Entries by M. Adam Jones & Associates

How Contributory Negligence Works in Alabama

When someone gets injured as a result of another party’s negligence, they are usually entitled to monetary damages to cover their losses. In states like Alabama, however, things can get more complicated for plaintiffs because the state applies the “contributory negligence” legal standard. Only a handful of states still use this doctrine, and it definitely […]

Internal Injuries That Can Occur in Accidents

Thousands of people are injured in accidents every day. Some injuries are apparent right after the crash, but in many cases, the symptoms of an injury do not show up until later on. This is frequently the case with internal injuries. Internal injuries are often not able to be detected by an external medical exam, […]

What Happens if you are Involved in a Crash with a Company Vehicle?

Auto accidents that involve commercial vehicles are typically far more complicated than those that involve personal cars. First there is the question of who is responsible for the crash and any injuries and other losses that are sustained. This could be one of several different parties, including the driver of the company vehicle, their employer, […]

Safe Driving Tips for Holiday Travel

The holidays are just around the corner, and this is the time of year when people are out and about to go shopping, attend holiday gatherings, and visit with loved ones. This year will be different because of COVID-19, and it is likely that some who would normally be out during this time of year […]

Tips for Avoiding Sun Glare Accidents

When the fall arrives, daylight savings time ends and the days start getting shorter. One of the challenges for drivers (with the shorter days) is dealing with sun glare during peak driving hours. While driving to work in the morning, for example, it is not uncommon to get hit with a blast of bright sunlight […]

Do I Need a Lawyer for a No-Doubt Liability Claim?

In many car accident cases, there are complicating factors that make it difficult to determine who was at fault. There are other cases, however, when the facts are pretty straightforward, and it seems clear that one of the drivers is at fault. Sometimes referred to as “no doubt liability” cases, these are cases in which […]