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Danny Feldman

YOU ARE RIDING YOUR BIKE AND CHASED/INJURED BY A DOG – WHAT TO DO?

First, a little bit of background – Alabama common law, as was the law in most states, allowed a dog “one bite” before the dog owner could be held civilly liable for the dog’s actions.  In other words, civil liability […]

Jon Lewis

Disney Alligator Case in Alabama

What would happen in the Disney case if it were in Alabama?  These types of cases are commonly referred to as “premises liability” cases.  This language comes from the liability of the owner of the premises.  There are many classifications […]

Jon Lewis

Did Disney Know about Gator Dangers?

A news story has been published involving a father/attorney, David Hiden, who had a similar experience with his child and an alligator at Walt Disney World last year.  You can read the yahoo story here. Here is the quote from […]

Jon Lewis

Fires – Are you prepared?

We have just been employed to represent the family of someone who was killed in a fire. They lived in an apartment, and the deceased person was on the second floor when a fire broke out on the first…

Jon Lewis

Decks Can Collapse

On July 4, 2010 in Hoover, Alabama, an apartment deck at the Waterford Landing Apartments collapsed and killed a 25-year-old man. The deck was on the third floor of the apartment complex and was…

Danny Feldman

Teen threatens to sue for falling in sewer while texting

This is the kind of headline that tends to aggravate reasonable people. Apparently, a New York teen fell into a sewer while she was texting. See story at:…

Danny Feldman

If I slip or trip and fall and get hurt, what am I entitled to?

The short answer is that you are entitled to be put back into the position that you would have been in had the incident not occurred. Unfortunately, no matter how good your lawyer is or how sorry…

Danny Feldman

If I slip or trip and fall can I sue?

Every time someone falls down, people make jokes that the injured person will end up owning the place. What does the law say about a premise owner’s potential liability if someone falls on your…