In Alabama, what is the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim?

In Alabama, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim is two years from the date of the accident.

What does Alabama’s “contributory negligence” rule mean?

Should a judge find you at least partially responsible for a car accident, Alabama’s “contributory negligence” rule means that you may not be entitled to receive any monetary damages. Contact an experienced personal injury attorney to learn more.

In Alabama, what constitutes “wrongful death?”

In the state of Alabama, a wrongful death occurs whenever a person dies due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another.

Who can file a wrongful death suit in Alabama?

In Alabama, only the personal representative of the decedent’s estate may file a wrongful death suit.

In Alabama, what kind of damages can an estate be awarded in a wrongful death suit?

In Alabama, only punitive damages can be awarded to an estate.

What is the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death suit in the state of Alabama?

In the state of Alabama, a decedent’s estate has two years from the date of the death to file a wrongful death suit.

What is “premises liability?”

A “premises liability” suit is a type of personal injury case in which someone is harmed by some type of unsafe and/or defective surface on someone else’s property.

Does Alabama’s “contributory negligence” rule apply to premises liability claims as well?

Yes, Alabama’s “contributory negligence” rule also applies to premises liability claims.

What are some common types of premises liability injuries?

Common types of premises liability injuries include those involving a slip and fall, inadequate building security, amusement park accidents, swimming pool accidents, dog bites, fires and water leaks.

In Alabama, what is the statute of limitations for filing a medical malpractice claim?

In Alabama, the statute of limitations for filing a medical malpractice claim is two years from the date of the injury. However, if you fail to notice the injury within the two-year window, you may be able to receive a six-month extension.

Does The Carter Law Firm, LLC offer after hours and weekend availability?

We sure do!

The Carter Law Firm, LLC offers business law and personal injury services to folks in Gardendale, Fultondale and throughout the state of Alabama. Call (205) 808-0002 now to schedule your free 30-minute consultation.