Boating accidents, maritime accidents, nursing home abuse, aviation accidents and more
Alabama accidents in the Mobile area cover a wide range. From nursing home abuse to boating accidents, you or a loved one can quickly sustain a serious personal injury that can dramatically change your life.
Dean Waite understands the seriousness of such accidents. That's because he has worked on countless, complicated accidents caused by the negligent or reckless behavior of other people or businesses.
Knowing what to do after a serious or even fatal accident can be overwhelming. Fortunately, you're not alone. We can work with you and your family every step of the way. We understand how the justice system works in Alabama, and we have the case results to prove it.
Don't hesitate ... Call Dean Waite.
What other types of cases does Mobile, Ala. accident attorney Dean Waite handle?
We also handle medical malpractice cases in Alabama. If you were injured and want to know if you have a case, contact our firm as soon as possible.
How can Mobile, Alabama accident lawyer Dean Waite help me?
The legal system in Mobile and throughout Alabama can be confusing for people who have never been a victim of negligence. Even knowing where or how to file a lawsuit in Mobile County, AL can be overwhelming.
When you contact Dean Waite, you don't have to worry about such details. Our law firm can handle all the red tape so you and your family can focus on what really matters - your recovery. We work this way because we want to help your family get your lives back on track.
Nursing homes neglect and abuse in Alabama sadly happens far more often than many people might realize. Instead of caring for our loved ones, some nursing homes, through their negligence, cause injury to the people we love most.
Many different types of nursing home abuse exist, but the following is a list of injuries or neglect that may be grounds for a lawsuit:
- Broken hips
How do you know if a loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect? Common warning signs include:
- Sudden weight loss
- Sudden change in mood
- Unexplained crying
- Unsanitary conditions
- Visitation restrictions
If you suspect something, say something. Contact your local police department or the Alabama Department of Public Health to report suspected nursing home abuse or neglect. You also can contact us. We can fight for your loved one's rights and do everything we can to make them safe.
Airplane accidents, helicopter accidents and other aviation accidents in Alabama demand strong legal action. When aviation accidents happen, the consequences can often be catastrophic or fatal. Serious injuries and fatalities regularly result due to crashes involving commercial and private aircraft.
If you or a loved one was injured in an aviation accident at Mobile Regional Airport or another nearby airport, contact Dean Waite & Associates, LLC and receive reliable legal advice designed to help you and your family get your lives back on track.
Boating accidents in the Gulf of Mexico, Polecat Bay, Chacaloochee Bay, Alabama's Intracoastal Waterway Canal, Mobile River, Tensaw River and other rivers, bays, lakes and bayous near Mobile happen for many reasons. Sometimes, severe weather causes such catastrophes. But reckless boaters often put everyone on the water at risk and cause serious boating accidents.
Some of the most common causes of boating accidents in Alabama include:
- Speeding boaters
- Drunk boaters
- Distracted boaters
The U.S. Coast Guard, Alabama Marine Patrol and other law enforcement agencies investigate such accidents. But they're not focused on your personal interests. If you were injured in a boat accident, you need an experienced Mobile, AL boating accident attorney on your side. Call Dean Waite today.
Commercial boating accidents, offshore oil rig accidents and commercial tanker accidents often fall under maritime accidents in Alabama. The laws for these accidents, particularly in the Gulf of Mexico, can be very different from the laws governing other accidents in Alabama.
In particular, most maritime accidents are covered by the Jones Act, which is also referred to as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920. This law allows workers injured while performing duties at sea to seek financial compensation from their employee.
Alabama maritime accident cases can be extremely complicated. If you or a loved one was injured, talk to Dean Waite, an experienced Alabama maritime accident attorney.