Car Accident Witness Responsibility

You might know what to do if you get in a car accident – remain at the scene, exchange information, call the police – but what about when you are a witness? If you are one of the first people to the scene of an auto accident, be a Good Samaritan. Render aid to crash… read more

Alabama Car Seat Laws

Children are extremely vulnerable in car accidents. They have softer bones and weaker muscles that can more easily sustain serious injuries in crashes than adults. Car accidents are a top cause of child death in the U.S. According to the CDC, in 2017, 675 children 12 years and younger died in motor vehicle accidents. Another… read more

What to Do After a Dog Bite

A dog bite can be significantly painful and frightening for a victim. If a dog attacks you in Alabama, you may not know where to turn for assistance. The pet owner might dispute liability and refuse to pay for your medical care, or the animal that bit you might be a stray running at large… read more

What Is the Average Settlement for a Personal Injury?

Alabama state laws allow personal injury accident victims to go up against the negligent, reckless or criminal parties that caused their damages. An injured party can pursue a compensation award, often starting with a claim sent to the at-fault party’s insurance provider. Then, negotiations will ensue to reach a fair settlement amount for the victim…. read more

Pedestrian Safety in Alabama

Pedestrian safety should be a top priority in every city. Protecting the road’s most vulnerable users takes constant vigilance, innovations in pedestrian safety and awareness of the daily threats pedestrians face. Alabama is the second-deadliest state for pedestrians, according to a new report by Smart Growth America. The number of pedestrian deaths in Alabama has… read more

How To Prevent Construction Site Accidents

Construction is a dangerous and often deadly job. It is a construction company’s responsibility to keep its workers reasonably safe at construction sites through adequate safety measures and protocols. Unfortunately, some construction companies and site supervisors cut corners to save money…allowing worker safety to fall through the cracks. As a construction worker in Alabama, take… read more

Alabama Motorcycle Safety Laws in 2019

Riding a motorcycle is not like driving a motor vehicle. It is a more thrilling – and often more dangerous – way to get around. Motorcycle crashes increase the risk of fatality by 28 percent. Thus, it is important that motorcyclists are always aware of the newest legislation for their own safety. Some legislation concerning… read more

How Long Does It Take to Sue Someone in Alabama?

Many individuals may go about saying they want to file a personal injury claim and sue someone with the help of an experienced injury attorney, but most don’t know what it actually takes. The legal process can be complex and lengthy. It is best to have an experienced attorney by your side, either bringing personal… read more

Safety Tips for Driving in Huntsville During Flood Conditions

In February this year, Huntsville was the wettest month ever recorded, with a total rainfall of 12.6 inches. Severe rainstorms and thunderstorms normally cause flooding during the rainy season. Flash flooding during these times is especially dangerous because it can occur without warning while you are on the roadway. This makes driving and anything else… read more

Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

A personal injury claim can help an injured person recover his or her losses if they resulted from another party’s negligence, but the victim will likely need a personal injury attorney to navigate the legal process and help secure a settlement or cash award. If you or a loved one recently experienced a personal injury… read more

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