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Spotting Intoxicated Drivers this Holiday Season

After spending last Thanksgiving and Christmas mostly apart due to the pandemic, many families and friends are looking forward to gathering in person for the holidays this year. The holiday season is a happy time for people to come together. Of course, coming together in person means that a lot of people will be on the roads, traveling to visit loved ones. Unfortunately, not all of those drivers will be [...]

2021-12-02T14:29:27+00:00December 10, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

What if My Car Accident Happened on Private Property?

You probably know exactly what to do after a car accident on public roadways - get medical attention if you need it, call the police to report the crash, and then contact an attorney. Car accidents can be a little bit different when they happen on private property. Most accidents that happen on private lands, such as in a store’s parking lot or parking garage, are minor with no injuries. [...]

2021-12-02T13:57:37+00:00December 8, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Winter Weather and Driver Negligence

It is well-known that the roads are more dangerous in the winter. Snow and ice make for slippery streets and impaired visibility. Drivers are expected to use reasonable caution, considering all the circumstances. This means that people are expected to take the weather into account when they are driving and be particularly careful. Unfortunately, some do not, and serious accidents result. If you were hurt in a car crash because [...]

2021-12-08T17:12:44+00:00December 8, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Approaching Witnesses After a Car Crash

Neutral witnesses can be essential in car accident cases. When someone who was not involved in the crash and has no interest in the outcome of the case managed to see what happened, their testimony has the potential to make or break your claim. It is a good idea to speak to witnesses at the scene if possible, while their memory is fresh. There are a few things to keep [...]

2021-12-06T15:53:23+00:00December 6, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

What is a Survival Action in Wisconsin?

Losing a loved one due to the wrongful conduct of another person can be absolutely devastating. After the wrongful death of a family member, you are not only grieving, you are likely buried in medical bills and other expenses. A survival action is a type of lawsuit that arises from a wrongful death. Essentially, a survival action allows the victim’s estate to carry out the lawsuit the decedent could have [...]

2021-11-30T15:02:08+00:00November 30, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

How Does Bus Company Negligence Cause Accidents?

Commercial buses often carry dozens of passengers, few or none of whom are wearing safety belts. Combine that with the sheer size and force of a bus, and it is easy to see why bus accidents are so dangerous. Bus passengers and others on the road can easily have their lives forever changed by a bus accident. This is why the duty of commercial bus companies to operate safely is [...]

2021-11-04T14:58:08+00:00November 4, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

What are Statutes of Limitations in Car Accident Claims?

Laws called “statutes of limitations” tell you how long you have to file a claim after a personal injury event. After the statute of limitations has passed, your claim expires and you can no longer seek compensation. In Wisconsin, the general rule is that after a car accident, you have three years to file a claim. However, waiting anywhere near that long is not a good idea. In car crash [...]

2021-10-27T14:28:04+00:00October 27, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

What If I Was Hurt Because My Airbags Deployed?

Your car’s airbags are designed to protect you during a hard collision. If your airbags deployed during a motor vehicle accident, odds are, you were hit with quite a bit of force. While airbags mitigate the risk of more serious injuries and death, they can cause certain injuries during deployment - especially if the airbag was defective. If you were involved in a car accident and injured by your airbags, [...]

2021-10-21T15:12:24+00:00October 21, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Can a “Fender Bender” Cause Serious Injury? 

Minor car accidents where there is relatively little damage to the vehicles, or “fender benders,” are by far the most common type of car accident. You have probably been involved in at least one fender bender during your lifetime. Sometimes insurance information is exchanged, a dent is patched up, and that is the end of the situation. Other times, fender benders can cause injuries much more serious than the damage [...]

2021-10-15T12:27:05+00:00October 15, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Seeking Compensation for Motorcycle Passenger Injuries

When you ride on a motorcycle as a passenger, you are putting a lot of trust in the driver. If an accident happens, motorcycle passengers are at high risk of sustaining very serious injuries.  If you were hurt while riding on a motorcycle, you may be wondering how you can go about seeking compensation for your injuries. You will want an experienced attorney to conduct a thorough investigation as quickly [...]

2021-10-04T14:10:19+00:00October 5, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|
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