November 2018

Time Change Effects On Car Wrecks

2018-11-02T14:18:49+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

  It’s time once again to give the clocks an hour’s nudge! Daylight Saving Time was implemented nationwide and standardized in 1966 as a means to save energy used in lighting. However its usefulness is now being called into question more and more as cultural shifts have changed the way we use energy, particularly with [...]

October 2018

Halloween Scary Facts & Safety Tips

2018-10-26T11:41:37+00:00October 26th, 2018|Bike and Pedestrian Accidents, Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents|

  Halloween brings about sights and thoughts of haunted houses, ghosts & goblins, and spooky stories around the campfire. Celebrated every October 31st, it’s one of the most popular holidays with an estimated 41 million potential trick-or-treaters participating in 2017 alone. While most of the day is full of make-believe characters, and most of the [...]

August 2018

Protecting Auto Accident Claims

2018-08-09T11:35:16+00:00August 9th, 2018|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Truck Accidents|

  The Alabama DOT estimates about a 98% chance of being involved in a motor vehicle accident in your lifetime. And based on 2016 accident data, typical drivers in Alabama, over their lifetimes, have greater than a one in three chance of involvement in an injury or fatal crash. If you have injuries or expenses [...]

June 2018

Uninsured Motorist Coverage 101

2018-06-23T17:22:55+00:00June 20th, 2018|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

After meeting with yet another client today and giving her the news that the driver who caused her car accident had no liability insurance, I felt compelled to get some information out there about the most important automobile insurance coverage that no one is talking about. That coverage is called Uninsured Motorist coverage, or UM [...]

Holding Phones While Driving Now Illegal In Georgia

2018-06-22T16:38:37+00:00June 12th, 2018|Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Truck Accidents|

Beginning July 1, 2018, it will be illegal for anyone to hold a phone in their hands - or support the phone with any other part of their body - while operating a motor vehicle. Passed by the Georgia legislature as H.B. 673, and signed by Governor Nathan Deal, the law known as the "Hands [...]

May 2018

RECALL ALERT: Fiat Chrysler Cruise Control May Not Turn Off

2018-06-22T16:38:38+00:00May 29th, 2018|Car Accidents, Defective Products, Personal Injury Law|

Fiat Chrysler announced it is recalling approximately 5 million vehicles due to a defect which could make it possible for drivers to be unable to turn off the cruise control. The identified issue could also cause the vehicle to speed up unexpectedly. Do Not Use Cruise Control On Affected Models Fiat Chrysler advises that drivers [...]

March 2018

Distracted Driving Accidents in Alabama

2018-06-22T16:38:42+00:00March 8th, 2018|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

In 2017, the Legislature made it illegal to text while driving. The schedule of fines shows how serious the lawmakers are about this deadly epidemic: First offense, $25; second offense, $50; third and subsequent offenses, $75. Compare these fines to the $300 fine for littering. Litter does not kill, but distracted drivers do. It is [...]

Uninsured Motorists Coverage – Are You Protected?

2018-10-23T15:41:35+00:00March 1st, 2018|Car Accidents, Truck Accidents|

A bad accident could become a lot worse if the at-fault driver is one of the 18.4% of Alabamians who don’t have liability insurance. You may need money to repair or replace the car, pay medical expenses, and pay for lost time at work. If the other driver can’t pay, you’ll be very glad you [...]

February 2018

Protect Your Rights After A Car Accident

2018-06-22T16:38:43+00:00February 12th, 2018|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

Car accidents disrupt lives, whether temporarily or for the duration of the injured person’s life. Residents and non-residents involved in an automobile accident in Alabama must follow state rules and regulations. This article contains important requirements and also helpful hints based on our experience representing people involved in automobile accidents in Alabama. Safety First After [...]

November 2017

4 Things To Do After an Accident

2018-06-22T16:38:48+00:00November 8th, 2017|Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law|

After an accident, getting immediate, proper medical treatment by professionals should be everyone's first priority. But after being treated and stabilized, what steps should be taken next? The attorneys at Clay, Massey & Associates, P.C., have helped thousands of victims receive the compensation they deserve, but our strongest cases have had the most supporting evidence. [...]