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Car Accident Lawyers Provide 9 Ways to Prevent an Accident

Posted on Fri Dec 10, 2021

The Holidays are a time of year when motor accidents increase tremendously. Follow these nine steps to prevent a car accident while you're traveling over the Holidays.

So you think you have "full coverage" auto insurance?

Posted on Tue Nov 16, 2021

Liability coverage, which pays for injury to another motorist or damage to another car. Alabama requires that drivers have a minimum amount of $25,000 in liability coverage.

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Alabama? Short Answer: No.

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Alabama? Short Answer: No.

Posted on Fri Aug 13, 2021

As a motorcyclist stuck in Alabama traffic, you may have asked yourself, “Is lane splitting legal in Alabama?” Warren & Simpson have the answer.

Alabama Bicycle Laws and Personal Injury Compensation

Alabama Bicycle Laws and Personal Injury Compensation

Posted on Sat Aug 07, 2021

Are you a victim of a bike accident? This guide by Warren & Simpson shows how Alabama bicycle laws decide on claims and how you can file for damages.

Here’s What You Need to Know about Medical Bills After a Car Accident

Posted on Tue Jul 13, 2021

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, you are likely facing substantial medical bills. While you will have to pay these bills initially if the accident was caused by another driver their insurance company should eventually reimburse you.

How long do you have to sue someone in Alabama?

Posted on Tue Jul 06, 2021

The time limit for filing a personal injury lawsuit is two years from the date of your accident. However, there are exceptions to the two-year rule. To be safe, call Warren & Simpson at 256-539-7575 for a free consultation with an accident and injury lawyer.

What does an umbrella insurance policy cover?

Posted on Mon Jul 05, 2021

Umbrella insurance provides extra coverage over and above your existing liability limits and pays out once your main liability coverage has been exhausted. Are umbrella insurance policies worth it? Typically, you'll pay around $150 to $300 annually for $1 million in umbrella coverage, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

What is full coverage auto insurance?

Posted on Sun Jul 04, 2021

Full coverage means that your car is fully covered. It does not mean that you and your passengers are fully covered. I cannot tell you how many times I have asked a new client for their insurance information and they replied, “I have full coverage.”

6 Texting and Driving Statistics You Probably Don’t Know

Posted on Sat Jul 03, 2021

The most recent complete data is from 2019. More than 3,100 people were killed, and more than 400,000 individuals were injured as a result of distracted driving. In Alabama, car accidents account for a large number of annual deaths (21.3 per 100,000).

7 Things You Should Do After a Car Accident

Posted on Thu Jul 01, 2021

Gasoline spilling onto the pavement, smoking vehicles, and busy oncoming traffic are examples of dangerous situations existing after a car crash. Never try to push overturned cars back onto their wheels or drive a wrecked car away from the scene.

9 Important Questions to Ask When Hiring an Accident and Injury Lawyer

Posted on Tue Jun 29, 2021

Life can suddenly change drastically because of the negligence of someone else. Whether it's injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident, poorly maintained property, or an industrial accident, you should never have to pay for someone else's negligence.

What Hit and Run Victims Must Know About Insurance Coverage

What Hit and Run Victims Must Know About Insurance Coverage

Posted on Mon May 24, 2021

As the victim of a hit and run, you may be wondering if your liability insurance will provide compensation. Warren & Simpson has the answers for you.

What to ask before hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted on Mon May 10, 2021

Finding an experienced personal injury lawyer in Huntsville, Alabama, can feel like a daunting process. Here are three key items to consider when searching for an injury lawyer in Huntsville, Alabama.

Car Accident Knee Injury: Risks, Treatment, Legal Options

Posted on Fri Apr 23, 2021

In 2018, 159,925 car accidents and 47,419 related injuries occurred in Alabama, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation. And, as one study found, roughly 10% of those injuries were knee injuries.

Ringing in Ears (Tinnitus) After Car Accident: Legal Action

Posted on Tue Apr 13, 2021

You have found yourself a victim of a car accident and are experiencing not only the emotional effects but the physical effects as well. Back, neck, and head injuries are common. It is best to see a doctor at the emergency room or urgent care to check you over for any issues resulting from the car accident.

Memory Loss After a Car Accident: Causes and Legal Options

Posted on Thu Mar 04, 2021

When a careless driver crashes into your vehicle, they take away your physical safety and sense of wellbeing. But what if the accident they caused took something more from you? What if your car accident took away your memory?

Making a Claim for Property Damage in a Car Accident in Alabama

Posted on Fri Jan 22, 2021

The average American driver can expect to be in at least three or four car accidents during their lifetime, and most accidents involve property damage. However, suing for property damage after a car accident can be tricky.

Spine Injuries from Car Accidents: Legal Options to Take

Posted on Fri Jan 22, 2021

Between 2015 and 2020, the United States saw nearly 18,000 spinal cord injuries each year, according to the University of Alabama’s National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. A staggering 38.6 percent of those injuries were the result of a car accident.

Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer for Property Damage?

Posted on Thu Jan 07, 2021

An Alabamian was in a car accident every three minutes and 18 seconds in 2019, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation. In addition to bodily injury, property damage is often a result of these collisions. And if you have ever had your car repaired before, you know how quickly property damage costs in car accidents can add up.

How Does the Alabama Hospital Lien Statute Work?

Posted on Thu Jan 07, 2021

Getting injured due to the negligence of another driver is bad enough. The hospital took your Medicare, Medicaid, TriCare, or private health insurance information when you were admitted. Now, you have received a bill for what you thought your insurance covered. This bill is also known as a hospital lien. What do you do now?

Who Pays for a Rental Car in a Not at Fault Accident?

Posted on Tue Jan 05, 2021

It wasn’t your fault. The other driver caused the accident that destroyed your car and possibly injured you. But now, you are left to deal with the consequences: How will I get to work? How will I pick up my kids? How will I get to the grocery store?

Why You Need Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Posted on Sat Jun 27, 2020

If you’re in an accident and the other driver is uninsured or doesn’t have enough insurance, will you be covered? If you have uninsured/underinsured motorist protection (UM/UIM), the answer is probably “yes.” Many auto insurance industry experts recommend choosing this option. You might think that because your state requires auto insurance, most people have it.