Car Accidents

Father teaching teenager how to drive

Many of us remember the thrills of learning to drive as a teenager, but teen drivers are more likely to be involved in car accidents than drivers in other age groups. That’s why road safety advocates created National Teen Driver Safety Week, which runs from Oct. 17 to 23. The…

child passenger safety awareness week

The third week of September is Child Passenger Safety Week.  Its purpose is critical: to spread awareness of the importance of children’s safety and provide a necessary reminder about some of the most vulnerable people on the road. At Stokes Stemle, LLC, we work every day to help both children…

a person drinking while driving

Even with strong laws and severe punishments in place, some Alabama drivers still get on the road when they’ve had too much to drink. And these intoxicated drivers put you in harm’s way every time they do. At Stokes Stemle, LLC, we know how quickly your life can change when…

female driver falling asleep

Drowsy driving accident statistics are harrowing: Drowsy driving is responsible for approximately 100,000 crashes annually, leading to 71,000 injuries, and more than 1,500 fatalities each year. Drowsy driving is responsible for roughly 10 percent of all accidents. A person who drives while drowsy mimics someone who is impaired by alcohol….

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…

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…

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…

a police officer in a car accident

Car accidents frequently occur on the roads of Montgomery. Unfortunately, these accidents sometimes involve a law enforcement vehicle or a vehicle driven by an on-duty police officer. Making a legal claim for compensation for a car accident is tough enough. When a police officer causes a car accident, it can…