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Why Did the Number of Pedestrian Accident Deaths Increase in 2020?

For many, life seemed to slow to a standstill for much of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic led many people to work from home and avoid traveling or attending public gatherings. Because of this, one would expect that the roads would have been safer due to less traffic. However, the opposite was true, especially for pedestrians. The number of fatal pedestrian accidents increased by 8% from 2019 to 2020, but since [...]

2021-04-09T15:34:17+00:00April 9, 2021|Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|

7 Common Traffic Violations That Can Lead to Truck Accidents

All drivers are required to follow the rules of the road, and doing so can help them make sure they are operating their vehicles safely. It is especially important for commercial truck drivers to follow all traffic laws that apply to them, since the large size and weight of their vehicles can result in serious injuries to others in truck accidents. Unfortunately, many truck drivers commit dangerous traffic violations that [...]

2021-04-08T15:03:57+00:00April 8, 2021|Truck Accidents|

How Can Sprains, Strains, and Dislocated Joints Affect Injury Victims?

Serious injuries can occur in a wide variety of situations, and they can cause a great deal of difficulty in a person’s life. When injuries affect a person’s muscles and joints, this can make it difficult or impossible to perform work, complete daily tasks, or even move around without assistance. When these injuries occur in motor vehicle collisions, pedestrian accidents, animal attacks, or other situations involving someone else’s negligence or [...]

2021-04-05T15:49:08+00:00April 5, 2021|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Do Hands-Free Devices Really Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents?

In recent years, the dangers of distracted driving have become more and more well-known. The increased use of smartphones has led many people to attempt to use these devices to make calls, send text messages, read and send emails, or post to social media while behind the wheel. These types of distractions can be very dangerous, and they are likely to lead to car accidents. To prevent collisions and protect [...]

2021-03-31T17:58:23+00:00April 3, 2021|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving|

Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Led to More Drunk Driving Car Accidents?

Over the past year, everyone has had to deal with changes in our lives related to the outbreak of the coronavirus. While most people have taken steps to protect themselves and others from being infected, such as staying home whenever possible, some people’s actions have put others at risk of harm. One key concern that has affected many people is the possibility that more people will drive while intoxicated due [...]

2021-03-22T14:37:33+00:00March 22, 2021|Car Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents|

Is There an Increased Risk of Car Accidents in the Spring?

Dangerous motor vehicle accidents can take place at any time of year. However, while drivers may be aware of the risks that they face due to inclement weather conditions during the winter, they may not realize that driving during the spring can also be dangerous. This may be especially true in 2021; while fewer vehicles have been on the road over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the [...]

2021-03-19T18:51:58+00:00March 19, 2021|Car Accidents|

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

While traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, can happen to anyone at any time of year, the month of March has been highlighted by advocacy organizations such as the Brain Injury Association of America as a time to spotlight this issue. For many, a bump on the head might seem like a minor incident, and even if a person experiences a concussion, this may appear to be a short-term problem. However, [...]

When Can Car Accidents Lead to Amputation Injuries?

People who are involved in auto accidents can suffer a wide variety of injuries, and these can range from relatively minor issues to major trauma. Some of the most serious injuries involve damage that is so severe that a victim will permanently lose a body part such as an arm or leg. Amputations can not only be very painful, but they will usually lead to life-long disabilities, and a person [...]

2021-03-15T14:49:42+00:00March 15, 2021|Car Accidents|

Understanding Hit and Run Accidents and Phantom Motor Vehicles

Being involved in an auto accident can be a traumatic experience, leaving a victim with injuries that may require costly medical treatment, as well as damage their vehicle and other property. Addressing these issues can be a complicated process following any type of accident, but it can become even more difficult in hit-and-run situations. If a driver fled the scene of a collision without stopping to make sure that others [...]

2021-03-10T16:21:31+00:00March 10, 2021|Car Accidents|

Read Our Top 10 Personal Injury Blogs From 2020

At Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd., we publish dozens of blogs about personal injury topics every year. Our goal is to make sure people are informed about their options in different types of injury cases and help them understand the steps they can take to receive compensation for the damages they have suffered. We wanted to highlight the most popular blogs that we published in 2020, which covered a wide [...]

2021-03-05T17:17:59+00:00March 5, 2021|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|
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