woman in red jacket holding her head after a car accident

Car accidents frequently occur on Alabama roadways, and they often result in significant injuries. Internal bleeding from a car accident is one of the potentially life-threatening effects of a collision. Understanding the symptoms of internal bleeding after a car accident could be critical to your health. How Car Accidents Can Cause Internal Bleeding Can you […]

Drunk man driving a car with a bottle of beer at the night.

Intoxicated drivers put themselves and others at risk of life-altering accidents. Encountering a drunk driver on the road in Alabama can be highly stressful and concerning. Knowing how to report drunk drivers can help you protect yourself and others from devastating drunk driving accidents. Recognizing Signs of Drunk Driving Drunk drivers may exhibit characteristic behaviors […]

Three women happily riding in the bed of a truck on a rural dirt road.

For some adults, riding in the back of a pickup truck bed brings back fond childhood memories. The feel of the road and the breeze in your hair can be thrilling, but is it legal to ride in the back of a pickup truck?   Passengers in a truck bed could get severely injured in a […]

Stethoscope, calculator, and money lying on top of health insurance paperwork

If you suffered a personal injury caused by someone else’s negligence, you can seek compensation from the at-fault party’s insurance company. Depending on the accident that hurt you, it could be an auto insurance, homeowner’s insurance, renter’s insurance, or business liability insurance claim. While your lawyer works to resolve your case and secure financial compensation, […]

large truck accidents in Florence, AL

It’s challenging to say what percentage of backing-up accidents involve large trucks, as safety agencies like the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) don’t provide detailed data on backing accidents. However, the Alabama Department of Transportation has some useful backing accident statistics. A recent report indicates that 442 truck crashes in one year (roughly 4.2 […]

Foster Gregory

The law firm of Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. is pleased to announce Foster Gregory has joined our firm as an associate attorney. Foster graduated from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia and completed much of his final year of law school as a transient student at Vanderbilt University School of Law. He […]

Car driving on an empty road with left safety light turned on to turn to the left

Did you recently suffer injuries in a left-turn accident in Alabama? If so, you might wonder who will pay your medical bills, lost income, and other crash-related expenses. The answer will depend on who is at fault. Alabama Laws on Left Turns in Traffic  The Code of Alabama includes several statutes that pertain to how […]

car at a red light with bicyclists to the right of it

Some cities in the United States and worldwide prohibit drivers from turning right at a red light. But can you make a right turn on red in Alabama? Alabama state law follows the general practice in the U.S. of allowing motorists to turn right on a red light after first stopping at the intersection to […]

dark colored car rear ended yellow truck on road

It’s important to always keep a safe distance behind the vehicle in front of you in traffic. When you don’t, your risk of getting in an accident goes up. But this is especially true when driving behind a large commercial truck. Failure to maintain a safe following distance can lead to potentially catastrophic accidents that […]

car going wrong way on interstate

Wrong-way accidents occur for a variety of reasons, and they’re some of the most severe collisions that happen on Alabama roads. How common are wrong-way accidents, and why are they so uniquely dangerous? Facts and Figures on Wrong-Way Accidents in Alabama How many accidents result from wrong-way drivers? According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, […]