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.
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Most recent accident reports
A crash happened just after 1 p.m. in western Birmingham. Authorities said Zelma Jane Wilkes, of Bessemer, was driving her Lincoln Town Car north on Shannon-Wenonah Road.
A Cullman man was killed in a wreck Friday morning just north of Jasper, according to Alabama State Troopers.
A Cottondale woman has died at UAB Hospital in Birmingham after being seriously injured in a single-car accident outside of Tuscaloosa Saturday night.
One person was killed and another seriously injured in an 18-wheeler crash near the entrance of the Cullman Regional Medical Center this morning.
State troopers are investigating a fatal vehicle accident in Cherokee County.
A single-vehicle crash in Blount County killed a Trafford woman. Alabama State Troopers identified the woman as Lea C. Ponce, 27.
In Shelby County, a 37-year-old man was killed in an ATV crash on Saturday night. Troopers said Larry Hal Dyer Pierce Jr. was riding the ATV six miles south of Alabaster. The ATV left the roadway and overturned.
A motorist is in critical condition after his vehicle was hit by a man fleeing from police.
Authorities have released the names of two people who died as a result of a crash March 31 on Interstate 59.
A Rainbow City man is dead after authorities say he drove his car north in the southbound lane of Interstate 59 early this morning.
A Bremen man was killed Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash in Cullman County.
A Warrior woman died Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash, according to Alabama State Troopers.