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, […]

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 […]