Johnston, Moore & Thompson, Huntsville Personal Injury Lawyers

Danger of the statute of limitations after a fatal car accident

The loss of a loved one in a fatal car accident is a sudden, emotionally devastating and gut-wrenching experience when it was caused by the negligence of another person. When the accident was caused by the wanton conduct of a…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Burns are the top worker injury in fast-food industry

Pressure on McDonald's from labor activists has highlighted the prevalence of grease burns among fast-food workers. Emerging data and official complaints are exposing the hazards faced by workers in the food service sector that…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Job-related injury, death statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 3 million cases of workplace injuries and illnesses occur in the private sector every year. Although this figure is less than half of the 6.6 million reported 20 years ago, many…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Public reporting of workplace injuries

Alabama residents may know that employers are obligated to maintain records on illnesses or injuries that employees suffer on the job. At this time, the company retains this information, and no public record is made available…more
| Personal Injury

Compensation for injured federal employees

Alabama employees who work for the federal government are covered by the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, a law that governs the conduct of their employer towards them in the case of a work-related injury. Injuries that…more
| Worker’s Compensation

What is workers' compensation mediation?

Although an injury on the job can be inconvenient and frustrating to an Alabama employee, workers' compensation typically provides the coverage needed to obtain needed medical treatment. It also may provide payments for lost…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Filing a workers' compensation claim in Alabama

When workers in Alabama are injured on the job, they might qualify for workers' compensation benefits. To obtain these benefits, there are certain steps that must be followed in accordance with the law. For example,…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

The health care industry's need for better health programs

Health care workers in Alabama have likely heard about the Ebola virus making its way to Texas, where a second hospital worker contracted the virus. The situation has shown that there may be a need for better health and safety…more
| Worker’s Compensation

What is a spinal cord injury?

Alabama residents may be surprised to learn that approximately 200,000 individuals are living with spinal cord injuries throughout the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly half of spinal…more
| Personal Injury

Filing a claim after a workplace injury occurs

An employee may be eligible for workers' compensation after a work-related accident but must first file a claim. Under the Alabama workers' compensation law, a worker can file a claim by notifying an employer of an injury or…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Auto crashes costly for Alabama residents

A fatal car accident, in addition to causing grief and emotional pain, also causes economic hardship for affected Alabama families. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, reports that damages related to…more
| Personal Injury

Texting while driving and related dangers

Because the problem of texting while driving is so significant, various agencies including the Federal Communications Commission have been working to create greater public awareness of the dangers related to this practice…more
| Personal Injury

Seeking compensation for catastrophic injuries

If you are an Alabama resident who has suffered a catastrophic injury, you may want to know more about the process for seeking compensation. Catastrophic injuries include such things as traumatic brain injuries and disabling…more
| Personal Injury

Not all Alabama job-related injuries are immediately noticeable

Many times, people who have experienced job-related injuries are not even aware that they may have received them while working for an Alabama business. That's because some injuries happen due to a series of constant physical…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Fatal accident leads to another claim against GM

Alabama residents may be interested to learn that GM is facing yet another wrongful death lawsuit that was recently filed in another state, following the 2012 death of a man driving a 2011 Chevrolet Express 2500 van. The suit…more
| Personal Injury, Products Liability
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