What to Do if You’ve Been in a Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident
A motorcycle accident is a traumatic disaster that can leave you with serious and life-changing injuries. It can be even more difficult to recover from a motorcycle accident if you do not know the identity of the driver who hit you. If you are a victim of a hit-and-run motorcycle accident in Alabama, take...Read More
Who Is At Fault in a Pedestrian Accident if There Is No Crosswalk?
Drivers are almost always at fault for pedestrian collisions when pedestrians use crosswalks. These are places where pedestrians have the right-of-way to cross the road. If there is no crosswalk, however, liability for the accident may not be as clear. The person who is at fault for this type of crash will depend on...Read More
Tips for a Safer Workplace
Every year, workers in Alabama and around the country lose their lives in fatal workplace accidents. Those who survive may suffer serious and lasting injuries or permanent disabilities. Although employers have a legal obligation to ensure reasonably safe work environments, many cut corners and violate safety policies to save time or money. Protect yourself...Read More
What Makes a Dangerous Work Environment?
Workers in Alabama are only as safe as their workplaces. Despite many state and federal regulations that control work conditions and require safety measures, serious and fatal workplace accidents occur every year. Unsafe working conditions can take many forms in a dangerous workplace. Knowing how to identify and report hazardous conditions could keep you...Read More
How Serious Are Spinal Cord Injuries?
One of the most catastrophic and life-altering injuries a person can suffer is a spinal cord injury. The spinal cord sends messages from the brain to the nervous system throughout the body, controlling many bodily functions. Injuries to the spinal cord can result from direct damage to the tightly bundled nerves which run from...Read More
How Can A Brain Injury Affect You Later In Life?
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death for young people from infancy to age 44 in the United States and also causes a significant number of disabilities. The elderly are also a population particularly vulnerable to brain injuries. While many aspects of the recovery process after a TBI depend on the...Read More
The Difference Between a Car Accident and Truck Accident Claim
Truck accidents are devastating collisions that often cause life-changing injuries, especially to the occupants of the smaller vehicle. When it comes to pursuing financial compensation for a truck accident in Alabama, you may have to contend with several unique issues. Commercial truck accident claims are not like typical car accident insurance claims. For this...Read More
An Overview of Alabama’s Bicycle Laws
Bicyclists in Alabama are at an increased risk of suffering serious and fatal injuries in an accident compared to motor vehicle drivers. According to the most recent Alabama Traffic Crash Facts Report, 209 bicyclists were injured and 9 tragically lost their lives in bike accidents in a single year. Before you head out on...Read More
What Qualifies as Negligence in a Premises Liability Case?
A premises liability case is a civil lawsuit that can be filed after an accident takes place on someone else's property. It is a claim seeking financial compensation from a negligent property owner for a dangerous property defect or hazard. Understanding negligence in a premises liability case can help you determine whether you have...Read More
How You Can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries This Winter
Slip, trip and fall accidents send over one million people to emergency rooms in the United States each year. Winter weather in Alabama increases the odds of slip and fall accidents, with snow, ice and moisture that can compromise walking surfaces. Reduce your risk of getting injured in a slip and fall accident this...Read More