stop sign at Dangerous Intersection in Huntsville, AL

Huntsville is a vibrant city in Alabama, and as with any thriving city, traffic can be a concern. Like other cities across the U.S., accident trends show that specific intersections tend to be more dangerous than others. For this reason, the car accident attorneys at Morris, King & Hodge, P.C.,…

Car Seat Safety

Car safety seats and booster seats can prevent your child from suffering serious injury if you are involved in a car accident. If properly used, a car seat can actually reduce your child’s injury risk by 71-82 percent, and a booster seat can cut that risk by 45 percent, according to…

Will Medicaid pay for car accident?

Medicaid is the medical insurance program for low-income residents, not to be confused with Medicare, the program for adults over the age of 65. Medicaid is taxpayer-funded, which means recipients do not have to pay a premium to receive Medicaid coverage. Each state has its own rules and regulations for…

Safe Driving for the Holidays

No matter the season, safe driving is always necessary. Around the holidays when many families travel to visit family and friends, it’s especially important to understand the steps you can take to help you get to your destination safely. Being prepared for travel on busy holiday roadways is the best…

New Car Safety Features

One consideration many consumers have when purchasing a new vehicle is what new safety features are available. Auto manufacturers have been attempting to appeal to consumers by including new features that provide additional roadway safety and peace of mind. While many new bells and whistles for the latest models have…

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…

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…

car accident

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…