Jasper Workers' Compensation Attorneys
Jasper, located in central Alabama 40 miles northeast of Birmingham, is the county seat of Walker County and is a part of the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area. The city, which was incorporated in 1886, was named in honor of Sergeant Willliam Jasper, an American Revolutionary War hero. The city currently has a population of 13,278, which represents a 3.2% decline over the last several years. The population density in the city is 465 people per square mile.
The top three jobs held in Jasper are: healthcare and social assistance, retail trade, and manufacturing. Jasper has an unemployment rate of 3.3%, which is well below the U.S. average of 6.0%. Jasper has seen the job market increase over the last year. Future growth is expected to be 29%, which is lower than the U.S. average of 33.5%.
As in any city, the residents of Jasper are at risk of being injured on the job. If you or someone you love has been injured in Jasper or its surrounding areas, call the Jasper workers’ compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. as soon as possible. Our attorneys are well versed in Alabama workers’ compensation law and are accustomed to handling cases in Walker County and its surrounding areas.
The Jasper workers’ compensation attorneys at Hollis Wright know how to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. You can reach us here or at 844.LAW.TALK or 205.324.3600.Snapshot: Jasper’s Economy
The average income of a Jasper resident is $24,624 a year. The U.S. average is $28,555 per year. The median household income of Jasper resident is $40,786 per year, while the U.S. average is $53,482. A breakdown of Jasper’s economy is below:
- Unemployment: 3.3% (Jasper), 6.0% (United States)
- Sales Tax: 6.0% (Jasper), 6.2% (Untied States)
- Income Tax: 5.0% (Jasper), 4.6% (United States)
- Income Per Capita: $25,749 (Jasper), $31,177 (United States)
- Household Income: $39,800 (Jasper), $57,652 (United States)
- Family Median Income: $53,951, $70,850 (United States)
The cost of living in Jasper is lower than the state as a whole as well as lower than the country as a whole, according to Best Places. Cost of living indices are based on a U.S. average of 100. An amount below 100 means Jasper is cheaper than the U.S. average, while an amount above 100 indicates Jasper is more expensive than the U.S. average. See below where both Jasper and Alabama fall in cost-of-living parameters based on the U.S. average of 100.
- Overall cost of living: 80.1 (Jasper); 82.3 (Alabama)
- Grocery cost of living: 93.4 (Jasper); 94.4 (Alabama)
- Healthcare cost of living: 101 (Jasper); 102.2 (Alabama)
- Housing cost of living: 47.4 (Jasper); 55.9 (Alabama)
- Utilities cost of living: 103.8 (Jasper); 101.2 (Alabama)
- Transportation cost of living: 87.7 (Jasper); 85.9 (Alabama)
An on-the-job injury can change your life in many ways: financial, physical, quality of life, and earning potential to name a few. While you heal and rebuild your life, let us handle the specifics of your workers’ compensation claim. Additionally, there are so many intricate details in the Alabama workers’ compensation laws that make it necessary to have an attorney on your side.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace injury in Jasper, Walker County, or in the surrounding area, let the competent Jasper workers’ compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. help you. Our attorneys have a firm grasp on the complicated Alabama workers’ compensation laws and have worked on many claims in the Jasper and Walker County area. Because the laws have very specific constraints as far as time and doctor requirements, it is imperative that you have an attorney on your side. We will take on the large insurance company while you recover. Additionally, the state’s law caps our fee at 15% of your total recovery.
Your consultation is always free and confidential. You can contact us here or at 844.LAW.TALK or 205.324.3600. Don’t let big insurance companies take advantage of you. Call us as soon as possible after you’ve received medical treatment for your injuries.