Personal Injury Blog

5 Commonly Overlooked Car Accident Injuries

Why You Need to Get Medical Treatment After a Car Crash In the minutes and hours that follow a car crash, you may be unsure of whether or not you are in pain. You may be in shock, unable to determine whether you are seriously injured. Many times, car accident victims leave the scene believing… read more

What Is the “One Bite Rule” in Alabama Dog Bite Cases?

Understanding Your Rights If You Are Injured in a Dog Attack Getting attacked by a dog can be a scary and traumatizing experience. If you are bitten by a dog, you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries. It is important to consult with an experienced attorney as Alabama has several statutes regarding dog… read more

How Will a Lawyer Evaluate My Case?

Let’s say you’ve been injured in an accident, and you decide to talk with a personal injury lawyer to find out if you have a case. How does the lawyer decide whether to take your case or not? Most people have no idea what factors are used in evaluating injury cases. Hopefully this information will… read more

What Happens to Your Body in a Rollover Accident?

Being in any type of traffic accident can cause catastrophic injuries. However, some types of car accidents have a higher risk of life-threatening injuries and permanent impairments. Head-on crashes are one type of crash that can cause great bodily harm. Rollover accidents are another type of car accident that has a high risk of severe… read more

Can You Sue For A Car Accident if You Are Not Hurt?

When you are injured in a car accident, you have the right to sue the at-fault driver for damages. However, you must prove that the other driver caused the accident and you sustained damages as a result. Damages in a car accident claim may include financial damages, such as medical care costs and loss of… read more

What is the Average Settlement For a Personal Injury?

Most people want to know who much they could receive for a personal injury claim. The truth is that personal injury settlements vary greatly. Some individuals might receive a few thousand dollars for their personal injury claim. Other settlements for injury cases total six figures or more. The amount of a settlement depends on numerous… read more

U.S. Highway 431 in Alabama Ranked One of Most Dangerous in World

Alabama has several dangerous roads throughout the state. However, only one road in Alabama is known as the “Highway to Hell.” U.S. Highway 431 is ranked as one of the most dangerous roads in the world. U.S. Highway 431 – One of the Deadliest Roads in the Country U.S. Highway 431 runs through Tennessee, Alabama,… read more

3 Elements of Standing to Sue

The standing to sue is a legal principle. In basic terms, it is the right to file a lawsuit against another party. Standing does not have anything to do with the disputed issues or the facts of the case. It is merely a determination of who has the right to file a lawsuit in court. … read more

Where Are the Four Blind Spots on an 18-Wheeler?

Getting into an accident with a semi-truck is one of the greatest fears for many drivers, and rightly so. Because of their massive size and weight, an accident with a tractor-trailer is often fatal. As recently as 2019, over 4,000 individuals lost their lives in accidents with tractor-trailers. The overwhelming majority (67 percent) were passengers… read more

How Tailgating Causes Accidents and How To Stop It

Tailgating is an aggressive driving behavior that causes thousands of accidents each year. The reasons for tailgating vary, but they are all related to human error and negligence. If we could stop tailgating from happening, thousands of accidents could be avoided each year. How Common Are Tailgating Accidents? Tailgating results in rear-end collisions. A driver… read more