Insurance after Car Accident in Huntsville

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you likely have concerns about how to pay for your medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, or replacement of a totaled vehicle, as well as covering lost wages and other losses. After a collision, you may start to get calls from insurance company representatives right away, and you […]

Truck blind spot causing accident

Almost 840,000 traffic accidents occur annually in the United States because of blind spots, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and 300 people are killed as a result of those accidents. Unfortunately, no vehicle is completely free of blind spots. For passenger vehicles, a blind spot is any part of the road that […]

Long Term Truck Accident Injuries

Any accident that involves a commercial truck could result in severe injuries to those involved – particularly occupants of a passenger car. Large vehicles such as 18-wheelers are enormous in size and weigh tons. Even a minor accident can lead to extensive property damage and severe injuries to drivers and passengers. In fact, because of the size […]

Truck Accident Safety in Alabama

Semi-truck accidents can result in some of the most catastrophic injuries and fatalities. These crashes occur for many different reasons. Driver negligence, heavy traffic, road construction, bad weather, poor truck maintenance, distracted driving, driver fatigue, and impaired driving are among the common causes of accidents involving tractor-trailers and other large trucks. According to the Federal […]

Aggressive Dog Attack During Summer in Alabama

The warm summer months mean more people are spending more time outdoors. With children out of school for summer vacation, more kids are running around in parks, playgrounds, and neighborhoods. It is no wonder, then, that there is a noticeable increase in dog bites during the summer. According to the New York Post, statistics show […]

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 […]

Dog Bite Lawyer Florence, AL

Additional restrictions and harsher fines are on the way for Alabama residents who own dangerous dogs. Emily’s Law, signed by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey in early March, becomes effective June 1st, 2018. Dog Attack Laws Named after Emily Colvin, who was attacked and killed by a pack of dogs in her front yard in Jackson […]

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 […]

morris king hodge scholarship winners

The law firm of Morris King & Hodge, P.C., is pleased to announce the presentation of $4,200 in scholarship money to three Alabama high school seniors who wrote about the dangers of distracted driving. Participants in the law firm’s inaugural Drivers Safety Scholarship Fund essay contest were asked to write at least 1,000 words or […]

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 […]