Birmingham Personal Injury Attorneys
When residents of Birmingham are injured because of someone else’s negligence, they often don’t know where to turn. Your medical bills are probably stacking up and the stress involved with not being able to work can weigh heavily on you and your family. To learn about all your rights after an accident and how to recover the compensation that you deserve, contact the personal injury lawyers at Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C.
Contact us online, or call 205-933-1500 today to schedule a consultation.
Under Alabama state and federal law, if another person causes an accident that results in you being injured, you can often pursue an insurance claim or lawsuit against the liable party. This often requires proof that the other party’s recklessness directly caused you harm. Once this is established, an injury attorney can help you obtain compensation for the losses you incurred.
For special damages, you can seek compensation for:
- Medical Expenses
- Current and future loss of earnings
- Damage to your personal property
Under general damages , you can ask for:
- Physical pain
- Mental anguish
- Loss of enjoyment of life
Determining the exact value of an injury accident can be confusing and there are a lot of factors to consider. By partnering with an experienced Birmingham personal injury lawyer at Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C., you can ensure all your damages are properly accounted for and documented.
Cases We Handle
Personal Injury Trial Lawyers
At Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C., our attorneys focus their practice on litigation. We’re accomplished and respected trial lawyers with real, practical courtroom experience. We aren’t afraid to stand up to large insurance companies and will take your case to trial when that’s the best course of action for you.
We have tried injury cases in courtrooms throughout Alabama. We know the laws, we know the attorneys, and we know the intricate details of how personal injury cases work. We apply our extensive experience and legal skill to obtaining the maximum possible compensation for your case and holding negligent parties accountable for causing your injuries and losses.
Our history of results illustrates the hard work we put into our clients’ cases. We’ve had more than 57 cases that resulted in a settlement or verdict in excess of $1 million, and 11 cases in which our clients recovered $5 million or more.
It’s important to remember that each case is unique, so we do not want you to expect that we can obtain similar results in every case. Instead, you should expect that we will work hard to maximize the value of your claim, and our previous history is just one example of our willingness to do so.
For a team of Birmingham injury lawyers who have the skill, experience, and resources to fight for the best possible result for your case, don’t hesitate to contact Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. at 205-933-1500 to learn how we can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.
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Selected Case Results
Award-Winning Accident Attorneys
Our Commitment to Every Client and Pursuit of Excellence Has Made Us Industry Leaders.
According to the Alabama Department of Transpiration (ALDOT), in 2016 there was a car crash reported in Alabama every 202 seconds. Additionally, the rate of fatal car accidents in Alabama was also higher than the national average. While many things can cause a car wreck and influence its severity, the most drastic factors include reckless and distracted driving. If you are among those injured every year, contact the Birmingham car accident lawyers at Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. right away. We can evaluate your situation and help you seek compensation.
Even if your injuries are not immediately apparent, call us today at 205-933-1500 .
Motorists in and around Birmingham need to constantly share the road with large commercial vehicles. While responsible driving practices can help keep you safe, due to their mobility limitations and sheer size, the potential for a devastating collision is always present. If you or a loved one was seriously injured in an accident caused by a truck, do not hesitate to call a personal injury lawyer from our Birmingham, AL office.
For many in Alabama, motorcycles are more than a hobby – they are a way of life. Unfortunately, according to the US Department of Transportation, motorcycle deaths occur 27 times more often than fatal accidents in other vehicles. Additionally, Alabama State Troopers indicated that in 2017, they responded to 12 fatal motorcycle crashes and 87 non-fatal accidents.
This substantially higher risk is because of riders’ limited protection. As a result, the aftermath can be life-altering. If you were in a motorcycle accident anywhere around Birmingham, Alabama contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Resources to Handle the Biggest Cases
An accident resulting in catastrophic injury usually means big litigation, with big burdens. At Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C., our personal injury lawyers in Alabama have the resources to manage the demands and burdens of large and complex litigation.
Large case litigation costs typically involve massive document production in connection with discovery, numerous and costly deposition transcripts, and hourly fees from expert witnesses — just to name a few. But the resources necessary to handle complex litigation are not just financial; they also include the necessary manpower and infrastructure to make sure that such a case is not overwhelming.
We have the professional capability to accept and litigate large and complex cases because we know how to allocate work, responsibility, resources, and expenditures.
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Birmingham Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Doctors and other medical professionals are held to high standards and have an obligation to those under their care. However, medical mistakes in Alabama happen all too often and their impact can change your or your family’s life. Dealing with the serious injuries that can happen because of a healthcare worker’s negligence can be incredibly difficult, but you deserve the chance to pursue justice and compensation. Contact our medical malpractice lawyers at Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. to learn more about your options.
Even with strict regulation and oversight, faulty products and large institutional negligence can potentially harm a lot of people. It’s important to remember that you and your family are often not alone. By joining with similarly impacted people in a class action, you can hold those responsible accountable for their actions. Our Birmingham class action lawyers represent individuals, groups, and classes of all sizes and we can help you obtain the maximum compensation possible.
