Allegedly intoxicated woman injures 4 in multiple accidents

A woman, who authorities say was operating her vehicle in a mentally altered state, has been arrested for causing multiple accidents that injured four people in Foley, Alabama, last Sunday. Police say that they were first notified of the accident at around 1:00 p.m., when they received multiple calls about an out-of-control driver traveling northbound down Highway 59. The woman, operating a black Chevrolet Silverado, first crashed into the back of a vehicle at County Road 12. Then, after continuingContinue reading

Takata air bag death toll rises to 11

Federal safety regulators have identified the 11th death caused by deadly Takata air bags. The fatality happened after a tragic Sep. 30 car accident where a 50-year-old woman suffered mortal wounds and later died at the hospital. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has since announced that the woman would not have died had it not been for an unrepaired Takata air bag inside her 2001 Honda Civic. According to Honda, the woman was driving one of their vehicles, whichContinue reading

Alabama first responders lauded for helping car accident victims

First responders save countless lives every year at Alabama car accident scenes. Indeed, their efforts — which so often go far above and beyond the call of duty — are the reason why numerous Alabama residents are alive today. In special recognition of the priceless contribution of first responders in Autauga County, a life insurance society recently gave out lifesaver awards to first responders at the Pine Level Volunteer Fire Department. Two of the firefighters were recognized for quick andContinue reading

Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms As A Crash-Related Serious Personal Injury

For years, serious physical personal injury remained a primary legal focus of lawyer cases involving survivors of motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). The accumulation of state information followed a like format. In the 2012 Alabama Crash Facts data report in-depth MVA crash facts pertained to the likes of: Alabama MVA Fatality Trends Incident Rankings According to Age, Gender, and other defining components Information Concerning Type of Roadway Breakdowns in Identifying Various Types of Crashes Alabama Specifics On Personal Injury and FatalitiesContinue reading

Major retailer deemed responsible for woman’s injuries

A catastrophic injury can come out of nowhere, causing devastating damage beyond what anyone would expect. These injuries create injuries that require extensive repair and are the victims will almost certainly never fully recover. While no one wants to experience this kind of loss, those who do should be compensated for their loss and suffering, even though no amount of money can undo suffering and the loss of quality of life. A jury down in Mobile recently did their bestContinue reading