What is a Phantom Vehicle?

Single-car accidents are not always the fault of the driver of a crashed vehicle. Often, these accidents occur due to “miss and runs.” A miss and run occurs when another driver comes into your lane or otherwise runs you off the road without making physical contact with your vehicle. Often, these “miss and run” offenders continue driving because their vehicle was not involved in the crash. Because the “miss and run” vehicle [...]

Five Safe Driving Tips for Winter Roads

If you have lived in Wisconsin for any period of time, you know that driving in the winter can be a white-knuckle experience. Although none of us can control the weather, there are several things you can think about behind the wheel during the winter that will help keep you safe on the roads. Check the weather before getting behind the wheel. Just because there isn’t snow falling from the [...]

Can I Recover Compensation After an Accident With an Uninsured Driver?

The law in the state of Wisconsin requires that all drivers carry auto insurance. Sadly, there are still situations in which you may be involved in a crash with an uninsured driver. For example, you might crash into someone who is driving a stolen car or a person who is explicitly excluded from the vehicle owner’s policy. Or, maybe the other driver simply allowed his or her insurance policy to [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:16+00:00July 26, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Wisconsin Car Accidents Can Have Long-Term Consequences

Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimate that more than 3 million people are injured in auto accidents each year. Many of these injured parties are victims of negligent drivers—motorists who were drunk, texting while driving, or otherwise behaving in a way that compromised the safety of those around them. The end result is a life that has been turned upside down. Sadly, it may be a [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:17+00:00July 22, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Can I Recover Compensation if I Was Injured by a Distracted Driver?

We have all done it. You are driving along the highway when your phone rings. You know you should ignore the incessant ringing until you are not driving, but temptation wins, and you reach for your phone. Distractions such as cell phones contribute to nearly 80 percent of car crashes, according to some estimates. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that nearly 3,000 lives are lost in accidents involving [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:17+00:00July 14, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Who Is Liable for a Multi-Car Crash?

When you are injured in a car accident, you and your personal injury attorney will need to determine who was at fault for causing the crash. If your accident involved just one other vehicle, determining fault—and liability—is usually pretty straightforward. Things get much more complicated, however, when there are two or more other vehicles involved in addition to your own. The good news is that our experienced car accident lawyers [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:17+00:00July 13, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

3 Reasons You Should Never Accept a Handshake Settlement After a Wisconsin Car Crash

Consider the following scenario: You are sitting at a red light when your vehicle is suddenly struck from behind. In the moments that follow, you feel shaken up, but you do not feel seriously injured. You get out of the car to check on the damage, and there are a few dents or scratches. The driver who hit you gets out of his vehicle and he has his checkbook out. [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:17+00:00July 12, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

7 Issues That Can Lead to Drowsy Driving and Car Accidents

Medical health professionals have raised concerns about the sleep practices of many people in the United States. Simply put, a large number of people do not get enough sleep, or they may not get good-quality sleep that allows them to fully rest and ensure that they can function properly during the day. This is not just a quality-of-life issue that affects people’s health. A lack of proper sleep increases the [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:17+00:00July 6, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Obtaining Compensation After a Crash Caused by an Intoxicated Driver

There are very few things that we can all agree on in today’s world, but the dangers associated with driving drunk are hard to argue against. Everyone knows that it is not a good idea to get behind the wheel after drinking, which is why so many people rationalize the decision to do so by downplaying how much they drank or insisting that they are not driving very far—none of [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:18+00:00July 5, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Can I Collect Compensation for Burn Injuries Caused by Another’s Negligence?

Burns are among the most severe and painful injuries that an individual can suffer. While minor burns generally heal relatively quickly without leaving permanent damage, more severe burns can cause nerve damage and physical disfigurement that can last for the rest of the victim’s life—not to mention the intense pain that the victim must endure. If you or someone you love has suffered a severe burn injury due to the [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:18+00:00July 5, 2022|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|
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