Brackin & Johnson Law Firm

150 West Section Avenue

Foley, Al 36535


455 Magnolia Avenue

Fairhpe, AL 36532

Monday, 21 November 2011 03:52

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Attorney

A wrongful death lawsuit is a claim that is brought when someone is killed as a result of another’s negligence, wantonness or wrongful conduct. The proper party to bring a wrongful death lawsuit in Alabama is the administrator of the decedent’s estate. This means that in order to bring a wrongful death claim in Alabama an estate must be set up. A wrongful death claim in Alabama is brought pursuant to Alabama Code § 6-5-410. Alabama’s wrongful death statute is unique in that it only allows punitive damages to punish the wrongdoer and does not allow for recovery of compensatory damages. Any damages recovered under Alabama’s wrongful death statute passes outside of the estate and are not subject to the payment of debts or liabilities of the decedent. The Alabama Wrongful Death Attorneys at Brackin McGriff & Johnson. have years of experience handling litigation cases in all levels of Alabama courts. If your friend or loved one died as a result of the wrongful conduct of another it’s important that you consult with an experienced Alabama wrongful death lawyer immediately.

Types of Wrongful Death Cases

Wrongful death cases can encompass a wide range of areas, including: car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, products liability, nursing home neglect and abuse and various other scenarios where someone dies as a result of the negligence or carelessness of another. The Baldwin County Alabama Wrongful Death Attorneys at Brackin McGriff & Johnson have the experience and understanding to handle these sensitive matters and can assists families in getting the compensation they deserve and need for the loss of their family member.

Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims

The statute of limitations or time for filing a wrongful death claim in Alabama is generally two years from and after the death of the decedent. If the case involves a claim against a city or county a notice of claim also has to be filed prior to filing suit. In the case of a city a notice of claim has to be filed within 6 months of the incident giving rise to the suit and in the case of a county the notice of claim has to be filed within one year of the incident giving rise to the suit. Thus, it’s critical that an experienced Alabama Wrongful Death Lawyer be contacted immediately to preserve evidence, conduct a through investigation and set up an estate.

Our Alabama wrongful death lawyers handle all wrongful death cases on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge you a fee until and unless we make a recovery for you.

If you’re loved one died as a result of the wrongful conduct of another contact our experienced and dedicated wrongful death attorneys. The evaluation is free and confidential.

Baldwin County Accident Injury Lawyer

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Monday, 14 November 2011 01:50

Personal Injury

Baldwin County Personal Injury Attorney

People in Foley, Gulf Shores and Fairhope Alabama and surrounding cities have known for two decades that they can rely on the attorneys of the Brackin, McGriff & Johnson law firm when they need a personal injury lawyer. While we are tough trial attorneys who prepare each case as if it is going to trial, we work for what is in the client’s best interest. If you have been hurt in a car or truck wreck, on the job, in a slip and fall accident, or if one of your loved ones has been abused or neglected in a nursing home, contact us today. We help people who have been injured and need legal representation in cases such as:

Motor Vehicle Accidents:

Whether you have been injured in a car wreck, a motorcycle accident, or in an 18-wheeler accident, we work to obtain compensation for you from the insurance companies and uninsured motorists.

Premises Liability:

Dangerous conditions often exist on private property due to the carelessness of property owners, sometimes leading to slip-and-fall accidents. If you have been injured in a premises liability case, we can work to help you get back on your feet.

Product Liability:

Any product that is manufactured or sold can be defective or unsafe. Food, machinery, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and recreational products can all cause injury to consumers. We assist clients hurt by these items to receive fair compensation.

Worker’s Compensation:

Unsafe conditions can be found in the workplace, sometimes resulting in back injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome and occupational diseases. If you are filing a worker’s comp claim, We can guide you through every step in this complicated process.

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect:

While many nursing home facilities follow good practices, in others, the conditions can be dangerous and the staff can be abusive. Residents may be neglected and suffer a variety of injuries including bed sores. Nursing homes may be understaffed, and employees may be under-trained. Let us help you to restore the dignity of your loved one, and to get proper compensation for their injuries.

At Brackin, McGriff & Johnson’s law firm, we provide knowledgeable and experienced legal representation for victims of auto accidents, slip and falls, defective products, workplace accidents and nursing home abuse or neglect. We pride ourselves on getting back to our clients in a timely manner, and we are available evenings and weekends by appointment. Contact us today to see how we can help you. Initial consultation is free for personal injury cases.

Baldwin County Accident Injury Attorney

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Saturday, 22 October 2011 12:01

Personal Inury and Accident Attorneys


Baldwin County Personal Injury Attorney

At Brackin, McGriff & Johnson our clients come first—you come first. We aggressively represent those who have been hurt in Baldwin County to win justice and get compensation for injured victims.

Accident Injury Claims Experience

With decades of combined experience we have helped clients in Alabama and throughout the country win compensation for their injuries and suffering from the wrongdoing or negligence of others.

Our Alabama accident attorneys have defended the rights of clients in and out of court, and we will fight to get the best possible outcome for you in your time of need. When you’ve been injured, get real help—call Brackin, Johnson & McGriff or contact us online.

Personal Injury Claims Commitment & Results

Our commitment to you is simple. We create a team to get top results for you. When you choose representation with Brackin, Johnson & McGriff, you choose passionate and professional Alabama injury lawyers who know how to win.

We’ll keep you informed throughout the duration of your case and do what’s in your best interest, whether it’s settling your case or going to trial. We do what it takes to win and won’t hesitate to enlist subject matter experts, investigators, or other firms to work on special cases if necessary—at no additional cost to you.

Accident Attorney

When you’ve been injured, the choice is clear. Call Brackin, McGriff & Johnson today and get tough representation that will get you the best possible results for your claim.

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At the law office of Brackin and Johnson, we represent clients throughout the Gulf Coast region of Alabama, including those in Robertsdale, Foley, Daphne, Spanish Fort, Mobile, Summerdale, Bay Minette,

No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

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