car accident property damage

If you’ve been involved in a minor car accident, you might be left wondering whether you need to hire a lawyer. After all, that “nice” insurance adjuster may act like you can handle the claim on your own. But you need to be careful. Although your injuries and damage to…

back view of motorcycle driver

Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in crashes with passenger cars, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Alabama statistics show that roughly 1900 of the state’s motorcyclists were involved in wrecks in a recent year, killing 90 people and injuring 1,213 more. Staying alive means…

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According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, thousands of Alabama residents are injured and dozens are killed every year as a result of large truck accidents. Many truck accident victims are forced to deal with devastating and debilitating injuries, unexpected medical expenses, damaged vehicles, and other serious consequences after a…

drinking driving man holding alcohol bottle

Despite decades of public awareness campaigns, law enforcement crackdowns, enactment of tough DUI laws, and other efforts, drunk driving accidents remain far too common in Alabama and across the country. If you have been injured because of someone else’s foolish decision to drink and drive, you may be entitled to…

Terrified victim of a traffic collision of motorcycle with a car and policeman

If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, you may be shocked, disoriented, and concerned about what you should do next. This is a natural reaction, and that’s why the motorcycle accident lawyers at Stokes Stemle, LLC put together this step-by-step guide to help you navigate the hours, days, and…

colorful large trailer trucks

Have you suffered injuries in a truck accident in Alabama? If so, you may have the option of filing a lawsuit against the trucking company to seek compensation for medical bills, vehicle damage, pain and suffering, and other losses. Many accident victims assume that only the individual driver would be…

traffic camera in the urban

Running red lights is one of the top causes of accidents, accounting for thousands of deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year in the U.S. Because this is such a serious problem, cities across the country have started to add more and more traffic cameras to promote safety…

Wrongful Death report with a gavel and pencil

The loss of a loved one is devastating for surviving family members. Sometimes, the suffering and grief can prevent them from taking action against the individual or party responsible for their loved one’s death. In these situations, it is best to contact an experienced wrongful death attorney to help you…

Drowsy driving trucker in Alabama

Truck driver fatigue is a major contributor to truck accidents, which are incredibly dangerous. Federal regulations allow truck drivers to drive up to 11 hours at a time with breaks. However, studies have indicated that many truck drivers regularly violate these regulations and work longer than allowed.  Driving while fatigued…