Alabama Hospital Refuses to Bill Your Health Insurance?
Drake Law Firm has seen a disturbing trend in Alabama over the past 10 years where hospitals refuse to bill health insurance in auto accident cases. The process goes something like this: You are in a car crash and transported by ambulance or private vehicle to the hospital. At the intake desk in the...Read More
Tax Consequences of Alabama Injury Settlement
How much will I be able to keep? Our lawyers are frequently asked about the taxes that must be paid on monies from a personal injury settlement. The general answer is that the IRS and Alabama Department of Revenue do not consider personal injury settlements to be "income". Rather, the money is deemed to...Read More
What if I am exposed to hazardous materials at my job?
Seek Medical Attention If you are exposed to hazardous materials in an Alabama workplace, you need to immediately seek medical attention. Time is of the essence in some instances, so you should not hesitate if you think you have been exposed to a toxic chemical or other hazardous material. If you employer has a...Read More