Who Is Liable in a Pile-Up?

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If there is one thing many of us know, it’s that car wrecks cause bad traffic. Until the damaged vehicles can be towed away and debris cleared off the road, other drivers may not be able to safely get past the crash scene. Even if […]

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Who Is Liable When a Semi-Truck Jack-Knifes?

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Big truck crashes are not only among the most frequently deadly wrecks, they are also some of the hardest injury and wrongful death claims for victims to win. This is especially true in Alabama, where if insurance companies can pin even 1% of blame on […]

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How Pedestrians and Cyclists Can Stay Safe at Night

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Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. have increased by 46% over the last decade. Meanwhile, U.S. cycling deaths have increased by 44% over the same period, with experts blaming road designs that are prioritized entirely towards cars and don’t take into consider pedestrian and cyclist usage. […]

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Tips for Staying Awake When Driving at Night

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Drowsy driving is a serious cause of car accidents. It affects many types of people, including late shift workers, commercial truck drivers, people with sleep disorders, and people who are just staying out late. It especially becomes a problem in the fall and winter months […]

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Who is Liable in a Crash When a Semi-Truck is Making a Wide Turn?

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It’s most common to see semi-trucks on the highway, so when you learn one of the most common types of truck collisions are side-on collisions, it’s easy to assume that these crashes occur in jackknife accidents. However, another common cause of crashes is when big […]

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Are You Still Liable for a Collision If They Were in Your Blind Spot?

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All drivers have a responsibility to do what’s possible to prevent injuring other people. Since it’s not possible to see someone in your blind spot (it’s called a “blind” spot for a reason), many drivers think they cannot be held responsible for crashes caused when […]

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Will I Get Less Money If I Wasn’t Wearing a Helmet in My Motorcycle Crash?

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Unlike some states that only require helmets for riders under the age of 18, or don’t require them at all, Georgia and Alabama both require all motorcycle riders and passengers to wear a helmet at all times. Failure to wear a helmet can result in […]

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Are Box-Truck Crash Lawsuits Treated the Same as 18-Wheeler Crash Lawsuits?

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When most people hear “truck crash,” they picture an 18-wheeler that has overturned on the highway. That’s not wrong, but our firm has also handled a variety of cases for people who were injured in collisions with small commercial trucks like box trucks and even […]

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Do Commercial Trucks Have Different Insurance Requirements than Passenger Vehicles?

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Auto insurance exists to provide victims of wrecks the money they need to cover their medical bills and other expenses. Unfortunately, when even an ambulance ride can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars, and most drivers are only purchasing the minimum amount of insurance legally […]

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Why Children Are More Likely to Be Injured in Pedestrian Accidents

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In 2019, there were 181 children killed in pedestrian accidents. In 2020, there were 177. Most were toddlers (between the ages of 1-3) and young children (4-7). In fact, an estimated 1 in 5 children killed in car accidents were never in a car, but […]

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