June 2020

Uninsured Motorist Coverage 101

2020-07-12T15:39:59-05:00Car 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 [...]

March 2020

Time Change Effects On Injuries & Car Wrecks

2020-07-12T15:40:04-05:00Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents, Workers' Compensation|

  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 [...]

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 [...]

January 2020

Protect Your Rights After A Car Accident

2020-07-12T15:40:06-05:00Car 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 2019

July 2019

April 2019

Alabama Anti-Road Rage Act

2020-07-12T15:40:48-05:00Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

Rep. Phillip Pettus from Lauderdale County retired in 2013 as a captain in the Alabama State Troopers, after a career spanning 25 years. Now he's applying his knowledge and experience to help push a bill he's calling the "Anti-Road Rage Act." The Bill's Details The bill's aim would be to prohibit drivers from staying in [...]

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 [...]

March 2018

Distracted Driving Accidents in Alabama

2020-07-12T15:40:52-05:00Car 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 [...]