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Mobile, Alabama – The birthplace of Mardi Gras

Mobile is the third most populous city in Alabama, the most populous in Mobile County, and the largest municipality on the Gulf Coast between New Orleans, Louisiana, and St. Petersburg, Florida. The city gained its name from the Mobile tribe that the French colonists encountered. Mobile is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the United States and has the oldest celebration, dating to the early 18th century during the French colonial period. Mobile had a population of 195,111 in 2010. It's major industries are medicine and research, retail trade, aerospace, construction and manufacturing.

Pensacola, Florida - The cradle of naval aviation

Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle and the county seat of Escambia County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 51,923. Nicknamed "The City of Five Flags", Pensacola has a diverse history, having flown at various times under the flags of Spain, France, England, the Confederate States of America, and the United States. It is the home to the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Museum of Naval Aviation, a fact which earned Pensacola its alternate nickname: the "Cradle of Naval Aviation". To help residents and visitors alike, the State of Alabama government site provides a high-quality site with road conditions, weather conditions, and maps. You can go here to get current weather conditions in Mobile. For residents and travelers in Pensacola, there is really good information at the City of Pensacola site.

In Accident Data Center, find information on recent Mobile and Pensacola accidents here:

Major hospitals in the Mobile-Pensacola area:

Providence Hospital - Mobile;

University of South Alabama Medical Center - Mobile;

Springhill Medical Center;

Sacred Heart Health System - Pensacola;

West Florida Hospital - Pensacola;

Baptist Health Care - Pensacola.

When someone is injured in an accident in the Mobile-Pensacola region, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Mobile-Pensacola

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Mobile-Pensacola, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Mobile-Pensacola personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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Legal Resources

Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL

Alabama man convicted of state’s first texting-while-driving manslaughter case

Sometimes people are involved in automobile accidents and the use of a cell phone is a cause or a factor in the accident. If you have been in an automobile accident and you believe that the other driver was using a cell phone when the accident occurred, you should take the following steps...

Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL

Guardrail dangers

All across the United States, there currently exists a potentially defective end cap installed on guardrails (called the guardrail terminal) – this is an endcap called the “ET-Plus” manufactured by Trinity Industries. This end cap does not collapse when a car impacts it, but rather has the potential to cut the car into pieces and the rails have speared through the driver or passenger-side doors, into seats and through the vehicle floors.

Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL

CDL Truck Drivers Must Use USDOT Certified Medical Examiner To Reduce Truck Accidents

New regulations mean that now CDL drivers must have their examinations done by medical professionals trained specifically on what to look for in drivers. A USDOT medical exam assesses a number of conditions that could affect a driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle they are driving. Go here to learn more about these regulations and how they will improve safety on our roads.

Most recent accident reports

A driver who who led deputies on a chase that resulted in a fatal wreck in Foley on Wednesday is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
City: 
Foley, AL
Type: Car Accident

Alabama Department of Public Safety officials say a Theodore woman has died in a three-car crash on Alabama 217.

Date: 
Monday, April 14, 2014
Roadway: 
Lott Road
City: 
Semmes, AL
Date: 
Friday, March 28, 2014

A Pensacola teenager died Monday after suffering severe injuries in a car crash last week, a news release from the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Type: Car Accident
An Oklahoma State University student on spring break here was killed this morning after a pickup being driven by a drunken driver hit her, officials said.
Date: 
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Date: 
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Roadway: 
I-10
Type: Car Accident

A small plane crashed Saturday at H.L. Sonny Callahan Airport in Fairhope, sending one man to a local hospital.

Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014
Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Roadway: 
I-65
City: 
Atmore, AL

The southbound lane of Interstate 65 was closed near Atmore late Sunday after at least two people were killed and one critically injured in a multi-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler.

Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Roadway: 
I-65
City: 
Atmore, AL

A Metairie man died after his 12-foot boat capsized in the waters off Pensacola, Fla.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Roadway: 
Unknown