Alabama Driving Laws in 2018
Posted in Car Accidents on December 11, 2018
It is essential for all Alabama drivers to know the state’s laws in order to drive legally on Alabama roads. Vehicle owners have several obligations, including meeting the state’s minimum auto insurance coverage requirements, vehicle maintenance, and proper conduct behind the wheel. If you ever have any questions about your state law, feel free to… read more
Alabama Vehicle Rollover Accidents
Posted in Car Accidents,Personal Injury on November 19, 2018
In 2016, an overturning vehicle was the first harmful event in 1,720 car crashes in Alabama. Vehicle overturns caused around 1,180 non-fatal injuries and 50 deaths in 2016. Vehicle rollovers are serious accidents that often cause permanent or fatal injuries. Identifying who or what caused your rollover could lead to financial compensation for your medical… read more
Posted in Car Accidents,Personal Injury on November 12, 2018
Intersection accidents aren’t only common; they’re also extremely dangerous. Intersection collisions often happen when one driver runs a red light or ignores a stop sign. At intersections with traffic signals, drivers may speed up before entering the intersection to “beat the light.” This can result in high-speed head-on collisions or T-bone accidents. Intersection crashes also… read more
Posted in Car Accidents,Personal Injury on November 5, 2018
Rear-end collisions are some of the most common types of accidents on Alabama’s roads. They are the number one type of collision in Alabama work zones, according to data from Drive Safe Alabama. Vehicles striking other vehicles caused 32,222 injuries in 2016 and 456 deaths. Although rear-end collisions can be deadly (especially when they involve… read more
Alabama Car Accident Statistics
Posted in Car Accidents,Personal Injury on October 26, 2018
Keeping track of car accident statistics is an important part of avoiding and preventing collisions. Federal and state organizations gather and analyze car accident stats each year to track the prevalence of motor vehicle collisions, injuries, and deaths, as well as to pinpoint what’s causing most crashes. As a driver in Alabama, knowing what the… read more
Should I Give a Statement to the Insurance Company After an Accident?
Posted in Car Accidents on October 15, 2018
Alabama is a fault, or “tort,” car accident state. The driver or other party the most at fault for the car accident will be the one responsible for paying damages – usually through his or her insurance company. For the most part, insurance companies often try to avoid paying claimants. They strive to reduce their… read more
Are Roundabouts a Safe Option for Huntsville Drivers?
Posted in Car Accidents,News,Personal Injury on October 11, 2018
New traffic patterns always make drivers wary, but roundabouts have proven safety and efficiency benefits for everyone in the community. Still, it’s always a good idea to be cautious. If you or a loved one gets into a car accident on a new roundabout in Huntsville, explore your legal options with help from a local… read more
Who Is at Fault in a Lane-Change Accident?
Posted in Car Accidents,Personal Injury on October 5, 2018
In general, the driver who performed the improper or illegal lane change will be liable for damages. After all, he/she is the driver who broke the rules and caused the crash. However, other parties may share the fault for such an accident, depending on the situation. If the roadway had a poor or unsafe design,… read more
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Posted in Alabama Law,News on July 6, 2018
Despite advances in civil rights, discrimination is still a sad part of our society. Unfortunately, many of these discriminatory acts occur within the workplace. When employers engage in such acts, they are in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The purpose of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of… read more
What Is the Penalty for Driving Without Insurance in Alabama?
Posted in Car Accidents,Insurance Law on July 5, 2018
Auto insurance coverage helps protect you in the event of an accident. Having appropriate insurance can mean the difference between a hefty out-of-pocket cost after a crash or a simple claim with your local car accident lawyer. However, the rising costs of auto insurance can make it very tempting for some people to think they… read more