Personal Injury Blog
Rear End-Collision Injuries and How You Can Recover
Mitchell Lattof | November 14, 2020 | Car Accidents
A rear-end collision happens when the front of a vehicle slams into the rear of a vehicle. Rear-end crashes are often referred to as “fender benders” because the front fender strikes the other car’s rear fender. Calling the crash a fender bender makes it sound as if a rear-end collision is not a serious car… read more
What is Post-Accident Vehophobia? How Can It Be Treated?
Mitchell Lattof | November 12, 2020 | Car Accidents
There are millions of Americans on the road every day, but that doesn’t mean all of them are comfortable behind the wheel. Car accidents can be traumatizing to drivers of all ages, no matter the severity of the collision. Whether you are driving at the time of the accident or witness a life-threatening incident, the… read more
What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Wear to Court
Mitchell Lattof | 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 Lattof | 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
The 6 Most Important Safety Features for Cars
Mitchell Lattof | November 2, 2020 | Car Accidents
For years Detroit, Silicon Valley, and tech futurists around the country have been promising self-driving cars that are safer and more reliable than cars driven by people. While it might seem to some as though the pace of progress toward such a future has been slower than expected, a number of impressive safety features have… read more
What is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?
Mitchell Lattof | October 28, 2020 | Alabama Law
In everyday language, people use the terms lawyer and attorney as if they mean the same thing. While there are certainly similarities between these two words, there is also an important distinction. If you’ve been injured in a car accident or suffered an injury due to medical negligence, this distinction could be really important should… read more
Back and Neck Injuries: A Common Consequence of Rear-End Collisions
Mitchell Lattof | October 16, 2020 | Car Accidents
Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents. These types of crashes occur 1.7 million times and result in around 1,700 deaths and 500,000 injuries annually. These are tragic numbers and a sobering wake-up call, as many rear-end collisions are the result of distracted driving. Because they are so common, there… read more
Is it Legal to Own Your Own Pet Sloth in Alabama?
Mitchell Lattof | September 30, 2020 | Alabama Law
Alabama’s laws on exotic pets are exceptionally lax. Although Alabama law does not explicitly state that sloth ownership is legal, it is generally not a problem. The challenging part is obtaining the sloth in the first place. They can be difficult to come by and can cost upwards of $6,000. Sloths are native to Central… read more
Two Injured, One Killed in Satsuma Lake Boating Accident
Mitchell Lattof | September 23, 2020 | News
On September 8, 2020, two boats crashed on Satsuma Lake, according to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Marine Patrol Division. The boat crash occurred around noon south of Gunnison Creek in Bayou Sara. Upon arriving, troopers discovered a person had died, and two other individuals were injured. There were a man… read more
Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Alabama Neurosurgeon in Mobile Medical Student’s DUI Crash Death
Mitchell Lattof | September 16, 2020 | News
The family of a Mobile medical student filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an Alabama neurosurgeon, who allegedly caused her death. Samantha Alison Thomas was 24-years-old when she died in an automobile accident on August 1, 2020. She was a medical student at the USA College of Medicine. The driver of the vehicle was 36-year-old… read more