Accident Attorney


Our team at Robertson Law Group has the experience with all types of injury and accident cases to get you the compensation you deserve for your injury.

Whether your injury was caused by accident or negligence by a third party, we are able to help. If you have been involved in a vehicular accident of any type, our team is here to help you get back on the road to recovery. If your injury was due to the negligence of someone else, we are here to ensure your case is handled properly and you get the justice you deserve. We have extensive experience handling cases of negligence, injury in the workplace, product and premises liability, and wrongful death.

Every accident and injury is unique, so at Robertson Law Group, we approach every case with the individual attention it deserves. Our team understands the challenges that you are facing, and will walk with you every step of the way.  Wherever you are in Alabama, you should never try to navigate the legal system without the help of an experienced attorney dedicated to your case.

Cases where the victim has suffered catastrophic injury or loss of life has occurred, can be particularly complex. In these cases particularly, you want to go with a firm that has the skill, experience and resources to handle such a case. Robertson Law Group offers the most skilled professionals in the industry with the resources to handle cases of any size and complexity. If you have a wrongful death case, or your case involves catastrophic injury, you need to contact us today at 256-547-8990.

Car Accidents

When you’ve been the victim of an auto accident, your main focus should be on recovery. You shouldn’t have to worry about whether or not your insurance company will cover the cost of your medical care, your car or truck, or your lost wages. Car-Accident-Lawyer-in-AlabamaRobertson Law Group has helped thousands of car wreck victims get the money they deserve from the insurance companies. The insurance company knows and uses all the tricks to pay you as little as possible. Facing them alone can be a difficult process and too often ends in favor of the big insurance company. It’s time to level the playing field. With the Robertson Law Group Car Wreck Injury Team on your side, we can help you get the care you need and the money you deserve.

Steps That Help Your Case

After you are involved in a car wreck, there are several things you can do to help your claim. To ensure you get the money needed for car repairs, medical expenses, and lost wages, you should:

  • Take pictures of the scene including the damage to both vehicles with your cell phone camera
  • Report your accident to the police and your insurance company
  • Collect witness statements including contact information
  • Visit a doctor as soon as you can, whether you think you have been significant injuries or not
  • Keep a record of your recovery process, medical bills, vehicle costs, and missed days from work
  • Don’t talk to any insurance adjustor until you’ve consulted with a lawyer

Truck Accidents

Around 500,000 truck accidents occur each year in the United States and are a major cause of injury and death. Commercial vehicles such as eighteen wheelers, semi-trucks, dump trucks, and other large vehicles cause horrific crashes on the roadways of Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida and typically result in catastrophic damage due to their size and weight. Truck-Accident-Alabama-LawyerWhen a large commercial vehicle is involved in a crash with a passenger vehicle, people typically suffer major injuries or are even killed. 18 wheeler accidents often times occur due to the operator of the truck violating the rules of the road that are put in place to protect all drivers. Many times the company that the driver is working for can be held responsible for their driver’s negligence, and in most all cases, the employer of the driver will be held responsible for the damages. An experienced legal team such as the one at Robertson Law Group can help victims navigate through the complexities of trucking cases and help you in your time of need.

Causes of Trucking Accidents

  • Cell Phone Use
  • Entertainment Distractions
  • Other Distractions
  • Improper Brake Maintenance
  • Improper Tire Maintenance
  • Overweight Vehicle
  • Drowsiness
  • Lack of Sleep

When a truck accident occurs, there can be multiple responsible parties and reasons that the crash occurred. In some occasions the driver will be operating the vehicle on only a few hours sleep in direct violation of the law. On other occasions the driver may be operating a truck that is overweight and/or has faulty equipment. The lawyers at Robertson Law Group have tried and settled big truck accidents and have the experience and resources to handle your case today. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a trucking accident, call the lawyers at Robertson Law
Group now at 256-547-8990

Aviation Accidents

While it is true that you are statistically safer in an airplane than a car, the injuries incurred in an aviation accident are often far greater than those suffered in auto accidents with a much higher fatality rate. Injuries from aviation accidents are often due to the negligence of the airline, pilot, or maintenance crew. Aviation-accident-Attorney-in-AlabamaWhether pilot error, mechanical oversight, or corporate policies that lead to unsafe flying, you deserve full compensation for your injuries and loss. Attorney, Ken Robertson, is a licensed commercial pilot (single and twin, land and sea) who regularly flies the Robertson Law Group aircraft. Combined with his extensive court experience, Ken’s deep understanding of aviation policies, procedures, and language allows him to clearly communicate technical aviation language to our injury clients and effectively litigate these cases.

