Trucks and tractor trailers are a common sight on the roads, especially in a bustling state like Alabama. As important as they are for the transportation of goods and materials, they are also notorious for the danger they pose to both themselves and everyone on the road around them. As a driver expected to share…

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The railroad has existed for centuries. For as long as it has been around, so have the skilled workers ensuring it runs smoothly and safely, doing everything from manning the trains themselves to performing maintenance on the tracks. This industry can be surprisingly dangerous, however, and so it is important to know both your rights…

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A car accident is never going to be a safe event, even if you’re able to walk away with minimal to no injuries. Anything that involves a giant, fast-moving metal box crashing into something else is dangerous. Not only that, but due to the sheer common necessity of vehicle transit, most people can expect to…

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While a sprain is technically a lesser injury in comparison to a proper break, it can still be incredibly painful. It’s also an injury that is fairly common amongst victims of car accidents, as all it really takes is a wrong movement or twist at the right angle. As we instinctively reach out when we…

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The coronavirus pandemic is spiraling out of control. Already, more than 300,000 people have died due to the pandemic. Over 20 million people have been infected. The strain on hospitals across the country is a serious concern. Some hospitals are to the point of considering rationing or triaging medical care to those most likely to…

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There’s been a lot of innovation and discussion about how technology can help car and truck drivers. One aim is to create self-driving cars and trucks. Another aim has been to install computer technology to help prevent accidents, take control from drivers in emergencies, monitor blind spots, and the implementation of other safety measures. It’s,…

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While Congress was negotiating what type of stimulus package to pass, consideration was given to legislation that aims to stop surprise medical bills. Lawmakers appeared to have agreed to the passage of a new law called the No Surprises Act, but the passage of the Act stalled due to the failure to pass the stimulus…

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If you drive on highways or multi-lane roads throughout the year, you probably have shared the road with many large commercial trucks, including 18-wheelers. Alabama is a prime area of the nation for trucks that deliver all types of items across the South and Southeast. A number of factors can make these big rigs quite…

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One of the most important questions that needs to be answered in the aftermath of a car accident is: who is responsible? In some cases, liability is easy to determine. For example, when a driver is speeding at 100 mph in a 35 mph zone and loses control, slamming into another vehicle from behind, the…

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