Author: Harvey B. Morris

Alabama Bicycle Laws

As a bicyclist, knowing and abiding by bicycle laws can be the strongest measure you can take to prevent an accident. Unfortunately, how the rules of the road apply to bicyclists is often the source of some confusion – particularly for drivers of motor vehicles. The laws that dictate how motor vehicles and bicycles should […]

Alabama Lane Splitting

As a motorcyclist, it can be tempting to take advantage of your vehicle’s size to bypass traffic by riding beside or passing between two rows of traffic in the same lane. This practice, known as lane splitting or white lining, is legal in some states. In Alabama, however, lane splitting is prohibited by law. While many […]

Our bicycle accident lawyers discuss bicycle safety in Alabama.

Alabama’s 3 foot bike law, which went into effect in 2015, was designed to give bicyclists a larger safety buffer when interacting with other vehicles on the road. The law requires motorists to leave at least 3 feet between their vehicle and a bicycle when encountering one on the road. Nowadays, more people are riding […]

Uninsured Motorist Accidents in Huntsville Alabama

Technology and automation are creeping into every aspect of human life. Technological developments are progressing such that cars could soon completely drive themselves. Consumers already can buy vehicles that have some autonomous features, like lane departure detection, collision warning systems, “smart” cruise control, and autonomous braking. Recently, U.S. News & World Report released a list of “9 Cars That […]

Motorcyclist in Alabama

Being able to share the road safely and responsibly is important for avoiding dangerous accidents. Many individuals think they know how to be mindful of other drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians on roads and highways. However, this is not always the case. Inattentive drivers are at an especially high risk of failing to notice motorcyclists on the road. […]

Our car accident lawyers report on States that are considering banning dogs in drivers' laps to curb distracted driving.

Most people know that distracted driving is a serious threat to everyone’s safety. Many agree that texting, eating, and other distractions are not acceptable. It seems like we are more aware than ever before of what constitutes a dangerous distraction. Why then is it still legal in nearly every state to drive with your pet […]

Then-20-year-old Jacqueline Saburido had dreams of one day helping her father run his air conditioning business after she finished her industrial engineering studies. She also wanted to learn to speak English, so in 1999 Jacqui moved to Texas to learn English at the University of Texas at Austin. Less than a month after arriving in […]

Car insurance is one of those products that most individuals have and too few individuals really understand. In fact, you may only think about your car insurance when you receive notification that it is time to pay your premium or your insurer sends a new proof of insurance card. However, not having car accident insurance […]

Car Accident Collage

The hours and days after a Huntsville car accident can be especially traumatizing, stressful, and confusing. What should you do? With whom should you speak? Should you sign the papers presented to you by the at-fault driver’s insurance company, or should you speak with an attorney first? Making the wrong move after a car accident […]

Uninsured Motorist Accidents in Huntsville Alabama

Most auto crashes in Alabama take place in urban areas – but most collisions involving fatalities occur on rural roads, according to data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traffic accidents killed 870 people in Alabama in 2012, with 56 percent on rural roads and 44 percent in urban areas, according to the […]