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What Happens if I Trip and Fall on a City Sidewalk?

A simple walk through your neighborhood could be dangerous if the sidewalks are not well-maintained.  Time and the elements inevitably take their toll on the sidewalks, resulting in cracks in the pavement.  Over time, tree roots may also start to break through the concrete leaving a dangerous condition. So, what happens if you trip on […]

April 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

How Long Will It Take to Resolve my Personal Injury Claim?

If you or someone you know has been injured due to the negligence or recklessness of someone else, getting your case resolved is probably the top priority.  The sooner everything can get back to normal, the sooner you can move on.  But, how long will that take?  While your personal injury attorney cannot make any […]

April 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Alabama’s Hit and Run Law

The unfortunate reality is that hit-and-run accidents are more common than you think.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of fatal hit-and-run crashes is increasing from 1,274 in 2009 to 1,449 in 2011.  Most, if not all, states have statutes that make leaving the scene of an accident a crime, with […]

April 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Statement from the Greg Gunn Family Regarding Preliminary Trial Hearing Decision

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Statement from the Greg Gunn Family Regarding Preliminary Trial Hearing Decision

March 25, 2016 (Montgomery, AL) – Yesterday’s decision supports what we have believed from the outset regarding the killing of Greg Gunn by MPD officer Aaron Smith. The news media in Alabama just now seem to acknowledge that his killing was not justified. […]

March 3rd, 2016|greg gunn, gunn family, News|0 Comments

Understanding the Defense of Contributory Negligence in Alabama

Personal injury claims are generally based on someone else’s negligence.  In other words, you are injured because someone else acted negligently and caused you to be injured in some way.  If you can prove your claim, that is – prove that the other person was negligent and caused your injury, then you may be entitled […]

February 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Challenges in Proving Manufacturing Defects

If you have been injured while using a product that you purchased, you may have a product liability claim.  These types of injuries are not uncommon, as thousands of consumers are injured each year from using a defective product.  There are three basic types of defective product cases: manufacturing defects, design defects and failure to […]

February 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

What you Need to Know about Catastrophic Brain Injuries

When you hear the word “catastrophic” you know it must be something serious.  Generally speaking, a catastrophic injury is an injury so severe that it leads to either a long-term medical condition, a permanent disability or shorter life expectancy.  There are various different types of catastrophic injuries commonly associated with personal injury claims.  One example […]

February 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Manufacturing Defect Product Liability Claims

Even a well-designed product can have defects that have the potential to harm consumers.  A product defect can be the result of improper manufacturing that departs from the intended design for that product.  When a manufacturing defect such as contaminated prescription drugs or a faulty metal hip replacement causes injuries to consumers, the manufacturer can […]

January 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Do You Have a Birth Injury Claim?

Wrongful death claims arise when death is caused by the negligence of someone else.  In those particular cases, survivors of the victim may be entitled to compensation for that death.  On the other hand, there are certain claims such as “wrongful birth” or “wrongful life” claims, which are often confused with wrongful death claims.  These […]

January 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Are All Catastrophic Injuries Permanent?

If you have been involved in a serious accident and suffered severe injuries, your injuries may be considered catastrophic.  Catastrophic injuries are distinct because they are most often severe or even permanent.  Whether you have physical or emotional injuries, there is a chance they may be permanent.  Yet, to be characterized as catastrophic, they don’t […]

January 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments