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Auto accident attorneys

Every year, we see cars being produced with innovative safety features designed to make driving less hazardous. Although cars are becoming safer, the freedom of movement driving offers comes with risks. In 2012, traffic accident deaths and injuries rose five percent from the 2011 numbers, totaling around 36,200 fatalities and 3.9 million injuries necessitating a trip to the doctor or emergency room, according to National Safety Council statistics. In Alabama alone, 514 people died in highway crashes in 2012.

These statistics represent an unacceptable loss of human life, health, and productivity. Many car accidents are not the fault of the person who is injured or killed, but are caused by someone else’s carelessness, negligence, bad driving, disregard for the law, or lack of concern for the safety of others sharing the road.

Legal Help for Alabama Car Accident Victims
If you or someone in your family has become a victim of an Alabama car accident that wasn’t your fault, for example if the accident was the result of someone’s bad driving, hazardous road conditions caused by lack of proper maintenance, or a defect in your car, tires, or other equipment, you may be able to recover money for your damages: economic damages such as cost of medical treatment and lost current and future earnings, along with non-economic damages, which are those that affect your quality of life, such as pain, suffering, and inability to do the things you enjoy.

You need an experienced Alabama car accident attorney with a practice limited to representing injured clients, or the survivors of those fatally injured, in pursuing of compensation for their accident-related damages.

For unparalleled legal advocacy in Huntsville and the surrounding area, an excellent choice is Wettermark & Keith, LLC, an Alabama law firm with a powerful record of success in obtaining awards for clients, an impressive 95 percent success rate, and in excess of 250 million dollars in personal injury and wrongful death awards since 2003.

Why You Need a Lawyer for Your Auto Accident Case
Many people ask if they need a lawyer for a car accident injury case. Often, an insurance adjuster will tell an accident victim that a lawyer is unnecessary; but beware—the adjuster is working for insurance company’s best interests—not yours! The insurance company is in business to make profits, not to help the injured. Insurers want you to negotiate with them directly, without an attorney, because they know they will get away with paying less. Insurance companies employ numerous techniques to diminish and deny claims. Having the right personal injury lawyer to represent you evens the playing field in settlement negotiations. In general, accident victims represented by an experienced personal injury law firm, such as the Huntsville firm of Wettermark & Keith, LLC, walk away with significantly more money than those who attempt to go it alone. Our attorneys are familiar with insurance company tactics and know how to handle negotiations to your benefit, making sure you get everything your case is worth.

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Types of car accident injuries

At Wettermark & Keith, LLC, we handle all types of auto accident fatalities and serious injuries: spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, burns, scarring, facial injuries, herniated discs, joint injuries, broken bones, dislocations, amputations, organ damage, complex regional pain syndrome, and psychological damage, such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders, and phobias.

Negligent Driving Behaviors that Cause Alabama Auto Accidents
When drivers engage in negligent or careless behaviors on Alabama’s roads, the results can be disastrous. These are some of the more common driving behaviors responsible for injuries and fatalities:

  • Drunk driving or driving while impaired by recreational or pharmaceutical drugs
  • Speeding, weaving, and aggressive driving
  • Driving while distracted by texting, cell phone use, rubbernecking, adjusting the radio or GPS, reading, eating, etc.
  • Failing to yield the right-of-way
  • Driving through stop signs and red lights
  • Unsafe turns and lane changes; turning or changing lanes without signaling

At Wettermark & Keith, LLC, we have years of experience in successfully helping people who have been injured as a result of these and other driving behaviors. We are proud of our 95 percent success rate for our clients, and we are available to offer you the focused and dedicated attention to your case that will give you the best possible outcome.

Free Legal Consultation
Contact Westmark & Keith, LLC, to arrange for a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our dedicated auto accident lawyers. You have a limited amount of time to file a law suit in Alabama, so don’t delay; call today.

Overview: Why We Practice Personal Injury Law
Attorneys in the United States who complete law school and are admitted to the Bar are faced with the task of deciding what kind of law they want to practice. Of course you can decide to be a general practitioner and do a little of this and a little of that, but without an area of focus, you’ll never be among the best in any one particular area.

For most of us, deciding on a primary practice area is a big deal; it’s about what we’ll be dedicating our professional life to accomplishing. Here at Wettermark & Keith, LLC, in Huntsville, Alabama, our dedicated personal injury lawyers have made that decision and the commitment that goes with it: we have chosen to spend our professional careers as a voice for the injured and bereaved, whose lives have been changed—sometimes permanently—by someone else’s mistake or deliberate wrongdoing.

Help for Individuals
In personal injury law, an attorney can do a world of good. What we do has a lasting affect on the lives of the people we help. Prospective clients come to us not knowing where to turn. They can’t work, they have piles of medical bills and no idea how they’ll be paid. Or the family’s breadwinner was killed when a drunk driver ran a light, and there is little or no money coming into the home. Each victim has their own story, but they have one thing in common: their lives have been torn apart someone else’s wrongdoing.

Equal Access to Justice
In other areas of law, if you want to hire a lawyer with a top reputation, you need to come up with a hefty retainer. But in our practice, anyone with a serious injury can come to us for help. Our clients pay nothing up front and nothing out-of-pocket. We do all the work, cover all the expenses, and you pay nothing until the case is resolved and money has been paid. And in the unlikely case we don’t win money for you, you’ll owe us nothing.

