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Who Is Liable for Accidents Caused by Improper Truck Maintenance?

Semi-trucks are large vehicles with thousands of moving parts, and if one of those parts is damaged, defective, or otherwise working improperly, it may ultimately lead to an accident. If you have been injured in a truck accident, it is important to work with an attorney who can thoroughly investigate your case to determine whether improper maintenance may be a factor, and if so, who all may be liable for [...]

2020-12-17T14:46:52+00:00December 17, 2020|Truck Accidents|

When Are Punitive Damages Awarded in a Wisconsin Personal Injury Case?

If you are injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may have a case for compensation for a variety of damages related to the personal impact of the injuries on your life. For example, after a car accident, you can pursue compensation for economic damages, including your medical expenses, property damage, and lost income or earning capacity, as well as non-economic damages for your pain and suffering. Some cases may [...]

2020-12-16T19:05:21+00:00December 16, 2020|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

What Should I Do After a Car Crash in a Construction Zone?

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reports that over the past five years, there have been almost 2,700 annual car wrecks in work zones, with the spring and summer construction season accounting for a large portion of these accidents. During this time, 50 people have died and 5,200 people have been injured in work zone accidents. The risks of accidents in road construction zones continue to this day, and if [...]

2020-12-09T19:34:59+00:00December 9, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Does Witness Testimony Help With a Personal Injury Claim?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you will need sufficient evidence of another driver’s negligence, as well as the damages you have suffered, in order to successfully pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. When you hire an attorney as soon as possible after an accident, we can help you collect various forms of evidence in a timely fashion. Often, one of the most important forms of [...]

2020-12-08T14:50:50+00:00December 8, 2020|Car Accidents|

Should I Agree to a Settlement in My Wisconsin Personal Injury Case?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be under significant financial stress due to your medical expenses and, in some cases, your inability to return to work because of your injuries. It is understandable that you would want to resolve your case and obtain fair compensation from the at-fault driver as soon as possible. However, it is very important that you make sure that your injuries [...]

2020-12-04T15:33:55+00:00December 4, 2020|Green Bay Personal Injury Attorney|

Why Is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Important?

Although auto insurance is required by law for all Wisconsin drivers, many people throughout the state still drive without it. In fact, recent statistics from the Insurance Research Council suggest that over 14 percent of Wisconsin drivers lack the legally required insurance, and this can present a serious issue when those drivers are responsible for an accident with someone else. In most cases, a driver’s liability insurance is a crucial [...]

2020-12-01T22:38:16+00:00December 1, 2020|Car Accidents|

4 Contributing Factors in Thanksgiving Car Accidents

While fewer people may have traveled during Thanksgiving in 2020 than in most years, the holiday weekend is still a popular time for people to drive to family gatherings, and an unfortunate side effect is an increased risk of car accidents. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports an average of around 400 crash fatalities on Thanksgiving weekend over the last 10 years, with similar numbers predicted for this year’s holiday. [...]

2020-11-30T20:28:50+00:00November 30, 2020|Car Accidents|

Are Teen Drivers More Likely to Be Involved in Car Accidents?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 2,000 people nationwide were killed in car accidents involving a teen driver in 2018. Teens themselves are often the victims in these cases, as the CDC reports that accidents are a leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 19. However, people of all ages can be susceptible to the risky and dangerous behaviors of [...]

2020-11-25T20:29:57+00:00November 25, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Can Improperly Secured Cargo Cause Truck Accidents?

Wisconsin sees more than 7,000 accidents involving large semi-trucks each year, with many resulting in injuries. In some cases, a crash happens solely because of the negligence of the truck driver, perhaps due to drunk, distracted, or fatigued driving, or simple driver error. However, sometimes the cause of a truck accident is more complicated, including in cases involving loose or unsecured cargo. Why Is Loose Truck Cargo Dangerous? Unsecured cargo [...]

2020-11-21T19:46:00+00:00November 21, 2020|Truck Accidents|

How to Recognize Common Delayed Onset Car Accident Injuries

In the aftermath of a car accident, sometimes it is immediately clear that you need treatment for a serious injury. However, other injuries may take longer to fully manifest, and the delay may have implications on both your physical and mental recovery and your chances of obtaining compensation through a personal injury claim. You should be aware of some of the common symptoms of delayed onset injuries so that you [...]

2020-11-20T14:48:54+00:00November 20, 2020|Car Accidents|
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