The Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Crisis
It is a devastating truth that service members, their families, and civilian employees living at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from 1953-1987 were drinking and bathing in water with toxic, cancer-causing chemicals. For generations, people at Camp Lejeune were exposed daily to concentrations of toxicity between 240 and 3,400 times higher than safety standards. This […]
How Getting a Second Opinion After an Injury Can Result in More Money for You
Getting treatment for injuries after an accident caused by someone else’s negligence can result in costly medical bills. 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 injury, causing your condition to worsen […]
How Motorcyclists Can Protect Themselves from Negligent Drivers
If you drive a motorcycle, you are more vulnerable to accidents and injuries than other drivers on the road. Not only do you have to maneuver your motorcycle to avoid falling or skidding, but you must also watch out for other drivers who may fail to see you or try to overtake you in a […]
Can You Get Compensation for a “Miss-and-Run Accident?”
Some of these accidents were miss-and-runs caused by a negligent driver whose vehicle doesn’t directly collide with your car and who drives from the crash without stopping. Car accident injuries affect more than just your body. Many drivers experience depression, anxiety, driving phobias, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Compensation for these issues requires the identification of […]
Which Tests Can Show the Extent of Back and Spine Injuries?
The devastation caused by back and spine injuries can affect your physical, emotional, and financial health. It also impacts your relationship with family and friends. Aside from losing the ability to perform your favorite activities, you will likely have to pay for costly medical bills and future treatments. In 2019, 315 people in Alabama suffered […]
How Is Fault Determined When Two Boats Collide?
There are many opportunities for boating enthusiasts to enjoy their hobby in Alabama, from the Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico to the Yellowhammer State’s hundreds of lakes and rivers. However, with so many places to enjoy boating activities, there is also an increased possibility of boating accidents. Like cars and motorbikes, injuries from […]
Why You Should Stay Off Social Media After an Injury or Accident
According to the latest statistics, 82% of Americans own a social media account on at least one of the most popular platforms like Facebook, TikTok, or Twitter. If you are one of the 223 million social media users nationwide, you may feel tempted to update your status following an accident or an injury to reassure […]
How to Tell if Your Back Injury Will Result in Permanent Disability
If you’ve suffered a back injury in a car accident, you may be worried about your ability to resume your normal activities. One study found a causal link between car accidents and nearly 63% of chronic lower back pain in people suffering from the condition. If you suffered a back injury in a car accident […]
How Much Money Are You Owed After a Crash?
If you are a car accident victim, you will likely incur several expenses related to the crash. These costs can include medical bills, lost wages, and rehabilitation expenses. You may also need to pay for mental health services to help you deal with the emotional fallout from the accident. To help you pay these expenses, […]
What You Need to Know About Punitive Damages in Alabama
A personal injury lawsuit in Alabama usually includes compensatory damages. These damages cover economic damages like medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage, and non-economic damages like pain and suffering. Punitive damages are a distinct type of damage that seek to punish or teach the negligent party a lesson by holding them liable for additional […]