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, […]

large truck accident lawyers

Delays that truck drivers experience due to the loading and unloading of cargo can lead to lost revenue and increase the chances that drivers will violate federal regulations to make deliveries on time. Delays could also increase the risk of truck crashes as drivers try to make up lost time on the road by speeding […]

A man in the garage is checking a motorcycle

Nothing is more exhilarating than jumping on a motorcycle and riding wherever your heart takes you. But nothing can turn that exhilaration into terror faster than a preventable collision caused by a mechanical failure. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in Alabama that was not your fault, you could receive compensation for […]

Hands on the wheel when driving at high speed from inside the car.

We all make mistakes, but a mistake on the road can be deadly. So, just how many car accidents are caused by human error? Following are some shocking statistics about driver errors and collisions. Statistics on Human Driving Errors Causing Car Crashes Indiana University conducted an eye-opening study about what percentage of car accidents are […]

Morris, King & Hodge Attorneys

The North Alabama personal injury law firm of Morris, King & Hodge, P.C., announced today that two attorneys from the firm – David J. Hodge and Joe A. King, Jr. – have each received “Lawyer of the Year” recognition from The Best Lawyers in America, a highly esteemed legal ranking organization. In addition, a total […]

warning sign laid over background of dark stormy sky

The safest way to drive in severe weather is not to do it at all. It’s always safer to wait. Still, there are times when this advice might not be practical, in which case drivers can protect themselves by learning the precautions and tips to follow when driving in fog, rain, high winds, and winter […]

Traffic Accident and insurance concept, Insurance agent working on report form with car accident claim process.

The aftermath of a car accident can be stressful and confusing. If the accident occurred on private property, you might wonder how the location affects liability. Alabama’s laws on car accidents on private property may seem intricate, but understanding your rights and responsibilities can make a significant difference in how you pursue compensation for your […]

moving van parked at curb where boxes sit

Although renting moving trucks allows people to move properties more cost-effectively than hiring a full-service moving company, many people renting moving vans don’t have the experience or skill to operate these vehicles safely. If you got hurt in an accident involving a rented moving truck in Alabama, who can you hold responsible for your crash-related […]