Entries by J. David Greene

PTSD After Your Car Wreck

Did you know that post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is common in people who have experienced a car wreck? Regardless of the severity of the accident, people process situations and their emotions differently. Studies have shown that car wrecks are the leading cause of PTSD amongst people today, and experts view it as a dangerous […]

What You Need to Know About Jury Duty

Serving on a jury is a unique right that we enjoy as Americans. Because the law grants trials by a jury of one’s peers, it is common to be summoned to serve jury duty at a trial in your area. What makes someone eligible to serve jury duty? In Alabama, a pool of potential jurors […]

Phantom Vehicle Accidents

Car accidents can happen at any time. Not all car accidents involve one vehicle hitting another. Single car accidents happen all the time, however, not every single car accident is caused by the driver alone. When an accident is caused by a vehicle that was not hit during the accident, it is called a phantom […]

Rideshare Accidents

Over the last 10 years, companies like Uber and Lyft have completely revolutionized how we do transportation. Over recent years, the ridesharing market has seen significant growth in potential and real economic performance. A survey of almost 11,000 people in the U.S. indicated that 36 percent of people used ridesharing services in 2018, an increase […]

What is Subrogation?

If you find yourself injured, it may be necessary to go to the hospital or to seek treatment for the injuries sustained. Often times, bills are submitted to your insurance company following medical treatment. However, after paying (or even sometimes before you pay), your insurer may contact you, asking for more details about your injury […]

Critical Steps to Take After a Hurricane

Hurricane Sally made landfall on the Gulf Coast just over a week ago, bringing record flooding and devastation to much of the coast. Many people lost their primary residence, condominiums, beach homes, boats, and other property. In the aftermath of a storm such as Sally, it is important to know the critical steps to take […]

Dangers of Driving with Headphones

It’s a common sight nowadays, the use of headphones while driving. Smart devices gave us the ability to listen to our favorite music and podcasts anywhere, anytime, including while driving a motor vehicle. But have you ever stopped to think about the potential dangers of driving with headphones? Headphones can cause a serious accident, or […]

Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

You’ve been injured in an accident through no fault of your own.  Now you are facing medical bills and lost wages and there is more treatment in your future. Personal injury attorneys represent people who have been injured by the negligence and misconduct of others. Areas that fall under personal injury include an automobile, truck, […]

How to Deal with the Insurance Company After Your Wreck

Being involved in a car accident is an overwhelming experience. The accident itself can be traumatic, especially if you or a loved one suffered injuries. In addition, the aftermath can be extremely stressful and confusing. Not only do you have to seek medical care for your injuries, take time off work, and get your car […]

How Will COVID-19 Impact my Personal Injury Claim?

Just one year ago, no one could have imagined how different our lives would be today. None of us has experienced the fears and restrictions that a novel virus can impose on the world. This has lead many to ask: What does the coronavirus mean for my injury claim? In the U.S., with limited understanding […]