Alabaster, Alabama, with a population of some 33,000 citizens, is the 16th largest city in Alabama. It is primarily in Shelby County and is a suburb south of Birmingham. Workers in the Birmingham-Hoover, AL Statistical Area, in which Alabaster is included, had an average hourly wage of $24.50, which is 9% lower than the national average. The most highly concentrated jobs in the Alabaster area involve healthcare practitioners; sales and related fields; installation on maintenance; and repair.
All of these jobs have inherent risks and could be the cause of an on-the-job injury. For instance, a healthcare worker could slip and fall at work, a roofer could fall from a roof, or a repairman could be hurt while using a tool or equipment. Additionally a salesperson could easily be injured due to a dangerous condition at a property or involved in a motor vehicle accident while driving to meet a customer. Any worker injured on the job is immediately entitled to medical benefits and two-thirds of their wages while off work due to the injury. Our attorneys are well-informed on the workers' compensation laws in Alabama. Our law firm is a short drive from Alabaster, and we stand ready to help you in your time of need. It is in your best interest to contact an attorney as soon as possible if you are injured at work in Alabaster in order to secure the immediate benefits, financial and medical, that you are entitled to under the law. Without the representation of an attorney, your chances of being taken advantage of by the workers' compensation insurance company increase considerably.
The Alabaster workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. have handled workers' compensation claims throughout the State of Alabama for decades. In fact, our attorneys have handled workers' compensation cases in every county throughout Alabama. If you've been injured on the job, call us as soon as possible for a free consultation. There is no charge for our services unless we recover money for you. And our fees our capped, under Alabama law, at 15% of your recovery. You can reach us online here
or at 205.324.3600
Alabaster & Alabama Workers' Statistics
Recent statistics show that workers in Alabaster have an average weekly wage of $1,056. The United States as a whole has an average weekly wage of $1,188, and the State of Alabama has an average weekly wage of $964. In a recent year, the medium income for a household in the City of Alabaster was $64,411, and the median income for a family was $78,940. The per capita income for the City of Alabaster was $22,466. About 4.3% of families and 5.9% of the population in Alabaster were below the poverty line.
Alabama is known for manufacturing and agriculture. However, many of the state's thriving areas of employment are also some of the most dangerous fields and result in several deaths on an annual basis. Statistics show that the private construction industry recently recorded a high number of fatalities among all employment fields in Alabama with 18 deaths. The private transportation and warehousing industry recorded 17 workplace fatalities in the same year. Particularly dangerous to Alabaster, as well as all Alabamians, is the general freight trucking industry, which accounted for 65% of all fatalities.
Call the Trusted Alabaster Workers' Compensation Attorneys at Hollis Wright
If you or a loved one has been injured on the job in any capacity, Alabama law is on your side. Be sure to entrust your claim with the Alabaster workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis Wright. We have handled thousands of workers' compensation cases throughout the state and are well versed in Alabama law. We will ensure you receive the workers' compensation benefits that you are due and owed under Alabama law. The workers' compensation insurance companies are incredibly aggressive when a claim is made and oftentimes make it very difficult and challenging on the injured worker who tries to handle their own claim. Let us handle the legal side of your claim while you focus on getting well and getting back to work. You can reach us online here
or at 844.LAW.TALK