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How Much to Expect From a Car Accident Settlement in Alabama

Unfortunately, car accidents are relatively common on the roads of Alabama. In 2017, a traffic accident occurred every 200 seconds in the state. Drivers in Alabama have more than a one-in-three chance of being in an accident involving at least one injury or death in their lifetimes. If you get into a serious or fatal… read more

Who’s at Fault for a Car Accident While Changing Lanes?

Unsafe lane changes are some of the most common causes of car accidents in Alabama. It is every driver’s responsibility to wait to change lanes until it is safe and prudent to do so. Too many drivers, however, change lanes without looking in their mirrors, while speeding or while distracted. Making an unsafe lane change… read more

1st Annual Kids Empowerment Fest

Our first annual Kids Empowerment Fest was held at Railroad Park on July 21st, 2019 and was a huge success, with over 1,000 parents and children receiving school supplies for the upcoming year.  We are happy to share some of the photos from the event here. (You can download and unzip 45 pictures from the… read more

What Happens if You Drive Without Car Insurance in Alabama?

The other name for automobile insurance is proof of financial responsibility. This defines the purpose of auto insurance: to give the vehicle owner the ability to pay for damages in a Birmingham car accident. Purchasing auto insurance is a requirement in almost every state. Failing to purchase and maintain the correct categories and amounts of… read more

What to Do If You’re Hit With Debris on the Highway?

Not all auto accidents are vehicle-to-vehicle collisions. Some crashes involve factors such as potholes, animals crossing or debris. Debris could cause a fatal car accident by striking or penetrating a driver’s windshield, interfering with a driver’s ability to see the road, or forcing the driver to veer out of the way. If flying debris or… read more

What To Do After a Rear-End Collision

Rear-end collisions are some of the most common accidents in Alabama. This does not, however, make them any less serious or devastating to victims. Not all rear-end collisions are simple fender benders. Some can cause major and even fatal personal injuries. If you get into a rear-end collision in Alabama, stay calm and preserve your… read more

Are You Liable if You Have a Beware of Dog Sign?

Dangerous dogs are a constant liability for pet owners. As the owner of a dog with vicious propensities in Alabama, the pet is your legal responsibility. Failing to prevent a dog bite with knowledge of the dog’s violent history or tendencies is an act of negligence that could force you to pay for the victim’s… read more

Is it Illegal To Eat While Driving in Alabama?

Safely operating a motor vehicle in Alabama takes a driver’s full attention. Even a minor distraction could be enough to delay the driver’s reactions to roadway hazards, resulting in a collision. Eating and driving is one of the many forms of driver distraction that contribute to car accidents each year. Distracted driving took almost 3,200… read more

Are Parents Responsible for Property Damage Caused By Their Children?

If a minor in Birmingham recently damaged your property, you may wonder who will be financially responsible for repairs. The child that caused the damages most likely does not have the funds to repay what it will cost to fix or replace your property. In property damage cases involving minor culprits in Alabama, the minor’s… read more

What Is Negligent Entrustment?

In Alabama, if you suffer an injury in a motor vehicle accident caused by the wrongful misconduct of the driver, you have an entitlement to recover damages. This situation often comes into question whether a parent or an owner of a vehicle is responsible for a minor or another person using the vehicle with permission…. read more