Entries by Pete Mackey

4 Common Construction Accidents

Construction is an important part of the Alabama economy, but it also one of the most dangerous occupations. In 2018, there were 23 fatalities in the construction industry in our state and 24 nonfatal injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In the U.S., every day there are at least 14 deaths on-the-job […]

PTSD and Car Accidents – Is it Real?

The short answer is yes.  A single incident, such as a car crash, can cause post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. We often hear about PTSD in relation to soldiers returning from war. It used to be referred to as “shell shock.” The individual may re-run what he or she experienced in a continuous loop in […]

Holidays and Drunk Driving Accidents

As 2019 wraps up, many people have warm feelings about friends and family and decide to take to the road for get-togethers. But we must also remember that this is the time of year to be most vigilant about drunk drivers. AAA reports more than 100 million travelers are on the road going to see […]

Who is to Blame for Sun Glare Accidents?

As we get into the fall and winter months, sun glare becomes more of a problem for drivers. Shorter days means that our drives to and from work are often disrupted by the bright sunlight that invades our vehicle through our front windshield. This can inhibit our ability to drive safely, and it can make […]