Year: 2022

woman driving

Diminished value is the loss of a vehicle’s market value. Imagine a car is involved in an accident. Even if it was expertly repaired, most people would not pay the same price for a previously damaged vehicle that they would for a similar one with no history of significant repairs….

texting and driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving killed over 3,000 people and injured about 325,000 more in one recent year. In response to such staggering statistics, Alabama passed a distracted driving law in 2012. This law banned texting while driving except in certain circumstances. To learn…

Xray of scoliosis - can a car accident cause scoliosis?

Did you suffer a severe back injury in a car accident? If so, the slightest movement could cause excruciating pain, leaving you unable to work or participate in everyday activities. In addition, one common type of back condition people suffer in collisions is scoliosis, which could result in long-term complications….

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,…