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Posted by Editor  |  March 24, 2015

Car Accident Injuries Caused by Auto Defects

Alabama Product Liability Claims Involving Automobiles Alabama auto accident injuries are often the result of defectively designed vehicles, including but not limited to, tires, airbags, seat belts, roofs and steering systems. Under Alabama law, an automotive manufacturer must build and sell cars that are reasonably safe for foreseeable, real-world crashes. While the cause of...
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Posted by Editor  |  March 6, 2015

Car Accident Insurance in Alabama – How Much Do I Need?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rKoXD2T3ek[/embed] Alabama law requires every operator of a motor vehicle to have insurance coverage on their vehicle. This applies to automobiles, trucks, motorcycles and any vehicle that can be driven legally on the public roads. Frequent questions fielded by our auto accident attorneys include "How much do I need?" or "What kind should I...
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Posted by Editor  |  January 21, 2015

What is the Alabama Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents?

Auto Accident Claim Deadlines Alabama has a two-year statute of limitations for personal injury claims. So, if you have been injured in an auto accident, you have two years to hire an attorney and file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver. The failure to file a claim in court within the 2 year period...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

What to do After Getting Rear-Ended

What Should You Do When You’ve Been Rear-ended Rear end collisions are the most common kind of car accident, numbering about 2.5 million in the U.S. annually. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA) reports that 29.6 percent of all car collisions are rear-impact crashes. If you’ve been rear-ended, it is generally not your...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

Settling a Claim with Back & Neck Injuries

Settling Neck and Back Injury Claims Neck and back injuries are frequently the result of auto accidents, falls, or workplace accidents, and can be extremely painful, limiting bodily functions and causing significant distress. They can be soft tissue injuries—sprain and strain injuries to the muscles, tendons, and fascia—which are often caused by whiplash, especially...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

Physical Therapy vs. Chiropractic Care Following an Accident

Should You See a Physical Therapist or a Chiropractor Following an Accident Injury? Many car accident victims are unsure whether they should undergo treatment by a chiropractor or a physical therapist. In fact, both use many of the same techniques. Alabama courts have upheld the right of physical therapists to perform, among other services,...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

Making an Insurance Claim After an Accident

How to File an Insurance Claim after an Accident Accidents happen suddenly and unexpectedly. You may feel shaken up and a bit disoriented when the car you’re in is involved in a crash, but it is important to focus to the extent you are able on the steps you need to take immediately following...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

Insurance Tactics to Reduce Values of a Claim

Insurance Company Tactics Your Should Know About Before the Adjuster Calls Most people assume that insurance companies exist to offer a service for the benefit of their policyholders. While that is the picture your insurance agent will paint, if the day comes when you have a loss and need to file a claim, you...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

How Much Money Should I expect in Settling a Car Accident Claim?

How Much Money Should I expect in Settling a Car Accident Claim? No reputable lawyer will tell you at the beginning of your case what you should expect in settlement. When you are first injured, too much information is missing. Your lawyer hasn’t fully investigated the circumstances surrounding the accident and has not completed...
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Posted by Editor  |  September 25, 2014

How Long Does it Take for Insurance Companies to Pay Out Claims

How Long Will it Take for the Insurance Company to Pay My Claim? This is not as simple a question as it appears on the surface. When you’ve first been in an accident, you may find that the insurance adjuster is in a big hurry to pay your claim—and by big hurry we mean...
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