What Damages Can Be Recovered in a Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

In the state of Wisconsin, hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal car accidents each year, and many more are killed in other incidents involving another party’s negligence. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you may be struggling with intense grief over your loss, and you may be frustrated because it feels like there is no way to hold the responsible party accountable. While it [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:19+00:00June 8, 2022|Wrongful Death|

Who Is Most Likely to Be Injured in a Pedestrian Accident?

People who are involved in motor vehicle collisions can suffer multiple types of serious injuries. Pedestrian accidents are among the most dangerous types of collisions, and a person who is struck by a car, truck, bus, or other vehicles can suffer severe bodily injuries or wrongful death. Victims of these types of accidents may be able to pursue compensation from a negligent driver. An experienced personal injury attorney can help [...]

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 [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:15+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 [...]

2022-07-29T15:16:00+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 [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:14+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 [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:21+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 [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:26+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|
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