Car accidents happen often on the streets of Alabama. In 2017, state crash statistics reported one traffic accident every 200 seconds. Drivers have a greater than one-in-three chance of getting injured or dying in auto accidents in Alabama. At Drake Law Firm, we may not be able to prevent car accidents, but we can help victims recover after serious collisions. If you have been in any type of auto accident in Anniston, Alabama, contact our local law firm for a free initial consultation about your rights.
Why Choose Drake Law Firm?
- We have won over $100 million in recovery awards on behalf of past clients.
- We have a claims success rate of around 99%.
- We are a full-service personal injury and auto accident law firm.
- We are happy to meet clients at their homes or hospitals if they cannot come to us.
- We are always honest, transparent and upfront with our clients.
- We operate our firm on a contingency fee basis, with no costs unless we win.
Why You Need an Attorney
If you have minor injuries and property damages, you may be able to secure a fair amount from the at-fault party’s insurer without an attorney’s assistance. If, however, you have major injuries that have affected your life, an insurance company may make it difficult to obtain fair compensation. Insurance companies will use defensive tactics to try to minimize their liability for clients’ damages. Hiring a car accident attorney can help you combat these tactics and obtain a fair amount for your life-changing damages. Your lawyer will make sure you do not settle for a lower amount than your injuries demand.
What Caused Your Car Accident?
Driving safely and prudently takes dedicating 100% of one’s attention to the road, 100% of the time. Distracted driving is a common cause of injury and fatal collisions. Someone texting and driving is about 23 times more likely to cause an accident than someone who is not. Other common causes of crashes in Anniston also have to do with driver errors.
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
- Aggressive driving
- Making unsafe lane changes
- Red-light and stop-sign running
- Ignoring traffic rules and rights-of-way
- Failing to maintain a safe vehicle
Some accidents in Anniston arise from nondriver-related causes. These include accidents from defects in the roadway, such as potholes and equipment left behind during construction projects. It is the city’s responsibility to maintain reasonably safe roadways. Other serious car accidents can arise from vehicle defects, such as weak tires or malfunctioning brake systems. Vehicle makers may be accountable for these collisions. The attorneys at Drake Law Firm can help you identify the at-fault party for your auto accident.
Compensation for Car Accident Cases in Alabama
An auto accident can cause many damages, from totaling your vehicle to giving you long-term disabilities. It is important to hire a lawyer to assist you with the claims process if you wish to obtain maximum compensation for your economic and noneconomic losses.
- Past and future hospital bills
- Rehabilitative medical care
- Losses of income
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Property/vehicle repairs
- Punitive damages
A successful car accident claim in Anniston could lead to reimbursement for many damages from the at-fault driver or another party. Drake Law Firm can help you go up against a negligent driver, product manufacturer, property owner, government entity and/or other parties in pursuit of fair compensation.
Contact a Car Accident Lawyer in Anniston
The steps you take after a serious car accident can change your future. Prompt legal action with assistance from a car accident lawyer could help you recover the compensation you require to treat your injuries and move forward with more comfort and confidence. Speak to our attorneys today about your recent wreck. Call (205) 970-0800 or contact us online to request a free consultation near you.