Personal Injury Attorneys

From Our Offices in Birmingham, Nashville, and Memphis, we Serve Clients Nationwide

Cory Watson Attorneys has more than 38 years of experience protecting the rights of injury victims in Alabama, Tennessee, and nationwide. We’ve taken on insurance companies, large corporations, and the pharmaceutical industry to recover more than $3 Billion on behalf of clients.

From our principal office in Birmingham, Alabama, to our offices in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, we’re here to help after any type of injury caused by someone else’s negligence—no matter how big or small your case may be.

Contact our personal injury lawyers today to learn how we can help you get the best possible results for your injury claim.

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There is no case too big or too small for our experienced attorneys. We have recovered more than $3 Billion in all types of personal injury cases

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Hear From Our Clients

At Cory Watson Attorneys, we believe the true measure of our firm’s successes are the results we achieve that make a difference in our client’s lives.

These clients have first-hand knowledge about what it is like to work with our firm and have experienced our unwavering commitment to putting their needs at the forefront of all that we do.

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  • “This has been the most amazing firm I have come in contact with.”

    I am currently working with Rick DiGiorgio and his paralegal, Autumn White and they have been working on my cases for over a year. They have been kind, compassionate, they update me weekly and always go over and beyond to make sure I am okay and informed. I couldn’t ask for a better team!

    - Ashley T.
  • “I cannot thank them enough for their professionalism, kindness and expertise.”

    I went through terrible trauma and to know that the firm had our best interest in mind during a long process of dr appointments, hospital bills, mounting debt and stress from the accident was beyond the call of duty. I am thankful they were there by me and my husband every step of the way. If you need an attorney Cory Watson is the firm!

    - Tracey W.
  • “The Cory Watson firm is amazing.”

    They helped us navigate through difficult legal issues. The entire staff is very knowledgeable and professional. The dedication and time that Cory Watson took to resolve our issues has left us forever grateful. We have recommended them to many friends and family all receiving the same outstanding service.

    - Joe T.
  • "The compassion that's shown is above and beyond. "

    When placed in an already traumatizing life-changing situation, our attorney Hamilton Jordan took the time to reassure our family that we will get through our son's injury and recovery, and he has been beside us every step of the way!!

    - Shannon K.

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At Cory Watson Attorneys, we are personally committed to giving back. The firm is involved in a wide variety of service projects that touch the lives of those in our local community, as well as people in need throughout the world.

Through our community outreach initiative, Cory Watson Cares, we partner with local nonprofit organizations to expand educational opportunities, improve our communities, and help people lead healthier, safer, and happier lives.

Cory Watson Named BBJ 2021 Veteran-Friendly Employer

Cory Watson Attorneys has been named a Birmingham Business Journal 2021 Veteran-Friendly Company, the journal announced on Wednesday. One of just three Birmingham-area employers honored, Cory Watson was selected based on efforts to “hire, recruit, and support” career development of military veterans, along with supporting veterans outside of the company through nonprofit work. The firm has continuously looked to create opportunities for veterans within its doors. Cory Watson strives to emulate their service-oriented qualities in serving clients. Veterans at Cory Watson have contributed to the success of the firm throughout the years due to their work ethic and constant dedication to serve others. In addition to being named a BBJ 2021 Veteran-Friendly Company, two Cory Watson employees – Intake Manager Adrien Amero and Client Service Representative Matthew Stephens – were named BBJ 2021 “Veterans of Influence”. The award recognizes military veterans who have gone on to have successful careers in Birmingham’s business community. Amero and Stephens have made significant achievements in their professional careers, while maintaining a strong record of innovation and active involvement in the community. Aside from employing veterans, Cory Watson strives to invest in initiatives, non-profits, and other programs that support veterans in the Birmingham, Memphis, and Nashville areas. We thank Adrien and Matthew for their dedication to our firm, clients, and community, and thank all veterans for their service to our country. Cory Watson Attorneys is a nationally recognized personal injury law firm with offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee. The firm has recovered more than $3 billion for clients across the country. Attorneys are frequently at the forefront of major class actions and multidistrict litigations involving dangerous pharmaceuticals and product liability, and are often appointed to leadership positions in national cases. Firm practice areas include Personal Injury, Product Liability, Class Action, Asbestos, Business & Commercial Litigation, Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, Defective Medical Devices, and Environmental/Toxic Torts. To learn more, visit CoryWatson.com.

