Mobile, Alabama — On March 1, 2023, the personal injury law firm of Tobias & Comer Law, LLC obtained a $7 million jury verdict for a mentally incapacitated young man who was sexually assaulted while a patient at AltaPointe Health System, Inc.’s, BayPointe Children’s Psychiatric Hospital in Mobile, Alabama.
Tips for Staying Safe During Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras parades and festivities are one of the most revered traditions in Mobile and the surrounding areas. Unfortunately, everyone does not celebrate in a safe manner, and harmful accidents can happen during Mardi Gras. Few things dampen festivities as quickly as injuries brought about by careless behavior, but there are tips for staying safe during Mardi Gras parades that people can adopt to avoid getting hurt.
New Year Safety Checklist
It might be labeled U, UM or UIM on your insurance documentation. This coverage is key for protecting you against a vehicle accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, or even as a pedestrian. It is usually very affordable, so talk with your insurance carrier if you do not see it on your insurance declarations page. We have talked extensively about the importance of UM coverage in videos and other articles
The Sammy's Case: 2006 Jury Verdict of $2.8 Million for Dram Shop Lawsuit
The Mobile liquor liability attorneys at Tobias & Comer Law, LLC are experienced in handling cases where persons were injured by persons who were intoxicated as a result of the unlawful service of alcohol. Firm partner, Desi Tobias, has obtained a $2.8 million dollar verdict on behalf of a mother whose child was killed by a drunk driver. This is referred to as "The Sammy's Case," a 2006 Dram Shop lawsuit against the former Sammy's Strip Club in Mobile, Alabama.
Why Choose Tobias & Comer Law, LLC for your Trucking Accident Case?
Were you or a loved one injured in a trucking accident? You may be entitled to compensation. Tobias & Comer Law, LLC were recognized for receiving one of the Top 100 Verdicts in the US for a Trucking Accident jury verdict. Connect with one of our experienced lawyers for a free case review.
Product Liability - What To Do if Injured By a Defective Product in Alabama?
If you have suffered harm due to a manufacturer's defective product, you should retain an experienced product liability lawyer. We have extensive experience handling complex cases involving defective and dangerous products. Connect with one of our experienced lawyers for a free case review.
What is Maritime Law? Why is it Important to call an Attorney if I was Injured Offshore?
Maritime law is complex and you will need an experienced lawyer to help you if you have been injured on a pleasure craft or jet ski, or as part of your work as a longshoreman, stevedore, deckhand or other maritime industry worker. Connect with one of our experienced lawyers for a free case review.
If you Suspect Distracted Driving Caused Your Accident, Here is What you Need to Know
If you suspect you were injured by a distracted driver, contact us for a Free Video Consultation. Time is of the essence to ensure all the evidence is collected and preserved. Connect with one of our experienced lawyers for a free case review.
How Do I Know if I Have a Legal Case?
Not sure if you have a legal case? Hesitant to contact an attorney? Call us! We can talk through your case with you at no fee or obligation. Call our office (251) 432-5001 to schedule a free video consultation.
Safety Tips for Walkers
Unfortunately, accidents happen and the statistics for pedestrian fatalities are high: 6,516 pedestrians were killed in 2020, with another estimated 55,000 injured nationwide. Whether you are out for a neighborhood stroll, or navigating a crowded city street, it is a good idea to remain alert of your surroundings and be watchful for traffic.
Teen Safe Driving Tips
Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death in teens 15 – 18 years old. For parents, this is a cause of worry and frustration when their young driver takes to the roads. Make it a priority to talk with your teens about the importance of adhering to a set of safety rules.
How to Choose a Wrongful Death Attorney
If you have lost a loved one and believe you have a valid wrongful death claim, an experienced and knowledgeable wrongful death attorney can be your best aide. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing, certainly not when it’s unexpected. Unfortunately, some unforeseen deaths can be the result of another person or party’s negligence. Though nothing can be done to fill the void, in situations where death was caused by negligence, filing a wrongful death suit can help provide financial compensation for the victim’s family.
National Child Passenger Safety Week Free Car Seat Checks by Certified Technicians
Mobile, Alabama — USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital and Tobias & Comer Law announced today that certified child passenger safety technicians from USA Health will offer free car seat safety checks and education to parents and caregivers on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, beginning at noon at USA Health Strada Patient Care Center, 1601 Center St. in Midtown Mobile.
An accident involving an eighteen-wheeler or other commercial truck can be much more severe than a more common car accident. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) most deaths in large trucks crashes are passenger vehicle occupants. Due to the size of a large commercial truck, a collision involving such a vehicle is likely to result in serious, even fatal, injury. If you or a loved one has been injured by a truck accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation for the victim.
Know the Personal Injury Basics
Each year, countless injuries occur due to car and trucking accidents, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall cases, defective products, alcohol-related accidents, and many more. If you believe another person or company’s negligence caused your injury, it’s important to take the following actions.
Do I Need a Lawyer?
