July 2020

Press Release: America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys

2020-07-27T18:37:45-05:00Personal Injury Law|

America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2020 – Announcing the selection of R. EDWARD MASSEY, JR. among America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® for 2020. Selection to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional litigators for high-value personal [...]

June 2020

Pedestrian Fatalities Rising Sharply in Alabama

2020-07-12T15:39:58-05:00Bike and Pedestrian Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law|

Over the past decade, the United States as a whole has seen an astounding increase in the number of automobile accidents that resulted in pedestrian fatalities. While the combined number of other motor vehicle accident deaths not involving pedestrians rose just two percent, pedestrian fatalities spiked 53% during the 10-year period from 2009-2018! During this [...]

May 2020

How Contingency Fees Work in Personal Injury Cases

2020-07-12T15:40:00-05:00Personal Injury Law|

After any type of accident, it’s wise to consult with a local personal injury attorney. You may be eligible for compensation for your medical bills, lost time at work, property damage, and pain and suffering. During your initial consultation, you will probably hear the phrase “contingency fee” when discussing the price of retaining the attorney’s [...]

February 2020

Protecting Auto Accident Claims

2020-07-12T15:50:22-05:00Car 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 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 due [...]

August 2019

How to Avoid the Most Common Types of Car Accidents

2020-07-12T15:40:09-05:00Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Law|

If you live and work in Mobile or the Gulf Coast area, there is a good chance you commute in an automobile. There is also a good chance you have been involved in a car accident, or you most likely know people who have been in an accident. One of the most dangerous things you [...]

May 2019

March 2019

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety

2020-07-12T15:40:49-05:00Bike and Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury Law|

As spring begins and with summer right around the corner, more Alabamians will walk and bike along an increasing number of popular bicycle and pedestrian lanes and paths. Alabama Bicyclists At Greater Risk Unfortunately, Alabama gets poor grades as a place to ride a bike. The League of American Bicyclists, a bicycle advocacy group since [...]

June 2018

Holding Phones While Driving Now Illegal In Georgia

2020-07-12T15:40:50-05:00Car 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

2020-07-12T15:40:51-05:00Car 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 [...]