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Tuscaloosa Personal Injury

If you get into a car accident, slip and fall accident, workplace accident or any other incident that gives you an injury, it could put your life on pause. A serious injury could interfere with your job, future and quality of living. At Drake Law Firm, we work hard to give injured clients back their lives by recovering fair compensation to help them pay for their damages. Find out if you are eligible for compensation from one or more at-fault parties in Alabama during a free personal injury case review in Tuscaloosa. Contact us today.

Why Clients Choose Drake Law Firm

  • We are a full-service firm that offers personalized legal representation for each client’s unique needs.
  • We have recovered over $100 million for clients and maintained a 99% success rate throughout our decades of legal experience.
  • We will not hesitate to meet with clients at home, in the hospital or anywhere else that is convenient to accommodate those seriously injured.
  • We advocate for personal injury clients’ rights in Tuscaloosa on a contingency fee basis, with zero legal fees charged until we win.

What a Tuscaloosa Personal Injury Lawyer Can Do

Although you have the option of representing yourself during a personal injury claim in Tuscaloosa County, this could lead you to accept a settlement offer from an insurance company that is far too low for the severity and extent of your injuries. Insurance companies often use many strategic methods to minimize clients’ payouts. Hiring a lawyer enables you to combat these tactics with some of your own to fight for fair compensation. Insurance companies generally take cases more seriously once clients hire attorneys. Retaining a personal injury lawyer could help you achieve the settlement or trial verdict your serious injuries demand.

Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

Not every accident in Tuscaloosa will give you the right to file a lawsuit for your damages. You will only have grounds for a claim if another person negligently, carelessly, wantonly or intentionally caused your injuries. The breach of duty of care by another person must have caused or substantially contributed to the accident in question for the defendant to owe you money. The attorneys at Drake Law Firm can review your case to let you know if you have the elements necessary for a claim.

  • Duty
  • Breach of duty
  • Causation
  • Damages

If you do have a personal injury case, you must file within two years of the date of sustaining the injury. This is Alabama’s statute of limitations on all personal injury claims. The same deadline will apply whether you need to file a personal injury, product liability or premises liability claim. For a wrongful death lawsuit, the clock starts ticking on the date of death. Our lawyers can take care of the legal end of things to submit your claim to the Tuscaloosa County courts before the deadline.

How We Can Help

If you do have the elements of a personal injury suit, Drake Law Firm’s attorneys can help you fight for maximum compensation for all your economic and noneconomic damages. We will review how the personal injury has impacted your life. Then, we will collect evidence and build your case in a way that demonstrates to a claims adjuster, judge or jury how greatly the accident affected you. A successful case with our assistance could end in compensation for damages: 100% of your lost wages, past and future medical expenses, property damage repairs, pain and suffering, and more.

Contact a Tuscaloosa Personal Injury Lawyer Today

You do not have to file a personal injury claim in Tuscaloosa alone. The local personal injury lawyers at Drake Law Firm can help you interpret and protect your rights, as well as demand fair and full compensation for your losses from the at-fault party. From determining the defendant to negotiating a fair insurance settlement, we can take care of everything while you focus on healing. Call (205) 970-0800 or contact us online today to ask for a free consultation.

"Most of our clients come to us by referral from satisfied clients and other
legal professionals. We even have clients referred to us by insurance lawyers
who opposed us in court. We think that says a lot about our commitment to
integrity and maintaining an open line of communication with our clients
throughout the case."

— Whit Drake