What is a Phantom Vehicle?

Single-car accidents are not always the fault of the driver of a crashed vehicle. Often, these accidents occur due to “miss and runs.” A miss and run occurs when another driver comes into your lane or otherwise runs you off the road without making physical contact with your vehicle. Often, these “miss and run” offenders continue driving because their vehicle was not involved in the crash. Because the “miss and run” vehicle [...]

2023-01-27T19:33:12+00:00January 27, 2023|Uncategorized|

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

If you’re hurt in a slip and fall accident, you may feel overwhelmed by your injuries and medical bills. If you cannot work it’s common to feel anxious about losing income. If you feel this way, you are not alone. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, over one million people get treated in ERs each year because of slip and fall accidents. If you’ve been injured after a slip [...]

2022-12-20T20:30:34+00:00December 20, 2022|Uncategorized|

Umbrella Insurance and Why You Need It

An umbrella policy generally provides insurance coverage above and beyond your primary, underlying policies. Umbrella policies may provide coverage in the event you injure someone else but they can also be available to you in the event someone very seriously injures you.  One of the things we see most in our practice is people who are seriously injured but simply can never be made whole because there is simply not [...]

2022-12-05T18:01:12+00:00November 24, 2022|Uncategorized|

Case Study: Gallardo v. Marstiller, 596 U.S. ___ (2022)

Earlier this year, on June 6, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Gallardo v. Marstiller, 596 U.S. ___ (2022). Because the case involved payments made by Florida’s Medicaid agency, there has been a whirlwind of questions and contemplation about how, if at all, Gallardo could impact Medicaid subrogation in Wisconsin. This article unfortunately does not offer a crystal ball to solve those concerns because the most honest answer at [...]

2022-10-25T21:19:20+00:00September 13, 2022|Uncategorized|

How Long Can the Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury Last?

There are a variety of situations where traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may occur. A person who is involved in a car accident may experience a blow to the head, a slip and fall accident may cause someone to strike their head on the ground, or falling objects at a construction site may lead to head injuries, to name just a few examples. When brain injuries are caused by someone else’s negligence, victims may be able to [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:24+00:00February 3, 2022|Uncategorized|

When is Reporting a Car Accident Mandatory?

Filing a police report after any car accident is a good idea. Even if you do not think you are injured at the time, you could quite possibly discover days or even weeks later that the accident did more damage than you originally thought. Delayed injuries like whiplash are common after an auto accident, meaning you might feel fine at the accident scene only to wake up in pain the [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:28+00:00November 15, 2021|Uncategorized|

Is the Driver in Back Always At Fault in a Rear-End Collision?

In some states, the answer to “Is the rear driver always at fault for an accident? is yes. Wisconsin is not one of those states. Even if your vehicle rear-ended another vehicle, the driver in front can still be found partially or even completely responsible for the car accident depending on the circumstances. If you were hurt in a rear-end collision and feel that another driver was responsible, you should [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:30+00:00October 4, 2021|Uncategorized|

Will Driver Fatigue Lead to More Truck Accidents Due to COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the health and safety of most people in the United States. Fortunately, many people have been able to avoid becoming infected by following safety guidelines, including wearing masks in public and maintaining social distancing. However, there are other ways outside of infections that the pandemic can threaten people’s safety. One issue that has not received a great deal of attention is the possibility of truck [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:14+00:00February 12, 2021|Uncategorized|

Herrling Clark Law Firm Will Remain Open for Business During This Uncertain Time

To our clients, friends, and family: Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd., remains “open for business.” However, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, we want to do everything possible to protect the health and safety of our attorneys, our staff, our clients, and visitors to our building. To respect social distancing recommendations, we are prepared to handle as much business as possible “virtually;” clients will have access to their legal team [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:17+00:00March 18, 2020|Uncategorized|
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