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How Do You Calculate Pain and Suffering?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you understand how much your life can be turned upside down by serious injuries. The amount of an injured person’s medical bills can be somewhat straightforward to calculate. What is more difficult to determine is how to put a value and calculate pain and suffering experienced by someone who was injured.  Calculating Pain and Suffering In Wisconsin, we look to instructions drafted [...]

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 [...]

Wisconsin DOT Resources and REAL ID

When you handle personal injury cases like our attorneys do, you spend a lot of time thinking about the rules of the road. But it’s also important to know where to look when you’re trying to figure out how to navigate safety on the roadways, from everything to renewing your driver’s license to understanding Wisconsin DOT mandatory insurance requirements.  What documents do I need? One resource we highly recommend is [...]

Oh Dear! October Sees a Peak In Deer-Related Crashes

According to the State Patrol, in 2020, there were more than 16,000 deer-related crashes involving deer fatalities, and 13 of those crashes included fatalities to the motor vehicle operators involved.  Although crashes involving deer can happen at any time of the day, deer are most active near roadways in the morning and evening hours.  Avoiding Deer Collisions According to Patrolman David Ecklor, these are helpful tips for safe driving when [...]

How Long Is the Wisconsin Statute of Limitations for My Personal Injury Claim and How Does it Affect My Case?

In Wisconsin, section 893.54 of the Wisconsin Statute of Limitations sets out various time limits that will limit a person’s ability to pursue certain claims.  Generally, if you’ve been injured in an accident involving a motor vehicle, you have three years to bring your claim. This same three-year period applies to actions to recover damages for death caused by the wrongful act of another. However, if the death was caused [...]

Whether your personal injury claim settles out of court or not, depends on variables

One of the first questions that typically arises when pursuing damages for a personal injury caused through no fault of your own is, “Will my case settle, or will this go to trial?” There’s no straightforward answer to this question because every case features different variables that determine how things play out. So, while there’s no way to predict reaching a settlement inside or outside the courtroom, we know that [...]

How Long Does It Take To Settle a Personal Injury Case?

If you are injured in an accident, it doesn’t take long for the stress of injuries and medical bills to compound to a point where everyday activities that used to come as second nature become difficult to do. That’s why it is important to consider representation by a personal injury lawyer who can help  determine whether you should be compensated for the injuries and losses you suffered. But just how [...]

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury 

If you or someone you love has been in an automobile accident, it is critical that you receive an examination from a qualified healthcare professional. This not only protects you in the event that a lawsuit or claim may be necessary, but it also ensures that any injuries are promptly treated. In some cases, prompt medical treatment can mean the difference between life and death. A traumatic brain injury is [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:19+00:00May 31, 2022|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Seeking Compensation for Brain and Head Injuries

Head injuries are unlike other types of personal injury in that even a seemingly minor accident can result in life-altering consequences. When the head is struck or moved in a violent or sudden matter, the brain may bump against the skull causing severe injury. Brain injuries are often caused by car, truck, and motorcycle accidents, but they may also be caused by many other types of accidents as well.   Regardless [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:20+00:00May 4, 2022|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Spinal Injuries Can Cause a Lifetime of Complications

Statistics from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center indicate that there are approximately 17,000 new spinal injury cases per year. Many of them were the result of a serious accident, such as a car accident or motorcycle accident. Spine injury sufferers are at risk for serious and life-long complications. Learn more about the challenges that spinal injury victims face, and how some might be eligible for compensation. Immediate Consequences [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:20+00:00April 29, 2022|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|
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