Car Accidents

Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Alabama

Using a cell phone while driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving. A driver who is using a cell phone is not giving his full attention to the road. Just a second or two of distraction is enough time for a deadly car accident to occur. Alabama Cell Phone Use Laws… read more

All About Back and Neck Injuries From Rear-End Collisions

Back and neck injuries from rear-end collisions can result in significant pain, permanent impairments, and financial losses. Some victims are unable to work or perform routine daily activities. Since rear-end car accidents are very common in the United States, it can help to know what to expect if you are involved in a rear-end accident…. read more

What are the minimum car insurance requirements in Alabama?

All vehicles in the state of Alabama are required to be covered by auto insurance. This law exists to protect people if they are involved in an accident, in which case the insurance policy would provide compensation for property damage, medical bills, and more. However, there are many options when it comes to choosing auto… read more

What should I do if my child was hurt in a car accident?

Car accidents send more than 2.3 million people to hospital emergency rooms across the country every year, and traffic crashes continue to rank among the leading causes of death for young Americans. Driven by their parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors, children are too often the victims in dangerous crashes and are made to suffer the… read more

Will my dental injuries be covered after a car accident?

Suffering a dental injury during a car accident is easy to do, especially if you’re rear-ended or a T-bone accident causes you to hit the steering wheel with your mouth. You should be able to recover damages for the dental injury caused by your car accident if you can prove the crash caused the loss.  Common… read more

How can I pay my bills while waiting for a car accident settlement?

If you’ve been in a car accident, it’s critical that you seek medical attention right away—not only for your health but for any personal injury claim you may file later. However, for many people, determining how to pay for the medical bills associated with the crash can be worrisome. It may take some time to… read more

Should I see a doctor if I was involved in a car crash?

In 2017, there were 6.4 million car accidents that occurred on American roads. In some cases, the drivers and passengers involved in those accidents were able to walk away from the crash unharmed. But nearly 1.9 million people suffered injuries requiring medical care, time away from work, and lifestyle changes. While it’s common for adults… read more

10 Things You Should Do After A Car Accident

According to car accident statistics, the typical driver in the U.S. will be involved in a motor vehicle accident every 17.9 years. This means that over the course of a normal driving lifetime, you can expect to have 3 to 4 collisions. Since 25%-30% of all vehicle collisions result in injury (or death), chances are… read more

Should You Speak With Insurance Adjusters After A Car Accident?

When you are involved in a car accident, it is typically an insurance company that provides compensation for your medical bills and property damage. Either the at-fault driver’s insurance company or your own will investigate your claim and determine the amount of compensation if any. The agency will send an adjuster to discuss your case… read more

Do I have to appear in court if I file a car accident claim?

After a car accident, victims have a lot of decisions to make, including whether to pursue a legal claim against the person responsible for their injuries. Victims may hesitate to file a claim because they’re unsure of their rights, they fear legal action will be expensive or time- consuming, and, in some cases, they worry… read more