You’re already dealing with an injury on top of your job and your family. Of course, every now and then, I am confronted with a new issue of law—one I haven’t seen before. Avoiding these common mistakes will increase the chances that you will be safe and protected and that your injury claim will not be compromised. The insurance company doesn’t care about you or how your life was affected by your injuries. They tell me stories of trying for weeks to speak to their lawyers without success.Read More
Detroit Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Detroit, AL
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Kenneth E. Riley
- W. Percy Badham, III
- Victoria Dye
- D. Ty Brown
- Roger L. Lucas
- Jeffrey C. Rickard
- Knox Boteler
- Richard H. Taylor
- Smith Prestwood
- Thomas B. Siniard
- Drew Barnett
- Thomas H. Siniard
Kenneth E. Riley
Ken Riley was born and raised in Alexander City, Alabama. After obtaining his business degree at the University of Alabama, Mr. Riley went on to complete his legal studies at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.For over eighteen years, Mr. Riley has dedicated his law practice to helping injured victims obtain fair and just settlements and verdicts. With a self-described love of trying cases”, Mr. Riley believes his most important role as a plaintiffs attorney is to follow a course of action that results in the best overall outcomes for clients. Mr. Riley tailors his practice to not only focus on people involved in catastrophic accidents, but also those injured by defective medical devices, child-related accidents, as well as victims of nursing home abuse.
W. Percy Badham, III
A founding partner of Badham & Buck, LLC, Walker Percy Badham, III, is an Alabama trial lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in complex business disputes, insurance coverage, class action lawsuits and personal injury litigation. He is an AV-rated attorney and has been voted by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in Alabama, and selected for inclusion in Alabama Top Lawyers for the past three years.An active member of his legal and local communities, Mr. Badham is a former director of the Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section Trial Academy of the American Bar Association. He serves on the International Association of Defense Counsel and is an Alabama Law Foundation fellow. His community involvement includes participation in the Downtown Kiwanis Club and the Monday Morning Quarterback Club.
Focusing her practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, Victoria Dye is an associate at Fischer & Associates, LLC. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, she provides representation to area residents who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. Her successes on behalf of her plaintiff clients have earned Ms. Dye the respect of her fellow professionals, as evidenced by her receipt of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, she has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40.The types of cases that Ms. Dye has handled have arisen out of incidents involving medical malpractice, defective products, nursing home abuses, premises liability, and truck and other motor vehicle accidents. She is particularly adept in cases in which her clients have suffered traumatic brain damage and other catastrophic injuries. In addition to her personal injury and wrongful death practice, Ms. Dye is experienced in bad faith and other insurance coverage disputes and general business litigation.Ms. Dye attended Georgia College in Milledgeville as an undergraduate, where she majored in political science and history and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2004. Her legal education came at Samford Universitys Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, and before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2007, she was the student materials editor for the schools American Journal of Trial Advocacy. Ms. Dye was also an associate justice on the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board, and she served a clerkship with Fischer & Associates, LLC, before joining the firm after she graduated. She is admitted to practice in Alabama and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
D. Ty Brown
D. Ty Brown is an attorney at the firm of Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Brown represents clients in Birmingham and throughout the state of Alabama in a variety of personal injury matters, including animal bites, motor vehicles accidents, construction accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, trucking accidents and more.Mr. Brown graduated cum laude with a bachelors degree in political science from Auburn University. He later earned a law degree from Samford Universitys Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham. While attending law school he was a member of the Cumberland Law Review, earned a scholar of merit and a deans scholarship and was an Abraham Carruthers Fellow.Admitted to practice in all Alabama state courts since 2009, Mr. Brown is also licensed to appear before federal courts, including the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in many significant cases representing individuals who have sustained serious injuries.Because of his dedication and skill in the legal realm, Mr. Brown has been recognized with several honors. He was named one of the Top 40 Under 40by the National Trial Lawyers in 2013 and was also named in the organizations Top 100in both 2014 and 2015. In 2014, he also received the Attorney Award for Excellencefor his work in the personal injury field by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.Montgomery Office,445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050,Montgomery, AL 36104,
