Wrongful Death and Personal Injury
Laird Baker & Blackstock has experience that counts in personal injury and wrongful death cases. When you need litigators fighting for you in the courtroom, our lawyers have the experience you need. Wrongful death or injury can occur due to numerous causes for which you may be able to recover.
At Laird, Baker & Blackstock, there is no fee unless we recover for these cases. We offer free initial consultations to evaluate your personal injury or wrongful death case, and will give you an honest assessment based on our experience with the following causes:
Car Accidents – Many times you can recover for catastrophic injury or death even if injury occurred in a one vehicle accident. Laird, Baker & Blackstock has recovered sizable settlements in one vehicle accidents due to product liability for design or manufacturing defect, and for construction company liability, for defective road construction.
Work Place Accidents – Recovery for accidents in the work place may not be limited to workers compensation. Injury and wrongful death can occur due to defective machinery, failure to use a safety device, or due to third party liability for which you can recover significant damages for lost wages, mental anguish, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life, in addition to medical expenses.
Construction Accidents – Road or construction site accidents are common. Even if you were involved in a one vehicle accident, you could be entitled to recover significant damages for medical expenses, mental anguish, pain and suffering, or loss of life for the liability of a contractor, including road contractors.
Product Liability – Laird, Baker & Blackstock has been involved in significant cases in Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, and Conecuh County involving product liability. We have been involved in seeking recovery for death or catastrophic injury, including paralysis, against General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler, and Ranger Bass Boats. Catastrophic injury or death cases from one vehicle accidents should always be evaluated for potential cases against the car manufacturer or for defective tires or road construction. Call for a free consultation. There is no fee unless we recover.
18 Wheeler Accidents – Laird, Baker & Blackstock attorneys have been involved in numerous cases involving personal injury and death against trucking companies for 18 wheeler accidents and other large truck wrecks in the States of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, including Butler, Conecuh, Covington, Coffee, and Bullock Counties.
Oil Rig or Offshore Injury – Laird, Baker & Blackstock attorneys have helped offshore workers recover for their injuries since 1987 and have tried cases in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana and Beaumont, Texas resulting in significant verdicts. Your case is always confidential. We offer free consultation and will not disclose our involvement to your employer until you are ready.
Pharmaceutical – Death and injury are not limited to car wrecks or work place accidents, but can occur due to prescription drugs or other causes. Many drugs contain black box warnings from the FDA and carry significant risk for injury or death for which you could be compensated. Visit our page for prescription drug cases we are evaluating, including testosterone therapy, Lipitor, Risperdal, Actos, and other drugs. There is no fee for an initial consultation and no fee unless we recover.
Medical Devices – Death or injury can also occur due to defective medical devices. We currently are evaluating cases involving injury or death resulting from hip replacement surgery, transvaginal mesh used in women, Mirena IUD, and robotic surgery. Contact us for a free consultation. There is no fee unless we recover.
Medical Malpractice – Laird, Baker & Blackstock’s experience in evaluating and litigating medical malpractice cases dates back to the late 1980’s. Although most doctors and hospitals provide excellent care, you need to know we are here to give you an honest evaluation in the event you are injured or someone in your family is killed due to medical malpractice.
Mesothelioma Cases – Laird, Baker & Blackstock is involved in mesothelioma and other asbestos type injury cases. Mesothelioma usually results in death and is only caused by exposure to asbestos.