Car Accidents

Nov 26, 2019

Improving Drugged Driving Testing & Prosecution in Alabama

By |November 26th, 2019|Car Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments

We’re certainly all aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. However, drug-impaired driving (or driving under the influence) is rapidly becoming a big problem on our highways – particularly with the rise in opioid abuse and recreational marijuana. However, one of the major issues with prosecuting drugged drivers is that many fast-metabolizing drugs can dissipate from a user’s system long before authorities are able to take a blood draw, leaving the prosecution with little to no proof. The state of Alabama is aiming to reduce this gap, increase prosecutions and get dangerous drivers off the [...]

Nov 5, 2019

Should I Hire an Attorney for My Car Accident Claim?

By |November 5th, 2019|Car Accidents|0 Comments

If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident, then you know how much of a nightmare they can be. You not only have to deal with the damage to your car (or any other property that was damaged), but the physical and emotional injuries you sustained. If you had passengers, it can complicate things more. Once you have received initial medical treatment for your injuries and have had your vehicle towed off to a body shop, your first order of business should be to call a Huntsville car crash injury attorney. Injury attorneys have experience [...]

Sep 12, 2019

Seat Belt Safety Issues in Alabama

By |September 12th, 2019|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Alabama law requires all individuals occupying the front seat of a motor vehicle to wear a seat belt while the vehicle is moving or on the road, with some minor exceptions. In addition, a new state law goes into effect September 1, 2019 aimed at reducing car crash injuries and deaths. Starting on that date, passengers in the backseats of vehicles will also need to wear seat belts to comply with the law. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reports that safety belts for the lap and shoulder, when properly used, lower the risk of [...]

Jul 31, 2019

Injured in a Car Crash? You Can Use Your Health Insurance in Alabama

By |July 31st, 2019|Car Accidents|0 Comments

In May, Alabama sent an important bill to the Governor regarding medical liens. As of August 1, 2019, hospitals have been required to accept and bill your health insurance, instead of attaching a lien to an award to secure a higher payout. If you feel a bit confused as to why that was not already the case, you’re not alone. After all these years of helping car accident victims, we discovered that many people didn’t realize that our hospitals had been playing a little fast and loose when it came to bill patients. Today, we want [...]

Jul 10, 2019

Burn Injuries and Car Accidents in Alabama

By |July 10th, 2019|Car Accidents|0 Comments

The common injuries associated with a car accident include broken bones, lumbar and cervical spine injuries, and head and brain trauma. Burns may not come to mind immediately, but they are rather common in these wrecks as well. They are also some of the most painful, and potentially devastating, injuries a driver or passenger can sustain in a car crash. Sources of burn injuries in car wrecks include: Thermal burns from contact with hot surfaces or flames. In cases where there are no open flames, you can still be critically burned if you come in contact [...]

Jun 19, 2019

How Much is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

By |June 19th, 2019|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Another person’s negligence in a car crash incident has left you injured. Now, you may be asking the question, “How much is my car accident claim worth?” Although we cannot provide you with a specific dollar value because every claim is different, there are certain factors to consider that can definitely affect the size of your settlement. We want to break those down for you today. What losses are calculated in a car crash? Your medical costs. The ultimate worth of your car crash settlement must take all of these medical treatment costs into account. Lost [...]

Apr 9, 2019

This is how many times the average person gets into a car accident

By |April 9th, 2019|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Have you just been in a car accident? As you start looking for a car accident lawyer, you may also wonder how many accidents the average person has been in. The answer depends on a few factors. ...only one accident every 18 years The Average Number of Car Accidents Most people are going to be in about four car accidents during their lifetime. That may sound like a lot, but that's only one accident every 18 years. Decreasing Your Risk of Car Accidents Take a defensive driving course. Often, the greatest risks on the road are the [...]

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