Personal Injury

Patients and family members of patients who contracted the Legionella bacteria while at UAB's cancer treatment center have retained the Birmingham law firm of Morris, Haynes, Hornsby, Wheeles, and Knowles.  Todd Wheeles, a partner in the firm confirmed the representation. "We have been retained by a...

Jefferson County Circuit Court Verdict of $1,000,000.00 Mr. McDaniel was walking to his bank on a Friday afternoon to deposit his paycheck in downtown Birmingham.   He was walking east on 5th Avenue and was crossing 17th Street under a green walk light when a Birmingham...

Butler County Circuit Court Verdict of $650,000 A patient undergoing a routine laryngotomy had a breathing tube inserted in her, but the doctor failed to pull out a plastic piece, the stylet, that allowed the patient to breathe out as well as in.  As a result...

Troup County Superior Court, Georgia Settlement of $500,000.00 A dump truck owned by G.E. Robinson was traveling on the main roadway and hit our client as she was entering the roadway. There was a serious dispute as to whether G.E. Robinson’s driver ran a red light....

Jefferson County Circuit Court Settlement of $500,000 On October 15, 2009, Rocky Avery was struck with 7200 volts of electricity through his body when he was attempting to move a low hanging cable line over a county road.  Mr. Avery worked for a mobile home moving...

Clay County Circuit Court Settlement of $460,000.00 A store sold alcoholic beverages to minors. The minors became intoxicated and were involved in a single vehicle accident. The Plaintiff’s minor son was killed in the accident. The attorneys proved through their investigation that the store clerk did...

Shelby County Circuit Court $355,000 David Lepkowski was seriously injured when another vehicle entered his lane in the wrong direction. The other vehicle was trying to pass another vehicle at the time, failed to see David and failed to get over in time, causing a...

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO This lawsuit involves the unintended discharge (drop fire) of a Taurus PT140 Millennium Pro .40. On the evening of November 24, 2009, Mrs. Price took her family dog for a walk around the neighborhood. At the time, she was wearing a "Smart...

United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, Eastern Division Trucking Accident Settlement of $745,000 Tommy Ballard was driving through the intersection of U.S. 280 East and Gene Stewart Boulevard in Sylacauga when his 2008 Ford 350 was struck by a tractor trailer driven...