This arrangement will help you recover more quickly from your injuries, and it will make it more likely that you get full monetary compensation on your claim. The offers are not based on blue article or on asking price, but rather on a comprehensive database of actual sales of comparable vehicles within a specific geographic area. As an adult, I can see that he was encouraging our work ethic and teaching us the value of money, but I have no doubt that he was also trying to get us out of the house so the grownups could discuss serious issues without upsetting us.Read More
Alabama 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 Alabama
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 Serving Alabama
- Matt Abbott
- Michael K. Beard
- Rip Andrews
- Erby J. Fischer
- Cameron L. Hogan
- Michael G. Strickland
- Richard H. Taylor
- Patrick G. Montgomery
- Sidney W. Jackson, III
- Drew Barnett
- Joe A. King, Jr.
- Thomas H. Siniard
Attorney Matt Abbott proudly represents the legal needs of those with personal injury and wrongful death claims. From his law practice in Birmingham, Alabama, he focuses on the litigation areas of tractor-trailer accidents, automobile accidents, defective product liability, and medical and pharmaceutical negligence. He also serves clients who need representation for workers compensation as well as those who have been victims of consumer fraud and insurance bad faith. Abbott also strives to protect those who are the victim of civil rights violations and wrongful govenrment oppression. Abbott also works to hold those accountable for fraud against the government by his involvement with multiple qui tam claims under the False Claims Act. Abbott currently has litigation pending in multiple states and jurisdictions across the country. After his graduation from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 2000, Mr. Abbott was admitted to the Alabama State Bar. Additionally, he is licensed to practice law in Mississippi and Georgia as well as in the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Court. He is a member of the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama as well as for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and 11th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.Mr. Abbott recognizes the value of professional organizations and belongs to the Executive Committee of the Alabama Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Mississippi Association for Justice and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. Abbott is also a member of the National Police Accountability Project, Barristers for the Supreme Court of the United States of America, the St. Clair County Bar Association and the Birmingham Bar Association.Mr. Abbotts peers awarded him an AV-Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell in 2010, at the age of 36. That same year, Business Alabama magazine honored him as an Alabama Outstanding Young Lawyer, and did so again in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2006, and at the age of 32, Abbott was accepted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and remains a current member. In 2012, Mr. Abbott was chosen by The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 under 40, being recognized for the same award in 2013, as well as being selcted by The American Sociaty of Legal Advocates as Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40 In The State of Alabama. Also in 2013, Abbott was recognized as a Top 10 Attorney for the State of Alabama by National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. In 2016, Abbott was recognized as a Top 10 attorney for the State of Alabama by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, selected by B-Metro Magazine as a Top Lawyer of 2016 and was selected as a Lifetime Charter Member of Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America. As a respected voice of experience in the legal field, he is a sought-after speaker on legal programs in the state.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Michael K. Beard
Michael (Mike) K. Beard 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. Mikes own practice centers on product liability, business and medical-related torts and on insurance fraud and insurance bad faith claims.Mike received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and his law degree, magna cum laude, from Cumberland School of Law in 1980. While in law school, he was elected to the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and Curia Honoris society. Mike is currently an active member of the Alabama Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Birmingham, Alabama, State and American Bar Associations. He has also been listed in the last two editions of Woodward & Whites Best Lawyers in Americapublication, and is the author of the article The Impact of Changes in the Health Care Provider Reimbursement Systems on the Recovery of Damages for Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Suits, published in the spring 1998 issue of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy and co-author of Arbitrary Healthcare Pricing and the Misuse of Hospital Lien Statutes by Healthcare Providers, published in the Fall 2014 issue of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy.Montgomery Office,445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050,Montgomery, AL 36104
Rip Andrews is a partner with Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. a Birmingham, Alabama, law firm with a focus on plaintiffs personal injury litigation, business litigation and insurance disputes. Rips practice at the firm focuses primarily on cases involving product defects, wrongs committed by government officials and intellectual property or business disputes. Since being admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2007, Rip has already distinguished himself by serving as lead trial counsel in a number of cases across Alabama, successfully litigating and settling numerous significant lawsuits and litigating several cases before the Alabama Supreme Court.Rip received his bachelors degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. where he studied government, and his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2007, where he was valedictorian and awarded the Order of the Barristers for his succes in mock trial competitions. Outside of work, Rip enjoys following college football, reading fiction and spending time with his family. He is married to Courtney Jones Andrews; they have two beautiful little girls, Ever and Ollie.Montgomery Office,445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050,Montgomery, AL 36104
Erby J. Fischer
The founding member at Birmingham, Alabama-based Fischer & Associates, LLC, Erby J. Fischer focuses his practice primarily on plaintiffs catastrophic injury, wrongful death litigation and complex business litigation. He provides compassionate and astute representation to clients throughout the state who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities.Mr. Fischers cases have covered motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, medical malpractice and defective products. His complex business litigation cases have included insurance fraud and bad faith actions, business fraud, copyright/trademark infringement, embezzlement, breach of contract as well as other business torts.In addition to his inclusion on the Mid-South Top Lawyers list, he is the recipient of an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.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.
Cameron L. Hogan
A partner at Lloyd & Hogan, Cameron L. Hogan offers legal representation to clients in Birmingham, Alabama, and throughout the state, as well as in Chattanooga and Nashville, Tennessee. Focusing his practice on personal injury, Mr. Hogan is committed to protecting the rights of those who are harmed by the negligence or intentional actions of others. To that end, he also accepts wrongful death and business litigation cases.When people are injured in a motor vehicle collision or some other type of accident, they may face many challenges. In addition to mental and physical pain, these might include mounting medical expenses and lost wages. Mr. Hogan helps clients explore their financial options, including seeking personal injury compensation, workers compensation or Social Security Disability benefits. With each case he handles, Mr. Hogan listens to his clients needs and offers them customized legal guidance to aid them in achieving justice. He knows that their cases are often the most important thing going on in his clients lives at the time, which is why he keeps them informed throughout the legal process.Over the course of his career, Mr. Hogan has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell. Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Hogan. He is a member of several professional associations, including the Alabama State Bar Association, the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama Association for Justice.Mr. Hogan graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Sciences in finance from The University of Alabama. He then went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used 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 practice standards.
