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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 [...]

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 [...]

What To Do After a Winter Car Crash

Weather-related car accidents are a common occurrence during harsh Wisconsin winters. Snow and ice make braking and navigating turns tricky. Drivers are expected to factor in weather conditions and use appropriate care to avoid accidents. Unfortunately, some drivers fail to respect the dangers of winter weather, and their carelessness results in injuries to others.  There are special considerations in winter car accidents. Timing is critical - winter weather has a [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:28+00:00December 6, 2021|Car Accidents|

Why the Roads May be Dangerous this Holiday Season

It is fairly well known that car accidents are more common around holidays. People go out and celebrate, often driving long distances to family or friends’ homes they rarely visit. These celebrations often include alcohol, or are tiring family events. If you or your minor child were hurt by a careless driver, getting in touch with a skilled lawyer should be your top priority. Especially on chaotic holidays where traffic [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:28+00:00October 29, 2021|Car Accidents|

Seeking Compensation After an RV Accident in Wisconsin

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, recreational vehicle rentals have skyrocketed. Between travel restrictions between states and the temporary closure of many restaurants and attractions, RV travel became appealing to many. Families may see RV travel as a fun (and COVID-safe) way to see the country. Unfortunately, this means a higher risk of RV accidents. RV’s present unique safety concerns that can increase the risk of accidents, or worsen their severity. [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:31+00:00September 12, 2021|Car Accidents|

Why Speeding Can Increase the Risk of Car Accidents

Many forms of driver negligence can lead to car accidents, and violations of traffic laws are often a clear sign that a driver is at fault for a collision. Driving above the speed limit is one of the most common traffic violations, and it is likely to be committed by every driver at some point. While many people do not feel that speeding is a serious violation, it can be [...]

Teen Car Accident Risks Increase During the Summer

The summer months can be dangerous for drivers, especially those who are younger and have less experience. The period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is known as the “100 deadliest days of summer” for teen drivers, since during this time, the rate of car accidents increases significantly. AAA reports that there were more than 7,000 fatal car accidents that took place during the summer months between 2010 [...]

How Is Fault Determined in a Multi-Vehicle Pileup?

While some car accident cases are straightforward, it is not always easy to understand who was responsible for a crash. Even in relatively minor collisions, there are a variety of factors that can play a role in determining who was at fault. When multiple vehicles are involved in a crash, understanding who was at fault can be even more complicated. Those who have been injured in multi-vehicle pileups will need [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:07+00:00May 23, 2021|Car Accidents|

What Are the Most Common Causes of T-Bone Collisions?

Of the various different types of car accidents and truck accidents that affect people in the United States, side-impact collisions are among the most dangerous. These accidents are often referred to as “T-bone collisions,” since when one vehicle strikes another vehicle from the side, the vehicles resemble a letter “T.” These types of collisions account for around 25% of all car accident fatalities. T-bone collisions can result in multiple different [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:08+00:00May 16, 2021|Car Accidents|
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