Simms & Associates

Simms & Associates

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle

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Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle, Criminal, DUI-DWI

Simms & Associates is widely regarded as one of the top personal injury law firms in the State of Alabama. The firm was founded in 1999 by lead attorney Derek Simms after gaining years of... (more)

"Derek Simms was extremely helpful to me, and I would highly recommend him."

  7 months ago     Lauren Weekley


"Excellent service. Rapid and efficient communication. 5 star service!!!"

  1 year ago     Tricia Barton


"Derek Simms is a magician: he makes criminal cases disappear. Mr. Simms has represented me on at least 5 different occasions and has worked miracles every single time. He has achieved results that other good lawyers told me were not possible. I keep his cell phone number on my speed dial. Thank you, Mr. Simms!nn"

  3 years ago     Mitch G


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608 37th St. S.
Birmingham, AL 35222

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Graffiti Art - New York
A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, awarded statutory damages of $6.7 million to 21 graffiti artists in a suit that contended a building owner violated federal law when he painted over their artwork
Graffiti Art - New York
A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, awarded statutory damages of $6.7 million to 21 graffiti artists in a suit that contended a building owner violated federal law when he painted over their artwork
$6.7 Million awarded to artists in suit against landlord
How to protect yourself from claims under VARA (Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990): Recently a case was decided in New York in which a commercial building owner and landlord was ordered to pay his tenant and the tenant’s guest artists $6,700,000.
Is a Trademark needed for my business?
Before investing substantial time or money into a business it is a good idea to get some advice from a trademark lawyer. By ensuring that you can protect the name you’re planning to build your business or product under you can ensure that you do not have a competitor confusing your customers.
How much does it cost to Franchise my business?
Attorney Keith Gross was choses to participate as an expert panelist recently for an article about the costs associated with franchising a business concept.
5 Things to Do After an Accident:
It is important to realize that if you are injured you only get one chance to recover for those injuries. If you suffer an injury today that may require a walking cane 40 years from now...
Trademark Registration FAQ
In the business world, trademarks are essential to brand building. Without the protections put forth by trademark registration, building a consistent brand would be impossible, and competitors could easily attack your brand name...
Breaking Down Miranda
Examination of Miranda rights
Graffiti Art - New York
A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, awarded statutory damages of $6.7 million to 21 graffiti artists in a suit that contended a building owner violated federal law when he painted over their artwork
Protect your family
Prepare a will or trust AND financial and medical powers to protect your family in the event of your disability or death. We can help.
Probate Litigation
A brief summary about Probate Litigation.
Guardianship Litigation
A brief overview about Guardianship Litigation.
General Questions and Answers about Wrongful Death
These are some basic questions and answers about Wrongful Death.
General Questions and Answers about Guardianship
These are some basic questions and answers about Guardianship.
General Questions and Answers about Probate
These are some basic questions and answers about Probate.
General Questions and Answers about Personal Injury
There are some basis questions and answers about Personal Injury.
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE INSURANCE CLAIM DENIALS: WHY YOU MAY NEED AN INSURANCE ATTORNEY
California wildfire insurance claim denials are a very real concern right now for home and business owners in this state. According to Cal Fire, wildfires in California are burning larger and hotter than we have historically ever seen.
2018 FDA DRUG APPROVAL PROCESS: IS IT SAFE?
Last year was huge in U.S. Food and a Drug Administration (FDA) drug approvals, according to Drugwatch, there hasn’t been as high of a number since 1996.
REBUILDING AFTER THE NAPA WILDFIRE
One of the most important things to do to heal after a tragic wildfire loss is rebuild. Wildfire victims are often eager to refocus their energy on something positive to avoid falling into the despair of losing a family home that was filled with cherished memories and belongings.
SUMMER SAFETY TIPS: HEAT, WATER, GRILLING, & DRIVING
It’s hot outside, the grill is heating up, and kids are out of school, which means summer is in full swing! Whether you plan on traveling or staying home, here are some tips to keep you safe.