Why Choose Us

All of our clients have lost someone, or have been hurt or wronged in some profound way. They cannot turn back the clock, so what does justice mean to them?

What they’ve told us over and over for 20 years is this: “We just want to be heard. We just want them to know that we matter, that our story matters.”

We listen. Your story matters to us.

We have a team of courtroom lawyers with a proven track record to help you tell your story. And we have the resources, the experience and the reputation to make sure you’re heard.




“These lawyers took a complicated issue, revealed the truth in a way 12 jurors unfamiliar with the topic could understand, and brought justice to my family through a multi million-dollar verdict.”

Have an experience with our firm that you would like to share?

Spotlight Case

A Tuscaloosa jury awarded a $30 million verdict to the family of a man who died waiting on help in a hospital emergency room. The jury returned the verdict on May 16, 2019, after a two-week trial at the Tuscaloosa County Courthouse. The case was tried by MRB attorneys David Marsh, Derrick Mills and Jane Mauzy. David says the case exposed a breakdown in the hospital’s system.


Automobile Death - $4,500,000 Verdict in Cullman County, Alabama

A Cullman County jury returned a $4.5 million verdict against the City of Hanceville and one of its police officers. David Marsh and Rip Andrews tried this case involving a police officer who failed to follow the rules of the road. One winter night, a 77-year-old Hanceville woman was on her way home from work when her car was struck broadside by a Hanceville police vehicle.

Medical Malpractice - Fraud - $16,000,000 Verdict in Jefferson County

A Jefferson County state court jury awarded a Birmingham couple $16 million in damages after finding that Brookwood Medical Center violated the standard of care for labor and delivery and participated in reckless fraud. MRB attorneys David Marsh and Rip Andrews tried the case for the couple, Caroline and J.T. Malatesta.

Workplace accident - Confidential settlement in Houston County, Alabama

Roger Lucas settled a lawsuit growing out of an on-the-job injury and death. Our client’s husband was run over by a fellow employee operating an industrial truck that was used to move trailers around the yard. He was permanently paralyzed by his injuries and died 16 months later due to his injuries and their complications.

Trade Secrets - Confidential settlement in Birmingham Federal Court

Mike Beard, Rip Andrews, Derrick Mills, David and Jane Mauzy settled an intellectual property case for an Alabama-based small business against a national corporation recognized as one of the world’s largest makers and suppliers of professional audio equipment. The Alabama business came up with a unique design for a wakeboard tower speaker.

Automobile Injury - Jefferson County

A Birmingham police officer who was hurt while working an accident on Interstate 65 North was awarded $833,709 by a Jefferson County jury. The injured police officer was represented by MRB attorneys Rip Andrews and Ben Ford. Sergeant Demus Smith was standing on the roadway at the scene of a wreck when a drunk driver hit his parked patrol car, which struck Sergeant Smith.

Tell Us Your Story

Find out how we can help. Please call 205-558-0670 or contact our firm online to discuss your questions, concerns and legal options today. Your consultation is free, and you don’t pay unless we recover a settlement or favorable verdict on your behalf.