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Birmingham Personal Injury Lawyers

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Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP has recovered multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. Kirby Farris and Ken Riley were both born and raised in Alabama, and both lawyers are Birmingham residents who have been helping injury victims for more than 20 years. When you need legal help, trust the law firm that other lawyers in Alabama turn to with their legal needs — especially when it comes time to handle complex litigation. Other lawyers know the difference, you should too.

Our firm handles a wide variety of personal injury cases, ranging from car accidents to medical malpractice to defective products to nursing home injuries, and many others. Our firm believes that every case deserves personalized attention and a detailed investigation to determine the cause of the accident, and we fight to help victims recover the compensation they need and receive the justice they deserve for injuries caused by another party’s negligence.


Don’t Settle for Less Than You Deserve

When insurance companies offer weak settlements, you need strong personal injury lawsuit lawyers with their honed legal services on your side. Our team of aggressive trial lawyers prepares every case as if it will go to trial against the negligent parties. We do this to ensure the best possible legal representation is made available to our clients. That preparation has paid off; our attorneys have received numerous favorable verdicts for our clients.

This level of effort supports the attorney-client relationship throughout the legal process with a mutual objective of realizing just monetary compensation. Reach out today for a free consultation.

See why Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP should be your first choice after being injured due to someone else’s negligence.

Client Results

For more than 20 years, we’ve been fortunate enough to help numerous clients in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. The results below are a sample of our successful outcomes for clients.

$9.4
Million
Plant Accident Settlement

When large corporations put profits over people, our team will fight for your future. Our client endured life-threatening injuries due to the intentional removal of safety equipment that would have prevented harm.

$7.0
Million Industrial Accident Settlement

Our client’s near-death experience resulted when a safety device was ignored that caused an explosion in an industrial setting. Our client suffered tremendous life altering injuries. A settlement was reached prior to trial that compensated our client and will allow him to receive the medical care that he needs for the rest of his life.

$5.5
Million Wrongful Death Settlement

A man’s death could have been avoided had an apartment complex followed its own safety policies. A man was killed when he was struck by a man trying to rob him who was using a vacant apartment to stage criminal activity. The settlement was designed to punish and deter future similar conduct.

$1.0
Million Waterpark Accident Verdict

Our client suffered a serious back injury at a local waterpark after a ride attendant neglected to slow Kasey Tidwell’s momentum before reaching the concrete edge of waterslide catch pool. Our team of attorneys worked to recover maximum compensation for Ms. Tidwell’s lifelong road to recovery.

Birmingham Personal Injury Lawyers

Kirby Farris and Ken Riley are both members of the Alabama Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association, and American Bar Association. They are also both admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, and United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama as well as the Alabama Supreme Court and state courts throughout Alabama.

Every attorney with Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP has the knowledge, experience, and skills necessary to fight hard as trial lawyers for what our clients need.

Personal Injury Law Practice Areas

Every accident involves its own unique factors, but many of the consequences of being injured in an accident are the same. Personal injury victims often face staggering medical expenses, lost wages, extensive property damage, court fees, and other costs associated with the accident. We’re here to help you get the compensation you are owed so that you don’t have to pay out of pocket for an accident that was not your fault. Your injury is personal to us. We’re here to make things right.

Reach out to a Local Personal Injury Lawyer at Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP today for your free consultation. We will discuss your right to seek compensation and the value having a dedicated legal team on your side can add to your case.

A 20+ Year History Of Obtaining results for our clients
“I don’t have enough stars to give this firm. They have become like family to me. I can’t find enough words to express my thanks for all of the people here. I highly recommend Farris, Riley and Pitt. They are the most compassionate people. Every single person I encountered in their office, was kind and giving. They genuinely care about their clients and it’s easy to see that they are not just in it for the money.”

- Karen Reeves

I have had a wonderful experience with this law firm. They stand by what their commitments and people who are having to attain their need for a w firm that will work hard at getting you the most for your personal needs. They were outstanding.

- Fahn Griffie

Google

J.D. Lawrence was my attorney, and he did a great job!! He represented me in an auto accident case, and I am pleased with the outcome. If I ever need a lawyer again J.D. will be my first call!! I have also given his name and number to my family. To me, that says it all.

