If you are one of many Alabamans who works in the health care field, you may have some idea about the types of job-related risks you face every time you clock in for work. At the Sapp Law Firm, L.L.C., we have a comprehensive understanding of the specific hazards you face in your line of work, and we have considerable experience assisting health care workers who suffer injury or develop illness on the job.
General codes of ethics must apply to any workplace that takes responsibility of a human life. When that responsibility is lacking, a multitude of risks can ensue. Nursing homes in Alabama are required to follow general state laws, but the definitions of nursing home neglect vary depending on the state.
Teen drivers across the United States are more likely to get into accidents than the rest of the general population, and Alabama’s teen drivers, especially, are having a hard time staying safe on the roadways. According to WHNT, Alabama ranks second in the nation in terms of the number of teen driving fatalities that occur on its roads annually.
If you travel frequently on I-65 or I-22 in the vicinity of Jasper and Birmingham, then you know this part of the state sees a lot of traffic from large commercial trucks. In fact, because of the size and weight of their vehicles, truck drivers are legally held to a higher standard of safety than drivers of smaller vehicles.