Fultondale, AL asked in Car Accidents for Alabama

Q: I was injured in a car wreck after I hit a ladder in my lane on the interstate. No other cars. Do I have any rights?

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Drew Barnett
Drew Barnett
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Sorry to hear about your injury. Under Alabama law, roadway debris is presumed to have been left by an uninsured motorist. Therefore, you may be able to make a claim for UM benefits from your own auto insurance carrier. Alabama requires taht every auto insurance policy provide uninsured/underinsured motorists' benefits unless the policy holder specifically opts-out of such coverage. Consult an Alabama auto accident lawyer to discuss your particular uninsured policy and making a claim for benefits to cover your injuries.

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