Personal Injury Blog

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

How Will a Lawyer Evaluate My Case?

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 Happens to Your Body in a Rollover Accident?

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?

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?

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

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