Your average truck driver is unlikely to be able to pay a large personal injury judgment or settlement. If your damages exceed the value of his liability insurance policy, you could be out of luck unless you find someone richer to sue. A good lawyer will be able to scour the facts of your case to find other potential defendants.
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Birmingham - Alabama's largest city
Known as the "Magic City," Birmingham has a population of 212,113 making it the largest in the state of Alabama. It's served by several major roadways including:
- Interstate Highway 20 - The east-west connection through the northern tier of the Deep South states.
- Interstate Highway 59 - A road designed to connect Birmingham to Chattanooga and New Orleans
- Interstate Highway 65
- U.S. Route 280
Links to recent accidents in the Birmingham area
Information relating to the most recent accidents in Birmingham:
- Birmingham car accidents;
- Birmingham motorcycle accidents;
- Birmingham bicycle accidents;
- Birmingham pedestrian accidents;
- Birmingham aircraft accidents;
- Birmingham commercial truck accidents.
If you're in search of a particular accident, click on the link above to view only the type of accident you are seeking.
If someone you know has been injured in an accident, here are the major Birmingham area hospitals:
- University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham
- Brookwood Medical Center
- Princeton Baptist Medical Center
- Children's of Alabama
- St. Vincent's Health System
- Trinity Medical Center
Birmingham grief support information for accident victims
Where to find legal assistance after a Birmingham injury accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Birmingham injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Birmingham wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Birmingham injury attorney can do to help.
Accident reports by county
Most recent accident reports
One person was killed and another injured in multiple vehicle crashes on Interstate 20/59 in Birmingham.
One person was injured in a motorcycle crash that closed a portion of Crestwood Boulevard for more than an hour Tuesday afternoon.
A five-year-old girl was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Bibb County Friday evening.
A car crash in Northport Thursday night killed a woman and hurt three others, including a child, according to a representative for the Northport Fire Department.
A Jasper man was killed when his car struck a semi-truck in Graysville.
The Deputy Jefferson County Coroner stated that 49-year-old Charles Maurice Rice died at the scene of the wreck Friday.
A fuel spill resulting from an overturned 18-wheeler wreck has closed a section of Interstate 20/59 eastbound near Valley Road, according to police.
A 26-year-old Birmingham man died early Thursday after crashing into a utility pole in Bessemer, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.
Four employees at a plant in Pinson were injured Saturday afternoon in an explosion, and authorities have not yet determined the cause of the blast.
Alabama State Troopers remain at the scene where a driver died when a truck carrying frozen chickens overturned along Interstate 20/59 westbound between Vance and Tuscaloosa.
A man was killed in a wreck this afternoon in the 1800 block of U.S. 11, according to Trussville police.
Police said the victim pulled out of a shopping center parking lot when his car was T-boned by another vehicle.