Mark Petro selected among America's Top Litigators

Announcing the selection of P. Mark Petro among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2018. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters. Click here to read more.

2018-11-01T19:51:15+00:00

Car Accident Claims Aren’t Over for Uber Passengers

In Alabama, passengers injured in a car accident may run into a quirk of the law when it comes to their injuries. Alabama’s “guest statute” prevents a rider in a car from making a claim for negligence against the driver unless the rider provided the driver with payment or something else of benefit. What Is [...]

2018-10-25T10:00:52+00:00

How to Determine Fault in a Car Accident

Although it may seem like common sense, determining fault in a car accident isn't always obvious or straightforward. What may seem clear to you may in fact be correct. But in Alabama, as in the rest of the country, the at-fault driver isn't going to want to admit fault — and neither will their insurance company. [...]

2018-10-22T22:02:44+00:00

The Most Dangerous Jobs in Alabama

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 100 people were killed on the job in Alabama in 2016. The majority of those fatal work deaths were related to traffic incidents, fatal contact with objects or equipment or falls, slips and trips. So, let’s take a look at the most dangerous jobs that you might [...]

2018-10-18T10:00:00+00:00

Dealing with the Emotional Fallout from a Workplace Disaster

Disasters at work can be unexpected and overwhelming. For many workers, there may be an emotional toll, even if there are no outward signs of physical injury. While everyone has a different reaction to stressful events, depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress are very common. Common Reactions and Responses According to the American Psychological Association, in [...]

2018-10-04T10:00:56+00:00

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media can often have a negative impact — especially when it comes to a personal injury claim. While social media allows us to share life news, exchange family pictures, and keep up with friends and loved ones, it also provides opportunities for embarrassment and self-harm. Many a potential job has been lost to party [...]

2018-09-24T20:23:37+00:00

Post Car Accident Symptoms: What to Expect

Not all car accident injuries show up immediately — in fact, you may suffer unexpected post car accident symptoms indicating an undetected injury days later. Car accidents, no matter how minor, are traumatic. Brain chemicals may keep you from feeling all the effects of an accident at first. How can you tell if the pain [...]

2018-08-29T21:33:20+00:00
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