Pell City is located in Northeastern Alabama and is the county seat of St. Clair County. A recent census recorded the population of the city, which claims its roots in the textile industry, as nearly 13,000 residents. Home to Avondale Mills, a system of textile mills run in Alabama in the late 1800s, the Avondale Mills Historic District is a primary draw to the city.
After a population boom in the late 1980s. Pell City voted to become independent and separate its school system from the St. Clair County system. The system now has more than 4,500 students spread across Pell City High School, Duran Junior High School, Duran South, Iola Roberts Elementary, Williams Elementary, Walter M. Kennedy Elementary, Coosa Valley Elementary, Eden Elementary, and Elouise and Harold Williams Intermediate School. The system also operates a trade school as an alternative to college prep classes. In 2005, Jefferson State Community College opened a new location in Pell City, offering a wide variety of community courses, and eventually nursing courses to support the Veterans' Nursing Home and St. Vincent's St. Clair Hospital.
While Pell City is a relatively small city, it is not immune to personal injuries and wrongful death incidents. If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in or around Pell City, call the skilled Pell City wrongful death attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. at 205.324.3600
or contact us online here
. Our attorneys are here to ensure you and your family can grieve without the extra burden of determining who was at fault and what happened to cause your loved one's death. Our law firm always offers free and confidential consultations. We collect no money unless we recover for you.
St. Clair County Health Statistics
A wrongful death can occur in many ways, including deaths that stem from workplace situations, driving an automobile or heavy equipment, medical malpractice, and defective products. Most commonly, wrongful death is the result of car, motorcycle or truck accidents, medical malpractice, dangerous working conditions, and exposure to harmful toxins.
St. Clair County in a recent year recorded 979 deaths, 65 of which were accidental and involved: motor vehicle accidents (26); poisoning (25); falls (7); suffocation (2); smoke inhalation or fire (1); drowning (1); and other causes (3).
Although not all accidental deaths are the result of the careless behavior of another person, many of these deaths do involve some aspect of careless or wrongful behavior by someone else. Immediately conducting an investigation that involves gathering facts and talking with witnesses is crucially important following the wrongful death of a family member. As time passes, evidence becomes stale and harder to gather. Additionally, witnesses become harder to reach and don't remember as well the sequence of events. If you contact and hire the Pell City wrongful death attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C., we will immediately start gathering evidence, photographing the scene, deploying our team of experts and investigators to perform a forensic analysis, and much more. Our efforts will always be designed to ensure that your legal rights are taken into consideration and that your family member's death is vindicated in court.
Pell City Wrongful Death Attorneys
The unexpected death of a loved one or family member is a shattering life experience. A death that is a direct result of someone else's negligence can be even harder to accept and process. In addition to the obvious personal loss a family experiences during such an event, families often face serious financial issues that can leave them struggling to pay bills.
No wrongful death lawsuit can reverse the emotional and psychological pain your family has endured. However, through a wrongful death lawsuit, you may be able to obtain monetary damages from the at-fault party that will undoubtedly help relieve some of the financial burden your family may be experiencing. Additionally, such a lawsuit draws attention to the type of behavior that caused your loved one's wrongful death. This attention can serve as a deterrent to others considering this behavior, alert the public at large that those who do engage in the behavior will be held accountable, and hopefully take steps to ensure other families don't suffer this type of pain and loss.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in any sort of accident due to the carelessness of another, call the Pell City wrongful death attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. as soon as possible. Your consultation is free, and you pay nothing until we recover damages for you. You can reach us at 205.324.3600
, or online here