DEATH DURING A PENDING PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

DEATH DURING A PENDING PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

In Alabama, if a person is killed as the result of someone else’s negligence, their estate may have a claim under Alabama’s Wrongful Death Act. If so, the only remedy that is available is an award of punitive damages. The purpose of punitive damages is either to...
MISTAKES DETRIMENTAL TO A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

MISTAKES DETRIMENTAL TO A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

The number one mistake would be talking too much. You should not to talk to others about what you think your case is worth or repeat anything that your attorney has told you, because it is privileged. However, by repeating it, you can waive that privilege. You should...