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Where Are Pedestrian Accidents Most Likely to Happen?

While collisions between vehicles can be dangerous, collisions between a vehicle and a person on foot are even more likely to lead to serious injuries or death. Victims of pedestrian accidents can suffer multiple forms of bodily harm, including brain injuries, spinal cord injuries resulting in paralysis, multiple broken bones, and severe lacerations that may lead to scarring and disfigurement. Pedestrians who have been injured after being struck by a [...]

How Do I File a Wrongful Death Claim for My Loved One?

A fatal car accident is a tragic event not only for the person who loses his or her life, but also for the surviving family members who must cope with the untimely loss of their loved one. During such a time, monetary compensation may seem like small comfort compared to what you have lost, but it is important to think about how it can provide relief from the financial stress you [...]

2021-02-25T19:24:09+00:00January 4, 2021|Wrongful Death|

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Wisconsin?

When an accident is caused by a negligent party, those who are injured have the right to pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Unfortunately, however, many accidents are fatal, in which case the victim’s family members are left to deal with the lasting consequences. While nothing can truly make up for the loss of a loved one, it is possible for families to pursue financial recovery through a wrongful [...]

2020-08-28T16:18:15+00:00August 28, 2020|Wrongful Death|

When Can I Pursue a Wrongful Death Claim After a Fatal Car Accident?

Every year, tens of thousands of Americans are fatally injured in motor vehicle collisions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 36,560 people lost their lives in car accidents in 2018. This means a person is killed in a car accident every 14 minutes. If a member of your family has been killed in a collision, you will want to understand your legal options for addressing the financial [...]

2020-05-18T19:01:41+00:00May 18, 2020|Wrongful Death|

What Do Wisconsin Survivors Need to Know About Wrongful Death Claims?

Death is never easy, but it can be especially difficult to deal with if a person was killed because of someone else’s negligent actions. Even if the death was not intentional, a person’s surviving family members will be forced to deal with the financial challenges and emotional anguish that are involved in their loved one’s passing. Although financial compensation cannot bring someone back, a wrongful death claim can help address [...]

2020-01-15T20:23:00+00:00January 15, 2020|Wrongful Death|

How Can I Determine if I Have a Wrongful Death Claim in Wisconsin?

Whenever a family member or loved one dies, the person’s survivors are likely to experience a great deal of emotional pain and sorrow. In order to get closure and try to move on from the difficult situation, friends and family members may try to understand the reasons behind the death. If there is justification to believe that negligence or improper acts led to the person being killed, the family members [...]

2019-10-10T16:04:12+00:00October 10, 2019|Wrongful Death|

Loss of Consortium After a Wisconsin Car Accident

Being a victim in a car accident does not just affect the victim. When someone is seriously injured or even fatally so, it affects loved ones closest to him or her. In many cases, life not only changes financially but physically and emotionally as well. Spouses and children who once had a husband, wife, father or mother who provided love, companionship, comfort and physical needs, often suffer lasting effects from no [...]

2018-06-26T09:36:00+00:00June 26, 2018|Wrongful Death|

Pursuing Compensation for the Wrongful Death of a Loved One

When the negligence of another person causes the death of a loved one, the surviving family members have a right to pursue compensation. Sadly, obtaining a full and fair settlement is far more difficult than most people anticipate. Thankfully, a little knowledge and the assistance of a seasoned personal injury attorney can increase the chances of a positive outcome in your wrongful death case. Traffic Accidents and Wrongful Deaths on [...]

2018-01-14T07:04:00+00:00January 14, 2018|Wrongful Death|

Smoke Inhalation – The Other Fatal Fire Injury

When one thinks of fire-related injuries, they typically think of burn injuries. However, burns are not the most common cause of fire-related deaths. Instead, that title goes to smoke inhalation. It is a silent killer that can keep victims from finding their way to an exit, and it can cause asphyxiation that may ultimately result in serious injury or death. Learn more about this fire-related injury, including how to tell [...]

2017-07-17T09:51:00+00:00July 17, 2017|Wrongful Death|

Pursuing Compensation for the Wrongful Death of a Fetus

Car accidents that result in death are always tragic, but when it happens to an expectant mother and her unborn child, it can feel as though the family has been robbed. Not only have they potentially lost a mother, spouse, or partner, but they have lost the life of a child they never had the chance to hold. In such situations, compensation may be owed. Why Pursue Compensation? Every parent [...]

2017-05-29T11:55:00+00:00May 29, 2017|Wrongful Death|
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