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 personal 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
Authorities on Tuesday released the identity of a woman killed in a crash in Bessemer.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Jonirai Wiggins, 23. Wiggins was killed Monday morning on Alabama 150.
A Maplesville man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck March 14 near Randolph.
A Gadsden Police officer assigned to the Etowah County Drug Task Force was injured in a wreck Saturday afternoon.
A Pell City man died in a single-vehicle wreck just north of Chelsea March 14.
A 92-year-old Texas man was killed Tuesday morning when he drove off of Interstate 20/59 in Tuscaloosa County and struck a tree, a representative for the Alabama State Troopers said Wednesday.
A one-car accident claimed the life of a Boaz woman tonight, bringing the total number of people killed in traffic accidents today in Etowah County to four.
A police officer and teenager are both expected to be okay after a crash Friday morning.
The incident happened just after 8:00 a.m. on Old Leeds Road near Shades Valley High School.
Authorities arrested three people on Tuesday night after a vehicle pursuit that started in Chilton County ended when the suspect vehicle crashed into a home in Calera.
Traffic volumes are slowly decreasing after a serious wreck along Interstate 20/59 westbound in Tuscaloosa County.
The wreck occurred about 5 p.m. Friday near mile marker 77.
Recovery efforts continue today for a missing boater after a Tuesday crash on the Coosa River.
A Cullman man was killed Monday when his car left the road and hit a tree near Vinemont.
Levi Daniel Williams, 31, died in the wreck around 6:15 p.m. off County Road 1354 three miles east of Vinemont, according to the report.
A man was struck and killed along Interstate 59 southbound Tuesday morning after he removed a ladder from the roadway, police said.
The crash occurred about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday near the Oporto-Madrid Boulevard interchange.
Two people, later identified as Allan and Cali Campbell, are dead tonight after a plane crashed near Trussville overnight. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane was a Cessna 210.