Birmingham Workers' Compensation Attorneys

Working for an employer in Birmingham, Alabama, can be a dangerous and hazardous proposition for employees performing certain jobs. Over the years, the Birmingham workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. have represented thousands of individuals that were injured on the job, as well as families who lost a loved one while working for a company in Birmingham.

Upon being injured on the job, you are entitled to immediate benefits pursuant to the Alabama Workers' Compensation laws. However, if you don't know what benefits you are due to receive and don't have an attorney working on your behalf, then rest assured you will not receive those benefits from the workers' compensation insurance company. If the major or sole bread winner in a household is severely injured or killed on the job, it will devastate a family, not only emotionally but financially. If injured on the job, you need to act immediately to protect your rights.

Located in Birmingham, our team of workers' compensation attorneys has handled workers' compensation cases in every county throughout the State of Alabama and would be proud to help you and your family. If you or a family member were injured on the job, it is imperative that you hire an attorney as soon as possible. You can reach us here or via phone at 844.LAW.TALK or 205.324.3600. We don't get paid unless we recover for you. And, under Alabama law, the fees in a workers' compensation case are capped at only 15% of what is recovered on behalf of the injured worker.

Birmingham Employment and Wage Statistics

Workers in the Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had an average hourly wage of $23.41 in a recent year. The median household income in Birmingham was $35,346. This hourly wage rate was approximately 9% below the national average of $25.72 per hour. The population over the last decade in Birmingham has been consistently in the range of 212,000, with 27.2% living at the poverty rate.

For many years, Birmingham was heavily dependent on the iron and steel industry from an employment and production standpoint. Presently, however, Birmingham's employment is connected more heavily to the medical industry, finance, trade, research and government jobs. The largest employer in Birmingham is the University of Alabama (UAB), which consistently employs approximately 23,000 people.

There are many jobs being performed in Birmingham that pose great risk of injury to employees. Not surprisingly, these jobs involve manual labor, industrial- and construction-related type activities. The Birmingham metropolitan labor force statistics show that the following individuals are employed in these high-risk employment fields:
  • Construction and Mining (32,000),
  • Manufacturing (40,400),
  • Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (102,200)
Experienced Attorneys Fighting for You

The workers' compensation laws in the State of Alabama can be complex. Moreover, there are numerous benefits that an injured employee is entitled to receive. You need an experienced worker's compensation attorney on your side who knows every detail about the benefits that you could potentially receive from an on-the-job injury. With decades of experience handling worker's compensation cases throughout the State of Alabama, the Birmingham workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. are well prepared to help you maximize the benefits to which you are entitled under the law.

Additionally, when it comes to representing victims of a work-related incident, our law firm commits significant financial resources to investigators, experts, and medical doctors to help achieve the best result for you and your family. Because of our excellent track record and prior results, our law firm has been trusted by many individuals and families over the years to handle their workers' compensation claim.

Free Case Evaluation

If you were injured on the job or lost a loved one in a work-related incident, please contact the Birmingham workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. for a FREE and confidential case review. Don't let your employer and the workers' compensation insurance company take advantage of you. Call us toll free at 844.LAW.TALK.
Client Reviews
"I, along with dad and family, want to thank your law firm for all that you did for us in representing my dad in his case. We were very satisfied with the settlement and the overall efforts by your firm. We also think that you and your staff made the process seem calm and smooth, yet professional. We could not have asked for a better attorney -- we would recommend you and your firm to anyone needing your expertise. Thanks so much for everything!!!" D. Hayes and C. Griffin, Clay County, AL
"Mr. Clay, I want to express my gratitude to you for agreeing to take my case. I know that I contacted your law firm with a fast approaching statute of limitations and some really significant challenges in proving my case. Thanks for the time, work, research and energy that you put into my case and for helping achieve a successful outcome. Peace and blessings to you and your family." V. Daniel, Philadelphia, PA
"The team at Hollis Wright were there for my husband when no one else would take his case. Not only did he work hard and recover money that we were owed. Without the help of Hollis Wright, we couldn't have afforded the care my husband needed and I would have lost him much sooner. We'll always consider you a part of the family." Donna B. Jemison, AL