Birmingham, AL – Double Fatality in Sideswipe Accident on I-59
Birmingham, AL (February 28, 2021) – Two people died when their car overturned on Interstate 59 in Jefferson County on Saturday, February 27th.
The accident took place at about 12:50 p.m.
Reports show that two vehicles were driving along the interstate near milepost 118 when one vehicle sideswiped the other, causing one of them to lose control, leave the roadway, and overturn.
Two occupants of the overturned vehicle were ejected and both died from their injuries.
Two additional occupants were transported to a nearby hospital with unknown injuries.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Birmingham
Alabama requires liability insurance in the amount of $25,000 per person for =bodily injury or death, $50,000 for bodily injury or death per accident, and $25,000 for property damage.
This gives victims and drivers a substantial amount of protection should they be involved in a car accident. Truthfully, however, the more serious your injuries are, the more costly they will be to treat and these predetermined amounts may not cover everything.
Alabama does not have personal injury protection insurance, and it follows a policy of contributory negligence. This means that if you are found to be even 1% liable for the accident, you relinquish your right to financial compensation.
Even though we would like to believe that every person is able to recover from their injuries, thousands of people sustain injuries that leave them permanently disabled. The mental, physical, and financial consequences of accidents are often overwhelming for victims and their families.
When people are injured in accidents as a result of other drivers’ negligence, they may be able to reach out to a car accident attorney in Alabama to explore legal options available to them. In many cases, victims have legal avenues available to help them secure compensation after being harmed.
We at The Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown strive to help victims maximize their recoveries. We work diligently to help our clients obtain full and fair compensation to cover medical treatment, vehicle repairs, lost earnings, and a variety of other financial burdens they face throughout their recovery. Working with a legal team that is compassionate to your needs while being equally aggressive in protecting them will help to ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected.
We provide our clients with individualized representation that insurance their unique needs are met after they are injured in accidents. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Alabama by calling (334) 277-3757 to see how we can help you. By scheduling a free case review with car accident attorney Dwayne L. Brown in Montgomery, Alabama, we can discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident and determine the best options available to get you the justice and compensation you need and deserve. Call us now.
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Disclaimer: Our staff at the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown have worked hard to become valued members of the Montgomery, Alabama business community. We write accident news stories with the intent and purpose of bringing awareness to the dangers of driving in our community with hopes that our fellow community members will use added precautions when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an Alabama accident. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is not meant to be legal advice or medical advice. The picture used in this post is not representative of the accident described in this post.