We think this is a terrific way to practice law, because it makes highly skilled legal services equally available to everyone—not just the few who can afford to pay. In our personal injury practice, everyone has an equal right to pursue justice, regardless of their financial means.

What Personal Injury Lawyers Do
As personal injury lawyers, we fight the large, wealthy insurance companies who put profits ahead of people. Maybe you thought insurance companies exist for the purpose of helping people who have been injured, or who have lost a loved one in an accident. But in reality, they exist to make profits for their shareholders. So it’s not in their interest to display any generosity when paying your claim; on the contrary, every penny they pay out is a penny that reduces the company’s profit picture, the dividends it pays to shareholders, and the bonus the CEO might get for a year of raking in big bucks.

So no, insurance companies don’t exist to help the injured, and they have plenty of tactics they use to minimize the amount they have to pay out. But good personal injury lawyers, like the attorneys who make up our team here at Wettermark & Keith, know how to overcome those nefarious tactics for the benefit of our clients.

We are here for the individual who must face corporate giants with the money and power to fight the ordinary person, who wants nothing more than justice. We have a network of experts who are always on call to help us investigate the cause of your accident and identify anyone whose negligence contributed to your injury or loss. We have the knowledge and the resources to level the playing field and get you fair compensation for what you’ve lost. We can’t bring back the loved one you’ve lost, and we can’t magically restore you to health, but in a very large percentage of cases, we can help you get the money you need to go on living and to get the care you need when an accident has deprived you of so much.

Why do we practice personal injury law? At Wettermark & Keith, LLC, we have chosen personal injury law because we are committed to justice, fairness, and accountability. We believe the person or company that has caused you so much pain should be held to account for your suffering.

If you’ve been injured in an accident that someone else’s negligence caused, we want to help. Contact Wettermark & Keith, LLC, to schedule your free appointment to tell us about your situation.

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Personal injury lawyers

It happens out of the blue—an accident that leaves you with a debilitating injury or takes the life of someone you love. When your injury or your loved one’s death was caused by another person or company’s negligence or wrongdoing, your frustration and anger can easily overwhelm you. Where is the justice? Your life has instantly changed and may never be the same again, and it wasn’t your fault. Your finances may be in a shambles as the medical bills pile up, and you haven’t been able to go back to work. Pain and the loss of ability to be productive and participate in the activities that made your life enjoyable have got you down. Why should you have to suffer for someone else’s wrongdoing?

You shouldn’t, of course. You deserve to be compensated for your losses. You deserve justice, and the way to get it is by establishing a relationship with a top Alabama personal injury law firm: Wettermark & Keith, LLC,

Our dedicated, experienced, and highly successful attorneys can help you pick up the pieces of your life after you’ve suffered a serious injury or lost a member of your family to a wrongful death at another person’s hands. You are entitled to justice, and we are available to help you get it.

The Advocacy You Need For Your Accident-Related Losses

The attorneys at Wettermark & Keith, LLC, understand how devastating an injury or wrongful death can be to you and your family. We know how unfair it is that you are suffering through no fault of your own, because of someone else’s wrongful or negligent act. We are firmly committed to obtaining justice for our injured and bereaved clients in Huntsville and throughout Alabama. We also understand that it’s not just about money; it’s about accountability and making the person whose wrongful behavior turned your life upside down face up to the harm that he or she has done.

A Record Of Success For Our Clients

At Wettermark & Keith, LLC, our first priority is our client’s needs. We give every client we sign our highly focused attention, and work up every case we take in to achieve the best possible outcome for that client. Our skill and legal knowledge, combined with our diligence and commitment to justice, have allowed us to obtain more than $250 million dollars for our clients since 2003. These damage awards have enabled our clients to receive the medical treatment they require and to be well-compensated for all of their economic and non-economic losses, including physical and mental suffering and damage to their ability to enjoy life following an injury or wrongful death in an accident caused by another’s negligence or wrongdoing.

We can often settle cases out of court; but we are always ready and willing to present a well prepared case to a jury, if it is required to get you the money you deserve.

Types Of Accidents And Injuries

The lawyers at Wettermark & Keith, LLC, have experience in obtaining substantial damage awards for victims of many accident types and many different injuries. We have won settlements and verdicts for a range of injuries including these and more:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Catastrophic burn injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Dislocations
  • Joint injuries
  • Herniated discs
  • Facial injuries
  • Scars
  • Crush injuries
  • Internal organ injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Chronic pain
  • Amputations
  • Wrongful death

Types Of Accidents That We Handle

At Wettermark & Keith, LLC, we only handle injury and wrongful death accidents. Our practice is highly focused in this practice area, covering these and other causes of injury and death:

  • Car crashes
  • Truck accidents
  • Public transit accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Slip, trip, and fall accidents
  • Aircraft crashes
  • FELA railroad accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • On-the-job accidents
  • Animal attacks
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect
  • Injuries suffered by children
  • Defective product injuries
  • Unsafe pharmaceuticals and dangerous medical devices
  • Workers’ compensation and associated third-party liability claims

You Win Money, Or You Pay Nothing

Call Wettermark & Keith, LLC, for a free case analysis. Remember, you won’t owe us anything unless you receive money for your losses. If you don’t win, you owe absolutely nothing. Don’t wait, because in Alabama, the law limits the time you have to file your claim. If you wait, you could forfeit your right to a recovery, so call today.

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