- Margie Williams

Google

Best firm in Birmingham. Great group of lawyers.

- Daryl Whitfield

Google

I've had to use an attorney in the past and they were great, but after recently using the services at this firm it's clear that no other firm compares to the dedication and care that team here at Farris, Riley & Pitt puts in. They were informative, knowledgeable and answered all my questions and concerns in a way that I could easily understand. They walked me through the process of how things would work and what to expect, and were...

- Philip Krieger

Google

Great experience working with Farris, Riley & Pitt. Very professional and caring attorneys and team.

- Cathy Whitfield

Google

My experience with the firm was pleasant, my attorney and his associates kept me informed through my whole case. I highly recommend anyone to Farris, Riley & Pitt law firm.

- Derryl Groce

Great people to deal with !!

- joe

Google

Great Firm! Very professional.

- Kathy Hoyt

Google

Everyone on the FRP team is dedicated to providing exceptional service, and their commitment to making a clear impact to Birmingham is visible in all of their interactions, including their regular Law Talk series.

- Andrew Mitchell

Google

This was my 1st and best experience I've had. I was greeted with nothing but smiles and love I felt as if I was at home. This firm made me feel like family. I really appreciate Lisa, Jessica, and All the staff for making me feel like i was at home.

- Poohandkids Uncut

Google

Attorney Jessica Zorn is the best. She took great care of me and my case. The entire team worked together and covered every detail. I’m grateful for them and wouldn’t want to use anyone else. Thank you for your time and dedication to my case.

- Lori Houts

Google

I’ve been using them since 2015 and they’re service has been excellent and I’ve recommended them to my family and they provided them great service as well and I am also currently using their services this year starting 6/21/23 and they are currently actively working with me right now to get some issues resolved.

- Kenya Casey

Google

Best Lawyer ever they got me a substantial amount of money back from my lawsuit!!!

- David Mumford

Google

Farris, Riley & Pitt Law Firm is second to none. Darius Crayton was very professional, responsive, caring and knowledgeable. Choosing their law firm was one of the best decisions I made.

- Mrs. Tameeka Vann

Google

Highly professional and kept me informed every step of the process. I would use them again.

- Angela Allen

Google

Took care of my wreck and got the compensation I deserved!

- Samantha Berry

Google

Very informative through the entire process

- Shetia Steward

Google

i was in a bad wreck last year with a friend who introduced me to this firm, and they are AMAZING! JD, leigh, lisa, tameka, everyone involved was incredibly patient and kind with me throughout the whole process of getting a settlement. this team of people is very hardworking, and they did more than everything they could to ensure i was taken care of.

- Patrick Daniels

Google

Farris, Riley and Pitt helped me with my personal injury case and took care of every detail! I answered questions filled out papers when needed and they communicated every step with me!! Ken Riley called me personally and was compassionate and caring and really helped me understand what was happening and to just check in on me and my child! Highly recommend them, they are part of our family now!!

- Ashley Bridges

Google

Kirby Farris worked closely with me and my family as we dealt with a debilitating car accident. They were understanding and easy to work with. His staff responded quickly and kept us up to date during the whole process. I really appreciate how included I was made to feel. We settled my case and I was happy with the outcome. I hope I never need their services again but if I do I’ll be back!

- Sarah Holt

Google

Everyone was so kind and understanding. They kept great communication with me. I really enjoyed working with them!

- Bridgett Turley

Google

Everyone was extremely courteous,All my questions were answered immediately.And extremely helpful.very pleased with their results.would definitely recommend them to anyone who needs a lawyer. Exceptional good Law firm.

- Sandra Tapp

Google

I would highly recommend them to anyone in need of a personal injury firm. They are very good at what they do my experience has been very pleasing . They are effecient and very helpful they do a great job at answering any questions you may have and do so in a very kind matter. They also stay on top of things trying to expedite your case and are do everything for their clients. Katie has been so pleasant and...

- Crystal White

Google

I love everything about this company they will never give up on your auto case and they will treat you like one of their family members and their are trustworthy only calling you back getting more info on about your case so I recommend you get with this company only

- Mickey Hill

Google

They did a great job . Stayed on top of everything. Got my money to me asap. The other company was the hold up. So I'm very happy with them.

