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How to Hire an Alabama Injury Attorney?

Published: Apr 26, 2017 in Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be unsure about how to hire an Alabama injury attorney. Hiring the right lawyer can make all the difference in the outcome of your case and will give…

Top 10 Causes of Car Accidents in Alabama

Published: Apr 24, 2017 in Car Accidents

While improvements in crashworthiness and crash avoidance technology have made cars safer, traffic fatalities are at their highest levels in decades. A combination of economic growth and low gas prices has led to more people being on the road, which also means more mistakes that…

How to Avoid a Secondary Car Crash

Published: Apr 17, 2017 in Car Accidents

A secondary car crash occurs as a direct or indirect result of a previous (also known as primary) incident. Primary incidents are sudden and unplanned and can include anything from a cargo spill, to a rear-end collision, to a stalled vehicle. Secondary crashes tend to…

Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

Published: Apr 10, 2017 in Personal Injury

In order to recover compensation in any personal injury case, the plaintiff must prove that their injuries were caused by the defendant’s negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct. While some personal injury cases are fairly straightforward in terms of liability, more complex cases may require the…

Common Elevator Accident Injuries

Published: Apr 03, 2017 in Defective Products, Premises Liability

The nearly 1 million elevators located in commercial, residential, and retail properties across the country are a part of many people’s daily routine. In fact, elevators in the U.S. make around 18 billion trips every year and average about 20,000 passengers per year per elevator….

Railroad Crossing Accidents

Published: Mar 22, 2017 in Personal Injury

Although railroad crossings have become significantly safer over the past few decades, accidents at these sites continue to pose a danger to motorists and pedestrians. In fact, railroad crossing accidents kill more than 250 motorists and 470 pedestrians annually. Alabama is home to more than…

Birmingham Top Lawyers List Includes Belt & Bruner Attorneys

Published: Mar 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Three attorneys at Belt & Bruner, P.C., were named among the “Top Lawyers 2017” by B-Metro magazine, a ranking of the best attorneys practicing in Birmingham. Attorneys Keith “Kit” Belt, Robert “Bo” Bruner, and Drew Barnett earned spots on the list, which recognizes lawyers for…

U.S. Highway 431 in Alabama Ranked One of Most Dangerous in World

Published: Mar 17, 2017 in Car Accidents

With the seventh-highest motor vehicle accident fatality rate in the country, Alabama is one of the most dangerous states for drivers. According to a recent ranking by drivingexperiences.com, Alabama is also home to one of the world’s most hazardous roadways–U.S. highway 431. Alabama’s U.S. Highway…

How Will a Car Accident Affect My Insurance Premium?

Published: Mar 13, 2017 in Car Accidents

No one plans to have a car accident, but there is more than a 98 percent chance that you will be involved in a crash during your lifetime. The possible financial fallout and high probability of being in an accident are why most people choose…