Car Accidents

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

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

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

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