Entries by Mann & Potter

Getting Fair Compensation for Nerve Damage After a Car Accident

Your body is home to trillions of nerves that regulate everything from breathing and temperature stabilization to motor movement and digestion. A car accident that causes long-lasting nerve damage can have a profound impact on your overall health and well-being. These injuries vary widely in terms of severity and prognosis, which is why it can […]

Calculating Lost Income for Self-Employed Individuals After a Car Accident

Work losses may be some of the most financially devastating losses you experience in a car crash. Time spent away from work can be very harmful to your career, resulting not only in lost income but lost opportunities, loss of career-changing projects, and loss of upward momentum in your career. In some cases, injuries are […]

Can I Sue a Truck Driver’s Employer in a Truck Accident Claim?

Although truck accidents in Birmingham, AL are far less common than crashes that only involve passenger vehicles, they are much more likely to lead to fatal or catastrophic injuries. Those who suffer serious injuries after a truck accident may struggle to recover the compensation they deserve since many trucking companies employ massive legal teams to […]

How Future Medical Costs Are Calculated After an Accident

In some personal injury cases, compensation is awarded for future medical claims. While this type of compensation isn’t relevant to all cases, if it’s relevant to yours, it could be a significant portion of your settlement. The thought of calculating these damages can be overwhelming—how are you supposed to know what care you’ll need in […]

Accidents May Be Caused by Road Defects

Municipalities have an obligation to their residents to keep roadways safe, easy to navigate, and free of obstructions. Unfortunately, as anyone who has ever driven will tell you, that just isn’t how it happens. When the weather doesn’t cooperate or the county budget doesn’t stretch as far as it needs to, roads can fall into […]

Apps You Should Always Have on Your Phone in Case of an Accident

You don’t want to wait until you’re sitting at a crash site with a totaled car to download the right apps. While no one wants to think about being involved in a car accident, it’s important to prepare for every possible outcome. When you have the right apps, a small accident can become a minor […]

Common Dental Injuries That Result from Auto Accidents

Nothing strikes fear into your heart like a wiggling tooth that isn’t meant to move or a sharp toothache that stays with you through multiple rounds of Orajel. Unfortunately, for many car accident victims, this is reality. Dental injuries are a fairly common outcome in serious accidents. Dental work can be incredibly expensive—so expensive that […]

What Are My Rights as An Injured Passenger in a Car Accident?

The Alabama Guest Statute When you are a passenger in a car accident in Alabama, a lot depends on who is at fault for the injuries you suffered. If another driver is liable, you have options—we will explain that later. However, if the driver of the vehicle you were in caused the accident, you may […]

Non-Traumatic Brain Injuries

What is a Non-Traumatic Brain Injury, aka an Acquired Brain Injury? While the impact of an ABI is fairly similar to what you may experience after an ABI, the cause is different. ABIs occur because of something internal, such as a lack of oxygen, a brain tumor, exposure to toxic chemicals, or a medical issue […]

Things to Know About Chest Contusions

If you have a general feeling of soreness and tightness in the chest after an impact, you may have a chest contusion. If someone else is responsible for your impact, you may be able to. Seek compensation from them. To discuss your case in greater detail, call Mann & Potter at 205-879-9661. What is a […]