Personal Injury Blog
Who is Liable for Damages from Defective Motorcycle Parts?
Mitchell | June 19, 2023 | Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents and Product Liability Motorcycle crashes can lead to serious, even fatal injuries. In many cases, injured victims deserve compensation, especially when the accidents are caused by defective motorcycle parts. But how do you determine who is responsible for these accidents? Were you or someone you loved injured in a motorcycle accident? The Mobile,… read more
Camp Lejeune Cancer Statistics
Mitchell | May 26, 2023 | Personal Injury
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
How Does a Workers’ Comp Lawsuit Work?
Mitchell | April 24, 2023 | Workers' Compensation
What You Should Know If Your Initial Claim is Denied Worker’s compensation claims allow victims injured on their jobs to recover compensation. Most people injured on the job in Alabama are covered by the Alabama Worker’s Compensation Act, which makes it mandatory for businesses to carry worker’s compensation insurance if they have five or more… read more
Why Seek Wrongful Death Damages?
Mitch | April 10, 2023 | Personal Injury
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
Why It’s Essential That You Have Uninsured Motorist Coverage In Alabama
Mitchell | March 21, 2023 | Car Accidents
If you are injured by a negligent driver in Alabama, there’s a 1 in 5 chance that the driver will not have liability insurance to cover the injuries to you and your passengers. According to the Insurance Research Council, 19.5% of Alabama drivers had no insurance in 2019 – one of the highest rates in… read more
I Don’t Like My Injury Lawyer. Can I Fire Him? Should I Fire Him?
Mitchell | March 20, 2023 | Personal Injury
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
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Alabama?
Mitchell | March 10, 2023 | Uncategorized
What You Need to Know About Alabama’s Wrongful Death Statute The unexpected loss of a loved one is unimaginable. It can be even more unbearable if the loss is caused by another person’s recklessness or wrongdoing. Alabama allows certain individuals to file a cause of action against a party or entity that was responsible for… read more
Important Things You Must Know If Injured On-The-Job In Alabama
Mitchell | March 6, 2023 | Alabama Law, Workers' Compensation
On-the-job injuries in Alabama are an all too common occurrence. In 2021, there were almost 33,000 workers injured in the state which means around 90 injuries per day. Every 3 days someone is killed in Alabama while working on-the-job. Whether you’ve been injured or not (hopefully not), there are certain things that you need to… read more
When Can I Sue a Boat Rental Company?
Mitchell | February 6, 2023 | Personal Injury
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?
Mitchell | January 31, 2023 | Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
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