Too Little, Too Late

Too Little, Too Late

It is heartbreaking when I have to tell a client that the limitations period for filing suit expired before they consulted me. It is even worse when the client previously retained a less than stellar lawyer who did not recognize the liability and failed to file the...
Tip Of The Week: What Is My Duty To Preserve Evidence?

Tip Of The Week: What Is My Duty To Preserve Evidence?

When you are involved in a lawsuit, it is to your benefit to you keep anything that may be used as evidence to help your case. This includes digital records such as text messages, pictures, social media posts, and much more. In this week’s Tip Of The Week video,...
What Can A Shareholder Derivative Action Do For You?

What Can A Shareholder Derivative Action Do For You?

I finished a shareholder derivative action last week with a settlement very favorable to my client. The suit involved two corporations, which I will call corporation A and corporation B. My client was a 50% stockholder and the President of corporation A in addition to...
Tip Of The Week: Let Your Lawyer Get To Know You

Tip Of The Week: Let Your Lawyer Get To Know You

When you need a lawyer, you want someone who will represent you passionately and fight for your best interests. But how can a lawyer do that if they don’t know you? Here at Gathings Law, we take the time sit down with our clients and really get to know them so that we...
Tip Of The Week: What Do I Do If I Am Injured On The Job?

Tip Of The Week: What Do I Do If I Am Injured On The Job?

Don’t wait to report an on-the-job injury, that’s this week’s Tip of the Week from Gathings Law attorney and Senior Partner, Lloyd Gathings. Lloyd says that even if you think you might recover, you need to report it to your employer as soon as you feel any...
Tip Of The Week: What Is An Appeal?

Tip Of The Week: What Is An Appeal?

This week’s Tip of the Week video, featuring Gathings Law Attorney, Will Lattimore, talks about the appeals process. If you are unsatisfied with the result of a trial you can appeal. This means that your case will be sent to a court with a higher authority in the...
Birmingham Is Reaching Out To Hurricane Victims

Birmingham Is Reaching Out To Hurricane Victims

The South has recently endured two massive storms, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The storms have left paths of destruction in their wakes through Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, and South Carolina. Tens of thousands of people have been left without homes,...
Tip Of The Week: Listen To Your Doctors When You Are Injured

Tip Of The Week: Listen To Your Doctors When You Are Injured

Always listen to your doctor. Not just for medical reasons, but also for the sake of your lawsuit. That’s the key message in this week’s Tip of the Week video from Gathings Law’s Senior Partner, Lloyd Gathings. That means that if a doctor tells you...
Tip Of The Week: Keep All Medical Devices From Your Injury

Tip Of The Week: Keep All Medical Devices From Your Injury

This week’s Tip of the Week video featuring Gathings Law attorney and senior partner, Lloyd Gathings, talks about your duty to preserve evidence and saving your medical devices. When you are involved in a personal injury case, regardless whether your injury is due to...