December 2014 Archives

Could Mobile car dealer be liable in truck hit-and-run?

Many of the worst truck accidents that occur on Alabama highways involve the big rigs. Eighteen-wheel tractor-trailers pose a huge threat just because of their sheer size. Negligent or reckless drivers can turn these vehicles into missiles of the road, and individuals in other vehicles tend to be the ones who pay the price in terms of serious injuries or wrongful death.

4-month search ends in arrest of missing nursing home worker

We have written before about the concerns many in Alabama have about the care -- or rather the lack thereof -- which too many vulnerable loved ones experience in nursing homes. Despite federal and state laws defining minimum standards of care, neglect and abuse does happen.

Could brain injury concern spell the end of high school football?

Traumatic brain injuries are serious. There are so many things that can cause them and their effects can be life altering for the victims and their families. This is something of which any attorney with experience in personal injury law is well aware.

Information needed in an Alabama truck accident case

Alabama truck accident cases are different from the typical car crash. That is because they often involve trucking companies that are also liable for the accidents and injuries incurred by the victims. They also involve the gathering of more information. Indeed, the information gathering stage of any truck accident case is essential to a litigant's success. In this article, we will discuss what kind of information you will need to collect regarding the crash itself.

MRB Attorneys Get Verdict in Tuscaloosa County

Congratulations to Marsh Rickard & Bryan attorneys Derrick Mills and Jane Mauzy on getting a great result for their injured client at trial this week.  A Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court jury returned a $500,000 verdict today in favor of a 42-year-old Tuscaloosa man who was injured while on the job.

Wrongful death case draws attention to shooting in Alabama

After the recent incident involving Michael Brown, a black man, who was killed by a white officer in Missouri, another cop-on-civilian homicide has come up again into the news. The family of a white teen who was killed by a black officer in Alabama has been the center of controversy for some time, a Nov. 27 report shows.

Nurses restrained with "arrest authority" in Alabama

A Dec. 1 news report points out an interesting fact: in most hospitals and doctors' offices, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, nurses are the ones who tend to be most often in contact with patients. When a nurse makes a mistake, it can be devastating for a patient, leading to various injuries or even death. When a mistake happens, that nurse may have to answer to the Alabama Board of Nursing.

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