According to the American Hospital Directory, there are more than 500,000 annual hospital admissions across the state of Alabama, costing patients more than $46 million dollars each year. This enormous dollar amount is indicative of the type of financial burden felt by accident victims in Alabama.
The hefty medical bills associated with personal injuries are not always covered by the injuring party’s insurance, often falling to the victims and their families.
At Cory Watson Attorneys, our Birmingham personal injury attorneys provide legal representation for those injured or killed due to the negligent or wrongful conduct of others. Our attorneys have recovered over $2 billion in settlements and verdicts in Alabama and across the nation.
If you or a loved one were injured due to the negligent actions of another, call (877) 562-0000 or complete the free case evaluation form to talk to Cory Watson Attorneys today. There’s no cost or obligation, and you won’t pay us unless we win money for you.
Types of Personal Injuries
With a population of 212,113, Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, and the greater Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area is home to one quarter of Alabama’s total population. With so many people living in the area, Birmingham sees a variety of personal injuries.
Some types of personal injuries include:
- Bone Fractures
- Internal Damages
- Nerve Damage
- Puncture Wounds
- Spinal Cord Damages
- Sprains & Strains
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
If you’ve suffered any of these types of injuries because of someone else’s negligence, contact one of our attorneys today. We can work to get you compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and more.
Personal Injury Damages in Alabama
Damages in a personal injury lawsuit are paid to the victim in order to compensate them for their expenses and suffering related to their accident.
Common types of damages include:
- Medical Expenses
- Lost Wages
- Future Loss of Earnings
- Costs Associated with Repair/Replacement of Property
- Cost of Living with a Disability
- Pain and Suffering
- Funeral Expenses
- Loss of Consortium
- Emotional Distress
- Mental Anguish
- Permanent Disability
Calculating Personal Injury Damages
There are several factors included when a court calculates the damages in a personal injury claim, including:
- Victim’s age
- Nature and extent of injuries
- Victims earning capacity prior to the injury
- Loss of income
- Impact of the injury on victim’s lifestyle
Our attorneys will consider these factors when determining the compensation you deserve for your personal injury.
Contact Our Alabama Personal Injury Attorneys Today
When you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligent or intentional actions of another, Cory Watson Attorneys makes it easy to get the help you need. Based in Birmingham, we serve the entire state of Alabama including these counties:
To learn more about our attorneys or to get more information about your personal injury claim, call us today at (877) 562-0000 or complete our free case evaluation form now.