- Elizabeth Dovey

Google

I would highly recommend this firm to anyone needing good honest services. Very responsive and friendly. They let you know exactly what is going on and what to expect. No doubt if I’m ever in a situation that needs their service, they will be the first and only group I call. Absolutely zero complaints. All We had to do was be patient and they did the rest.

- Billy Smith

Google

My experience with this law firm was absolutely painless they handled everything from start to finish. Thank you so much for your help I appreciate you all more than you know!

- Sharion Smith

Google

Really satisfied with the level of representation we received. Medical invoices from years ago that should have been filed and included in our suit against a motorist that hit us from behind suddenly appeared so I contacted our attorney. They got right on it and resolved the matter quickly and efficiently. If you need a personal injury lawyer I fully recommend Farris, Riley and Pitt, LLP

- Ricky Buchanan

Google

This is a great Law firm. They really care about their clients and and go above normal standards to help you any way they can. Mr Riley and his team are top notch. I wan to thank them for everything they did for me.

- James White

Google

Thorough, excellent communication. Everyone was so kind and kept me informed throught the entire process.

- Judy Childress

Google

While bringing a suit is never comfortable, this agency took care of all the details. I always had someone to call and ask how the case was progressing or alerts if delays were occuring. I was well advised by the team.

- Susanne Fogger

Google

Excellent experience, especially the easily understood explanation of our case's likely outcomes, made decisions easy, realistic and eliminated uncertainty. Would highly recommend this firm to anyone. Thank you FR&P for your willingness to help and tireless efforts for a satisfactory resolution.

- Kaleigh Graham

Google

Everyone has been a joy to work with. Hayden is awesome she's efficient and consistent with communication, Meredith who is my attorney is great and Lisa is so cool and down to earth.

- Shonita M.

Google

I had an accident where the insurance company refused to even pay my doctors bills. Farris and Riley handled everything they kept me updated through out the entire case. It took awhile however these things take time but I was never left wondering where things were or where we were at in the case.

- jessica Casteel

Google

Had a great experience with this law firm …. They were organized , efficient & kept me updated throughout the process . It took a while to settle my case but these things take time . Over all I’m very satisfied & would recommend this law firm .

- Kanisha Thompson

Google

I turned my case over to FRP and they handled everything. Insurance company for the company that ran into us would not even return my call. FRP kept me informed and settled the case without having to go to court.

- Brian Standridge

Google

I am given Farris Riley & Pitt LLP 5 stars. If 10 was a option I would give them that as well.. they where very professional throughout my entire case. Kept me update anytime a change was made. They took great care of me and closed my case within 9 months. In so glad they took my case. I would recommend them to anyone who is in need of a lawyer.

- Victoria P

Google

The people at Farris, Riley & Pitt are friendly, eager to help and do a great job. The results of the work they did for me was more than I hoped for. I won't fail to call on them if I need help again.

- Mary Daniel

Google

Our auto-accident case was handled quickly and efficiently with the level of professionalism you would expect from a top-rank firm. Mr. Riley and his staff always went above and beyond to get us the answers or help we needed. I hope we never need an accident/injury attorney again, but should i need one - it will be with FRP law firm.

- Marissa Smith

Google

It has been many years since my case and I had an issue that came up related to it. They were still just as amazing today as they were years ago. I trust them to take care of my needs with the same level of professionalism and courtesy as they always have.

- Emily Huffman

Google

Fantastic and very friendly staff. Mr. Farris is a well rounded and experienced lawyer. All of my questions and concerns were attended to. Can not thank him enough for what he did on my case. Highly recommend this law firm office.

- Edgar Barragan

Google

The team at Ferris, Riley, and Pitt have gone above and beyond for me. They have accomplished more within a couple of months then my previous two lawyers did together in 5 years. Mr. JD Lawrence explained everything to me every step of the way and never depreciated my issues or concerns, neither of which I experienced with my previous lawyers.

- Terra Butler

Google

They were amazing answered all my questions I had and got me the most back I was upset after my wreck happened and mrs Hayden helped me along every step thank you so much Farris Riley and Pitt

- Cassie Webb

Google

Very Professional ..your a fool if you do not chose this amazing law firm .. Just don't worry about winning throw your case in trash . But if your smart you'll call the law firm that cares ..Farris, Riley & Pitt,LLP

- Katrice M.

