Birmingham Injury Lawyers, Wininger Law Firm

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Birmingham personal injury lawyers

helping the people of Alabama for more than 50 years.

Award-Winning Trial Lawyers. Exceptional Results.

When you’ve been harmed by another’s negligence, you need a Birmingham personal injury lawyer who gets powerful results. As you’re probably finding out, serious injuries are expensive. Doctor bills and other costs add up very quickly. And when you can’t work to pay those bills because you are injured, your financial situation may feel hopeless. Get experienced legal representation today to help you make it through these tough times.

RECOGNIZED EXPERTISE. PROVEN TRACK-RECORD.

For more than 50 years, the personal injury lawyers at The Wininger Law Firm in Birmingham have successfully stood up for thousands of people hurt in accidents. You can be assured that when we take on your case, we are in it to win. We fight hard for our clients because we believe that…

  • People who are negligently injured have a right to compensation.
  • Nobody should face possible financial ruin due to an accident that wasn’t their fault.
  • Other parties whose carelessness harms others should be held accountable.

Don’t go it alone when you’ve been hurt in a negligent accident or other incident. Call our personal injury lawyers in Birmingham today to arrange for a free consultation. We will carefully examine the details of your case to advise you about your legal options. We can be reached at (205) 322-3663.

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Our law office was designed by Alabama architect David O. Whilldin and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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RESPECTED PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER IN BIRMINGHAM, AL

Personal injury cases are very complex. If you aren’t familiar with personal injury law and what kind of evidence goes into a successful claim, you could end up losing money. Our reputable personal injury lawyer in Birmingham, AL, is skilled in determining who may be liable, establishing fault and handling all the complicated steps in injury claims. We are your strong and experienced advocates throughout the legal process.

WE WON’T BACK DOWN IN WORKING TO GET YOU THE BEST OUTCOME

When you work with our law firm, we will be with you from the beginning to the end of your case. Here are some of the things we will do toward getting you the best result:

  • Thoroughly review your losses to determine a dollar range to ask for based on the damages you’ve suffered.
  • Fill out and file all the needed paperwork.
  • Gather the evidence to prove negligence against the party that injured you.
  • Negotiate with insurance companies and their lawyers on your behalf.
  • If negotiations are not successful, we’ll fight for you in court.

Navigating the legal process is stressful. A personal injury attorney from The Wininger Law Firm will take on the legal stress so you can focus on recovery. No matter what kind of accident and injury you suffered, we will bring experienced representation to your case. Call us today at (205) 322-3663 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation.

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Birmingham Injury & Accident Cases

$130million

verdicts & settlements

Our attorneys at The Wininger Law Firm have an impressive record of landmark verdicts. Not only did we win Alabama’s first million-dollar jury verdict, we also won Alabama’s first $100 million verdict. For over 50 years, our record of winning has been a result of our strengths: integrity, dedication, compassion, and a deep commitment to our clients.

Here are types of damages that are typically asked for in legal claims:

  • Medical costs that include current and future expenses for doctor visits, hospital stays, surgeries, rehabilitation, physical therapy, medical devices and equipment, pharmaceutical and over-the-counter drugs and more
  • Reimbursement for incidental expenses, including for mileage to and from medical visits, bus or taxi fares to get to doctors’ offices and parking fees at appointments
  • Property damage
  • Payment for time lost at work while recuperating from injuries
  • Lost earning capacity when a person’s ability to work is limited or they cannot work at all
  • Pain and suffering for physical pain and emotional distress and trauma
  • Compensation for disfigurement, lost limbs or permanent disabilities.

HOW WE DETERMINE COMPENSATION FOR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS

In personal injury cases, compensation is based upon the severity of damages people experience. Generally, the worse a person is injured, the higher their damages.

The degree of negligence involved in an accident or other incident is another factor in deciding what a claim may be worth. In some cases when an at-fault party’s actions were especially negligent, punitive damages can be asked for. Punitive damages are intended to punish negligence and discourage future similar behavior.

WHAT IS YOUR CLAIM WORTH? OUR PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY WILL REVIEW YOUR CASE AND ADVISE YOU.

