Talladega Workers' Compensation Attorneys
Talladega, the county seat of Talladega County, is about 50 miles east of Birmingham and boasts a population of nearly 16,000. The primary draw of the city is the Talladega Superspeedway, affectionately known as 'Dega, which currently hosts the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Menards Series. While the speedway is located just north of Talladega, it provides a huge economic impact to the city. Talladega Superspeedway is the longest NASCAR racecourse, with a length of 2.66 miles, compared to the Daytona International Speedway, which is 2.5 miles. The Speedway seats about 175,000 spectators.
The Talladega Superspeedway provides a huge economic impact to the City of Talladega, as well as all of the East Alabama. A recent study found that NASCAR brings in roughly $420 million per year. Fans come from every state, as well as from across the globe—28 countries have been accounted for during various races. Those who come to watch NASCAR come for a minimum of three days from outside of the state, driving tourism dollars.
Additionally, the City of Talladega is home to the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, the Talladega Municipal Airport, the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, and Talladega College. All of these places provide additional revenue to the city.Tourism and Work-Related Injuries
Due to the huge influx of tourists that descend on the City of Talladega during race weeks, many hospitality jobs pose a higher risk of on-the-job injuries simply due to the huge amount of work created by the NASCAR events held at Talladega Superspeedway. Many jobs linked to the speedway are much more dangerous than a run-of-the-mill jobs and can cause serious injuries. And of course, regular on-the-job injuries are always possible.
If you or a loved one has been injured in or around Talladega County, be sure to call the Talladega workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. You can contact us here or at 844.LAW.TALK or 205.324.3600.Talladega's Economy
A large percentage of Talladega's population is employed in manufacturing, which inherently is at a high-risk for on-the-job injuries. There are a multitude of possible injuries in the manufacturing industry, all of which can be more serious than injuries in other job settings.
The top jobs in Talladega broken down by the percentage of citizens who perform them are as follows:
- Manufacturing (25.4% of the population),
- Healthcare and Social Assistance (13.4% of the population),
- Educational Services (12.4% of the population),
- Retail Trade (9.5% of the population),
- Accommodation and Food Services (9.4% of the population) and,
- Public Administration (6.2% of the population).
The average income of a Talladega resident is $16,203 per year, while the U.S. average is $28,555. The median household income for a resident of Talladega is $30,307 per year, while the U.S. average is $52,482 per year.Talladega Workers' Compensation Attorneys Ready to Help You
An on-the-job injury can be devastating to the injured employees, as well as the victim's family. The insurance company for the employee will go to work immediately to try to pay out as little as possible for the injury. The state's workers' compensation laws are complex and specific and are difficult to navigate without an attorney.
Don't let a big insurance company take advantage of you. Let the Talladega workers' compensation attorneys at Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C. go to work for you to ensure you receive money for your injuries, medical bills, emotional distress, and more. If we don't collect money for you, then we don't get paid. And under Alabama law, our fee is capped at 15% of the recovery for your workers' compensation claims.
Your consultation is always free and confidential. You can contact us here or at 844.LAW.TALK or 205.324.3600.