Personal Injury Blog

How do I know if I need a car accident attorney?

Following a car crash, most accident victims ask themselves if they need a lawyer. The answer depends on the situation. Minor car accidents with no injuries typically don’t require the expertise of an attorney, and those involved can manage the claim on their own. And while injury victims can handle their own cases for more… read more

How much does it cost to hire a car accident attorney?

For accident victims, financial worries are frequently among their top concerns. Growing medical bills, missed work, and lifestyle changes add even more pressure to those already dealing with physical and emotional pain. It’s natural, then, that victims and their families may hesitate to contact an attorney because they worry about spending money during such a… read more

How can a lawyer help resolve my accident claim?

In Alabama in 2017, a person was injured in a car accident every 11 minutes. Serious and minor, many of these accidents had life-changing consequences for victims and their families, and the injured often needed to seek compensation for their pain through a personal injury case. Each accident victim must decide for himself how to… read more

Do I have to appear in court if I file a car accident claim?

After a car accident, victims have a lot of decisions to make, including whether to pursue a legal claim against the person responsible for their injuries. Victims may hesitate to file a claim because they’re unsure of their rights, they fear legal action will be expensive or time- consuming, and, in some cases, they worry… read more

Should You Speak With Insurance Adjusters After A Car Accident?

When you are involved in a car accident, it is typically an insurance company that provides the compensation for your medical bills and property damage. Either the at-fault driver’s insurance company or your own will investigate your claim and determine the amount of compensation, if any. The agency will send an adjuster to discuss your… read more

10 Things You Should Do After A Car Accident

According to insurance data, the typical driver in the U.S. will be involved in a motor vehicle accident every 17.9 years. This means that over the course of a normal driving lifetime, you can expect to have 3 to 4 collisions. Since 25%-30% of all vehicle collisions result in injury (or death), chances are that… read more

Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect—And What You Can Do About Them

Your loved one can no longer safely care for herself. Together, you decided that your loved one should reside in a nursing home. You chose her specific nursing home carefully and decided that it was the one that could best meet her physical, emotional, and financial needs. There is great comfort in knowing that your… read more