Alabama’s New Guns in School Law
Posted in Alabama Laws on June 18, 2018.
School shootings in America have been in the news dozens of times since the beginning of this year alone. Alabama has not managed to escape the headlines. With the local and national death tolls mounting, Alabama lawmakers decided it was time to make a change. Governor Kay Ivey, with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, announced… read more
Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Coverage
Posted in Car Accidents on June 7, 2018.
Every state enforces different laws concerning car insurance, and Alabama recently enacted a minimum requirement for auto liability insurance coverage. All Alabama drivers must secure insurance coverage before registering a vehicle. If there is any lapse in coverage, the driver risks significant legal penalties. These penalties will increase if the driver gets into an accident… read more
Alabama Child Car Seat Laws
Posted in Alabama Laws on June 1, 2018.
Car seats are invaluable safety devices. Both state and federal car seat laws exist to prevent injuries to their children and avoid legal penalties. Depending on the age and size of the child, requirements for car seats vary. The Alabama Department of Public Safety enforces the state’s child car seat guidelines: Children under one year… read more
5 Way You Reduce Your Chance of Winning a Car Accident Claim
Posted in Car Accidents on May 25, 2018.
A car accident can be costly, and your best chances of recovering compensation for your losses is by filing a car accident claim against the insurance of the driver who caused your crash. Victims in an accident can do things to better their chances of receiving fair compensation – and they can do things to… read more
Alabama’s Most Dangerous Intersections
Posted in Uncategorized on February 28, 2018.
Car accidents are the leading cause of unintentional death and injury in the United States, including Alabama. However, there are some factors that may increase your risk for experiencing an accident. The state’s most dangerous intersection is right here in Birmingham, at University Boulevard and 28th Street, according to recent data from the National Highway… read more
Types of Distracted Driving and When You Can Be Pulled Over for Them
Posted in Uncategorized on February 27, 2018.
Distracted driving plays a role in many, if not most, car accidents in Alabama. Texting and cell phone use is among the most common types of distracted behavior. This practice alone contributes to 1,100 injuries and eight deaths each day in the United States, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…. read more
Who Could Be Found Liable for a Car Accident on Private Property?
Posted in Car Accidents on January 31, 2018.
Alabama’s car accident laws apply a little differently when a collision happens on private property. The same roadway rules might not apply, and there could be premises liability laws involved in your claim as well. A negligent or reckless property owner, driver, or another person could still be liable for your damages despite the accident… read more
Your Rights as a Truck Driver in AL
Posted in Uncategorized on January 12, 2018.
Truck drivers face one of the most challenging lines of work available, and as such have several legal protections to ensure their rights as employees. Every state has unique laws concerning the rights of truck drivers, and every Alabama truck driver should familiarize themselves with the laws in Alabama concerning truck driver unemployment benefits, home… read more
Legal Options for Hit and Run Victims in AL
Posted in Uncategorized on January 2, 2018.
When someone causes a car accident due to negligence, the other drivers they injure will usually seek compensation for their losses through personal injury claims. However, if an at-fault driver flees the scene, or strikes a parked vehicle and flees without leaving a note or contacting the parked vehicle’s owner, the victims may wonder if… read more
Alabama Personal Injury Law 101
Posted in Uncategorized on November 27, 2017.
Personal injury claims are some of the most commonly seen types of legal claim in the United States. Virtually everyone will at some point likely need legal services due to a personal injury claim, either as a plaintiff suing for someone else’s negligence or as a defendant fighting a charge of negligence. It’s a good… read more