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Why Drugged Driving Can Be Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

People who choose to drive while impaired by alcohol put themselves and others at risk. Drunk driving can not only result in criminal consequences, but intoxicated drivers may also cause car accidents that result in serious injuries to people in other vehicles or pedestrians. In addition to alcohol, drug use can also cause a driver to become too intoxicated to drive safely. Car accident victims will want to understand whether a driver’s use [...]

2021-02-25T20:17:33+00:00February 13, 2021|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Will Driver Fatigue Lead to More Truck Accidents Due to COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the health and safety of most people in the United States. Fortunately, many people have been able to avoid becoming infected by following safety guidelines, including wearing masks in public and maintaining social distancing. However, there are other ways outside of infections that the pandemic can threaten people’s safety. One issue that has not received a great deal of attention is the possibility of truck [...]

2021-02-25T20:12:07+00:00February 12, 2021|Uncategorized|

Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the center of the backbone, and it is a key part of the central nervous system. Signals from the brain run through the spinal cord to all parts of the body, and anything that disrupts these signals can cause paralysis, chronic pain, and a variety of other health issues. Spinal cord injuries can occur in a wide variety of situations, such [...]

2021-02-25T20:08:54+00:00February 8, 2021|Spinal Cord Injuries|

Have Car Accidents Been More Common During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

For most of 2020 and the start of 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic has limited people’s travel plans and led many employers to implement work-from-home policies. As a result, it is reasonable to expect that there would be less traffic on the roads and fewer car accidents. This has largely been true in Wisconsin, but the past year has also seen some disturbing trends regarding accident severity and fatalities, with many [...]

2021-02-25T20:05:23+00:00February 5, 2021|Car Accidents|

Common Causes of Winter Truck Accidents in Wisconsin

Snow, ice, and other winter weather conditions make driving more difficult for everyone on the road, but they can be especially hazardous for semi-truck drivers, whose vehicles are more challenging to control even under ideal conditions. Truck accidents are a common occurrence in the winter, and they may come about due to a variety of causes and contributing factors. If you are injured in a winter truck accident, you should work [...]

2021-02-25T20:02:04+00:00January 30, 2021|Truck Accidents|

What Are the Possible Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are common in car accidents due to the force of the impact of a collision, as well as objects inside and outside of the vehicle that can deliver a blow to the head. Vehicle occupants, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians are all at risk, and the effects can be severe. If you have suffered a TBI in a car crash or any other situation involving another person’s negligence, a personal injury lawsuit can [...]

2021-02-25T19:58:39+00:00January 26, 2021|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

How Can Passengers Recover Damages After a Wisconsin Car Crash?

When a car accident occurs, the fault usually lies with one or more of the drivers involved, but passengers often suffer some of the most serious injuries. If you have been injured in a crash in which you were a passenger, you should know that you do have the ability to pursue compensation for your damages, but it is important to determine who is responsible so that you have the best [...]

2021-02-25T19:52:57+00:00January 22, 2021|Car Accidents|

5 Ways a Wisconsin Car Accident Can Impact Your Life

If you have been injured in a car crash, your immediate injuries may be just the beginning of the challenges you will face. A car accident can affect your life in many different ways, and as you prepare to pursue a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, it is important to consider the full impact so that you can work with your attorney to determine a fair amount of compensation that [...]

2021-02-25T19:49:21+00:00January 21, 2021|Car Accidents|

Common Causes of Distracted Driving That Do Not Involve a Cell Phone

Car crashes caused by distracted driving are incredibly common, with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation reporting that one in five accidents involve distracted driving in some form. Texting while driving gets much of the attention in distracted driving prevention and safety campaigns, but this focus on cell phone use may mask the prevalence of other causes of distracted driving that can be equally dangerous. If you are injured as a result [...]

2021-02-25T19:44:19+00:00January 15, 2021|Distracted Driving|

Can I Recover Compensation After a Snowmobile Accident in Wisconsin?

Snowmobiling is a common pastime during Wisconsin winters, and in fact, some of the first-ever snowmobiles were created in the state of Wisconsin. However, it can be a dangerous hobby, as recent years have demonstrated. In 2019, snowmobile accident fatalities in the state matched the most recent 10-year average of 16, and there was an even greater number of fatal accidents in 2020. Fortunately, injury victims of accidents involving snowmobiles [...]

2021-02-25T19:39:40+00:00January 14, 2021|Recreational Vehicle Accidents|
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