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Can you sue Mobile and Baldwin Counties?

Can you sue Mobile and Baldwin Counties?

Question:  I fell on an uneven sidewalk and was badly injured. Shouldn’t the city pay me? BILL:  Dealing with the government can be a complex and challenging process, whether it's for obtaining a license or handling an injury case. The reason for this is that the...

Call Bill: Shelf injures me at store. Who pays?

Call Bill: Shelf injures me at store. Who pays?

Question:  I was hit by a falling shelf at a local supermarket. I was in the meat department when the shelf swung around and hit my elbow. Should the company pay me since the shelf had a defect? BILL:  This is a common question I get. Your claim is most likely going...

Call Bill: Stolen Car Hits Me, Who Pays.

Call Bill: Stolen Car Hits Me, Who Pays.

Question: I was traveling home from work and was hit by a stolen car that university police were chasing. They were out of their jurisdiction, and they chased him through a red light and into me. The insurance company of the stolen car wouldn't cover the accident....

Call Bill: Have You Seen a Motorcycle Wreck?

Call Bill: Have You Seen a Motorcycle Wreck?

Question: My teenager wants to get a motorcycle. He is a good kid and responsible. What would you tell him? BILL: I hope you never have to see a motorcycle accident. They are some of the most disturbing images you can experience. I've had probably 30 motorcycle cases....

Call Bill: Alabama Law & Donkey Basketball

Call Bill: Alabama Law & Donkey Basketball

Question: My cousin was injured in a donkey basketball game when he fell off and was stepped on by another player's donkey. He was wearing a helmet—my cousin, not the donkey. Now we have medical bills. Can we sue? Bill: Here is my legal advice. You shouldn't have...

Call Bill: Pester Your Way To Cash

Call Bill: Pester Your Way To Cash

Question: I was in a car accident a year ago. The insurance company said I would be paid for loss of income, but I never received that. I've been off work for nine months. I don’t have an attorney; the insurance people said I don’t need one. They keep saying they are...

Call Bill: 18 Wheeler Blowout Causes Accident

Call Bill: 18 Wheeler Blowout Causes Accident

QUESTION: Hi. My aunt was in a wreck about two weeks ago. She's been in hospital ever since, and she was going down the interstate, and the tire on an 18-wheeler next to her blew. The debris flew out from underneath the 18-wheeler, and it hit her car, and then she...