September 19, 2022
Auto Accident

Who Can You Get Compensation From if You Get Hurt While Riding a Bus?

Whether you ride city buses, tour buses, shuttle buses, school buses, or charter buses, Alabama roads accommodate all types of bus travel. However, despite buses’ relative safety, passengers can be severely hurt or killed while riding them. Identifying the negligent party responsible for your injuries is crucial for recovering adequate monetary compensation. A personal injury […]

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September 12, 2022
Motorcycle Accident

What Rights Do Motorcycle Passengers Have After Accidents?

Motorcycle passengers are just as vulnerable to accidents and injuries as riders. According to the National Safety Council, motorcycle rider and passenger fatalities increased from 2019 to 2020 by 11%. With over 114,000 registered motorcycles in Alabama, it’s important for passengers to fully understand their rights to compensation when injured in a motorcycle accident. Learn […]

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September 5, 2022
Auto Accident

How Small Mistakes While Driving Can Make You Ineligible for Compensation After a Crash

Drivers often neglect to follow seemingly insignificant traffic laws. Whether distracted, rushed, or assuming no other vehicles are nearby, you may accidentally forget to use a turn signal or roll through a stop sign without coming to a complete stop. Unfortunately, small mistakes can significantly impact your ability to get the compensation you need after […]

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August 29, 2022
Auto Accident

Why Modern Vehicles Are Safer Than Older Vehicles

Vehicle safety and design features have improved drastically over the last several decades. Modern vehicles are more fuel-efficient, are generally more comfortable, and, most importantly, have more safety features than older vehicles. Beneficial safety features like blind-spot and lane departure warning systems can reduce the number of accidents on Alabama roads. They can also reduce […]

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Medical Emergency While Driving
August 22, 2022
Auto Accident

What to Do If You Experience a Medical Emergency While Driving

Medical emergencies like heart attacks or seizures can strike suddenly and aggressively. If you’re driving when a health crisis occurs, you may lose consciousness and cause injury to yourself or another driver, making it critically important to act immediately in this situation. Learn what to do if you experience a medical emergency while driving, so […]

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August 15, 2022
Motorcycle Accident

5 Skills All Motorcyclists Must Master to Reduce Their Risks on the Road

Motorcycle riders also experience a sense of freedom and adventure not found in other vehicles. Unfortunately, motorcycles come with significant risks. The lack of external protection and the smaller size means riders suffer more severe and fatal injuries when involved in accidents with larger vehicles. In 2019, Alabama had the tenth highest rate of motorcycle […]

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hopsital bed
August 8, 2022
personal injury

Can You File an Injury Claim if You’re Still in the Hospital?

After a personal injury accident, you may spend days or weeks in the hospital recovering. Seeking legal advice is important during your recovery in the hospital to prove that the negligence of another party caused your injuries. A Montgomery personal injury lawyer from The Vance Law Firm can review your medical records, put together your […]

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Camp Lejeune
August 1, 2022
personal injury

The Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Crisis

It is a devastating truth that service members, their families, and civilian employees living at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from 1953-1987 were drinking and bathing in water with toxic, cancer-causing chemicals. For generations, people at Camp Lejeune were exposed daily to concentrations of toxicity between 240 and 3,400 times higher than safety standards. This […]

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Second Opinion
July 25, 2022
personal injury

How Getting a Second Opinion After an Injury Can Result in More Money for You

Getting treatment for injuries after an accident caused by someone else’s negligence can result in costly medical bills. If your doctor doesn’t have much experience with the type of injury you sustain, they can make mistakes when diagnosing your injuries. A doctor may dismiss your concerns or misdiagnose your injury, causing your condition to worsen […]

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Motorcyclists Negligent Drivers
July 18, 2022
Motorcycle Accident

How Motorcyclists Can Protect Themselves from Negligent Drivers

If you drive a motorcycle, you are more vulnerable to accidents and injuries than other drivers on the road. Not only do you have to maneuver your motorcycle to avoid falling or skidding, but you must also watch out for other drivers who may fail to see you or try to overtake you in a […]

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