The Four Degrees of Burn Injuries

Charles Pitman

The Four Degrees of Burn Injuries Burn injuries, even the most minor type, can be very painful. Most burns will heal with treatment and time without long-lasting consequences. However, depending on the area or depth of a burn, this injury can be life-threatening and life-altering. Often, a negligent party allowed the burn to happen. At […]

How Much Do You Know About Punitive Damages?

Charles Pitman

Have you heard of anything about punitive damages before?  Punitive damages relate to a massive jury verdict in the case the plaintiff won money. While punitive damages lead to massive payouts, in most personal injury trials they make no money. For punitive damages to win, the defendant must have willfully done something especially awful. The […]

What is Dram Shop Liability in Alabama and can it affect me?

Charles Pitman

Any car accident attorney in Alabama should be familiar with the state’s dram shop laws. These specific laws designed to hold third parties responsible for drunk driving accidents. If the third party knowingly over-served the driver. These laws do not reduce the driver’s responsibility or liability in any way. Rather, they state that a business, […]

Slip & Fall Accidents: Facts and Statistics

Charles Pitman

Slip & Fall Accidents: Facts and Statistics Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common reasons that people decide to contact a personal injury lawyer in Alabama. People fall down frequently, and sometimes the result of a fall can be serious. Many people do not realize how much a fall can affect their […]

How to Get Compensation After a Public Transit Accident

Charles Pitman

In the United States, more than 30 million people utilize the services of public transit to get them where they want or need to be, according to the American Public Transportation Association. And the number continues to grow along with many types of public transportation as more options for travel have become available. According to […]

Save Yourself and Others with Defensive Driving

Charles Pitman

Driving in a defensive manner has the potential to save your life as well as the lives of other motorists. Unfortunately, plenty of drivers operate motor vehicles in an aggressive manner, resulting in unnecessary drama and auto accidents. If you are the victim of such an accident, do not feel as though you are powerless. […]

Don’t Mind Your Manners: Sorry and Other Things that can Hurt You after an Accident

Charles Pitman

Car accidents are certainly unfortunate events. Yet, saying something as simple as “I’m sorry” can make the situation that much worse. Furthermore, posting on social media or attempting to cut a deal with the insurance company can ruin your chances of obtaining proper compensation. Your best course of action is to say nothing to the […]

Debunking Common Motorcycle Myths

Charles Pitman

Debunking Common Motorcycle Myths As an experienced Huntsville motorcycle injury lawyer, Charles Pitman has a firm grasp on what it means to be a motorcyclist in Alabama. Motorcycles can give riders a sense of freedom on the road, but they also expose motorcyclists to increased risks. Maximize your enjoyment and reduce your risks by keeping […]

Useful Facts You Should Know About Alabama Car Accidents

Charles Pitman

Thinking about crashes is never fun, but it is part of the job for an Alabama car accident attorney. We take the time to do our research, because we want you to recover from life’s unfortunate events as quickly and completely as possible. Understand the risks of car accidents, and you will be able to […]

Labor Day Safety Tips from our Huntsville Personal Injury Attorney

Charles Pitman

Labor Day is the unofficial last day of summer. Most people are going to try to squeeze in the last of their summer activities this weekend. Between weekend getaways, running around from sale to sale, or barbecues with friends and family, Labor Day weekend is sure to be a busy one for many people.  But it […]