Columbiana, Alabama Automobile Accident Attorney
The City of Columbiana is the county seat of Shelby County and located some twenty-five miles southeast of Birmingham. According to the 2010 census, the population of Columbiana was over 4,000.
Columbiana is home to the Shelby County Board of Education, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, the Shelby County Jail and Harrison Regional Library, which is the main office for the Shelby County Library System.
The City of Columbiana is served by three public school options for children,
- Elvin Hill Elementary School
- Columbiana Middle School
- Shelby County High School
Columbiana is also home to Cornerstone Christian School and the Shelby County School of Technology, a career technical center.
One of the most impressive structures in the city is the marble courthouse. The courthouse was completed in 1908 at a cost of $300,000. The “Old Courthouse” is now home to the Shelby County Museum and Archives.
Columbiana is an active community with the Columbiana Concert Series featuring Music on Main Street, the Monster Walk at Halloween and the annual Liberty Day celebration on the last weekend in June, which was first held in 1986 to honor the 100th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.
The Alabama 4-H Center is also located in Columbiana on Lay Lake. The Center is a popular full service conference facility sitting on 264 beautiful acres.Columbiana Automobile Driving Statistics
According to the Alabama Transportation Director, there were 5,086 automobile accidents in Shelby County in 2012. 685 of these incidents resulted in non-fatal injuries, and 29 resulted in fatalities. In Columbiana, there were 89 crashes, 25 resulted in non-fatal injuries, and no fatalities. These numbers suggest that anyone operating a motor vehicle on the public roadways in or around the City of Columbiana should be very cautious and extra vigilant while driving. Drivers and passengers should make certain that they are utilizing seatbelts and avoiding anything that might be distracting.
The attorneys at Hollis Wright Law Firm regularly represent individuals and families that were injured or victimized by an automobile accident in the Columbiana area. Our attorneys consistently appear in the Circuit Courts of Shelby County and have tried numerous motor vehicle accident cases in Shelby County. If you or someone close to you is hurt or killed in a car wreck in Columbiana, then you can be compensated for these injuries if the accident was caused by another driver. You are eligible to be compensated for damages or injuries including pain and suffering, emotional distress, mental anguish, past and future medical bills, past and future lost wages. If you were permanently injured or scarred in the accident, then the attorneys at Hollis Wright will claim compensation for that element of damage as well.
One way to improve your chances of success and increase the likelihood of a good recovery is to take certain steps following an accident. Of course, you should first get any needed medical attention but then, finding and hiring a good, knowledgeable attorney that specializes in handling these types of cases should be your next step in the process. You do not have to settle for just any attorney and the lawyers at Hollis Wright recommend that you perform research on any attorney you contemplate hiring. You should hire an attorney that will be a zealous advocate for you, is able and willing to try your case if necessary and will not settle your case for less than its worth.Experience Matters
The team of attorneys at Hollis Wright has years of experience and a proven record of success in handling motor vehicle accident cases. Our attorneys go to great lengths to evaluate each and every car wreck case. We have investigators, accident reconstructionists and engineers standing by to commit high tech resources towards investigating the accident and building a case on your behalf.
If you have been injured in an accident that occurred in Columbiana, Alabama, please contact us immediately at 1-844-529-8255 for a free and confidential consultation. Our attorneys will spend time with you and explain the process, the legal options and give you sound legal advice and recommendations. Our firm handles automobile accident cases on a contingency fee basis which means that you will never receive a bill from us. We only get paid a fee if we recover money on your behalf. Please call now if you would like to know more about our contingency fee arrangements.