We depend on nursing homes and other facilities to care for our aging loved ones, but when errors happen, some of the most vulnerable individuals are left to suffer. Nursing home abuses and negligence can take many forms, but if you notice signs that your loved one is not receiving proper care or has suffered an avoidable injury, contact our Birmingham elder abuse lawyers today.
Property owners in Alabama owe their visitors and customers a certain degree of safety. This means checking the property and fixing or warning others about any potential hazards. If a property owners neglects this responsibility and you are injured as a result, you may have a claim for compensation. Call an injury attorney to learn about your rights in this situation.
When people are injured on the job, it can be incredibly stressful. You are probably dealing with staggering medical expenses and are unable to return to work. If a negligent party other than your employer was responsible for your injuries, they should be held responsible. Our Birmingham work injuries can help.
From impaired driving to all manner of other accidents, negligent and reckless behavior related to alcohol is a serious issue. If you have been injured in an accident in the Birmingham area due to someone’s irresponsibility while intoxicated by alcohol or other substances, you Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. We will explain all your legal options and fight to secure the maximum compensation possible.
There are numerous laws and regulations aimed at keeping consumers safe. We depend on these safeguards and for companies to act responsibly, but if you or a loved one suffered adverse effects or an injury because of a dangerous product, contact a personal injury lawyer immediately. It may also be possible to pursue a claim if the product in question was designed and manufactured appropriately, but lacked critical warnings. Our Birmingham injury lawyers take these cases seriously and will aggressively pursue your recovery.
Catastrophic injuries like a traumatic brain injury (TBI), serious burns, accidental amputations, or spinal cord injuries can wreak havoc on your and your family’s life. Whatever the exact cause, the pain, stress, and financial uncertainty involved is probably staggering. But you do not have to carry the burden alone. At Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C., our Birmingham serious injury lawyers have comprehensive experience in all manner of severe, life changing injuries, and are prepared to fight for what you and your loved ones deserve.
Losing a cherished loved one is always difficult and at Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. you have our heartfelt condolences. Unfortunately, sometimes the funeral home or other bereavement service you chose to work with don’t conduct themselves in a manner befitting the situation. If your family has suffered due to the actions of a negligent funeral home, our Birmingham funeral home negligence attorneys can help find justice and closure.
When lives are cut short, it is always a tragedy. However, if your loss is compounded by the fact that it could have been prevented or caused by negligence, it is difficult to image moving on. It’s important to remember that you and your family have options under the law. To discuss filing a wrongful death claim in Alabama, contact Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. right away. We will immediately investigate what went wrong, why, and who is liable. Afterwards, we can guide you through the next steps and help you fight for the compensation you and your family members need.
Business owners and other professionals in Birmingham need to protect their interests and the organizations they represent. There are various legal issues that arise in any business that could negatively affect your reputation and financial security. Whether it’s a contract dispute or potential lawsuit, these matters need to be taken seriously. If you need an attorney who can offer the practical legal advice and effective representation that your business needs, contact the business lawyers with Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. today.
Our Birmingham Personal Injury Lawyers’ Successful Results
At Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C., we have more than 65 years of combined experience and national recognition as trial lawyers. Our personal injury attorneys have a history of achieving positive outcomes for our clients in a variety of cases. We have handled more than 40 cases in which we obtained a jury verdict of more than $1 million and several cases in which the verdict was more than $5 million.
A small representation of the settlements and awards we have obtained for our clients includes:
- $13,500,000Settlement in a Product Liability Case
- $13,000,000Jury Verdict in Distracted Driving Case
- $8,800,000Settlement in a Personal Injury Case
- $7,900,000Settlement in a Product Liability Case
- $5,650,000Settlement in a Personal Injury Case
- $5,500,000Settlement in a Wrongful Death Case
Let a Local Personal Injury Lawyer from Birmingham, AL Help You
If you have been hurt in an accident in or around Birmingham, Alabama or you have tragically lost a loved one, do not hesitate to seek out legal advice. Your best option in such difficult situations is to speak with a trusted, local personal injury attorney.
At Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C., we will review and explain your rights in any scenario. We will discuss every possible cause of action and what a claim or lawsuit would involve from start to finish. We will also go over all the potential outcomes, giving you all the facts so you can make well-informed decisions. If we move forward and represent you during an injury or wrongful death claim, then you can be sure that an aggressive and experienced legal professional is aggressively pursuing the maximum compensation.
For more information on how we can help you, contact us online, or call 205-933-1500 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Birmingham personal injury lawyers.
Personalized Attention from a Birmingham Injury Lawyer
Belt, Bruner, & Barnett P.C. is committed to helping people across Jefferson County when they are injured by the negligence of others. We also understand that no two accidents are the same. That’s why we approach every case based on what’s important to you, so you receive the individualized care and compensation you deserve.
Many people simply don’t know where to turn or what they may be entitled to. We are here to lift that burden. When you work with our Birmingham personal injury lawyers, we’ll always be available to answer your questions, so you understand your options at every stage.
Our Birmingham office is conveniently located at 880 Montclair road, Suite 300, Birmingham, AL 35213-1972. We offer free, no-risk consultations and charge no attorney fees unless you obtain compensation. Call us at 205-933-1500 or submit a request online to discuss how we can help.