Guntersville, Alabama, is the county seat of Marshall County and is located in the far northeast section of the state. At the last census, there were 8,553 citizens, 3,312 households, and 2,179 families residing in the city. The number of citizens represents a population growth of 3.2% since 2020. The city has a total area of 42.4 square miles, of which only 25.4 square miles is land. The city is located at the southernmost point of the Tennessee River on Lake Guntersville and is more than 40% water.
The most common employment sectors for citizens of Guntersville are manufacturing (681 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (401 people), and Retail Trade (344 people). Additionally, compared to other cities, Guntersville has an unusually high number of mining, quarrying & oil and gas (2.93 times higher than normal) and manufacturing (2.14 times higher than normal) industries.
For this reason, there are specific, more high risk on-the-job related injuries that can and will occur in Guntersville in manufacturing facilities or mining sites. Injuries that occur at mining and manufacturing jobs can be much more serious and result in devastating injuries and death. Regular on-the-job injuries will also occur, which include automobile accidents, overuse injuries, trip and falls, falling equipment or objects, falls at construction sites, carpal tunnel syndrome, lifting injuries, and more.
If you or someone you love has been injured on the job in Guntersville or in Marshall County, Alabama, then call the Guntersville workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis Wright to represent you. We regularly handle workers' compensation claims in Guntersville and would be honored to guide you through the Alabama workers' compensation process to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. You can reach us here
or at 844.LAW.TALK
Guntersville Economy by the Numbers
The Guntersville economy, as compared to the U.S. economy is reflected below:
- Unemployment—Guntersville: 2.2%, U.S.: 6.0%
- Recent Job Growth—Guntersville: -1.2%, U.S.: -6.2%
- Future Job Growth—Guntersville: 41.2%, U.S.: 33.5%
- Sales Tax—Guntersville: 7.2%, U.S.: 6.2%
- Income Tax—Guntersville: 5.0%, U.S.: 6.2%
- Income per Capita—Guntersville: $27,141, U.S.: $31,177
- Household Income—Guntersville: $42,308, U.S.: $57,652
- Family Median Income—Guntersville: $58,963, U.S.: $70,850
The highest paying industries in Guntersville by median earning are Mining, Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction ($105,962), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting & Mining ($105,337), and Wholesale Trade ($72,500). Interestingly, the Guntersville working community commutes less than average (21.8 minutes), as compared to the average U.S. workers who commute about 25.2 minutes.
Guntersville Workers' Compensation Attorneys Ready to Help You
If you or a loved one has been injured in any type of workplace accident or incident in the Guntersville area, we are here for you. The Guntersville workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis Wright are here to navigate the complicated Alabama workers' compensation laws and to advocate on your behalf. It is important to contact us as soon as possible after an on-the-job injury as the Alabama workers' compensation laws have specific timelines and deadlines associated with receiving the benefits you are entitled to under the law.
Not only are you entitled to receive a portion of your lost wages while you are off work, you are also entitled to financial compensation for any permanent injury or permanent vocational losses. Further, you are entitled to receive various medical benefits, including mileage reimbursement for all of your trips to and from the doctors' offices. While you are required to initially see a company doctor, you do have limited rights to choose another doctor if you are dissatisfied with the company doctor. However, if you don't exercise or take advantage of your rights, then you will lose them.
Your consultation with the Gunersville workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis Wright is free and confidential. Also, when you hire our attorneys, the representation is free unless we recover money for you and even then, our fee is capped at 15% of your recovery according to the Alabama workers' compensation laws.
Call us at 844.LAW.TALK
or online here
for your free consultation.