Second Opinion
May 23, 2024
personal injury

How Getting a Second Opinion After an Injury Can Result in More Money for You

Medical treatment often results in costly medical bills. This can seem especially unfair if your injuries are the result of someone else’s negligence. Furthermore, if your doctor doesn’t have much experience with the type of injury you sustain, they can make mistakes when diagnosing your injuries. A doctor may dismiss your concerns or misdiagnose your […]

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May 20, 2024
Auto Accident

Be Ready: Car Accidents Are More Likely in the Summer

Summer is approaching, and with it, warmer weather and more opportunities for trips across Alabama. More people will be on the road enjoying a vacation or a nice summer day out. However, higher traffic also means a higher risk of accidents, making safety and awareness critical this time of year. Summer holidays are an especially […]

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May 13, 2024
Motorcycle Accident

7 Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Alabama offers some of the most unique motorcycle riding experiences in the United States, ranging from the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway to the captivating Bankhead National Forest route. However, over 1,100 motorcyclists are injured in accidents each year in Alabama. In 2022 alone, there were 1,865 crashes involving a motorcycle in Alabama, with 1,189 injuries […]

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May 6, 2024
Auto Accident

Imposter Rideshare Drivers and How to Protect Yourself

Alabama recognized the importance of ridesharing in 2018 with the signing of the Ridesharing Law, which legalized ridesharing all across the state. However, as the popularity of ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft increases, the risk of fraud and fake drivers has also become an issue. In 2019, a fake Uber driver in Tuscaloosa was […]

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April 29, 2024
Trucking Accident

Alabama Trucking Accidents: What the Statistics Say

Alabama’s trucking industry is essential to the state’s commerce and workforce. Drivers of large trucks and tractor-trailers held 34,630 jobs in Alabama in 2021, and 86.1% of communities rely exclusively on trucks to move their goods. These vehicles transport 161,180 tons of product per day, supporting the state’s economy and small and large businesses. However, […]

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April 22, 2024
Auto Accident

How Do I Calculate the Car Accident Compensation I Will Receive?

It can be costly when you’re hurt in a car accident in Alabama. In 2022, the average hospital stay in the state cost $1,899 per day, which means just a few days can set you back thousands of dollars. Factor in other expenses, like property damage to your car and lost wages, and one collision […]

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April 15, 2024
personal injury

Reasons Why Your Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits Were Denied

Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits serve as a vital lifeline for individuals unable to work due to disabilities, providing financial assistance to cover basic needs and medical expenses. Eligibility for SSD benefits is based on a stringent set of criteria set forth by the Social Security Administration (SSA), including the severity of the disability, job […]

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April 8, 2024
personal injury

What Are Future Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury cases often involve injuries that leave victims with long-term harm. For instance, a car accident might result in chronic back pain, or a slip and fall could lead to a long-lasting head injury. While victims can receive compensation for immediate expenses, such as medical bills and lost wages, seeking compensation for future damages […]

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April 1, 2024
personal injury

Food Safety: Can You Sue a Restaurant for Food Poisoning?

Annually, millions are affected by foodborne illnesses, with the CDC reporting close to 3,000 deaths, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 48 million cases of sickness in the U.S. Many of these incidents stem from food poisoning at restaurants, often due to inadequate food handling practices. Pathogens such as Salmonella and E. coli are common culprits behind these […]

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March 25, 2024
personal injury

How to Tell When You Need a Worker’ Comp Attorney

Workplace injuries can be devastating, both physically and financially. Fortunately, workers’ compensation benefits are designed to support employees who suffer injuries or illnesses. However, these claims have complex requirements like short reporting windows and restrictions around who can provide treatment. If you inadvertently make a mistake when filing, you may lose out on valuable benefits. […]

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