Maintaining a safe environment free from serious safety risks is an important responsibility for property owners. When it is not possible to address or fix a safety risk, property owners should provide adequate warnings or signs that caution visitors.
A stretch of dangerous road in Alabama was the site of a recent deadly car accident. According to authorities, the head-on collision resulted in two deaths and at least one possible injury. Police are still investigating the car wreck, but that does not mean that it is too early for the victims' family to begin exploring options for a wrongful death claim.
A police chase in Baldwin County, Alabama may have led to a deadly, head-on accident that left five people dead. Of those who passed away, three were in the vehicle fleeing Alabama authorities, and two were in the SUV struck by the fleeing vehicle. For the surviving family members of those two vitcims, pursuing compensation through a wrongful death claim might be helpful for addressing emotional and financial damages.
For motorists to navigate the Alabama roads safely at this time of the year requires experience. Unfortunately, experience is something Opelika teenage drivers do not have, making them exceptionally vulnerable. Many personal injury lawsuits follow auto accidents that were caused by errors made by inexperienced teenage drivers. The best way for young drivers to gain experience is to have a parent or guardian to ride with them and monitor their progress.
Unexpectedly losing a loved one is devastating for a family. What you might not have realized before is that most Alabama families are not only left behind to grieve, but also to shoulder the burden of related financial damages. Although no amount of money can undo what has already occurred, successfully pursuing a wrongful death claim can help you handle any unexpected costs.
A tragic accident involving a school bus left one person dead and nearly a dozen others injured. An Alabama high school football team was on its way home from an away game when the bus they were traveling in hit another vehicle. These types of accidents often cause much more than physical harm, and surviving victims tend to deal with long-lasting emotional trauma, which can sometimes be addressed through the successful actions of a personal injury claim.
The driver who allegedly caused a fatal accident on Alabama Highway 67 also died in the tragic collision. One other person was killed in the wreck and another suffered serious injuries. Although there is some confusion about the subject, victims of devastating car wrecks can still pursue compensation through personal injury claims even if the negligent driver was also killed in the accident.
Whether out of necessity or by choice, biking is a healthy and affordable mode of transportation. Unfortunately, if you are an avid cyclist in Alabama, then you know that there are also some downsides. Perhaps the biggest drawback is that many drivers in passenger vehicles are often unwilling to share the road safely with pedestrians and bicyclists. If you were hit by a negligent driver and are struggling with your recovery, a personal injury claim could be right for you.
The idea that distracted driving is dangerous is not new. Most Alabama drivers understand just how much a risk they are taking when they pick up a cell phone while they are behind the wheel, but a large portion of people continue to do so anyway. When these drivers cause serious accidents, their victims may be able to seek compensation through a personal injury claim.
Whether for the sensation of the air rushing past them or the feeling of freedom on an open road, for some people in Alabama there is nothing better than riding a motorcycle on a perfect summer day. There may not be anything more dangerous, either. Although most motorcyclists are incredibly focused on safety, drivers of larger motor vehicles rarely have the same focus, putting you at risk for a serious injury, which is eligible for compensation under personal injury law.