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What is a “Miss-and-Run” Accident?

You are probably familiar with hit-and-run accidents, where one driver strikes another vehicle and then takes off without stopping. But you may not have heard of a miss-and-run car accident. In a “miss-and-run,” one driver causes another vehicle to crash without actually striking it and then drives away unscathed. If you were hurt in a miss-and-run accident, it is especially important that you reach out to a qualified attorney quickly. [...]

2021-09-27T12:59:14+00:00September 27, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

What Are My Legal Options After a Rideshare Accident?

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have become a very popular way to get around. People generally feel safe using these services, but rideshare vehicles can and do get into car crashes. Rideshare drivers can become distracted and cause an accident just like everyone else on the road. Or, another vehicle driven by a careless third party can cause an accident involving the rideshare vehicle you were riding in. No [...]

2021-09-20T12:49:43+00:00September 19, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Common Causes of Rear-End Collisions

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents. Although common, they can be serious. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, such as how fast the vehicle in the back was going, rear-end collisions can and do cause serious injuries. Rear-end collisions usually occur because the driver in the back was careless in some way. If you have been hurt in a rear-end collision, you need [...]

2021-09-17T15:51:58+00:00September 18, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Recovering Damages from a Driver Under 18 Years Old

Studies show that 15- to 17-year-old drivers are disproportionately likely to cause a car accident. Minors lack the experience and judgment of adult drivers - but also typically lack financial resources and sometimes do not have the same legal liability as adults. If you have been injured in an accident caused by a minor driver, you probably have some questions about how you will recover compensation. Your best option after [...]

2021-09-16T15:24:44+00:00September 16, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Seeking Compensation After an RV Accident in Wisconsin

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, recreational vehicle rentals have skyrocketed. Between travel restrictions between states and the temporary closure of many restaurants and attractions, RV travel became appealing to many. Families may see RV travel as a fun (and COVID-safe) way to see the country. Unfortunately, this means a higher risk of RV accidents. RV’s present unique safety concerns that can increase the risk of accidents, or worsen their severity. [...]

2021-09-10T13:22:58+00:00September 12, 2021|Car Accidents|

Legal Options After A Child Is Hurt In A Pedestrian Accident

Now that children are returning to school, Wisconsin may see an increase in pedestrian accidents involving children. Children who walk to and from school are particularly at risk for being involved in a pedestrian accident. Pedestrian accidents are all too common and are more likely to result in serious injury or death than an accident between two vehicles. If your child has been injured by a careless driver, both you [...]

2021-09-07T16:26:44+00:00September 8, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

What Are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents at Intersections?

Intersections can be dangerous places for people in vehicles, as well as pedestrians and bicyclists. Since multiple vehicles pass through intersections going in different directions or making right or left turns, dangerous car accidents can occur if drivers are not fully paying attention to other vehicles, traffic signals, or people or objects in the road. In fact, around half of all car accident injuries occur at intersections, and these types [...]

2021-08-31T14:17:19+00:00September 2, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

When Can Car Accident Injuries Require Surgery?

A motor vehicle collision can cause multiple serious injuries for a driver, passenger, motorcyclist, or pedestrian. In a high-speed collision or another situation involving a strong impact, a person may suffer severe bodily harm, but life-changing injuries can occur even in seemingly minor accidents. Some injuries may require victims to undergo surgical procedures, which can result in significant medical expenses, as well as lost income during their recovery period. Victims [...]

2021-08-31T14:05:05+00:00August 31, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Legal Options After a Car Accident Caused by Dangerous Roads or Highways

In many cases, car accidents occur because of driver negligence. When a driver violates traffic laws or fails to act safely, they may be held liable for injuries experienced by others who are involved in a collision. However, accidents can also occur for other reasons, including roads that were dangerous due to poor design or disrepair. In these cases, victims can work with an attorney to determine who was responsible [...]

2021-08-27T17:25:39+00:00August 28, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

When and Where Do Most Motorcycle Accidents Take Place?

Motorcyclists ride to enjoy, more so than occupants of cars, and they enjoy being a part of nature and experiencing the exhilaration of the wind against their body.   Because they don’t have the protections that other vehicles offer, they are vulnerable to serious injuries, even when they take all precautions to ensure their own safety.  It is absolutely essential that vehicle drivers recognize those vulnerabilities and respect the rights of [...]

2021-08-26T17:23:17+00:00August 23, 2021|Green Bay Motorcycle Accident Lawyers|
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