May 16, 2022
Wrongful Death

Can You Change an Injury Claim to a Wrongful Death Claim if Your Loved One Dies?

When a loved one suffers an injury in a serious accident, you may begin filing for workers’ compensation or a personal injury claim. However, if the victim passes away before the case is settled, you may change your claim to a wrongful death suit. This change allows the loved one’s beneficiaries to obtain compensation after […]

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May 9, 2022
personal injury

Tips for Helping Your Attorney Win Your Injury Claim

When you file a personal injury claim, you’ll want to maximize the amount of compensation you receive. Consulting with a Montgomery personal injury lawyer can help you start your claims process. There are also specific steps you can take to increase the chances of your attorney winning your case. Preserve Evidence All evidence connected to […]

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May 2, 2022
Auto Accident

Should You Accept the Insurance Company’s Settlement Offer After a Crash?

If you were recently involved in a car crash, you may be entering claim negotiations with an insurance company. These negotiations can be challenging, and if you are unsure of what you’re doing, you may settle for less financial compensation than you deserve. It’s important to know that you know your rights in these negotiations. […]

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April 25, 2022
Trucking Accident

Tips for Driving Safely Around Semi-Trucks

Semi-truck accidents can have devastating consequences for those involved. A fully-loaded semi weighs as much as 80,000 pounds, whereas a large passenger car may weigh only 6,000 pounds. This size difference means if you are involved in an accident with a semi-truck, you will likely face catastrophic and life-altering injuries. You can minimize your risk […]

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April 18, 2022
Motorcycle Accident

Preventative Maintenance Tips to Keep You Safe on Your Motorcycle

Driving a motorcycle is an exhilarating experience, but it is also dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 5,014 motorcyclists died in 2019 due to a collision accident. Aside from fatality, a motorcycle accident can leave the rider with severe injuries such as broken bones, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), dismemberment, and more. One […]

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April 11, 2022
personal injury

How Long Does It Take to Get Compensation After Filing an Injury Claim?

As you get ready to file your personal injury claim against the other party’s insurance company, you may wonder when you can expect compensation. Medical bills, lost wages, and financial costs may add up as you recover from injuries, so you may be tempted to take the initial offer from the other party’s insurance company. […]

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April 4, 2022
Auto Accident

Is it Possible to Reduce Your Level of Liability After a Crash?

Alabama follows a contributory negligence doctrine for personal injury claims. This negligence rule means that if an individual is liable for even 1% of an auto accident, they cannot receive any compensation. If you suffered injuries in a crash, work with a Montgomery car accident lawyer to minimize the liability of your actions in the […]

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March 28, 2022
Wrongful Death

Can Wrongful Death Lawsuits be Filed for Victims of Criminal Acts?

Losing a loved one can be one of the most devastating experiences of someone’s life, especially when their death was preventable and caused by another person. In these cases, surviving family members can file wrongful death claims against the parties who contributed to or caused their loved ones’ deaths. Many preventable deaths occur because of […]

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March 21, 2022
Auto Accident

How Alabama’s Contributory Negligence Rule Works When Kids Are Injured

Alabama is among the only states that bar people who have any degree of liability from getting compensation after accidents and injuries. Whether they’re 99% at fault or 1% at fault, Alabama says they can’t receive settlements for their medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Because tiny amounts of fault can be pinned […]

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March 14, 2022
personal injury

Can You Get Workers’ Comp if You Were Hurt Outside of Work?

Alabama’s workers’ compensation program is “no-fault.” That means that in most cases, people who are injured working are still eligible to apply for and receive benefits even if their negligence contributed to their injury. The program is inclusive and covers many scenarios, injuries, and workers, but it’s only cut-and-dried when injuries occur on job sites. […]

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