How Long After Car Accident Can You Claim Injury?

After a serious accident, the timing of your lawsuit is critical. Unfortunately, many people don’t know how long after a car accident can you claim injury. When they wait too long, they may miss out on valuable compensation. In this article, Petro Law Firm explains Alabama’s filing deadlines and other timing issues that can significantly impact the [...]


Determining Fault by Location of Damage

In Alabama, fault plays an important role in an injury claim. Because we live in a tort or fault-based state, victims typically file claims with the at-fault driver’s liability insurer. However, how do you identify exactly who caused a crash?   In this article, Petro Law Firm explains how determining fault by location of damage can help [...]


How to File a Diminished Value Claim in Birmingham

During a car accident claim, most people focus on their medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering. However, a skilled injury lawyer can typically identify additional damages, including diminished property value. In this article, Petro Law Firm explains the essentials of these often-missed damages and how to file a diminished value claim.   What Is a [...]


How to File a Long-Term Disability Appeal

If your initial claim for long-term disability benefits was denied, the good news is that you have legal options. But you need to act quickly. At Petro Law Firm, we can help you take the steps you need to file a successful long-term disability appeal. 1. Review Your Denial Letter and Plan Documents Before you [...]


Why Was My Claim for Long-Term Disability Denied?

Having your claim for long-term disability denied can be frustrating, not to mention discouraging. But it's important to remember that insurance companies deny more long-term disability claims than they approve — even if those claims are legitimate. And you do have legal options. Before you give up your LTD claim, speak to an experienced disability [...]


What You Need to Know About Applying for Long-Term Disability

Many employers provide their workers with long-term disability coverage to protect them in case of illness or injury. But if you’re thinking about applying for long-term disability benefits, the process can be more challenging than you may think. At Petro Law Firm, our experienced Birmingham AL LTD lawyers can help. We’re not afraid to stand [...]


Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Spinal cord injuries, much like TBIs, can permanently alter your life and cause long-term disabilities. If you or your loved one suffered a spinal cord injury in an accident, you're likely dealing with significant medical expenses, lost wages, and serious physical and emotional pain. You may have questions about how to hold the negligent parties responsible — [...]