Personal Injury Blog
What Happens to Your Body in a Rollover Accident?
Mitchell Lattof | April 14, 2021 | Car Accidents
Being in any type of traffic accident can cause catastrophic injuries. However, some types of car accidents have a higher risk of life-threatening injuries and permanent impairments. Head-on crashes are one type of crash that can cause great bodily harm. Rollover accidents are another type of car accident that has a high risk of severe… read more
Can You Sue For A Car Accident if You Are Not Hurt?
Mitchell Lattof | March 31, 2021 | Car Accidents
When you are injured in a car accident, you have the right to sue the at-fault driver for damages. However, you must prove that the other driver caused the accident and you sustained damages as a result. Damages in a car accident claim may include financial damages, such as medical care costs and loss of… read more
What is the Average Settlement For a Personal Injury?
Mitchell Lattof | 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
U.S. Highway 431 in Alabama Ranked One of Most Dangerous in World
Mitchell Lattof | March 29, 2021 | Car Accidents
Alabama has several dangerous roads throughout the state. However, only one road in Alabama is known as the “Highway to Hell.” U.S. Highway 431 is ranked as one of the most dangerous roads in the world. U.S. Highway 431 – One of the Deadliest Roads in the Country U.S. Highway 431 runs through Tennessee, Alabama,… read more
3 Elements of Standing to Sue
Mitchell Lattof | 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
Where Are the Four Blind Spots on an 18-Wheeler?
Mitchell Lattof | March 10, 2021 | Truck Accidents
Getting into an accident with a semi-truck is one of the greatest fears for many drivers, and rightly so. Because of their massive size and weight, an accident with a tractor-trailer is often fatal. As recently as 2019, over 4,000 individuals lost their lives in accidents with tractor-trailers. The overwhelming majority (67 percent) were passengers… read more
How Tailgating Causes Accidents and How To Stop It
Mitchell Lattof | March 5, 2021 | Car Accidents
Tailgating is an aggressive driving behavior that causes thousands of accidents each year. The reasons for tailgating vary, but they are all related to human error and negligence. If we could stop tailgating from happening, thousands of accidents could be avoided each year. How Common Are Tailgating Accidents? Tailgating results in rear-end collisions. A driver… read more
3 Types of Product Liability Claims
Mitchell Lattof | March 4, 2021 | Product Liability
Most Alabama shoppers expect the products they buy in their favorite stores to be safe for them to use. However, sometimes they are not safe. Defective products cause thousands of injuries each year. Some defective products can even be deadly. What Causes Defective Products? People expect manufacturers to develop and test their products before they… read more
Brain Stem Injuries: Causes, Short-Term Effects, and Long-Term Consequences
Mitchell Lattof | 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
Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents
Mitchell Lattof | February 16, 2021 | Slip and Fall
Non-lawyers use the phrase “slip and fall” to describe accidents that happen in businesses and other public places. If someone sustains an injury in a fall after stepping on a grape in a grocery store, they might say the injured person was involved in a slip-and-fall accident. But slip and fall has another, more narrow… read more