Alabama Statute of Limitations

If you were injured in an Alabama car accident, you could be entitled to seek compensation for your medical bills and other expenses through a car accident claim. However, you must prove that someone else’s negligence caused your injuries to recover the money you are owed. To prove this, you…

Injured woman

Any car accident can significantly affect your health, life, and livelihood — both immediately and in the long run. Contact Stokes Stemle, LLC today to discuss how a car accident can change your life and what you can do to protect your rights if you’ve been injured. Effects a Car…

Every personal injury claim is different based on the specific facts and circumstances surrounding each incident. However, at one point or another, almost every personal injury claim will progress through 7 similar steps on an insurance claim, which we have outlined below.  1. Initial Consultation During the initial consultation,…

a passenger in a car

When you hear about the victims of a car accident, most of the talk is geared towards the driver. It seems there is little information for injured passengers about the steps they should take after an accident and how they can pursue the compensation they deserve. At Stokes Stemle, LLC,…

two cars crashed

In some cases, a vehicle becomes so damaged in a crash that the cost of repairing it exceeds the vehicle’s actual cash value. When this occurs, car insurance companies say the car is a “total loss” or declare the vehicle “totaled.” Here’s what you need to know if the auto…

drunk man getting ready to drive in Montgomery, AL

The NHTSA estimates roughly 28 people are killed every day in the United States due to drunk driving. Due to the staggering numbers, federal transportation agencies are developing rules requiring auto manufacturers to include drunk driving detection systems designed to detect whether a driver is intoxicated. Advocates for mandatory anti-drunk…

car crash accident on road

All motorists have a duty to exercise care and caution when driving, and this is particularly important when changing lanes. If a driver fails to notice other vehicles or gauge their speed adequately, they could easily cause a devastating crash.  If you have been injured because another driver failed to…