The state of Alabama observes a “fault” or “tort” system when resolving motor vehicle accidents. If you want compensation for your injuries and damages from a car accident, you must prove that the other driver is at fault. Fault in an accident is decided by how negligent the drivers involved were. But what happens if
A car accident can result in significant economic and non-economic losses. If you’ve recently been injured in a crash, you may be entitled to damages for your harm and losses. But you must prove them both to recover compensation. To achieve that aim, you’ll need evidence. Medical records are among the most crucial pieces of
Under Alabama laws, vehicle drivers must carry automobile insurance to cover liabilities for bodily injuries, property damage and death in the event of vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, even if this is mandatory, some drivers fail to carry insurance, or they do but the coverage does not meet the limit required by the law. So, what can
Anyone can be injured in a car accident at any age, of course, but that does not necessarily mean that car accidents, on the whole, impact all age groups in the same way. For instance, unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for those who are under 54 years old, but that is more a reflection
Driving to your destination without experiencing mishaps is essential. However, at times, due to the actions of another driver, you may be denied this right. Reports from Drive Safe Alabama show that in 2020, a traffic crash was reported in the state every 3 minutes and 55 seconds. Drivers need to protect others on the road. Here
One reason for car accidents is road rage, and it’s important to note that these accidents are completely unnecessary. People sometimes perceive accidents as something that just happens or that cannot be avoided. But in a case like this, it definitely could’ve been avoided if the road rage simply didn’t take place. So why does
When two vehicles have a head-on collision, the result can be grim for you and your passengers. If another vehicle comes straight at yours, it may happen so fast that you cannot even get out of the way. The after-effects of that car or truck slamming full force into your vehicle can be almost unimaginable.
Distracted driving is a well-known safety issue, and yet it is one that many people fail to appropriately address. Plenty of people text while driving, and their only concern is the possibility of a traffic ticket if they get caught. Even those who don’t have their phones in their hands while actively driving can still
Parking spaces can be scarce, especially in larger towns and busy cities. When a road user is under pressure to meet a tight deadline, they may opt to park in a space that is far from ideal. While parking on an inclined surface can be acceptable, there is a potential for things to go wrong.
If a driver crashes into you because they somehow did not see you, you might want to start by checking if they were using their phone. Driver phone use is so widespread that it often plays a role in crashes. Yet what if it turns out they were telling the truth when they said their