6 Companies Currently Facing AL Lawsuits for Hip Replacements
Posted in Uncategorized on September 26, 2017.
Many people who have experienced serious injuries or older individuals who suffer from bone health problems require hip replacements. These surgeries entail replacing the ball-and-socket joint of the hip, either partially or entirely. Hip implants can help people regain the ability to walk and perform other activities their injuries previously prevented. Some hip replacements can… read more
What Is Contributory Negligence and How Can It Help or Hurt My Accident Claim?
Posted in Car Accidents on September 19, 2017.
Every state in the country has unique laws when it comes to negligence in civil actions. “Negligence” in the legal world refers to a person’s failure to uphold his or her duty to act with reasonable care in a given situation. This basically refers to an individual’s failure to exercise the level of competence and… read more
Ambulance Rate Increase in Jefferson County – Should You Take One After an Accident?
Posted in Car Accidents on September 12, 2017.
Emergency medical transportation in an ambulance is a significant expense. In some areas, a single ambulance ride can cost hundreds of dollars. Legislators in Jefferson County, Alabama, recently increased the cost of ambulance rides in the area to account for increasing costs of ambulance services and more complex life-saving medical technologies. How Much Does an… read more
5 Germiest Places to Avoid in the Flu Season
Posted in Uncategorized on June 27, 2017.
Flu may seem fairly commonplace, but it can make you feel miserable, keep you out of work, and in some cases even be deadly—especially for certain vulnerable populations, such as the elderly and those with impaired immune systems. Flu shots can help, as can being vigilant and aware of the places that germs tend to… read more
The Evidence You’ll Need to Back a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Posted in Uncategorized on June 20, 2017.
The Alabama State Workers’ Compensation system protects workers who are injured or who suffer employment-related diseases by allowing them to obtain the medical care they need, appropriate rehabilitation, and a percentage of their lost earnings, without having to prove anyone to be negligent, and without having to go through a long, drawn-out legal process. Our… read more
Is Joining a Class Action Lawsuit Right for You?
Posted in Uncategorized on June 13, 2017.
There is often strength in numbers. This is especially true when going up against a large, powerful corporation with sophisticated legal teams, deep pockets, and access to resources and experts that are out of the reach of most everyday people. So, what to do when you’ve been harmed by a rich and powerful corporation and… read more
Protecting Your Children in the Digital Age
Posted in Uncategorized on May 29, 2017.
The rise of the internet and digital technology has revolutionized our lives. Our children cannot fathom a day when you had to read directions with a paper map, let alone pick up the phone and call to order a pizza. While the web has made life easier, it’s also full of dangers, especially for children…. read more
Top Reasons for AL Insurance Claim Denials (And What You Can Do About Them)
Posted in Uncategorized on May 22, 2017.
Being involved in an accident is stressful, to say the least. You may still be recovering from your injuries while your medical bills mount. Perhaps your injuries keep you from maintaining your livelihood, so you’re also facing lost wages. Accidents take both a physical and emotional toll, so it can be frustrating when you receive a… read more
How Long Does It Take to Get Insurance Money?
Posted in Uncategorized on May 15, 2017.
If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may think your insurance payout can’t come soon enough. Medical bills mount quickly, and missing work can leave you struggling to make ends meet. A timely insurance payout may be essential to keep your family afloat. So how long can you expect to wait before getting your… read more
The 6 Worst Things You Can Do After a Car Accident
Posted in Car Accidents on May 8, 2017.
Being involved in a car accident in Alabama is stressful, even if you are the level-headed type. Under intense stress, we may do or say things we regret later on. The truth is, Alabama car accidents are so common we’ll probably all be involved in one in our lifetime. Whether you’re in a minor fender… read more