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

can you sue a drunk driver

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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