Types of Aviation Accident Cases

Commercial Airline Crash

Private Airplane Accidents

Air-Taxi Helicopter Accident

Medical Helicopters

Hot Air Balloons

Ultralight Accidents

Unpowered Glider

Mid-Air Collisions

Taxing Accidents

Landing Accidents

Common Causes of Plane Crashes

Pilot Error

Design and Structural Problems with Aircraft

Faulty Equipment

Improper Maintenance

Defective Runway

FAA Regulation Violations

Flight Service Station Employee Negligence

Federal Air Traffic Controller Negligence

If you or a loved one has been involved in an aviation accident, call or stop by Robertson Law Group today. The consultation is always free, and we won’t charge you a dime, unless we get money for you.

Maritime Accidents

Accidents on ships and vessels happen almost every day, making work as a maritime worker or seaman incredibly dangerous in the best of situations. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has declared that commercial fishing alone is the most dangerous job in the country (2007). No matter what size or class of vessel you work on – there are maritime laws enacted to protect you. Boating-Accident-Alabama-Attorney-LawyerIf you’ve been injured as a crew of a tanker, tug boat, barge, trawler, jack-up rig, semi-submersible rig, mobile offshore drilling rig, or other maritime vessel, you need to know your rights under the Jones Act and other maritime laws. The lawyers of Robertson Law Group have the experience and the knowledge about all aspects of maritime law and would be happy to answer your questions about what your options are when you’ve been injured at sea or on a river.

  • Types of Maritime Accidents
  • Offshore Oil Rig Accident
  • Commercial Fishing Accident
  • Capsizing Accident
  • Cruise Vessel Accident
  • Explosions or Fires Maritime Vessels
  • Tugboat Accidents
  • Crude Oil Tanker Accidents
  • Faulty Vessel Design
  • Food Poisoning
  • Cargo Ship Accidents
  • Falling Overboard
  • Crane Accident
  • Shipyard Accidents
  • Accidents on Barges

Jones Act – The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (Codified in 2006) is a federal statute that regulates maritime commerce in U.S. Waters. It includes a section on Seaman’s rights which lays out the steps and restrictions for injured maritime employees to recover compensation for their injuries from their employers. Victims of a maritime accidents can seek money damages when their injuries are the result of the careless or negligent acts of an employer or coworker. If you are involved in an accident at sea, call or stop by and talk to a maritime injury lawyer at Robertson Law Group.

Industrial Accidents

Alabama has a diversified industrial base, and each of those work sites pose dangers and risks by their very nature. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, Industrial-Accident-Work-Accident-Alabama-Attorney-Ken-Robertsonmore than 3 million industrial accidents were reported in private industry workplaces nationwide during 2013, including over 4,500 fatal work accidents. Because of the safety hazards inherent to many industries, strict government and industry regulations must be followed to protect workers.

Robertson Law Group’s attorneys have successfully tried numerous personal injury cases involving chemical plants, paper mills, manufacturing facilities, ship building, utility workers and construction workers. Robertson Law Group can help you wade through the complexities of Industrial Accident Law and receive the compensation you deserve.

Types of Industrial Accidents

  • Industrial Fall
  • Chemical Burn
  • Industrial Burn
  • Burns from hot ashes
  • Industrial Explosion
  • Improper Safety Gear
  • Falling Objects
  • Unsafe Working Conditions
    many more

Construction Accidents

The construction industry can be a dangerous way to make a living. If you or a loved one is injured as a crew member on a construction site, steps must be taken to protect yourself and your family. Cases originating on a construction site can be much more complex than a normal worker’s compensation case.work_accident In order to determine responsibility, a construction case requires a much more detailed investigation than other worker’s compensation cases in many instances. This thorough investigation is necessary to determine all responsible parties in these complex situations.

Many victims of construction accidents will never be able to work near their full potential again, let alone maintain the same quality of life. While winning a big settlement can’t possibly undo the damage, it can help ease some of the pain and ensure your family’s financial stability.

Types of Construction Site Accidents

  • Falls from heights due to:
    • Improper Safety Equipment
    • Improperly Assembled Scaffolding
    • Faulty Banisters and Railing
  • Falling Objects
  • Being Run Over by Heavy Equipment
  • Being Crushed by Heavy Equipment
  • Electrocutions
  • Explosions and Fires
  • Collapsing Walls

 

Steps to Take After A Construction Accident

  1. Contact your Supervisor and fill out a “First Report of Injury”
  2. Take pictures and find witnesses
  3.  Seek Medical Attention
  4.  Consult with a Robertson Law Group Construction Accident Attorney