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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  October 27, 2023

Alabama Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Before you ride a motorcycle in Alabama as an operator or passenger, make sure you understand the state’s helmet laws. Alabama has a universal helmet law, meaning that all motorcyclists and their passengers are required to wear helmets at all times. Riding a motorcycle without a helmet could lead to a citation. More importantly,...
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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  October 16, 2023

Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

Any type of car accident has the potential to inflict serious and life-altering injuries on those involved. The human body often cannot withstand the gravitational forces exerted upon it in a motor vehicle collision. However, certain types of car accidents are more dangerous than others. The deadliest vehicle collisions in Birmingham can often be...
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  October 2, 2023

Property Damage and Injuries to Others as a Result of an Auto Accident

Table of Contents Factoids About Car Accident Property Damage Defining Property Damage in Auto Accidents Types of Property Damage Injuries to Others in Auto Accidents Legal and Insurance Perspectives on Auto Accidents Connect with Drake Injury Lawyers for Legal Guidance Did you know that an estimated 6 million car accidents occur in the U.S....
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  September 13, 2023

How Long Does an Accident Report Take

Table of Contents The Accident Reporting Process Explained Factors Influencing the Time Taken for an Accident Report How Long is an Accident Report in Alabama Why Delays Occur and How to Expedite the Process Every day, countless accidents occur on roads, in workplaces, and in various other settings. Each of these incidents, whether minor...
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  August 20, 2023

Understanding the Deposition Process for Car Accidents

Being deposed can be intimidating if unfamiliar with how the deposition fits into accident proceedings. As an information-gathering tool, depositions require plaintiffs to recount details surrounding the crash under oath so defense counsel can assess claims. Having experienced personal injury attorneys prepare clients on what to expect removes stress. At Drake Injury Lawyers, we...
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  August 20, 2023

Should I Get a Lawyer for a Minor Car Accident

After even low-speed, "minor" collisions, the path to fair claim resolution is seldom simple and predictable. Despite initially cooperating on insurance claims, liable parties often reverse course and deny reasonable reimbursement requests once the dust settles. Having experienced counsel in your corner from the outset of the process provides reassurance and leverage to secure...
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  August 20, 2023

Average Payout for Nerve Damage from a Car Accident

The often-invisible nature of traumatic nerve injuries sustained in automobile collisions frequently conceals their ultimate severity until weeks after accidents, once unremitting pain, motor dysfunction, and activity loss manifest. Understanding common payout ranges for permanent or long-term nerve damage is key both for injury victims facing lifelong medical needs and attorneys tasked with securing...
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  August 17, 2023

When is a Rear-End Collision Not Your Fault?

The majority of collisions, or about 29% of all collisions, are rear-end collisions, which also cause a sizable number of injuries and fatalities each year according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Determining fault in a rear-end collision is not always as straightforward as just blaming the rear driver. Circumstances like sudden...
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  August 17, 2023

What Happens When a Car Accident Claim Exceeds Insurance Limits

When injured victims' rightful compensation amounts surpass the automobile liability coverage held by at-fault drivers, complexities arise in attempting full recovery. Determining available insurance assets, evaluating realistic settlement ranges given limits, understanding negligence liability beyond policies, and skillful car accident lawyer negotiation become critical for maximizing compensation from underinsured parties. In this article, Whit...
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Posted by Mary Bruce  |  August 17, 2023

PTSD from a Car Accident: Recognizing and Understanding the Symptoms

PTSD, which stands for post-traumatic stress disorder, is a serious condition that can develop after terrifying events like violent auto accidents. Sufferers involuntarily relive the trauma through intrusive memories, nightmares, and anxiety that won’t subside over time. According to the National Center for PTSD in the United States, 5% of adults (or 5 out...
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