Birmingham, Alabama


Jon Lewis

How will my family know I was in a Car Accident?

Someone has just been in a horrific car accident.  They were knocked unconscious with serious injuries.  They have a driver’s license but no other information.  How will their family learn of the incident?  The police or emergency medical personnel will […]

Jon Lewis

UBER – $1,000,000; Alcohol Death – $100,000

According to a Fox 6 news report, Tuscaloosa County recently passed an ordinance allowing Uber drivers in the County, but Uber must hold One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) of general liability insurance.  If an Uber driver kills someone, you may be […]

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

Talc Powder Lawsuits

An estimated 20,000 women are diagnosed each year with ovarian cancer, and more than 14,000 die. The disease strikes about one in 70 women, though studies show that women who use talc-containing products on their genitals have a one in […]

Jon Lewis

Truck Accidents – Employer Liability

If the defendant of a large truck accident is the truck driver, then the driver’s employer may be liable for the actions of their employee driver and liable for the company’s own negligence as well. Under theories of vicarious liability, […]

Jon Lewis

Truck Accidents – Comparing Trucks to Cars

Trucking Accidents: Differences Between Large Trucks and Cars While the differences between large trucks and cars appear obvious to most, each year there are thousands of accidents that could have been avoided had traditional safe driving rules been followed. Underlying […]

Jon Lewis

BP Oil Spill Help – Tulane University is Marshalling its Assets

Tulane University is attempting to assist with the BP oil spill in the Gulf. This tragic incident will have far reaching effects, and Tulane is already intimately familiar with such catastrophes due…

Jon Lewis

What’s A Death Case Worth in Alabama?

Does it matter if a car accident occurs in Alabama versus another state? In a big big way!!!! Why? Well, first because different states have different jurors and different beliefs on the values of…

Jan Boswell

Making Sense of the Medical Record – Medication Administration Abbreviations

Deciphering a medical record can be a real headache, especially handwritten records. Once you break through the handwriting code, you have to deal with the alphabet soup that is medical jargon….