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Despite the numerous safety features of modern automobiles, victims involved in car accidents still face the risk of severe personal injury or death. While advances in technology have granted consumers air-bags, crumple-zones, and anti-lock brakes to protect the occupants of a vehicle, they cannot prevent the negligent behaviors of other drivers.

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Just how common are car accidents in the state of Alabama? What are the possible injuries resulting from car accidents?  According to the Alabama Department of Public Safety, there were a total of 123,943 traffic-related accidents in 2008. As a result of these accidents, 35,615 people suffered a degree of injury, and 964 lost their lives. 

  • – About fourteen accidents occur every hour across the state.
  • – Four people suffer a form of injury in an accident every hour.
  • – More than two people die on the streets and roads of Alabama every day.

The severity of injuries suffered in a car wreck can vary a great deal. Our team of experienced auto accident lawyers has successfully represented automobile accident victims who suffered from:

Sadly, many car accidents do end fatally. Due to this, if you have lost a loved one, Our team is well-versed in wrongful death law, you need to contact an attorney as soon as possible if a fatality occurred in a car accident. Additionally, in many cases, a successful claim of wrongful death against the responsible party is the only way to recover financially from this type of accident.


While many aspects of irresponsible or unsafe driving contribute to the total number of car accidents residents of Alabama see each year, a number do cause significantly more than others. Data collected by the Department of Public Safety shows that the top contributors to all accidents in the state are:

  • – Driver not in control of vehicle
  • – Failing to yield the right of way
  • – Unseen object or person or distracted driving
  • – Following too close

Not strictly limited to accidents caused by these factors, our law firm handles a wide variety of personal injury type cases stemming from car accidents of any nature.

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Here at Wettermark Keith, no case is too big and no case is too small for our expert injury lawyers to pursue. Our top attorneys represent each client with the utmost respect, compassion, and employ the thorough legal expertise needed to make their case a success. We realize that this is likely a difficult situation for you and possibly your family and are here for you.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person in a car accident, contact our top injury lawyers today. Together we can seek a financial compensation figure that meets your needs as a victim and can continue to provide for you, long after this ordeal is over.

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When selecting clients to represent in court, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. What this means to our clients is simple: if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay anything. We choose to operate this way for the sole benefit of our clients, we want to see you obtain a successful recovery so that you can continue to carry on with your life.

Contact us today if you have been the victim of a personal injury or lost a loved one to a wrongful death. Fill out the free case evaluation form on our website and we will get back to you promptly.

If you wish to speak to us directly, feel free to call our Birmingham office or the location nearest you.

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It is only through extensive professional litigation that a successful claim of personal injury or wrongful death can be made to come to fruition.

This is precisely how our top accident lawyers operate for every client, every day.
We work hard to serve justice to those injured, one case at a time.

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