Premises Liability: Fighting to Make it Right
Our firm represented a family who suffered catastrophic injuries when their rental home exploded and burned down.
One evening, when the family of five was getting ready for bed, an explosion sent a fireball through the ..
Super Bowl Sunday: Play Hard, Play Safe
This Sunday more than a hundred million people will tune in to watch the Super Bowl. It’s one of the most viewed televised events in the U. S. But not everyone will be watching the ..
Getting to the Heart of the Matter
February is American Heart Month and it also marks a very special anniversary for me. I received a rather timely diagnosis. I wanted to share my story in hopes of raising awareness about heart health ..
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
‘Tis the season for parties and celebrations! We encourage everyone to have a jolly holiday season, but we hope you’ll take some steps to make sure it’s a safe one, too.
If you’re going to drink ..
Brain Injury Turns Cop into Brain Injury Awareness Advocate
Some of the greatest activists begin their fight after unexpected, life-changing moments. Tate Mikell and his family are extraordinary individuals whose advocacy for individuals with brain injury began on June 13, 2005.
Tate Mikell was a ..
Kids’ Concussions: More Rest Not Necessarily Better
Concussions, even mild concussions, are serious injuries in kids and adults. Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury. For kids, standard aftercare includes taking a break from school, sports and lots of solitary rest ..
More Holiday Safety Tips: The Christmas Tree
One of the greatest Christmas traditions is the Christmas tree. The smell of a Fraser fir fills a house with Christmas spirit. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are about 210 fires caused ..
When Worker’s Comp Isn’t Enough: Third-Party Claims
When a worker is injured on the job, most know that they’re entitled to some form of worker’s compensation from their employer. Worker’s comp (as it is commonly known) is a state-mandated insurance program. When ..
Stay Safe This Holiday: No Texting and Driving
We’re attached at the hip to our smartphones and we use them just about everywhere. A restaurant owner in Boston, disheartened that his diners were staring at their phones and not each other during dinner, ..
Elevator Accident: 7 Students Injured
We are saddened to report yet another elevator accident. An elevator in a school in Turkey fell from the third floor. Seven students were on board and were rushed to the hospital. No cause for ..
5 Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer
When you or a loved one has been injured because of someone else’s negligence, it’s important to acquire legal counsel as soon as possible. Evidence needs to be protected and collected and witnesses need to ..
Another Elevator Death
We are saddened to report another death in an elevator accident. Michael “Dewayne” Atkins was a maintenance worker at Decatur Morgan Hospital in Decatur, Alabama. He was kneeling in the elevator shaft, working on a ..