Roger L. Lucas
As an attorney with the Alabama law firm of Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. Roger L. Lucas focuses on a specific range of personal injury and workers compensation issues. Known for his compassion and his passion for protecting the rights of injured people, Mr. Lucas handles such matters as workplace injuries and illnesses, wrongful death and medical malpractice. His personal injury experience includes motor vehicle accidents, defective products, harmful medical devices and premises liability, with an emphasis on injuries in the workplace. Mr. Lucas accepts clients across the state of Alabama.Mr. Lucas received his Juris Doctor in 1981 from Samford Universitys Cumberland School of Law, and he has been practicing law ever since. Licensed to practice in Alabama, he now brings nearly 40 years of experience to the table.Understanding the importance of minimizing conflict and stress, especially with those who are recovering from serious injuries or mourning the loss of a loved one, Mr. Lucas attempts to resolve disputes through uncontested means whenever possible, utilizing his considerable experience with such methods as mediation and arbitration. However, he also realizes that not all conflicts can be settled out of court. As such, he has gained a reputation as a formidable litigator with the ability to succeed in difficult cases that many other personal injury and workers compensation attorneys are hesitant to touch.Mr. Lucas efforts have earned him the respect of his peers. His commitment to customer service and the highest legal standards has made him an asset to his community.Montgomery Office,445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050,Montgomery, AL 36104,
Jeffrey C. Rickard
Jeffrey (Jeff) C. Rickard is a partner with Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. a Birmingham, Alabama, law firm focusing on plaintiffs personal injury litigation, business litigation and insurance disputes. In his practice at the firm, Jeff uses his 20-plus years of experience to protect the rights and interests of injured victims and surviving family members, with a particular emphasis on cases involving unreasonably dangerous and defective products. Over the course of his career, Jeff has also had extensive experience with commercial litigation and continues to represent clients in cases that involve business fraud and other business torts.Jeff graduated from Auburn University in 1985 and from the Cumberland School of Law in 1989. While in law school, he was a two-time winner of the Judge James O. Haley Mock Trial Competition and a national semi-finalist in the American Trial Lawyers Association Mock Trial Competition. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Birmingham Bar Association and the State Bar of Alabama. He is also the current vice-president of both the American Journal of Trial Advocacy National Alumni Foundation and the Alabama Association for Justice.Montgomery Office,445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050,Montgomery, AL 36104
As a partner with the Boteler Richardson Wolfe law firm in Mobile, Alabama, attorney Knox Boteler devotes his practice exclusively to helping innocent accident victims recover the damages and losses they incurred as the result of someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.Licensed to practice in Alabama and Mississippi, Mr. Boteler serves individuals and families throughout Mobile and Baldwin counties in Alabama and the surrounding areas of Mississippi. Over the course of his more than 18 years practicing law, Mr. Boteler has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of those adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, dangerous property conditions, work site accidents, toxic exposures, dram shop liability claims and more.As evidence of his success, Mobile Bay magazine voted him as one of Alabamas Top 40 Under 40. He also holds a perfect 10 out of 10 rating from Avvo, and he is widely regarded as a leader in his field.A 1996 cum laude graduate of Millsaps College, Mr. Boteler attended The University of Alabama School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999. That same year, the Alabama State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and The Mississippi Bar admitted him in 2001. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of both Alabama and Mississippi as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Boteler is a member of several professional legal organizations, including the Alabama Association for Justice, the Mississippi Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice, where he is involved with that organizations trucking litigation section. He is also active with the Mobile Bar Association.He is active in his local community as well, serving on the board of several local nonprofits and as treasurer for the Family Promise of Coastal Alabama, Inc.
