8 Common Mistakes Made by Personal Injury Claimants

Personal injury lawsuits can be complicated and time-consuming for all parties involved, regardless of which side of the “v” they’re on. If you’re considering bringing a personal injury action for the first time, be sure to avoid these common pitfalls. 1) Declining to Purchase Underinsured or Uninsured Motorist Insurance Underinsured or uninsured motorist insurance (sometimes […]

Burn Injuries and Car Accidents and Attorneys, Oh My!

   Burn Injuries and Car Accidents and Attorneys, Oh My! A lot can happen during and after a car accident. Victims may suffer many injuries, all over their bodies. Often, these accidents cause bone breakage, lacerations, and even severe trauma. Less commonly, burn injuries and car accidents go hand in hand. Burn injuries can leave […]

Take Care of Your Mailman with These Slip and Fall Prevention Tips

   Take Care of Your Mailman with These Slip and Fall Prevention Tips Did you know February 4th is National “Take Care of Your Mailman Day”? Show your mailman you care by practicing slip and fall prevention techniques around your home. Certainly, anyone coming over will appreciate it! Pitman & Petro Attorneys at Law handle […]

9 Boating Dangers & Why You Need a Boat Accident Attorney in Alabama

   In January, boating may be the last thing on your mind. However, if you are an avid boater, you’re already looking forward to hitting the water (if you aren’t out there despite chilly weather!) Maybe you’re attending the Birmingham Boat Show the last weekend of the month. With a new boat purchase or an […]

Compensation for Depression After a Personal Injury- Is it Possible?

Compensation for Depression After Personal Injury- Is it Possible? Personal injuries can alter your entire lifestyle. Depending on the severity, you may not ever regain the strength, range of motion, or pain-free lifestyle you once had. Coping with this can affect your mental health. Ever wonder if a lawyer can help you get compensation for […]

ACL Recovery- How Long Until I’m Back?

Since your accident, you suffered from strange pain around your knee. Your diagnosis came in and you find out that you torn your ACL. ACL tears seem to be more and more common. Having surgery to repair it may leave your wallet hurting. On the other hand, ACL recovery time without surgery can lead you […]

Winter Driving in Alabama – What to Watch Out For!

Winter has come, and with it comes all its unique driving difficulties. Even though Alabama is not usually bombarded with snow every winter, there are still precautions you should take to make sure you are ready for winter wonderland roads. So, utilize these tips from Pitman & Petro Attorneys at Law to help you drive […]

You Suffer from a Personal Injury. What Should You Do?

   Incidents happen every day. They can range from slipping and falling or being involved in a car accident. Understanding how the law works will help you prepare in case of an accident. Involved in a personal injury in Alabama? Check out our tips below. What is Considered Personal Injury? Personal injuries are any injury […]

Stop! Do You Know Your Rights?

 Cars, trucks, motorcycles. We drive them every day. America’s roads are full of vehicles and all different kinds of drivers. Accidents also happen every day. Do you know what to do if it happens to you? Alabama accident laws make us safer when we are stuck in the worst situations. What to Do After an […]

These 5 Weather Safety Tips will Keep you High and Dry!

 While natural disasters don’t often cause severe damage in Alabama, severe weather is always a looming threat on the horizon. Because of this, you should always be prepared. Severe weather alone can cause catastrophic amounts of damage, and natural disasters only add to the chaos. So, here are 5 weather safety tips from Pitman & […]