5 Things You Should Know If Joining a Class Action Lawsuit

Posted in Uncategorized on October 11, 2018.

A class action lawsuit is essentially a legal battle between many plaintiffs and a single defendant, usually a large company. Defective products, one-time incidents, consumer fraud, and many other possible issues can lead to class action lawsuits. When private individuals sustain damages from large, powerful companies they need to know their options for legal recourse,… read more

2018 Alabama Car Seat Laws

Posted in Alabama Laws,Car Accidents on October 4, 2018.

The way you strap your child into a car seat can mean the difference between life and death in an auto accident. In fact, 35% of children 12 and under who died in car accidents in 2016 were not properly buckled up, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…. read more

How Often Do Police Find Hit-and-Run Drivers?

Posted in Car Accidents on October 4, 2018.

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Alabama Injured Workers’ Bill of Rights

Posted in Uncategorized on September 5, 2018.

If you’ve ever suffered a workplace injury, then you may be aware of your right to workers’ compensation. However, you have specific rights you may not have realized that apply to that compensation and treatment. The Alabama Injured Worker’s Bill of Rights encompasses all the following conditions for injured workers: Medical treatment at the expense… read more

How Are Forensics Used in Car Accident Cases?

Posted in Car Accidents on August 30, 2018.

Car crashes can cause extensive damages to passengers and vehicles. Even the most minor rear-end accidents can lead to surprisingly serious damage, depending on the conditions of the road. When an accident leads to a property damage or personal injury claim, though, it can be difficult to receive your rightful compensation from the responsible party…. read more

Alabama Ranked 8th in the Nation for Fatal Motorcycle Crashes

Posted in Uncategorized on August 20, 2018.

While motorcycles provide an alternate and often more enjoyable form of transportation to a standard automobile, they also come with their own set of dangers. The smaller size of motorcycles can make them hard for other motorists to notice, and the lack of any sort of enclosed space puts riders and passengers at a greater… read more

Types of Damages Recoverable in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted in Personal Injury on July 31, 2018.

If you’ve suffered injuries due to another’s actions, you may be in the process of forming a personal injury lawsuit. Your goal is likely to recover compensation for your injuries and medical bills, and the laws in Alabama allow victims the right to file a claim after accidents to do just that. The amount of… read more

Dangerous Playground Equipment in Summer

Posted in Uncategorized on July 18, 2018.

As summertime gets into full swing, many parents are taking their children out to enjoy the outdoors and get in some playtime. In addition to keeping an eye on the kids and preparing for the risks of dehydration in the heat, parents will also need to be aware of the dangers of playground equipment during… read more

5 Ways You’re Losing Your Car Accident Lawsuit

Posted in Car Accidents on July 11, 2018.

Car accidents can be costly events, especially if you’ve suffered extensive injuries. When the other party is at fault, you have a right to file a claim to recover compensation. Collecting damages can go a long way to healing and returning to a normal life after a crash. That said, it is easy to damage… read more

3 Types of Damages Available in a Lawsuit

Posted in Uncategorized on June 25, 2018.

In civil law, “damages” refer to both the losses a victim suffers in a personal injury accident and the compensation recoverable with a lawsuit. While every claim will result in a different damage award based on the specifics of the case, all share the same types of damages in Alabama. There are three main categories… read more