November 15, 2021
Auto Accident

Can You Get Compensation in AL if the Driver Who Hit You Is Uninsured?

If you were recently injured in a crash that wasn’t your fault, you may feel some peace of mind about your accident-related expenses because you’re counting on being able to sue the driver who hit you. But in many cases, getting compensation from at-fault drivers is dependent on them having insurance. And sadly, nearly 20% […]

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November 1, 2021
Auto Accident

How Do the Police Know When Drivers Were Distracted Before Accidents?

In Alabama, all crashes involving injuries or property damage must be reported to the police. This requirement is usually taken care of when someone, whether it’s a person involved in the crash or a bystander, calls 911. Calling 911 dispatches emergency responders and a police officer to the scene. When a police officer arrives at […]

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October 25, 2021
personal injury

How to Make Your Home Safe for Trick-or-Treaters

Trick-or-treating is one of the traditions that makes Halloween such a fun and memorable holiday for kids and parents alike. However, it’s not without its dangers. Parents must be extremely cautious and attentive for hazards when their kids are out trick-or-treating, and homeowners have their share of duties to keep kids stepping onto their properties […]

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October 18, 2021
Auto Accident

How Do Lawyers Determine When Drivers Were Negligent After Crashes?

Proving who was at fault after an auto accident is extremely important, especially if the injured victims want to file compensation claims. That’s because Alabama has a legal doctrine in place called contributory negligence, which means that people who are even one percent at fault for their own accidents can’t recover a single penny in […]

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October 11, 2021
Auto Accident

Can You Sue a Teen if They Cause a Crash that Injures You?

Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for adolescents in America, but it can put them at serious risk of injury or even death. Motor vehicle accidents are the second-leading cause of death for teens in the U.S., and teen drivers are by far the most dangerous people on the road. Drivers ages […]

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October 4, 2021
Auto Accident

How Long Do I Have to File an Auto Accident Claim in AL?

If you were recently injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, your life may have completely changed. Not only is your vehicle damaged, but you may be too hurt to work. That means no paychecks to pay for your everyday living expenses, let alone your medical bills—which keep piling up. It can be […]

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September 27, 2021
Auto Accident

Can You Get Compensation if You’re Partially at Fault for a Crash in AL?

Most states in the U.S. allow people who are partially at fault for their crashes to still file personal injury claims against other at-fault parties, provided their level of fault is less than that of the people who injured them. This system is called comparative negligence. However, Alabama is one of four states that uses […]

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September 13, 2021
Auto Accident

Why Alabama’s Rural Roads Can Be Just as Dangerous as Its Highways

Driving at high speeds while surrounded by other vehicles is par for the course when you’re on a busy highway or interstate. And if you commute to Montgomery, Birmingham, or any other major city in Alabama, you undoubtedly experience frequent delays due to crashes. While we know that highways and interstates can be extremely dangerous, […]

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back to school and driving safely
September 6, 2021
Auto Accident

Driving Safety Reminders for the New School Year

School is back in session in Montgomery. A new school year means new teachers, new friends, new lesson plans, and even new dangers for parents, students, and drivers alike. Summer isn’t just a break from classes—it’s also a break from the daily routine that involves reduced speed limits, crossing guards, and increased traffic. When summer […]

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can you sue a drunk driver
August 28, 2021
Auto Accident

Can You Sue if You’re Injured by a Drunk Driver in Montgomery, AL?

Yes, if you’re involved in a crash that was caused by a drunk driver and you suffer damages, whether they’re injuries or pain and suffering, you can file a personal injury claim against the impaired driver. All drivers who use Alabama’s public roads owe a “duty of care” to other motorists, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. […]

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