Have You Been Injured Due to Another's Negligence?
Being involved in an accident caused by someone else's negligence, recklessness, or malice can turn your world upside down. Suddenly you are unable to work, care for yourself, support your family, or enjoy the activities you once did. You may be faced with spiraling medical bills while enduring physical pain, discomfort, or disability. In the most grievous accidents, you may have lost a loved one in a wrongful death.
Under personal injury law, you may be able to obtain compensation for damages you have sustained that will help you recover both physically and financially. At The Glasscox Law Firm LLC, you can work with a seasoned team of trial lawyers who have successfully resolved similar cases for individuals throughout Jefferson, Blount, Bibb, Pickens & Tuscaloosa Counties. Our Tuscaloosa personal injury attorneys have 50 years of combined experience that includes vast legal knowledge, strong negotiation skills, and proven courtroom ability. We will use our legal acumen to work toward getting fair compensation and the justice you deserve.
Contact The Glasscox Law Firm LLC at (205) 345-9537 today for a free consultation about your accident case.
Personal Injury Claims in Alabama
Under the law you have a right to pursue damages from the liable party who caused your injuries through a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Such action will require proof that the liable party was responsible for your accident and thus can be held accountable.
The damages that may be available to you can include:
- Current medical expenses
- Future medical expenses
- Current and future loss of income or wages
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of enjoyment of life
By investigating the facts of your accident, as well as the extent of your injuries, we can determine and document the value of your losses. Enlisting our services as soon as possible after your accident is important; we can advise you of your rights and work to collect and preserve crucial evidence.
You will have two (2) years after the date of your accident to file a claim. If you fail to meet this deadline, you will miss any opportunity to recover the damages you deserve.
What, Exactly, Is a Personal Injury Case?
Personal injury is a legal term which means injuries to a person that affect their body, mind, or emotions. Be them physical or psychological, these injuries can affect quality of life, ability to work, and relationship with loved ones. A personal injury lawsuit alleges that injured person's injuries result of someone else's actions, and seeks justice and compensation for those injuries.
At the Glasscox Law Firm, LLC, our Alabama trial lawyers will fully investigate your claim, gather evidence, and help you get to the medical professionals who will evaluate and treat your condition.
While car collisions are the most common type of personal injury case, the Alabama trial lawyers of the Glasscox Law Firm, LLC also handle other types of personal injury case including the following:
- Road traffic collisions
- Injuries at home
- Injuries at work
- Slip-and-fall injuries
- Assault claims
- General negligence
- Premises liability
- Injuries from a dog bite
What Types of Accidents Lead to Personal Injury Claims?
Negligence-based accidents can occur in many ways, with the most common being traffic collisions.
Other personal injury cases can include:
- Slip and fall accidents due to unsafe property conditions (known as premises liability),
- Defective or dangerous consumer products,
- Dog attacks,
- Nursing home abuse, and
- Medical malpractice
When you discuss the circumstances of your accident with us, we will review it to determine whether you have grounds for a claim. If you do, we can begin the legal process on your behalf.
Why You Need an Attorney
Personal injury cases generally involve dealing with insurance companies. You have the right to negotiate your own settlement. However, you will be going up against a corporation with its own legal staff trained to limit the company's liability and pay out as little as possible. These professionals deal with these types of cases every day and have huge financial corporate resources backing them.
As one individual who is rarely involved in such a legal matter, you must level the playing field. That can only be done with the help of a similarly experienced and tough legal team – the team you will find at The Glasscox Law Firm LLC. We will handle every aspect of your claim allowing you to concentrate on recovering from your injuries. Whether through tough negotiation or aggressive litigation in court, we will work toward obtaining fair compensation on your behalf.