The city of Athens is located in Limestone County in north central Alabama. The city of Athens was incorporated in 1818 one year prior to the state of Alabama’s admittance to the Union in 1819. Historically, Athens economy was based upon cotton and the railroad industry; however, in recent years Athens proximity to NASA and Red Stone Arsenal in nearby Huntsville has caused a boom for jobs in the field of science and technology.
The Athens area is also known to be the home of Alabama’s first and second Governors: William Wyatt Bill and his brother Thomas Bibb. According to the US Census Bureau in 2007 approximately 23,000 people resided in Athens. Athens is also the home of Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant.
Athens, Alabama has several major interstates and highways that service the Athens area, including: Interstate 65; Interstate 565; and U.S. Highway 72.
In 2008, there were 832 automobile accidents in the city of Athens, 183 people were injured in these wrecks. In Limestone County, Alabama, there were 1,756 motor vehicle accidents, 525 people were injured in these accidents. In 2008, 15 people lost there lives in car and truck accidents in Limestone County.
Our Alabama attorneys have successfully handled numerous Athens, Alabama car accident cases. We handle all personal injury and car wreck cases on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge you a fee until and unless we make a recovery for you.
If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury, contact our experienced and dedicated Athens Alabama car accident attorneys. The evaluation is free and confidential.
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