Author: Harvey B. Morris

truck speeding down highway

The massive size and weight of semi-trucks make even basic driving maneuvers like stopping far more difficult and potentially dangerous. Understanding how much room a commercial vehicle needs to come to a stop could help keep you safe while driving in Alabama. Below, we’ll discuss how truck brake systems work and how much space you […]

Logging accident on road

Were you injured in a logging accident in Alabama? If so, you might be eligible for Alabama workers’ compensation benefits to cover medical treatment and replace a percentage of the wages you lose while you recover. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may also be able to pursue a third-party injury claim if […]

Semi truck on road

Operating a semi-truck requires a great deal of training, skill, and care. Because of their immense size and weight, 18-wheelers don’t maneuver or stop like a regular passenger vehicle. Instead, truck drivers must always remain aware of their surroundings and plan ahead to safely slow down or stop their vehicles, especially when they’re in traffic. […]

two kids laughing in their car seats

Some of the most severe car accident injuries are caused by the so-called “submarine effect.” Seat belt submarining injuries occur when the force of a collision causes a driver or passenger to slide out from under the lap belt. When this happens, the unrestrained occupant could be thrown about the vehicle’s cabin or could be […]

Cars on Highway Traffic

A new highway safety report highlights several worrying trends observed throughout the United States in 2020 – many of which were likely influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS) recently released the 18th edition of the Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws report. The AHAS cited several opportunities for […]

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the nation locked down to slow the virus’s spread in March 2020. As a result, there were significantly fewer vehicles on U.S. roads and highways. With fewer cars on the roads, you would have expected fewer accidents, as well. Though that was true for some states, overall, […]

Coronavirus Lawsuits

Thousands of people have already begun filing lawsuits related to COVID-19, according to recent news reports. In some cases, businesses are suing insurance companies that deny them disaster coverage. In other instances, college students, travelers, and sports fans are filing claims against universities and businesses for charging them for services they didn’t receive when schools […]

Drunk Driving Accident Victim Samantha Thomas

Drunk Driving at 138 mph Results in Deadly Accident in Mobile, Alabama August 20, 2020 | Mobile, Alabama The father of a 24-year-old medical student who was killed in a Mobile wreck is suing the driver for her wrongful death. Harold Thomas, the father of Samantha Thomas, filed a lawsuit on August 26, 2020 in […]

medical forms

If you have been in a serious car accident, you have likely suffered significant injuries that will require extended medical care, including hospital stays, surgery, physical therapy, and prescription medication. When somebody else caused the accident, you deserve to be fully compensated for the full course of medical treatment you will need to achieve maximum […]

damaged front end of car from accident

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you could be owed compensation from the at-fault party. The types and amount of compensation will depend largely on the severity of your injuries and the impact they will have on your life moving forward. One type of compensation that car accident […]