Michael G. Strickland
Attorney Michael G. Strickland is a founding partner of Strickland & Kendall, L.L.C. in Montgomery, Alabama. A top-rated trial advocate with more than 24 years of legal experience, Mr. Strickland represents the rights and entitlements of clients across the United States who have personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from car, bus, aircraft, lawn tractors, ATVs and truck accidents, defective products, dangerous medications, and other similar matters. He also advocates for those corporations, businesses and homeowners seeking their full benefits from claims involving natural disasters such as fires, earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes. Whether you are an individual home owner or a large corporation, the attorneys at Strickland & Kendall can assist with your claim.Along with fighting on behalf of his personal injury clients in both state and federal courts, Mr. Strickland consults on personal injury cases around the country, particularly those involving bus accidents, and he has extensive experience successfully handling class actions and mass torts against large corporations in a variety of industries.Over the course of his career, Mr. Strickland has achieved unprecedented success helping his clients secure the maximum amount of compensation for the damages they incurred, and to date, he and the attorneys at the Firm have helped obtain more than $750 million in settlements and awards for those in need. Recognized for his success as well as his impeccable professionalism, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.After graduating from Auburn University at Montgomery in 1990, Mr. Strickland attended Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor by graduating a semester early in the fall of 1993. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Alabama, all U.S. District Courts in Alabama as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He has practiced extensively in other courts across the US under special temporary authority known as pro hac vice.Active in his legal community, Mr. Strickland is heavily involved with the Alabama Association for Justice, where he has served in a number of leadership roles, including president for the Montgomery county chapter. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and former member of the American Inns of Court.Committed to his local community as well, he currently serves of the board of directors for a number of nonprofits in his area devoted to environmental concerns.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.
2740 Zelda Road Suite 500, PO Box 500,, Montgomery AL 36101
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
Patrick G. Montgomery
Patrick G. Montgomery is an attorney with the Morgan & Morgan law firm, where he works out of the firms office in Mobile, Alabama. An Alabama native, Mr. Montgomery genuinely cares about the legal issues affecting the residents of his community. He has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of a car accident, medical malpractice or other preventable tragedy. In addition, he has gained considerable experience dealing with mesothelioma and other toxic tort claims.Early in his career, Mr. Montgomery worked as a corporate and insurance defense attorney, where he fought for the rights and interests of stakeholders embroiled in complex litigation involving wrongful death, breaches of contract, products liability, trucking negligence, premises liability and other catastrophic personal injury claims. Having tried dozens of cases to verdict during this time, this experience provided him with invaluable insight into the industry, which makes him all the more effective at devising the best strategies possible to help his plaintiff clients obtain the justice they deserve.A 1999 cum laude graduate of Auburn University, Mr. Montgomery obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2003. The Alabama State Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.Recognized for his exemplary professionalism and outstanding service to his clients, Mr. Montgomery has earned five-star peer reviews on Martindale-Hubbell along with many excellent reviews and recommendations from his satisfied clients.
Sidney W. Jackson, III
Sidney W. Jackson, III, is an attorney at Jackson & Foster, LLC, in Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Jackson devotes his practice to personal injury law, serving clients throughout the Mobile metropolitan area in Mobile and Baldwin counties. He handles cases involving motor vehicle accidents, insurance fraud, medical negligence, products liability and other personal injury matters.Mr. Jackson has been licensed to practice law in Alabama since 1982. He has more than three decades of legal experience and is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.Mr. Jackson has received many honors for his accomplishments, including receiving an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded by the organization. He has also been recognized as a Top Attorney in Alabamaby Business Alabama Magazine and one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyersby the American Association for Justice. He volunteers with the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program and received the organizations Lawyer of the Yearaward in 2009.After earning a bachelors degree in corporate finance from The University of Alabama, Mr. Jackson graduated from Samford University Cumberland School of Law. He is a certified civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and belongs to organizations, including the Mobile Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Alabama Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.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.
75 St. Michael Street, PO Box 2225,, Mobile AL 36602
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
Joe A. King, Jr.
As an attorney at Morris, King and Hodge, Joe A. King, Jr. is committed to representing clients in Northern Alabama, including Huntsville, Decatur, Athens, Muscle Shoals, Cullman, Madison and Florence. Mr. King dedicates his practice to personal injury and wrongful death cases involving motor vehicle accidents, chiropractor negligence and medical malpractice.After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in biology from The University of Alabama, Mr. King received a full academic scholarship to earn his Juris Doctor from The University of Alabama School of Law.As a personal injury attorney, Mr. King believes in having an open and honest relationship with clients. Building a strong case requires getting to know the people involved, and Mr. King pays strict attention to detail in order to bring about successful settlements and verdicts. For more than a decade, he has used his tenacity to litigate on behalf of his clients. His track record includes a $3.1 million award for a family who lost their teenager in a car accident as well as a $575,000 verdict for a victim of a negligent chiropractor. His accomplishments have earned him the honor of being named a Top 100 attorney by The National Trial Lawyers.Since his admission to the Alabama State Bar, Mr. King has served both his clients and his community; he serves on his churchs board of trustees and on the Huntsville Child Care Centers board. In addition, he served as secretary for the Madison County Bar Association. In his spare time, Mr. King enjoys cheering on The University of Alabama football team and spending time with his daughters.
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.