Google

AWESOME staff great lawyers and they show you that they care about you. Thanks Mr. Riley and your amazing staff for assisting me with my case and showing me so much love and care.

- Arthur Wilson

Google

People at FR&P were amazing.

- Cheri Lackey

Google

They're professional but treat you like family. I hope I never need an attorney again but if I do it will certainly be Ferris,Riley and Pitt.

- Zack Bush

Google

Farris Riley and Pitt is a awesome law firm Jessica Zorn was so amazing and sweet prompt and on time with everything if I ever need another law firm in the future I will definitely return thank you all for everything

- Shirita “LadyRie504” Williams

Google

JD Lawrence helped me through every step of the process and never left me uninformed on anything. I'm grateful to have been referred to him to help settle my case.

- Corbett Futral

Google

I can not recommend this firm any higher. 5 stars are not enough. All staff was extremely professional and understanding and the results obtained were A+

- John Vroman

Google

Everyone I had contact with was always professional and courteous. It was a smooth process from start to finish. I was very pleased with the end result.

- Ryan Edwards

Google

Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value Great people to deal with! I hope I never have to but if I do it will be Farris,Riley&Pitt! Thanks

- Daryl Harper

Google

Truly professional legal firm. I would definitely recommend and big shout out to Malia Tart for doing an incredible job!

- Ali Dean Sakhai

Google

They are awesome. I will recommend them to everyone instead of using out of state lawyers who look at you as a case number

- Mercedes Smith

Google

Solid people and work.

- Corey Brown

Google

Jessica, I really want to thank you. You’re a true blessing. Just having someone on my side that goes the distance no matter what it’s so uncommon and valuable in my life right now. I want you to know Jessica how much I’m really grateful that God truly placed you in my life!!

- Eric M.

Would highly recommend this law firm ! Very professional, take the time to explain process! And keep you updated on your case.

- Norm Seidel

Google

Awesome people to work with you will always get someone to keep you updated on your case

- Robert Grizzard

Google

Every single person we have dealt with has been so kind and helpful. They have went above and beyond for my family!

- Pam Lang

Google

Thank you all for the professional and concerned way in which you handled my case. You are all so kind and pleasant to work with.

- Chris Collins

Google

I visited your website and I really liked your layout and content.

- Kristel Reed

Google

Excellent firm with great service.

- James Lawson

Google

Awesome law firm! They got me a $50,000 settlement from my car accident.

- Benjamin Tubbs

Google

Thank you for representing my best interests in this case. This is a top notch team.

- Farris Juliet

Google

My husband was injured at his job and she did everything to help him and she was also concerned about his health.

- Kimberly Acreman

Google

A truly caring and passionate team who compassionately fight for their clients.

- Jessica Hunter Creative

Google

Amazing team of attorneys and staff.

- Krystal Major

Google

THEY REALLY TAKE GOOD PERSONAL CARE OF ME AS A CLIENT!!!

- Doniell Milliner

Google

Very polite and considerate people would recommend to anyone.

- Derren Terrell

Google

Best attorneys ever. Honest and fair

- Berta

Google

Very professional and polite. Great people!

- Capri Jones

Google

Friendly people and know what they are doing.

- Eric Davis

Google

Amazing law firm!

- Jake Mullin

Google

Nice people to work with

- Mark Quimby

Google

i got the Answers that i needed

- Hollie Clark

Google

Nice people

- Rashon Vice

Google

Excellent Lawyers

- Jasmine Mitchell

Google

I was happy with this firm., and would recommend JD Lawerence.

- Linda Cheatwood

Google

Very professional

- Twon Fegans

Google

Im VERY satisfied with the quality of services Ive received from this GREAT law firm. I ALWAYS got a quick response whenever I’ve contacted them with concerning my case. They was very polite, and I felt like I had someone really looking out for my case. I’m going to most definitely be referring friends and family. I definitely would use this law firm again.

- Yvonne Devore

Google

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- Janice Macon

Google

Their services were very detailed. They kept me informed through the process. It wasn't a quick settlement, but the final results were amazing.

