Law Firm Overview

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Morris, Haynes, Hornsby, Wheeles & Knowles is a law firm specializing in plaintiff’s litigation, including personal injury and wrongful death, business disputes, complex issues of state immunity and other situations where egregious wrongs require a remedy.

We understand that individual clients who need representation often never anticipate needing a lawyer. Our experienced, nationally recognized lawyers and staff are dedicated to providing you with the best legal representation available as well as unparalleled customer service. We never forget that ultimately we are working for you.

We also are privileged to work with referring attorneys when they encounter cases that benefit from the additional experience and resources our firm can provide.

If you would like to reach us to discuss your situation, please contact any one of our attorneys via the e-mail link by their name, or feel free to call either our Alexander City office at 1-256-329-2000 or Birmingham office at 1-205-324-4008.

Areas of Practice

Trucking Accidents Personal Injury
Wrongful Death Explosions and Fire
Nursing Home, Student, and Mental Health Care Abuse & Neglect Claims Against State and Local Government Entities and Employees
Product Defects and Liability Gun Accident
Business Litigation Legionnaires’ Disease
Insurance Fraud
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Recent News

Legionella Outbreak at UAB Hospital April/May 2014

Patients and family members of patients who contracted the Legionella bacteria while at UAB’s cancer treatment center have retained the Birmingham law firm of Morris, Haynes, Hornsby, Wheeles, and Knowles.  Todd Wheeles, a partner in the firm confirmed the representation. …Read More

Product Recall Alert – Boden Infant and Toddler Overalls

best essay writing services he United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that J. P. Boden, a children’s clothing company, is voluntarily recalling 1900 corduroy dungaree pants sold in light brown and red at Nordstrom’s, Bodenusa.com and the Boden’s …Read More

MHHW&K Attorney Emily Nelson Fights for Cleaner Emissions

Emily Nelson, one of the attorneys at Morris, Haynes, Hornsby, Wheeles & Knowles, along with Larry Morris, is currently battling corporate giants in an effort to reclaim parts of Birmingham, Alabama from the emissions from cement plants that coat the …Read More

Partner Randy Haynes Works to Help Nurse Who Lost Her Arm in Accident

Randy Haynes, a Morris, Haynes, Hornsby, Wheeles and Knowles partner, is working on a case where our client, a registered nurse, lost her left arm from the shoulder down in an accident caused by a tractor-trailer on the new Highway …Read More

Partner Clay Hornsby Working in the State Legislature for You

This year, MHHW&K partner Clay Hornsby is president of the Alabama Association for Justice, an organization comprised of plaintiff’s attorneys throughout Alabama.  One of the less enviable tasks the AAJ president performs is to help review legislation submitted to the …Read More

Hot Coffee

Watch the trailer for the movie "Hot Coffee". It will give you a new perspective on the importance of the judicial races in Alabama and elsewhere as well as show you how Americans have been manipulated by special interests into believing the civil justice system is "broken".