Entries by Taylor Martino, PC

Traumatic Brain Injury

Not All Injuries Heal: Understanding the long-lasting effects of a traumatic brain injury Imagine a shooting pain in your skull. Forgetting where you placed your keys (again). Sudden feels of despair or anger — with no provocation, nothing “setting you off.” Abrupt confusion. Slurring. Feeling as though you’re on a ten-second delay when someone asks […]

Your Rights To Legal Action

It’s your American right to take legal action if you’ve been injured In today’s world, we’re surrounded by billboards advertising lawyers with catchy phrases and commercials with easy-to-remember jingles encouraging us to seek legal action. Still, many folks are reluctant to contact a lawyer when they’ve been injured—even when it’s by no fault of their […]

Elderly Abuse

Elderly population vulnerable to abuse and neglect—here’s what you can do to help According to the Alabama Department of Human Resources, the fastest growing segment of the state’s population are the elderly. These are NaNas and Pop-Pops, mothers and fathers, WWII vets, grocery greeters, bankers, and former boardroom wonders. Despite myriad backgrounds and life stories, […]

Knee Replacement

Is your knee replacement causing you extreme discomfort or inhibiting your lifestyle? Read on to learn what you can do to seek help Nearly anytime one hears of an FDA recall in the news, it’s a common reaction to make certain one doesn’t have that item in the pantry, the refrigerator, or the medicine cabinet. […]

Defective Hernia Mesh

Complications From Hernia Surgery Stall Your Life. Seek a Professional to Help You Take Control Today Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans undergo surgery for hernia repair. Surgical repairs can either be done through an open repair (“under the knife”) or laparoscopically, which is minimally invasive. In many cases of hernia repair, a surgeon […]

Finding the right attorney: 5 aspects to consider

None of us plan of being hurt. Whether it’s a car wreck or a wet floor you’ve taken a tumble on, accidents happen—often by no fault of our own. However, the consequences of these accidents can last for weeks, months, years, and even the rest of our lives. When you’re faced with mounting medical bills […]

How Are Damages Calculated in Alabama?

If the negligent actions of another party have caused a significant injury, you may be thinking about suing that person to recover financial compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other economic costs associated with the incident. This includes actual expenses as well as compensation for things like physical and emotional pain and suffering. […]

Drowsy Driving and Truck Accidents

As the driver of a private vehicle, you have the option to pull over when you feel tired. Commercial truck drivers usually don’t have this choice. They’re paid to spend many hours a day on the road, regardless if they’re too tired to operate a truck safely. Whether it’s pressure from their bosses, greed, or […]