- Ronald Grant

Google

When it comes to a professional law firm to handle your claim, Farris Riley Pitt is THE best out there. Highly recommend, none better, has the clients best interests in mind throughout the entire process. Caring people from start to finish!! A++

- John Hoyt

Google

Great people!

- Cindy Evans

Google

Personal Injury Accidents in Alabama

When the unthinkable happens and you are hurt in an accident caused by someone else’s reckless or negligent actions, it is important to remember that you are not alone. The lawyers at Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP represent individuals in Birmingham and across Alabama who have suffered serious injuries or experienced the wrongful death of loved ones in catastrophic accidents.

For more than two decades, we’ve made it our mission to stand up for people just like you, to help them get the justice they deserve, and to make our community safer. We’ve seen the medical records related to every type of injury resulting from every kind of accident and wrongful death case imaginable, and we are ready to put our experience and complex litigation skills to work for you in an effort to obtain compensation.

When people fail to act safely or when insurance companies refuse to provide full and fair compensation to you after an accident, we’ll be there to help. Our team of aggressive trial attorneys is not afraid of taking on negligent individuals, businesses, government entities, or deep-pocketed insurance companies, and we will not rest until justice is served through the legal system with maximum compensation.

Hold The Negligent Party Accountable

After an injury accident due to someone else's negligence, you have the right to expect that the responsible party’s insurance will compensate you for the personal injuries or harm you’ve suffered (this includes medical malpractice cases), as well as for any damage to personal property that was caused by a reckless or negligent act.

Unfortunately, the insurance company is often more concerned with their bottom line and making their investors happy, not taking care of you. They will often do everything in their power of the legal process to deny or minimize your effort to secure compensation.

That’s why it is so important to have an experienced injury attorney on your side. When you hire an experienced injury lawyer like those at Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP, you can focus on your health and your family, and let us work to get you the maximum compensation you are owed.

You shouldn’t have to pay out of pocket for medical bills, rehabilitation, lost wages, pain management, and other expenses associated with an accident that was caused by a negligent party. We are here to make sure that you get the full and fair compensation that you need to rebuild your life and move on from the accident. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team today to discuss your rights and legal options. Call us at (205) 324-1212 to speak with a Birmingham Personal Injury Attorney today.

Alabama Accident Statistics at a Glance

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) reported a total of 159,102 crashes in Alabama in 2019. The crashes resulted in 46,383 injuries and 930 fatalities in 851 fatal crashes.

A Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) report found that Alabama had the highest per-capita pedestrian fatality rate in the country with a rate of 2.5 fatalities per 100,000 people in 2021. According to the GHSA report, there were 126 pedestrian fatalities in 2021, up from 114 in 2019 and 101 in 2020.

The same ALDOT report listed 10,486 truck accidents in Alabama in 2019, the highest annual number of accidents in the 10-year period going back to 2010. State routes accounted for 50 deaths or 36.5 percent of the fatalities involving truck accidents, but interstates had the highest number of crashes involving trucks with 2,886 accidents or 27.5 percent of crashes, followed by truck accidents on city roads with 2,854 crashes or 27.2 percent of crashes.

The CDC reported that traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) were a factor in 223,135 hospitalizations in 2019 and 64,362 deaths in 2020. According to a 2015 Report to Congress, TBI was a factor in an estimated 2.5 million emergency room visits, including 52,844 resulting deaths, and 283,630 who were hospitalized but survived. The report states that these numbers are likely an underestimation due to cases where the injured party did not seek medical attention or received outpatient care. These numbers also do not include TBI injuries sustained by soldiers and veterans treated at a federal facility.

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) 2020 Fact Sheet, the annual incidence of spinal cord injury is about 17,810 new spinal cord injury cases every year. An estimated 294,000 people in the United States are currently living with a spinal cord injury, but the actual figure may be as high as 368,000 persons. The NSCIC states that motor vehicle crashes (including motorcycle accidents) are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries, responsible for 38.6 percent of cases. Falls were the next most common cause at 32.2 percent of cases. These often occur in workplace accidents.

If you have more, pressing questions about your personal injury lawsuit, contact the law firm of Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP. We'll start with a free consultation and discuss your medical reports, the negligent party, and what we can do to obtain the maximum possible compensation for you and your family.

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