Bill Blocking Patient Rights Moves to Senate

Bill Blocking Patient Rights Moves to Senate

Yesterday, H.R. 1215 passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 218-210.  Not one single Democrat supported the bill, and 19 Republicans opposed it.  The bill now passes to the Senate for consideration, before receiving an ultimate up-or-down vote there. As...

Gathings Law Fights For The Family Of A Man Killed On The Job

In one of our most recent cases, we are representing the family of a man who was killed on the job. The man was a truck driver and was killed on the interstate as the result of a tire blowout. That blown out tire caused his heavy truck to flip and go off the highway....

Congress Attempts to Limit Patient Rights in Medical Cases

This week, Congress will debate H.R. 1215, the “Protecting Access To Care Act.” Unfortunately despite its friendly name, the bill does very little to protect anyone’s access to care. Instead, the bill protects pharmaceutical companies and negligent nursing homes from...

Alabama Association of Justice Meeting

Having served as President of the Alabama Association of Justice (formerly the Alabama Trial Lawyers) over 25 years ago, I became inactive with the Association, probably due to burn out from reading and participating in huge amounts of legislation.  However, the...

9 Things To Do In A Car Crash

Every 13 minutes, someone in Alabama is injured in a car accident. It is one of the most common reasons that people go to court. Car crashes can be unnerving and you can be left unsure of what to do next. Take a look at this list now so that if you are ever in a car...