Jasper Personal Injury Attorney
Jasper, located in northwest Alabama on Highway 22, is a retail and growing industrial hub that boasts a population of approximately 15,000 citizens. As the county seat of Walker County and a short drive from Birmingham, Jasper was once ranked as the world's leading producer of coal. It's population density is 533.5 people per square mile with some 5,800 households.
Due to its proximity to natural resources, such as Smith Lake, Bankhead National Forest and the Warrior River, as well as an ongoing renovation of the Jasper parks and Recreation programs, Jasper has much to offer. Additionally, the city has several places on the National Historic Register, including John Hollis Bankhead House, First United Methodist Church, Jasper Downtown Historic District and Walker County Hospital.
Boasting one of the top-ranked school systems in Alabama, the students of Jasper are served by five schools: T.R. Simmons Elementary (preK-1), Memorial Park Elementary (2-3), Jasper Junior High School (7-8), Jasper High School (9-12) and North Highlands for the Disabled.
Like all other Alabamians, the residents of Jasper are not immune to personal injury matters, including automobile accidents, workplace accidents, industrial incidents, premises liability incidents, bike accidents, and host of other personal injury occurrences. The Jasper personal injury attorneys at Hollis wright routinely represent the citizens of Jasper and Walker County who have been injured through no fault of their own. Our attorneys have handled many cases in the Circuit Court of Walker County and are happy and well-equipped to help you with your personal injury case. You can contact us here or at 844.LAW.TALK for a FREE consultation.
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE
If you sustain a personal injury and are considering your legal options, it is extremely important that you act quickly and contact and attorney. Below are just a few of the reasons why you should contact an attorney as soon as possible:
- Important evidence is only fresh immediately after the accident and needs to be gathered and investigated by an attorney as soon as possible. You can be assured that the insurance company for the at-fault party will begin gathering and reviewing evidence immediately after an incident, so you should ensure you have an attorney doing the same.
- With the passage of time, key witnesses and individuals with important knowledge or information relating to the incident will forget the details, making it much more difficult for your attorney to piece together events and circumstances associated with your particular incident. Additionally, your own memory memory regarding the incident will fade as well, thereby making it even more difficult to prove your case. The Jasper personal injury attorneys at Hollis Wright law firm will immediately contact witnesses and gather evidence upon being hired.
- All states, including Alabama, have strict timelines as far as when a lawsuit must be filed. These deadlines are referred to as statutes of limitations. Filing a lawsuit after the statute of limitations has expired will result in the personal injury case being dismissed immediately.
Depending on the type of injury you sustain the viability of your claim, you will likely be entitled to compensation for lost wages, pain and suffering, medical bills, emotional distress, permanent scarring, disfigurement and more. However, in order to maximize your recovery, and primarily for your own safety, you should immediately seek medical attention following an accident. It is important not to make the mistake of thinking that the injury will resolve or go away on its own. Also, in order for your attorney to have the best chance of helping you recover for you, proper and complete medical documentation is essential. Without such documentation, your attorney will have a much more difficult time recovering damages on your behalf. It is also important, for both your health and your claim, to maintain contact with your physician regarding your condition.
The experienced Jasper personal injury attorneys at Hollis, Wright, Clay & Vail, P.C. can help you through each step of your personal injury claim. With combined legal experience of more than 150 years, we are well-versed in intricacies of personal injury law in Alabama. Additionally, we invest substantial time, money and resources into each case to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. This includes using outside consultants, experts and investigators. Contact here the Jasper accident and injury attorneys at Hollis Wright for a FREE and private consultation. You may also call at 844.LAW.TALK or 205.324.3600.