19, 2021
Honest, dedicated and trustworthy attorney Nelson is one of the best lawyer when it comes to Litigation. I was so lucky that he was my attorney. He gave me the right advice and explained m various scenarios. He charged me very reasonable fee and brought out resolution to my case in my favor. I would definitely recommend Nelson for his great knowledge and dedication in solving my case. Thank you sir.
K. Danford October 1, 2021
Created Waiver for Business Nelson created and helped us understand a contract for a service our business offers. We don’t live in Cullman, yet he worked quickly to provide us the waiver for our rentable room. The peace of mind having this contract gives us is just what we need for opening our store and offering this service, and the added friendliness and efficiency made the entire process that much better. Thank you Nelson, we appreciate your hard work!
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Nelson is an Alabama Personal Injury Attorney represents clients in car and trucking accidents, dog bite cases, wrongful death actions, slip and fall cases and other insurance disputes.

Nelson is from Arab, Alabama, where he grew up working with his Father and Grandfather on their small cattle farm. He is no stranger to hard work and will put that work ethic to good use when working on your case.

Nelson graduated with special honors in his major from Jacksonville State University, where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice. Nelson went Graduated in the top third of his class at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University. While at Cumberland, Nelson served as the President of the Federalist Society, a Senior Member of the Trial Board, competed as a member of the Cumberland Mediation Team, and made Dean’s List every semester. Nelson has been admitted to practice law in Alabama, Georgia, and the Federal District Court in the Northern District of Alabama.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Nursing Home Abuse
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Workers' Compensation
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  • Contingent Fees
    I don't get paid unless you are compensated. I pay for all expenses up front and I am only paid if you receive an award or settlement.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama State Bar Association
ID Number: 4576D58U
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State Bar of Georgia
ID Number: 683089
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US District Court for Northern District of Alabama
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Slocumb Law Firm
- Current
Griffith, Lowry & Meherg
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
J.D. | Law
Cumberland School of Law
Honors: Dean's list every semester
Activities: President of the Federalist Society, Member of the National Mediation Team, and Senior Member of the Trial Board
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Jacksonville State University
B.S. | Criminal Justice
Honors: Graduated with special honors within major
Activities: Served as Vice President of Sigma Nu Fraternity
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Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar  # 4576D58U
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Georgia State Bar  # 683089
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Cullman County Bar Association
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Alabama Association For Justice
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Articles & Publications
How to file a lawsuit against a company
Alabama Guest Passenger Statute Explained
Slip & Fall FAQ
Who Needs Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
What is Ante Litem Notice and what does it mean for you?
Speaking Engagements
Speaker, Winter Break Law day, Huntsville, Alabama
Timberlake and League
This event is focused on High School Students interested in a legal career. Presentations will cover topics such as: is the legal profession a good choice for you, day to day life as an attorney, types of practice areas, role of a judge, and understanding the components of a jury trial.
Websites & Blogs
A Simple Guide to Alabama Personal Injury
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55 Questions Answered
Q. Can I be charged for more expensive replacements than what I damaged
A: Without more information this question is going to be difficult to answer accurately.

The general purpose of civil law is to place people back in the position they would have been in had the tortious act not occurred. Compensatory damages are designed to compensate the person for their loss. With that in mind the recovery should be the cost to replace what was damaged or to restore the damaged item back to its previous condition.

You should consult with an attorney in your area and provide him the full details of the situation for a more complete answer.
Q. Do i have to divulge my settlement amt from @fault insurer to MY” insurance Co. Before my underinsured claim is paid?
A: Your uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage takes effect only after the insurance of the tortfeasor (at fault party) is exhausted. To confirm that you would need to advise your insurance company of the insurance limits for the tortfeasor and the amount of the settlement. You will need to have them consent to the settlement with the tortfeasor before accepting those funds. The UM insurance provider has the option to front the tortfeasors' limits in order to keep them as the defendant in the case. They may do this if they think the tortfeasor is a particularly good defendant. (i.e. sweet old elderly woman who they think a jury is unlikely to award a large judgment against) If you have received med pay coverage from your insurance you will also want to ask for a waiver of the med pay subrogation.

For further questions and specifics to your case you should contact a personal injury attorney that is experienced in dealing with both medical payments insurance and uninsured motorist coverage.
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Q. If your being arrested does the officer have the right to tow your vehicle
A: If you are arrested while operating a vehicle the officer does have the option to tow your vehicle. If you have a passenger that is not being arrested the officer has the option to allow that person to take the vehicle for you if you consent.

Similarly, if you are arrested on someone else's property and your vehicle is on their property as well, they can request that the officer remove the vehicle from their property.

You should also be aware that you will be responsible for any tow fees or storage fees that result from the arrest. If you are going to be remaining in jail for an extended period of time and are unable to retrieve the vehicle yourself, you should have someone go and pick up the vehicle for you to avoid having daily storage fees pile up on you.

If it was an improper arrest that would make the decision to tow the vehicle improper as well. If you believe you have been unlawfully arrested you should contact a criminal defense attorney in your area to discuss the facts and circumstances of your arrest.
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Slocumb Law Firm
3500 Blue Lake Dr.
Suite 450
Birmingham, AL 35243
Telephone: (205) 378-6788
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
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