The law is complicated and finding the right lawyer can make or break your case. An experienced lawyer with a history of successful cases will help your case just as a bad lawyer can hurt your case. While not every legal matter like traffic tickets or parking violations require a lawyer, you will want to contact one for the larger and more complex legal situations, such as a personal injury case.
4 Steps if You are in a Car Accident
Thousands of car accidents occur each year due to risky driving – drunk driving, drug-impaired driving or distracted driving. When a person suffers from a serious car crash, there is worry and stress involved due to injuries and expenses. It is important to speak to a car accident lawyer immediately so that all evidence can be obtained in a timely manner, since filing a claim could result in financial compensation for the victim.
Dangers of Vaping - A Video Interview with Virginia Guy, Executive Director, Drug Education Council
View the Video - Bryan Comer sat down with Virginia Guy, Executive Director of the Drug Education Council to talk about the misconceptions regarding the use of e-cigarettes. Read the transcript of the interview, which outlines good information for parents to better understand the misconceptions about vaping in the teen years
Holiday Travel Safety Tips
Take these safety tips along on your holiday trips to ensure smooth travel and safe arrival at your destination. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Senior Trooper Anna Peoples talks with Attorney Bryan Comer about ways to stay safe during holiday travel.
The CARES ACT: Whistleblowers and False Claims Act Violations
Tobias & Comer Law, LLC can provide assistance for whistleblowers documenting fraud relative to PPP and SBA loans. The Federal government, through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), initially spent $2.0 trillion-plus dollar in an effort to combat the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tobias & Comer Law, LLC Attorneys Named to the 2020 Mid South Super Lawyers List
We are pleased to announce that the attorneys from Tobias & Comer Law, LLC have been selected to the 2020 Mid South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 5 percent of attorneys (Super Lawyers) and no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys (Rising Stars - 40 and under) in Alabama.
Taking Another Swing at a Hands-Free Driving Law
Advocacy groups and police departments are pressing lawmakers to have Alabama join 21 other states that make it illegal to hold any device while driving. Even though our state passed a texting-while-driving ban years ago, drivers still may legally hold and talk on their devices while behind the wheel, sometimes with deadly consequences.
Making Spirits Bright 2020
Tobias & Comer Law, LLC is excited to be involved with WPMI NBC 15 News 'MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT' this year in support of Dwell Mobile. Every year, local businesses help local non-profit agencies and this year we partnered with Dwell Mobile. Dwell provides opportunities for refugees who have been resettled in Mobile by helping them create a home here and thrive through programs of education.
Tobias & Comer Law, LLC Presents 'Tri the Gulf ' Triathlon on October 16
The 6th annual “Tri the Gulf” Triathlon is back! After a two-year hiatus due to Hurricane Nestor in 2019 and COVID-19 restrictions in 2020, the event is set for Saturday, October 16 on Dauphin Island. Registration is now closed, but find out how to volunteer or visit the island to watch the race at www.trithegulf.org.
COVID-19 Resources for the Community
The Drug Education Council, Inc is a wonderful resource for many in the community dealing with COVID related stress and anxiety. Bryan Comer sat down with Virginia Guy to talk about COVID and Vaping issues, and to outline the many ways DEC is making a difference. TAKEAWAY: Reach out to friends and family and see how they are doing.
How Hospitals Sidestep Your Health Insurance and Force a Lien
Hello, I’m Bryan Comer from the law firm of Tobias & Comer Law, LLC. In our last video we discussed the interrelationship between health insurance (private health insurance) and a hospital bill or doctor's bill that patients acquire after they've been hurt by somebody else, whether it be from an automobile wreck or they fall on somebody else's premises due to a defective or unreasonably dangerous condition or even from a defective product.
How to Protect Yourself from Disreputable Medical Insurance Billing Practices
If you have been injured by someone else, either in a car accident or perhaps a slip and fall at premises, you may have found yourself in the emergency room, a doctor's office, or urgent care with questions about how the insurance claims process should be handled. See this important video to learn what to be wary of when it comes to healthcare billing practices.
Free Video Consultation
Offering Free Video Consultations to serve you. We are adhering to the CDC guidelines to protect you and your family by minimizing personal contact, but we are still open for business by phone, email and video consultations. Give us a call to schedule your free consultation.
COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance
Depending on the policy, the current COVID-19 public health emergency and associated damages may give rise to business interruption coverage. This coverage is typically purchased by businesses as part of their property insurance policies in the form of a rider, endorsement, or optional additional coverage. The Mobile, Alabama personal injury attorneys of Tobias & Comer Law, LLC are experienced in handling denied claims and negotiating with insurance companies.
Child Passenger Safety Week is September 19-25. Make Sure Your Child is in the Right Seat
Mobile, Alabama — Tobias & Comer Law, LLC announced today that it is working alongside the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) for Child Passenger Safety Week, September 19-25, 2021. The week is dedicated to educating parents and caregivers about the importance of correctly choosing, installing, and using car seats, booster seats, and seat belts.