Car accidents happen every day on Alabama’s highways and roads. Often,
these collisions are the result of someone's careless or reckless actions.
When this is the case, and you're left dealing with extensive, life-changing
injuries, Hare Wynn is here to help. With over a century of combined experience,
our Alabama car accident attorneys have the skills, resources, and resolve
to help you pursue the maximum recovery you are owed.
We've successfully helped numerous clients navigate the legal process,
million and multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts. Our attorneys are AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
and have been recognized for outstanding plaintiffs work by
The National Law Journal,
Super Lawyers® Magazine,
U.S. News & World Report, Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, the American Board of Trial Advocates,
and many others. If you were injured in a serious car accident or lost
a loved one in a collision, our firm can help you fight for the justice
Call 855-384-6411 to speak with one of our attorneys in Birmingham about your unique situation.
We offer free initial consultations and contingent fee-based services.
Tips for Avoiding Car Accidents
According to a
study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Alabamians are nearly twice
as likely to die in a traffic accident than the rest of the U.S. population.
Why is this? Simply put, most Alabama car accidents take place on rural
roads and long stretches of highway that are far from any hospitals or
medical centers. After a serious collision occurs, every moment matters.
The longer it takes for EMTs to arrive at the scene and transport injured
individuals to the nearest hospital, the less likely it is that those
injured victims will survive.
To minimize your injuries and to reduce your chances of being in a car
accident in the first place:
Do not text or use a cell phone while driving. While texting and driving is illegal in our state, many people do not
follow the law. This is one of the leading causes of car collisions in Alabama.
Always wear a
seatbelt. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) studies have shown
that seatbelts are highly effective in reducing injuries and preventing
fatalities in car collisions. All occupants should always wear a seatbelt
while in a vehicle.
Follow posted speed
limits. Speeding is one of the leading causes of car accidents in Alabama, according
to the NHTSA. When vehicles collide at high speeds, the chance of fatality
Practice defensive driving tactics. Be aware of your surroundings, avoid aggressive or unsafe maneuvers, and
always practice caution when driving on rural roads, city streets, or
Unfortunately, car accidents are not entirely avoidable. Even the safest
of drivers cannot predict when others around them may act recklessly or
carelessly, or when a defective car part may lead to an accident. If you
have been injured or have lost a loved one in an accident caused by someone
else's carelessness or wrongdoing, our firm can help. Our Alabama car
accident attorneys can help you understand your legal options and work
to hold the responsible parties accountable. We offer compassionate guidance,
sound legal counsel, and tough representation every step of the way.
Don't struggle with the aftermath of a car accident on your own. Call Hare
Wynn in Birmingham at 855-384-6411 to find the legal help you need.