Personal Injury

Camp Lejeune Cancer Statistics

Study Shows Higher Cancer Risk Associated with Camp Lejeune  While many people suspected that the toxic chemicals released into the water at Camp Lejeune were dangerous, few people knew the real harm. Research indicates that cancer death rates were up to 10% higher at Camp Lejeune than at other military bases nationwide.  At Lattof &… read more

Why Seek Wrongful Death Damages?

Next Steps After Suffering Loss No one expects the unthinkable, but whether it be a negligent driver, property owner, or employer, tragic accidents take thousands of lives each year. Negligent parties ought to be held accountable for the sudden and shocking loss of life.  At Lattof & Lattof, P.C., we represent individuals who have suffered… read more

I Don’t Like My Injury Lawyer. Can I Fire Him? Should I Fire Him?

Occasionally I receive calls from injury victims who are dissatisfied with their lawyer. Sometimes they’ve already decided to change lawyers and sometimes they’re seeking another lawyer’s opinion on whether they should make a change. There are some important considerations to be aware of if you find yourself in this situation. Here are some things to… read more

When Can I Sue a Boat Rental Company?

Your Rights If You Were Injured in a Rental Boat Accident Taking a boat out on the water is supposed to be a fun and relaxing adventure. Sometimes, however, a trip to the coast can take an unexpected turn. Boating can be extremely dangerous if proper safety measures are not followed. If you are injured… read more

Who Can File a Jones Act Claim?

Understanding Your Rights If You Are an Injured Seamen The Jones Act is a federal law that entitles seamen to compensation if they are injured within the course of their employment. Determining if you are eligible to file a Jones Act claim can be challenging without the help of an attorney. It is strongly recommended… read more

Why Won’t an Attorney Take My Slip & Fall Case?

You fell in a parking lot outside the neighborhood grocery store and injured yourself. Your friends and family keep telling you that the store should have to pay for your medical bills and injuries. Heeding their advice, you contact several lawyers to take your case, but nobody wants to handle it for you. You can’t… read more

How Is Loss of Consortium Claim Valued?

Calculating Damages If You Suffered Loss of Consortium After an accident with serious injury, the primary focus is on the injured party. However, the impact generally goes far beyond a single person. Those closest to the injury victim are often deeply affected.  The person’s injury may alter their relationships including the one with their spouse…. read more

How Dangerous Is Offshore Work?

Factors that Make Offshore Work a Deadly Occupation Offshore work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. Oil rigs and other extraction platforms are the sites of countless accidents, injuries, and deaths each year. The work is grueling, often requiring long, relentless shifts, exposure to toxic chemicals, and dangerous hazards that can… read more

Representing Victims of Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune

Filing a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit Individuals who were exposed to the toxic water at the Camp Lejeune military base in North Carolina may have the right to compensation. Recently passed legislation known as the Camp Lejeune Justice Act enables people who were stationed at the base between August 1, 1953, and December 31,… read more

What Is the “One Bite Rule” in Alabama Dog Bite Cases?

Understanding Your Rights If You Are Injured in a Dog Attack Getting attacked by a dog can be a scary and traumatizing experience. If you are bitten by a dog, you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries. It is important to consult with an experienced attorney as Alabama has several statutes regarding dog… read more