Cross & Smith accepts personal injury, truck accident and car accident cases in Montgomery, Alabama. Because Montgomery is the second largest city in Alabama and serves as a regional distribution hub for a wide range of industries, there are a large number of personal injury cases that occur in the city and surrounding areas each year. The city is located on the banks of the Alabama River and has an extensive rail connection. It is also home to two of the state’s major interstates, 65 and 85.
Attorney Phil Poole spent a considerable amount of time in Montgomery while serving in the Alabama House of Representatives and the Alabama State Senate. Phil Poole spent well over 20 years as a member of the Alabama legislature.
Montgomery, Alabama has been the capital of Alabama since 1856, and is home to just over 200,000 residents. Montgomery garnered national attention during the Civil Rights Movement and was the site of the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Selma to Montgomery marches. Montgomery has a large military presence because it is home to the Maxwell Air Force Base, the city’s largest employer. Montgomery is also home to Alabama State University, Faulkner University, Auburn University at Montgomery, Troy University (Montgomery campus) and Huntingdon College. Montgomery’s location in Alabama’s Black Belt provides the city with both an agricultural and industrial economy. Montgomery has become the processing hub in Alabama for cotton, peanuts and soybeans. Montgomery is also home to Hyundai Motor Manufacturing, Hyundai’s first assembly and manufacturing plant in the United States.
In February 1861, representatives from Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina met in Montgomery to form the Confederate States of America. Montgomery was named as the first capital of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol building. On April 12, 1865, Union General James H. Wilson captured Montgomery following the Battle of Selma.
Montgomery became the first city in the country to install city-wide electric street cars in 1886. The early mass transit system enabled Montgomery to become an early leader in suburban residential development. Downtown Montgomery is home to several historical locations. The Alabama State Capitol sits atop a hill at one end of Dexter Avenue. Nearby is Dexter Avenue Baptist Church where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. served as pastor. Both the Capitol and Dexter Avenue Baptist Church are listed as National Historic Landmarks by the United States Department of the Interior. A block south of the Capitol is the First White House of the Confederacy where Jefferson Davis and his family lived while Montgomery served as the Capital of the Confederacy.
The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit serves the citizens of Montgomery, Alabama. The Montgomery County Courthouse is located at 100 South Lawrence Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. The Montgomery Municipal Courthouse is located at 320 North Ripley Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. The Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse is located at 1 Church Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. The federal building and courthouse was designed in a renaissance revival form of architecture and was meant to remind the citizens of Montgomery of the dignity and stability of the federal government during the Great Depression. Montgomery operates under a Mayor-Council form of government that is composed of an elected Mayor and nine City Council Members.
Our lawyers handle personal injury, truck wreck and car wreck cases in the district and circuit courts of Montgomery County and in federal court.
Our office is located at 907 17th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401. Our attorneys have successfully handled several personal injury cases in Montgomery, Alabama.
If you or any family members have been injured, e-mail us or call our attorneys toll free at 1-877-791-0618. The firm operates on a contingency fee basis. The initial consultation for personal injury, truck accident and car accident cases is completely free of charge. No recovery. No fee.