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Have Car Accidents Been More Common During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

For most of 2020 and the start of 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic has limited people’s travel plans and led many employers to implement work-from-home policies. As a result, it is reasonable to expect that there would be less traffic on the roads and fewer car accidents. This has largely been true in Wisconsin, but the past year has also seen some disturbing trends regarding accident severity and fatalities, with many [...]

2021-02-25T20:05:23+00:00February 5, 2021|Car Accidents|

How Can Passengers Recover Damages After a Wisconsin Car Crash?

When a car accident occurs, the fault usually lies with one or more of the drivers involved, but passengers often suffer some of the most serious injuries. If you have been injured in a crash in which you were a passenger, you should know that you do have the ability to pursue compensation for your damages, but it is important to determine who is responsible so that you have the best [...]

2021-02-25T19:52:57+00:00January 22, 2021|Car Accidents|

5 Ways a Wisconsin Car Accident Can Impact Your Life

If you have been injured in a car crash, your immediate injuries may be just the beginning of the challenges you will face. A car accident can affect your life in many different ways, and as you prepare to pursue a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, it is important to consider the full impact so that you can work with your attorney to determine a fair amount of compensation that [...]

2021-02-25T19:49:21+00:00January 21, 2021|Car Accidents|

Signs and Effects of Whiplash After a Wisconsin Car Crash

Whiplash is one of the most common car crash injuries, especially in rear-end collisions, but it can also be one of the most difficult injuries to detect. What may manifest itself as soreness in the immediate aftermath of a crash can lead to more serious complications in the future. For this reason, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible after an accident and hire an attorney who can help [...]

2021-02-25T19:15:08+00:00December 30, 2020|Car Accidents|

Filing a Personal Injury Claim for a Work-Related Car Accident

If driving is a significant part of your work responsibilities (for example, if you are a truck driver, bus driver, or delivery driver), you are at risk of getting injured in a car accident in the course of your work. The same can be true even if you only drive for work occasionally, such as when your employer asks you to run an errand. If you have been injured while driving for work, [...]

2021-02-25T18:54:02+00:00December 28, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Should I Do After a Car Crash in a Construction Zone?

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reports that over the past five years, there have been almost 2,700 annual car wrecks in work zones, with the spring and summer construction season accounting for a large portion of these accidents. During this time, 50 people have died and 5,200 people have been injured in work zone accidents. The risks of accidents in road construction zones continue to this day, and if [...]

2020-12-09T19:34:59+00:00December 9, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Does Witness Testimony Help With a Personal Injury Claim?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you will need sufficient evidence of another driver’s negligence, as well as the damages you have suffered, in order to successfully pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. When you hire an attorney as soon as possible after an accident, we can help you collect various forms of evidence in a timely fashion. Often, one of the most important forms of [...]

2020-12-08T14:50:50+00:00December 8, 2020|Car Accidents|

Why Is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Important?

Although auto insurance is required by law for all Wisconsin drivers, many people throughout the state still drive without it. In fact, recent statistics from the Insurance Research Council suggest that over 14 percent of Wisconsin drivers lack the legally required insurance, and this can present a serious issue when those drivers are responsible for an accident with someone else. In most cases, a driver’s liability insurance is a crucial [...]

2020-12-01T22:38:16+00:00December 1, 2020|Car Accidents|

4 Contributing Factors in Thanksgiving Car Accidents

While fewer people may have traveled during Thanksgiving in 2020 than in most years, the holiday weekend is still a popular time for people to drive to family gatherings, and an unfortunate side effect is an increased risk of car accidents. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports an average of around 400 crash fatalities on Thanksgiving weekend over the last 10 years, with similar numbers predicted for this year’s holiday. [...]

2020-11-30T20:28:50+00:00November 30, 2020|Car Accidents|

Are Teen Drivers More Likely to Be Involved in Car Accidents?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 2,000 people nationwide were killed in car accidents involving a teen driver in 2018. Teens themselves are often the victims in these cases, as the CDC reports that accidents are a leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 19. However, people of all ages can be susceptible to the risky and dangerous behaviors of [...]

2020-11-25T20:29:57+00:00November 25, 2020|Car Accidents|
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