Alabama law gives you the right to pursue compensation and hold the at-fault driver legally accountable if you or a loved one suffered injuries in a crash. Our Huntsville head-on collisions attorneys handle these cases regularly. We know what it takes to build a strong claim and recover fair compensation for our clients. We may be able to recover money to pay your medical bills, lost income, and other related expenses.
At the Morris Bart law firm, our lawyers offer free consultations. You can talk to a Huntsville car accident lawyer at no cost to you. We will assess your case, explain our services, and take other steps to ensure you understand your rights and next steps. There is no obligation to hire our team, and every consultation is confidential.
Morris Bart & Associates, LLC Represents Clients Hurt in Head-On Collisions
The Morris Bart law firm has more than 40 years of experience handling traffic accident cases in the Gulf South. Our attorneys fight for the compensation our clients need and deserve—and we win. We won 5,600 cases in 2021, recovering compensation for our clients through settlements and trial verdicts.
Our attorneys have the resources, knowledge, and experience you want on your side when facing serious injuries and a tough legal battle to recover just compensation. We have 15 offices in four states and serve all parts of Alabama. Our Huntsville team meets with clients and reviews cases by appointment only.
Recent car accident case results include:
- $852,845 for a crash victim suffering neck and back pain and facial fractures
- $580,000 for a client who required a cervical disc replacement after an accident
- $490,000 for a victim who suffered neck and back injuries after being hit by a commercial driver
- $475,000 for a client who endured painful neck, back, and shoulder injuries in a crash
- $450,000 for a collision victim who required surgery to address a lower back injury
The Morris Bart law firm operates based on contingency fees. There are no upfront fees necessary when you hire our team. We use firm resources to build your case and navigate the claims process. We only charge our clients after we win their cases. Our attorney’s fees come from their settlement or award. We can explain our fees and this process in detail during your initial consultation with our team.
For a free legal consultation with a Head-On Collisions lawyer serving Huntsville, call 800-537-8185
Proving Fault and Liability in a Huntsville Head-On Crash
Head-on collisions are among the most dangerous types of crashes. While they are relatively rare, they can lead to serious injuries when they occur. Since the vehicles are traveling toward one another, the forces amplify on impact. Catastrophic injuries are common when the vehicles are moving at moderate speeds.
Head-on collisions can only occur in a few ways. Modern road design and traffic laws limit the situations where two vehicles meet this way. Some ways head-on crashes can happen include:
- Distracted driving causing a driver to cross over the center line
- Failing to maintain a lane while navigating a curve
- Improper passing
- Driving the wrong way on a one-way street
- Going the wrong way on a divided highway
- Turn lane collisions
Our team investigates these collisions to gather evidence and document fault and liability. We can prove the at-fault driver acted negligently, causing the crash. In complex cases, we can call accident reconstruction experts to help us understand what happened. They often testify in court on our client’s behalf.
Recovering Damages in Your Huntsville Accident Claim or Lawsuit
Our attorneys seek fair compensation for our clients by demanding a payout from the insurer or filing a lawsuit and asking the court to award damages. The potential value of these cases depends on the costs and losses the claimant experienced because of the crash. When we represent you, we may be able to recover damages that include:
- Medical expenses related to your accident injuries
- Future or ongoing care and support costs
- Income losses from missed work
- Reduced earning capacity if there are lasting injuries
- Car repair or replacement
- Related expenses
- Pain and suffering
Alabama’s Wrongful Death Act, Ala. Code § 6-5-410, limits the recoverable damages when a crash victim dies from their injuries. Under this statute, only punitive damages are available. Only juries can award these damages after a trial in civil court. We must show that the at-fault driver acted intentionally or with considerable malice to recover punitive damages.
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Let a Huntsville Head-On Collisions Attorney Manage Your Case
Our attorneys can often settle collision claims without suing or taking the case to trial. Once we have strong support for our client’s case, we contact the liable party and their insurer and demand fair compensation. This leads to settlement negotiations, and our attorneys use proven techniques to work out an agreement.
However, we will not settle for less than our client deserves. If we believe we need to sue based on the facts of your case, we will. Our trial attorneys will not back down just because the insurance company expects us to.
Deadline for Pursuing Your Huntsville Head-On Collision Case
Under Ala. Code § 6-2-38, there is a two-year deadline for suing in a car accident case. Some circumstances could reduce this to even less time. While this deadline only applies to filing a civil lawsuit, it could also make it more difficult to negotiate a fair insurance payout if you miss it. Contact us about your case as early as possible to protect your rights.
Discuss Your Huntsville Head-On Collision With Our Attorney for Free
The Morris Bart law firm offers free case assessments for Huntsville car accident victims. If you were hurt in a head-on collision in Huntsville, one of our attorneys will discuss your legal options, rights, and how we can help you for no upfront cost. We also talk to family members of crash victims who suffered catastrophic or fatal injuries. We discuss Huntsville traffic accident cases with potential clients by appointment only.
Contact us online or over the phone today for your free case review.
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