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Halloween: The Scariest Night of the Year for Personal Injury Attorneys

For those who celebrate Halloween, this is a wonderful time of the year filled with tricks and treats. For an experienced personal injury attorney, however, Halloween can be a scary night. Children in colorful costumes running from house to house, collecting treats from strangers in dark, unfamiliar neighborhoods. Adults gathering for parties with friends, often drinking late into the night. Use these tips to help keep your community safe and avoid a lawsuit this Halloween! Halloween Safety Tips for Kids Make sure that children’s costumes fit properly, so they can walk easily. Don’t hide faces behind elaborate hats or masks that may reduce vision – opt for face paint instead and avoid wearing any tripping hazards. Bring along glow sticks and flashlights to light the way. Trick-or-Treating Safety Plan on going in a group, and stick together or buddy up to keep everyone accounted for. Set curfews for older, unsupervised children. Be sure that kids stop at the curb, look both ways and listen for traffic before crossing the street. Stay on a sidewalk whenever possible. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic so drivers can easily see you. Wait until you get home to dig into the candy. That way, parents can check for tampering, spot treats with allergens and discard homemade food items or anything deemed unsafe. Halloween Safety for Drivers Be on high alert while driving – With so many more people walking around, drive slowly and watch for pedestrians on the street. Dark costumes may be hard to see, and children might be wearing a mask or hat that obstructs their view. Don’t drive drunk. Adults might celebrate by drinking at a house party or bar. Have a designated driver, or take an Uber/Lyft service home to avoid an accident. Avoid distractions– don’t use your cell phone while driving. Halloween Home Safety Tips If you’re in charge of handing out treats, here are some tips to make sure your visitors enjoy themselves. Clear your property and light the path so guests can easily find your door. Excited children may cut through your lawn, so check that you haven’t left out obstacles that could trip someone. If you have a dog, keep it safely away from the door. Not only will some children be afraid, but the constant doorbell ringing and stream of trick-or-treaters may overwhelm your pet. Provide store-bought treats. Play-Doh, erasers, and other small Halloween toys can be a fun surprise for those with allergies, but avoid anything homemade in case of food poisoning. Halloween Personal Injury Lawyers Halloween should be fun, not dangerous. Spread the word around your neighborhood to keep your community safe. If the worst should happen and you or your child is injured, the personal injury lawyers at Cory Watson Attorneys can help. Contact us today for a free evaluation of your claim. Have a happy and safe Halloween from everyone at Cory Watson Attorneys!

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Stay Safe this Labor Day Weekend

As the summer comes to an end and students head back to school, many families celebrate their final days of freedom together over Labor Day weekend. Unfortunately, many people sustain serious personal injuries from easily preventable accidents during this holiday weekend. Cory Watson attorneys have provided several safety tips to help you make the most of this time with friends and family, and save you from spending Labor Day weekend in the emergency room. Safety on the Road More than 35 million Americans are expected to pack up their bags and hit the road for a weekend getaway. If you’re traveling for Labor Day plans, you can certainly expect some traffic delays. It’s important to plan ahead, be patient, and always obey posted traffic signs. Remember to buckle up before you go, as seat belts can (and often do) save lives! Exercise more caution than usual – additional drivers on the road typically increases the odds of a potentially fatal car accident. “Value safety over speed, for the sake of your family as well as other drivers,” says Cory Watson personal injury attorney Curt Tanner. Don’t Drink and Drive Labor Day weekend is closely associated with increased alcohol-related traffic accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the Labor Day weekend is among the most dangerous for accidents on highways and byways. Never drink and drive. Let someone else drive, call a cab, get a ride, or just stay where you are. It is far better to be safe rather than sorry later. “Alcohol is responsible for thousands of serious injuries over holiday weekends every year, so make a safety plan and designate a driver before you get behind the wheel,” says Tanner. Safety on the Water Whether you’re at the pool, beach or out on the lake, take safety precautions and carefully observe boating laws. Pay attention to local notices like the colored flags for wave conditions at the beach. All boaters should wear life jackets while out on the water, no matter how skilled a swimmer they might be. “As a parent myself, I always make sure that young children wear a properly fitting life jacket when at the lake or beach,” says attorney Stephen Hunt. “With the distraction of family and friends, it is easy for a child to slip away unnoticed and potentially drown if they are not wearing a life jacket.” Enjoy Your Labor Day Weekend! Even the most safety-conscious can get into serious accidents, especially on holiday weekends. If you or someone you love suffered an injury due to someone else’s negligence, contact the legal experts at Cory Watson. We understand how insurance companies work and are prepared to pursue maximum compensation on your behalf. Tell us about your case! Call (877) 562-0000 now or fill out our online consultation form.

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