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Car Accident Claims in Alabama

Many people drive safely, obeys laws and still end up in an accident. Three common car accident claims are negligence, product defects and road designs. Our attorneys are trained in all three claim types and know what they need to do to prove your case. We are committed to getting you the maximum amount of money you are owed.

Negligence

Negligence is the most common type of car accident claim. For negligence, your attorney must prove that the defendant failed to meet a reasonable standard of care and this negligence is what caused the accident.

Common examples of negligence are:

  • Intoxicated drivers
  • Distracted drivers
  • Failing to use vehicle equipment properly (ex. Failing to signal when turning)
  • Failing to obey traffic laws

Product Defects

If you or the other driver’s vehicle had a defect that contributed to or caused the accident you can claim product defect or manufacturer liability. In these scenarios, regardless of who was at fault, the product’s manufacturer can be held liable for any injuries resulting from the accident.

Common defective parts that can cause accidents are:

  • Airbags
  • Brakes
  • Accelerators
  • Seat belts

Road Design

Roads are built and regulated to ensure a safe driving experience. If your accident was caused by faulty construction, improper signage of unsafe maintenance you could be eligible for compensation.

Common examples of road design are:

  • Improper signage
  • Incorrect barriers and guardrails
  • Unsafe embankments
  • Dangerous surfaces

Alabama Car Accident Attorneys

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, call our experienced attorneys today! We have the expertise to know what claim best fits your case and how to make sure you get the maximum amount of money you are owed.