What Steps Should You Take After a Slip and Fall Injury?
Showing someone slipping and falling in a television show or movie is an easy way to get a quick laugh from the audience. But for many adults, falls are no laughing matter. In fact, it’s not uncommon for people who have slipped and fallen to become permanently disabled and to suffer from chronic pain for […]
How Much Money Can You Get for an Injury that Causes Paralysis?
As personal injury lawyers, we work hard to help our clients get compensation for their injuries. But not all injuries are equal in terms of their potential to change victims’ lives for the worse. Disabling injuries can be particularly devastating, especially when they last for years or are permanent, as they can make it difficult […]
Who Can Pursue a Wrongful Death Claim After a Loved One Dies?
The death of a loved one is one of the most difficult things most people will experience in their lives. These losses can be even more difficult to process when they are preventable and caused by someone else’s negligence. When people die because others weren’t as cautious or safety-oriented as they should have been, the […]
Can Nursing Home Residents Sue if they Slip and Fall?
Falls can be dangerous for anyone, regardless of health or age. But for people who are already in poor health or who are of advanced age, falls can be devastating, and even deadly. Nursing home residents are particularly at risk from the injuries associated with slips and falls, and that’s why facilities must do everything […]
Can You Get Compensation in AL if the Driver Who Hit You Is Uninsured?
If you were recently injured in a crash that wasn’t your fault, you may feel some peace of mind about your accident-related expenses because you’re counting on being able to sue the driver who hit you. But in many cases, getting compensation from at-fault drivers is dependent on them having insurance. And sadly, nearly 20% […]
Is There a Cap on Injury Settlements in Alabama?
When you get hurt because of someone else’s negligence, the ramifications on your life can be serious and long-lasting. Not only are you in pain, but you’re also suffering financially. Your medical bills are piling up, and you’re not earning the paychecks you need to pay them or keep up with your family’s living expenses. […]
How Do the Police Know When Drivers Were Distracted Before Accidents?
In Alabama, all crashes involving injuries or property damage must be reported to the police. This requirement is usually taken care of when someone, whether it’s a person involved in the crash or a bystander, calls 911. Calling 911 dispatches emergency responders and a police officer to the scene. When a police officer arrives at […]
How to Make Your Home Safe for Trick-or-Treaters
Trick-or-treating is one of the traditions that makes Halloween such a fun and memorable holiday for kids and parents alike. However, it’s not without its dangers. Parents must be extremely cautious and attentive for hazards when their kids are out trick-or-treating, and homeowners have their share of duties to keep kids stepping onto their properties […]
How Do Lawyers Determine When Drivers Were Negligent After Crashes?
Proving who was at fault after an auto accident is extremely important, especially if the injured victims want to file compensation claims. That’s because Alabama has a legal doctrine in place called contributory negligence, which means that people who are even one percent at fault for their own accidents can’t recover a single penny in […]
Can You Sue a Teen if They Cause a Crash that Injures You?
Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for adolescents in America, but it can put them at serious risk of injury or even death. Motor vehicle accidents are the second-leading cause of death for teens in the U.S., and teen drivers are by far the most dangerous people on the road. Drivers ages […]