According to a report released by the Alabama Department of Public Safety, there were more than 848 fatalities on the roads of Alabama in 2009, with approximately 123,000 accidents occurring during this same time period.
Despite recent advancements from auto manufacturers in the area of motorist safety and accident avoidance technology, many automotive accidents still create serious personal injuries for those involved.
If you or someone you love has suffered injuries in an auto accident that was caused due to the negligence of another driver, that injury victim may be eligible to receive compensation for all of the costs associated with the repair and recovery of those injuries.
To find out how we can help, simply fill out the “Free Case Evaluation” form located to the left.
Common Causes of Car Accidents
Due to the volume of vehicles on the roads of Alabama, there can be a variety of causes that contribute to motor vehicle accidents however, over time there has proven to be some types of crashes that occur more frequently.
Some of these include:
- Negligent drivers
- DUI / DWI
- Driver fatigue
- Bad weather
- Texting and driving
- Reckless drivers
- Failure to obey traffic signals
…. And many others.
In many instances, the at-fault driver is often unaware of a pending accident and consequently, they will not be able to react to the impending collision until it is too late.
Auto Accident Types
With many auto collisions being caused by a negligent driver, there are often may different areas on a vehicle that can be hit in a crash.
Keeping this in mind, some of the most common accident types are:
- Head on crashes
- Side impact collisions
- Rear end accidents
- Side swipes
- Hit and run accidents
It’s important to note that many of these crashes involve costly repairs to both the vehicle occupants and also to the vehicles themselves.
A great number of vehicle collisions result in driver and passenger injuries. While the severity of these injuries can vary from accident to accident, there are some more-frequent types of injuries that arise in most accident cases.
These can include (but are not limited to):
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Facial damages
- Spinal cord damage
- Internal injuries
- Permanent disability
- Wrongful death
As with any serious injury, it’s always a wise decision to seek urgent medical care from a licensed medical practitioner to ensure that any injuries can be treated promptly.
Contact Our Birmingham Auto Accident Attorney Today
If you or someone you love has been injured in an auto accident that was caused by another driver, we can provide the experience to help that victim safely navigate the entire personal injury litigation process and the determination to fight for their MAXIMUM injury compensation.
With our office located in Birmingham AL we provide 100% FREE initial case reviews to auto injury victims throughout the state, including:
…. And most of the cities, towns and suburbs that surround these areas.
To find out how we can help with your injury litigation, contact us today at 1-888-CLAIM-68 (1-888-252-4668) and a member from our intake team will quickly connect you to one our auto accident attorneys.
If you would prefer to start immediately, simply fill out the “Free Case Evaluation” form located at the top of this page and we will contact you shortly – it’s strictly confidential and 100% FREE to submit.