How Will a Lawyer Evaluate My Case?
Mitchell | August 30, 2022 | Personal Injury
Let’s say you’ve been injured in an accident, and you decide to talk with a personal injury lawyer to find out if you have a case. How does the lawyer decide whether to take your case or not? Most people have no idea what factors are used in evaluating injury cases. Hopefully this information will… read more
What is the Average Settlement For a Personal Injury?
Mitchell | March 30, 2021 | Personal Injury
Most people want to know who much they could receive for a personal injury claim. The truth is that personal injury settlements vary greatly. Some individuals might receive a few thousand dollars for their personal injury claim. Other settlements for injury cases total six figures or more. The amount of a settlement depends on numerous… read more
3 Elements of Standing to Sue
Mitchell | March 16, 2021 | Personal Injury
The standing to sue is a legal principle. In basic terms, it is the right to file a lawsuit against another party. Standing does not have anything to do with the disputed issues or the facts of the case. It is merely a determination of who has the right to file a lawsuit in court. … read more
Brain Stem Injuries: Causes, Short-Term Effects, and Long-Term Consequences
Mitchell | March 3, 2021 | Personal Injury
Brain injuries are complicated. Each region of the brain is responsible for controlling various parts of your body. Some regions of the brain allow you to process sensations, while others can contribute to different aspects of your personality. The brain stem lies at the base of the brain. It connects the brain to the spinal… read more
How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Lawyer?
Mitchell | January 7, 2021 | Personal Injury
Legal representation shouldn’t be reserved solely for dramatic situations worthy of their own HBO miniseries. It’s very possible that you will find yourself in need of legal representation at some point in your life. Car accidents, divorce negotiations, traffic violations, estate planning, slip & fall injuries, company mergers, and wrongful termination are just a few… read more
What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Wear to Court
Mitchell | November 11, 2020 | Personal Injury
As any litigant, defendant, plaintiff, or lawyer can tell you, how you present yourself in court matters a great deal. Both the judge and members of the jury will take notice of your clothing, shoes, how you style your hair, and whether or not you have tattoos showing. While your attire might not decide your… read more
What is Popcorn Lung and How is it Treated?
Mitchell | November 3, 2020 | Personal Injury
We have all heard the term “popcorn lung,” but most don’t really know what it is or how it is caused. Popcorn lung, or more properly, bronchiolitis obliterans, is a lung condition that can be caused in a number of different ways, including e-cigarette use. Popcorn lung gets its name from a chemical called diacetyl,… read more
Annular Tear Injury Claims
Mitchell | August 10, 2020 | Personal Injury
Accidents cause a variety of injuries to the back, neck, and spine. Some injuries are minor and heal with time and rest. Other spinal cord injuries may require extensive medical treatment, including surgery and physical therapy. An annular tear injury is one of those injuries. A person with a small annular tear may not even… read more
4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer May Not Take Your Case in Alabama
Mitchell | July 15, 2020 | Personal Injury
Being injured in an accident can have long-term consequences. Some accidents result in minor injuries that heal in a few weeks. However, other personal injury accidents can result in permanent impairments. Victims may be unable to work for months. Some accident victims may be unable to work again. Regardless of the severity of your injuries,… read more
When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Alabama?
Mitchell | June 10, 2020 | Personal Injury
Being injured in an accident can be a traumatic life event. A victim often deals with severe injuries and financial losses that can be overwhelming. Insurance claims adjusters can add another layer of stress and anxiety for a victim. Claims adjusters are interested in settling an injury claim as quickly as possible for the least… read more