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 Midfield mother and her teen son have been identified as the victims in the deadly crash Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 459 in Hoover.
Authorities have identified a man killed Sunday morning after he was struck by a train in Bessemer.
Authorities have identified a man killed early today in a fiery crash in western Birmingham.
Authorities on Monday identified a man killed in a three-car crash on Interstate 20/59 during Saturday night's storms.
The victim, Allen Bradley Baughan, 28, was killed when his 2007 Ford left Alabama 79, hit an embankment and overturned, Alabama state troopers reported. The wreck occurred at 8:45 p.m. four miles south of Locust Fork.
A teenager from Brent was killed in a vehicle crash early Thursday.
A 56-year-old man from Eclectic was killed Wednesday when his pickup went down an embankment and hit a tree off Interstate 459.
A single-vehicle crash on Sunday in Chilton County claimed the life of a Prattville teenager.
Authorities have identified a man killed early Wednesday in a crash on Interstate 59.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Mitchell Ray Toombs. Toombs, 23, was from Ashville.
Two women who were riding in the back of a pickup were killed in Talladega Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler.
Pelham police say that a driver in a two-vehicle wreck has passed away from her injuries.
While police have withheld the driver's name, family and friends have identified her as 19-year-old Leslie Burnett.
A 23-year-old Piedmont man was killed in a crash Monday evening, state troopers report.
A woman was killed and a man taken into custody on suspicion of drunk driving after a head-on crash in eastern Birmingham early this morning. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Denetria Leonise Johnson.
Authorities in Calhoun County say a woman and her 7-year-old son died when their car was hit by a train in Oxford.