When Can I Pursue Compensation for Scarring and Disfigurement?

If you are injured in a car accident, a workplace accident, or a dog bite, your physical recovery can be extremely challenging as you undergo surgery, treatment, and rehabilitation. However, in many cases, the effects of your injuries are not limited to the physical. This is especially true of injuries that result in permanent scarring and disfigurement. If you have suffered one of these lasting injuries, it is important that [...]

2020-10-15T18:27:35+00:00October 15, 2020|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

The Dangers of Car Accidents for Older Drivers in Wisconsin

The tragedy of a car accident is that it can cut anyone’s life short, regardless of their age or health. However, car crashes can be especially harmful for drivers age 65 and older who may have a harder time recovering from the serious injuries they suffer. If you are an older person who has been injured, or if you have lost an older family member in a fatal accident, an [...]

2020-10-14T16:39:16+00:00October 14, 2020|Car Accidents|

Who Is Liable for a Rollover Car Accident in Wisconsin?

While rollover car accidents are not especially common, they can be very dangerous. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that these crashes account for only about 2 percent of all accidents but more than 33 percent of passenger vehicle fatalities. Liability can also be difficult to determine in these cases, as 85 percent of rollover fatalities result from single-vehicle accidents. However, in cases where a rollover accident was [...]

2020-10-09T20:35:18+00:00October 9, 2020|Car Accidents|

How to Pursue Compensation for Bites by Unleashed Dogs in Wisconsin

Well-trained and supervised dogs can bring joy to both their owners and people who encounter them in public, but an unleashed dog can often pose a safety risk. In Wisconsin, a dog’s owner can be fined and the dog can be impounded if it is allowed to run at large outside of the owner’s property without supervision or restraint. However, these penalties may pale in comparison to what may happen [...]

2020-10-08T18:09:21+00:00October 8, 2020|Dog Bites|

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Wisconsin

On average, over 1,200 pedestrians are injured and over 50 are killed in Wisconsin car accidents each year. Pedestrians are some of the most defenseless accident victims, and in many cases, their injuries can be severe. If you have been injured as a pedestrian, understanding some of the frequent causes of pedestrian accidents may help you work with an attorney to demonstrate a driver’s negligence and obtain full compensation for [...]

2020-10-01T20:29:27+00:00October 1, 2020|Pedestrian Accidents|

What Happens if I Cannot Return to Work After a Wisconsin Car Accident?

Among the many types of damages that car accident victims can suffer, people often lose the ability to work. If you have been seriously injured in a collision, chances are you will have to miss some time from work for medical treatment and recovery. However, some serious injuries may prevent you from returning to work in the long term or even permanently, or they may keep you from returning to [...]

2020-09-25T21:02:16+00:00September 25, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Can I Recover Compensation After a Head-On Collision in Wisconsin?

Head-on collisions are one of the most dangerous forms of car accidents, accounting for nearly 3,500 fatalities in 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This figure means that over 25 percent of all fatal multi-vehicle crashes are head-on collisions. Because the point of impact in these crashes is so close to the driver, even those who survive often suffer severe injuries. If you are the victim [...]

2020-09-24T19:30:47+00:00September 24, 2020|Car Accidents|

When Can Wisconsin Car Accident Injuries Have Long-Lasting Effects?

While being injured in a car accident always causes unwanted hardship, some injury victims are at least fortunate to make a full recovery and return, more or less, to the life they led before. However, many car accident victims experience lingering effects that may not be immediately apparent, but can still permanently affect their lives. If you are suffering from the long-term physical or mental effects of a car accident [...]

2020-09-22T20:32:42+00:00September 22, 2020|Car Accidents|

Can I Pursue Compensation for a Truck Accident Caused By Driver Fatigue?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drowsy driving was responsible for at least 795 fatalities and 50,000 injuries in 2017, the most recent year for which statistics are available. If you are injured in a car accident involving drowsy driving, it can often be challenging to demonstrate the other driver’s fatigue because concrete evidence tends to be lacking. However, if the accident involves a commercial semi-truck, trucking industry [...]

2020-09-16T17:02:01+00:00September 16, 2020|Truck Accidents|

What Evidence Do I Need for My Wisconsin Personal Injury Claim?

If you have been injured in a car accident, the immediate aftermath can be confusing and disorienting, and depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be able to focus on little else. In many cases, getting medical attention should be your top priority, but if you believe another driver was responsible for the accident, your immediate next step should be to hire an attorney who can help you [...]

2020-09-12T18:13:00+00:00September 12, 2020|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|
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