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Preparing for Your Personal Injury Court Case: What to Expect

Going to court over a personal injury case can be an intimidating experience. Although your attorney is present and will move the courtroom proceedings forward on your behalf, it’s still important to feel comfortable going into the courtroom. Additionally, during some parts of the trial process such as providing testimony and being cross-examined by opposing counsel, you won’t have your attorney next to you to provide peace of mind. It's [...]

Classifications of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries can be among the most devastating consequences of accidents, often leading to long-term consequences that affect both the injured individual and their loved ones. Understanding the different classifications of brain injuries is essential in grasping the severity and potential outcomes. Here's an exploration of the various types of brain injuries that can arise from car accidents. Types of Brain Injuries Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): Sudden and forceful impacts [...]

Key Questions to Ask When Seeking a Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve been injured through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to compensation for any injuries suffered, lost work time, or a reduction in your quality of life. In these circumstances, seeking qualified legal help is a good first step to determining whether such compensation is worth pursuing. Personal injury attorneys, including those at Herrling Clark Law Firm, are usually available for no-cost consultations to help people [...]

Steps for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Suffering an injury due to someone else's negligence can be physically, emotionally, and financially overwhelming. Filing a personal injury claim can help you seek compensation for medical bills, lost wages and the pain and suffering you've endured. Here's a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the process of filing a personal injury claim. Seek Medical Attention: After the incident, seek immediate medical attention for your injuries. Not only is this [...]

How to Determine Liability for Truck Accidents

As Wisconsin's population and commerce grow, roadways are experiencing heightened congestion. Alongside the rise in passenger vehicles, there is an increasing presence of semi-trucks and commercial delivery vehicles in daily commutes. However, this surge in semi-trucks also brings about a worrisome increase in trucking accidents. Truck accidents can be catastrophic, leading to severe injuries and property damage. The complexity of these accidents often lies in determining liability, as multiple parties [...]

E-Scooters Can Be a Fun Way to Get Around, but Carry Risk of Injury

As they become more popular as a means of transportation, e-scooters also carry risk of injury for its users. While the devices can provide a quick and efficient way for getting around town, users should also be aware of the common causes for accidents and injury. It’s not uncommon for accidents involving e-scooters to result in serious injury for which the user may want to consider seeking compensation. If that [...]

When You Should Contact a Personal Injury Attorney if You’ve Suffered an Injury in an Accident

If you’ve been injured in an accident through no fault of your own, you may be in a position where it makes sense to contact a personal injury attorney to determine if there are legal options for you to pursue.  However, there are initial steps to take prior to pursuing legal help. First and foremost, your health and safety should be your top priority. You should immediately seek medical attention [...]

It’s Important to Understand Coverage Provided by Your Auto Insurance

Wisconsin law requires all automobile operators to carry auto insurance. At the very minimum, drivers are required to have liability and uninsured motorist coverage. The insurance marketplace provides many different options to choose from and deciding on the appropriate policy can be complex. The following is a primer for the basic types of auto insurance available.   Liability Coverage There are two types of liability coverage - bodily injury liability coverage [...]

Getting Medical Attention After An Accident Is Critical To Protecting Your Health, Legal Rights

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, or know someone who has, you know the immediate aftermath can be very chaotic.  Sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what to do. Between trying to figure out exactly what happened, how your car will be repaired, and whether there are alternative transportation options, seeking medical attention is not always the highest priority, particularly if you think any injuries incurred will heal [...]

When to Contact an Attorney After Developing Soft Tissue Injuries

If you’ve been in a car crash do not dismiss aches and pains that develop after the incident. Such injuries often mean that soft tissue like muscles, or connective tissue, like tendons and ligaments have been damaged, possibly resulting in long-lasting physical limitations and pain. In some cases, these injuries could also lead to significant medical costs. Upon suffering soft tissue injuries visit a medical professional to receive proper diagnosis [...]

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