Birmingham Personal Injury AND Mass Tort Claim Lawyers

Personal Injury Law Firm in Gardendale, AL

In the immediate aftermath of a serious auto accident or any other type of accident, your most pressing concern will likely be getting medical attention. In the days, weeks, and months that follow, your focus may be on recovering physically from your accident-related injuries. You deserve the chance to recuperate without having to worry about how you are going to pay the medical bills and rehabilitation expenses resulting from an accident that was somebody else’s fault. Unfortunately, many insurance companies try to make it extremely difficult for accident victims in Gardendale, Alabama to get financial compensation to cover the true costs of their injuries. A knowledgeable personal injury attorney can help you negotiate with the insurance company, navigate the legal system in Central Alabama, and start the process of rebuilding your life after an accident.

If you were injured in a car accident or in a slip & fall accident in Gardendale, AL, the Law Offices of Salter Ferguson, LLC can help you. Karen Salter and Carmen Ferguson are experienced Birmingham personal injury lawyers who will work diligently to achieve a positive outcome to your case.

Gardendale Personal Injury Attorneys Fight for Accident Victims

The legal team at Salter Ferguson, LLC has secured millions of dollars in settlements and trial judgment awards for accident victims in Central Alabama. Here are just a few of the personal injury cases we handle:

If you were injured in Gardendale or anywhere else in Jefferson County, Alabama, the mother-daughter legal team of Karen Salter and Carmen Ferguson will help you balance the scales of justice and hold the negligent party responsible.

Why Choose Salter Ferguson, LLC?

Karen M. Salter used to be a registered nurse and hospital manager. Now she devotes her time to helping victims of negligence in Gardendale and other parts of Alabama get compensation for their injuries. Ms. Salter’s primary legal practice areas are car accidents, motorcycle accidents, children’s injuries, hospital employee negligence, nursing home abuse, and defective products.

Carmen S. Ferguson used to work as an insurance adjuster. Ms. Ferguson is now dedicated to representing individuals and families who have suffered injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence. Since Ms. Ferguson has prior experience in the insurance industry, she possesses a unique understanding of how the other side strategizes when contesting accident claims. This gives her clients a major advantage during settlement negotiations and at trial. Ms. Ferguson’s main practice areas are motor vehicle crashes, slip and fall accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, dog bites, and product liability.

Karen Salter and Carmen Ferguson have more than 30 years of combined legal experience. During that time, they have successfully represented countless clients in Central Alabama personal injury cases.

Call the Experienced Gardendale, AL Personal Injury Attorneys at Salter Ferguson

Were you injured by a negligent motorist while driving on a road or highway in Gardendale, Alabama? Skilled Gardendale personal injury attorneys Karen Salter and Carmen Ferguson help accident victims secure maximum monetary compensation. Contact us today to discuss your legal options. We handle personal injury cases on a contingency basis, which means that we don’t get paid until we get you compensated for your injuries.

About the Gardendale, Alabama Area

Gardendale is a city located in Jefferson County, AL. Gardendale, which is also a suburb of Birmingham, has a population of just under 14,000 residents. Although the official geographic area of Gardendale is 18 square miles, the city actually has an area of 25 square miles due to recent annexation of parts of Mount Olive.

Since Gardendale is a Birmingham suburb, plenty of motorists pass through the city each day while traveling to and from work in larger Birmingham. Major roadways in Gardendale include US Route 31 and Interstate 65. A lot of truck drivers drive on I-65, which can lead to serious truck accidents in Gardendale and surrounding areas. A particular stretch of I-65 is known as “Malfunction Junction” because its many winding lanes and heavy traffic cause numerous crashes each year.

A lot of families in Gardendale, Alabama send their kids to local schools. The city’s public schools include Gardendale Elementary School, Bragg Middle School, and Gardendale High School. The children often travel to school on buses, which can pose risks of serious injury in school bus accidents.

When a motorist is injured in a truck or car accident on Interstate 65 in Gardendale, or when a child is injured in a school bus accident on a local road, the accident victim is often taken to the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham.

Personal Injury

Personal injury laws pertain to injuries caused by another's negligence. Our legal team has more than 30 years of combined experience and a long track record of success handling personal injury cases. Over the years, our attorneys have won billions of dollars in financial compensation for injury victims.

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Mass Torts

A mass tort is when a group of people are harmed in a similar manner by a negligent or wrongful act. A mass tort claim allows an entire group of similarly injured people to seek financial compensation as a group in the civil court system, even though the specific circumstances of their cases may differ.

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What Sets

Salter Ferguson Apart


    Karen Salter is a registered nurse, and a former hospital manager. Her daughter, Carmen Ferguson, is a former insurance adjuster. Together, we have more than 30 years of legal experience to put to work on your case.

  • Professional & Personal Service

    We provide our injured clients with the personal service that they deserve. We keep you informed of developments in your case, answer your questions and return your calls and emails promptly. You will never be just another case at Salter Ferguson, LLC.

  • A Reputation for Excellence

    Salter Ferguson, LLC is Alabama-based but nationally recognized. Over the years we have won millions of dollars in financial compensation for injury victims. We have the skills and experience to achieve positive outcomes in challenging cases, yet we treat every client as if they were a member of our family.

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