No two personal injury claims are the same. What your claim might be worth depends on all the unique factors involved. Settlements and awards have a wide range. Some are in the thousands of dollars while others reach into the millions. Once we learn about your case, we will advise you about what your claim may be worth. Call our personal injury attorneys today at (205) 322-3663 to set up a free case evaluation.

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Our Law Offices The Whilldin Building

517 R. Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The building that houses our law offices was originally built in 1923 by Alabama architect David Oliver Whilldin. This Birmingham landmark was placed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places in 1982.

As a gift to the City of Birmingham, in 2012, Attorney David Wininger commissioned the unique New York Yankees mural on the side of the building. The “Birmingham Beautification Award” is one of many honors our distinctive property has received.

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PERSONAL INJURIES VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

Injuries & Accidents in Alabama

Every year in Alabama, thousands of people are injured and killed on our roads and highways. Motor vehicle accidents involving cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians are some of the most frequent causes of negligent injuries and deaths in the state. The same is true throughout the country. Crashes are also one of the most common reasons for personal injury lawsuits. But dangerous accidents and incidents can and do happen anywhere and in many different ways.

Other common reasons for personal injury claims include:

  • Slips, trips and falls or other accidents on properties where unsafe conditions exist
  • Products that malfunction and cause injuries to users
  • Workplace injuries from defective equipment, falls from heights and other mishaps
  • Medical malpractice when doctors or other healthcare providers negligently cause injuries to patients
  • Dog bites when owners don’t properly restrain or confine their animals
  • Nursing home injuries when staff are negligent or abusive.

LIABILITY FOR DEVASTATING ACCIDENTS & INJURIES

Who may be held liable in personal injury claims? It could be the driver who ran the red light. The store owner who left a spill on the floor. Or the manufacturer who sold a defective product. Employers can be accountable for unsafe workplace conditions. Doctors, nurses, hospitals and other medical providers can be liable when their negligence causes injury to patients.

Who is liable depends on the specific circumstances of an accident. Our Birmingham personal injury lawyer will work to determine liability for your claim based on the unique facts of your accident. Call us for help at (205) 322-3663.

Alabama, like other states, has a time limit called a statute of limitations for filing personal injury claims. You generally must file your claim within two years of the date of your injury accident. There are exceptions to this rule though. Always speak directly with a personal injury lawyer about the timing that applies to your unique case.

There are several factors that affect how long a lawsuit takes. They include the seriousness of injuries, how many liable parties are involved and the amount of compensation being sought. In general terms though, successful settlement negotiations can take weeks or a few months. When settlements can’t be reached and cases go to trial, it can take as long as a year, or even several years.

Most personal injury cases are settled outside of court. When you reach a settlement with the insurance company, you will get your money sooner. You are also guaranteed compensation. If you go to trial, you could get more money in an award, but even a highly talented attorney cannot guarantee that a jury will rule in your favor. If it doesn’t, you could end up with nothing. Cases that go to trial also take significantly longer. Your Birmingham personal injury lawyer will advise you about the best path forward based upon the circumstances of the case and your needs and objectives.

Our personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis. You don’t pay us anything unless we win your case. Once we win, you pay us a standard and previously agreed upon fee out of your insurance settlement or award amount. When we meet with you and learn all the details of your case, we can provide a fee estimate. We also provide free initial consultations, so you have nothing to lose in speaking with us.

Injuries in Alabama

40million

36%

UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES & ACCIDENTS ANNUALLY ACROSS THE UNITED STATES

3,000+

INJURY DEATHS IN ALABAMA EACH YEAR

197 SECONDS

A VEHICLE ACCIDENT IS REPORTED IN ALABAMA EVERY 197 SECONDS.

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Our Birmingham Personal Injury Attorney Is on Your Side

You are not alone when you’ve been harmed in a motor vehicle crash, workplace accident or other negligent incident. Turn to one of our experienced personal injury lawyers in Birmingham, AL, for help getting the compensation you deserve. Call us to schedule a free consultation at (205) 322-3663.

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