3290 Dauphin Street, Suite 505,, Mobile AL 36604
Richard H. Taylor
As a senior shareholder with the Taylor Martino, PC, law firm in Mobile, Alabama, attorney Richard H. Taylor helps innocent accident victims and their families recover the damages and losses they incurred as the result of someone elses negligent, reckless or unlawful actions.Mr. Taylor, licensed to practice in Alabama and Mississippi, focuses his practice exclusively on serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation. A highly rated trial attorney with over 30 years of legal experience, he has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those throughout both states who suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to motor vehicle accidents, construction and industrial accidents, fires and explosions, defective products, and other preventable tragedies.Mr. Taylor, a native of Selma, graduated from the University of South Alabama in 1982. He then attended Samford University Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, where he obtained his law degree in 1985.He received his license to practice that same year from the Alabama State Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bar admitted him in 1986. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Alabama and the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits.Active in his legal community, Mr. Taylor is a member of numerous local, state and national bar associations, including the Mobile Bar Association and the American Bar Association as well as the American Association for Justice, where he serves on the organizations executive committee. He is also a sustaining member of the South Alabama Trial Lawyers Association and the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association.Mr. Taylor serves on the board of directors for his local YMCA, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
455 St Louis St, Suite 2100,, Mobile AL 36602
The principal attorney at Prestwood Law Firm, Smith Prestwood provides representation to clients in Fairhope, Alabama and throughout Baldwin and Mobile counties. He divides his practice among a variety of areas. Mr. Prestwood has significant experience in the preparation and review of estate planning documents, including living, irrevocable, charitable and special needs trusts, wills, and financial and health care powers of attorney. He also helps his clients navigate the probate process, and he provides assistance in will contests and other estate administration disputes.In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. Prestwood provides representation to people who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other parties in incidents such as motor vehicle crashes. In addition, he provides advice and counsel to whistleblowers who have become aware of financial fraud. For homeowners who have been harmed by construction defects, Mr. Prestwood helps to seek appropriate damages from the builders or subcontractors. He also has a business law practice, in which he reviews and prepares contracts, gives advice with regard to the sale or purchase of a company, and litigates contract breaches and other disputes.As an undergraduate, Mr. Prestwood attended The University of Alabama, and in 2006 he received a Bachelor of Science cum laude with a major in quantitative finance and a minor in economics. Remaining in Tuscaloosa, he pursued his legal education at The University of Alabama School of Law, and in 2009 he was awarded his Juris Doctor. After graduating from law school, Mr. Prestwood spent several years with a Mobile insurance defense firm before going out on his own in August 2016. He is admitted to practice before all Alabama and Florida state courts.
409 North Section Street, Suite A,, Fairhope AL 36532
Thomas B. Siniard
Bart Siniard has been actively practicing in northern Alabama courts since 2013 after graduating from the University of Alabama School of Law. He focuses on all types of personal injury claims, including automobile collisions, tractor-trailer collisions, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, workers compensation, premises liability, dog bite injuries, and disputes with insurance companies. In February of 2017, in less than 4 years of legal practice, he won a significant appeal before the Supreme Court of Alabama, prompting the Court to issue an opinion that changed the interpretation of the Guest-Passenger Statute to favor the injured. Mr. Siniard has recovered settlements and verdicts in excess of $25.3 million on behalf of his clients. In 2018 and 2019, he served as the Treasurer of the Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Siniard was the Secretary and on the Executive Board for the Huntsville Young Lawyers Assocation. He also was selected to the Young Professionals division of the Huntsville Committe of 100 in 2016.
125 Holmes Ave., PO Box 2767,, Huntsville AL 35804
Drew Barnett is an attorney at the law firm of Belt & Bruner, P.C. in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Barnett concentrates his practice on personal injury and wrongful death law, serving clients throughout the state of Alabama. During his time in practice, he has successfully litigated matters involving motor vehicle crashes, dangerous premises, defective products, medical malpractice, trucking accidents and workplace accidents.Mr. Barnett graduated summa cum laude with an economics degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He earned his law degree from The University of Alabama School of Law. While completing his law degree, he participated in the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society and served as secretary of the student bar association.Following law school graduation, Mr. Barnett received his license to practice law in the state of Alabama. He is qualified to appear before all Alabama state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama.In recognition of his accomplishments in the area of personal injury law, The National Trial Lawyers named Mr. Barnett one of the Top 40 under 40”. He was also featured in B-Metro magazine.Mr. Barnett is active in his legal community and belongs to various professional organizations, including the Birmingham Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar Association, the Alabama Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. He enjoys giving back to his local community by participating in Court Appointed Special Advocates for Jefferson County, Alabama, an organization of which he was a founding member.
521 Madison St SE, Suite 200,, Huntsville AL 35801
Thomas H. Siniard
Thomas H. Siniard is a founding partner in the firm of Siniard, Timberlake and League, P.C. where he practices in the area of personal injury law. He represents clients in their cases involving car accidents, nursing home abuse and negligence, premises liability, slip-and-fall, product liability, workers compensation, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1980 and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of Alabama, Northern District Court of Alabama, as well as the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Mr. Siniard is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is limited to attorneys who have won million-dollar verdicts and settlements. He is a member of the Alabama Bar Institute, Alabama State Bar, the Madison County Bar Association, and a 25-year member of the American Association for Justice. His firm is located in Huntsville, Alabama.