How much will it cost me to work with you?

For personal injury cases, the short answer is "nothing." Our lawyers know how difficult it is in the wake of a serious injury-causing accident and the serious expenses you will already be facing. We are therefore proud to work on a contingency fee agreement, which means that you only pay if we are able to recover for you. From the first consultation to the very

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What do I do if the company wants me to sign something?

After an accident, companies often try to force injured workers to sign an agreement or release in exchange for a small payment. You should never sign anything without talking to a skilled attorney. Most often, the insurance companies are really trying to pay you the least amount possible. They will also require you to give up your legal rights later on. For this reason, it

By |2016-10-19T21:52:13+00:00January 23rd, 2016|, |

Can I hire an Alabama lawyer if I live in another state?

You can hire an Alabama lawyer if you live in another state. No matter where you live, it is important to find a lawyer who has the necessary skills, expertise, and dedication to help you obtain the best results for your case. It is also crucial that you find an attorney who has experience in your needed legal area. For example, you don't want to

By |2016-10-19T21:52:14+00:00January 23rd, 2016|, |

Will my employer know if I talk to a lawyer?

Many injured workers worry that they will get in trouble with their employer if they seek legal advice. Let your mind rest at ease. When you speak with a personal injury attorney, you can have peace knowing that your communication is completely confidential, due to the "attorney-client privilege." You can make "full and frank" disclosures to your attorney without worrying about your trust being broken.

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Will I go to court?

In every personal injury and wrongful death case, your primary goal is to secure a timely settlement. This is accomplished through informal talks and formal discussions that are commonly called "mediation" sessions. At a mediation session, lawyers and both parties are present at the conference table. The lawyers will speak for their clients, presenting each side of the case. The mediator that is present to

By |2016-10-19T21:52:31+00:00January 23rd, 2016|, |

Why should I hire a lawyer that tries cases?

Many law firms claim that they secure great results for their clients, but not that many can actually produce a record of successful jury verdicts. This fact shouldn't be surprising since about 95 percent of cases end in out-of-court settlements. So does it really matter if your lawyer regularly tries in court to a judge and jury? At Penn and Seaborn, our trial lawyers know

By |2016-10-19T21:52:32+00:00January 23rd, 2016|, |

What should I expect from my attorney?

If you or a loved one has been hurt in an on-the-job accident, it is likely you have a lot of questions. How will I pay my bills? Who will take care of my injuries? How will I support my family if I can't go back to work? Hiring the best Alabama injury attorney to represent your interests is extremely important. You need an attorney

By |2016-10-19T21:52:33+00:00January 23rd, 2016|, |

What if I’m partially at fault?

In most personal injury and wrongful death cases, you will not be barred from recovering compensation even if you or your loved one was partially at fault for the injury or death. A person becomes partially at fault when their injuries were sustained as a result of negligence on behalf of another party, but not completely. If you think that just because you were partially

By |2019-05-16T19:52:06+00:00January 23rd, 2016|, |

What do I do if I’m not getting the best medical care?

If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence and feel as if you are not receiving the best possible medical attention, you may need to switch doctors. You need a doctor who will listen to your concerns and help improve your medical conditions. A doctor chosen by your company or an insurance adjuster may not have your best interests at heart. You want

By |2020-02-01T15:31:23+00:00January 23rd, 2016|, |