Determining Liability for an Accident in Wisconsin’s Winter Weather

As winter approaches in Wisconsin, the chance for snowfall increases, and unfortunately, this often means a greater risk of car accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 17 percent of car crashes throughout the United States happen during winter weather conditions, and many of these result in serious injuries for the drivers and passengers involved. If you have been injured, it is important to note that adverse [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:35+00:00November 16, 2020|Car Accidents|

Preparing Early for Winter Driving Can Reduce Your Risk of an Accident

With fall quickly giving way to winter, many Wisconsin drivers are considering how they can reduce their risk of a car crash. Snow and ice – a common occurrence in this state during the winter months – come together to create hazardous surfaces. The added risk of other drivers, the potential for vehicle malfunctions, and the extreme cold only add further to each driver’s overall risk of an accident. Learn [...]

2017-11-01T10:25:00+00:00November 1, 2017|Car Accidents|

Early Morning Crashes and Black Ice – What You Should Know

Even after roads have been plowed and treated to melt the snow and ice, road users need to be aware of potential dangers. This is especially true when it comes to the presence of black ice. Often caused by areas that have melted and then refrozen, it is most often an issue in the early morning hours because it is so difficult to see while driving in the dark. It [...]

2017-01-11T09:54:00+00:00January 11, 2017|Green Bay Personal Injury Attorney|

Slick Roads in Winter Can Lead to Death and Serious Injury: Protect Your Family and Understand Your Right to Pursue Compensation

When winter settles in, and the roads become slick, even the best of drivers can find themselves in a dangerous situation. However, most circumstances are avoidable. Learn how you can best protect your family with some safe winter driving tips, and learn what rights you have if you or someone you love is killed or injured in an automobile crash this winter season. Always Have a Plan for Unexpected Inclement [...]

2016-12-15T09:27:00+00:00December 15, 2016|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|

Time to Prepare for Winter Weather Driving

Winter weather is just around that corner, and that means so is winter driving. Be prepared for the snow and ice, and reduce your risk of an automobile accident, by getting your vehicle ready now. The following provides some information on what steps to take, and what you can do, should you still experience an accident in Wisconsin this winter season. Tires and Traction Snow, ice, slush, and remnants of [...]

2016-11-11T09:38:00+00:00November 11, 2016|Green Bay Auto Crash Attorney|

Winter Weather Conditions Can Increase Frequency and Severity of Semi-Truck Accidents

On a good day, semi-trucks are ominous and potentially dangerous to drive around or behind. However, when winter weather strikes, even the people who drive them get nervous—some so much that they completely take their vehicles off the road. But what do they do when severe conditions creep up, or they are faced with a sudden and unexpected situation? Most do the very best they can. Yet sometimes it simply [...]

2016-02-09T07:00:00+00:00February 9, 2016|Truck Accidents|

Winter Weather Safety and Preparedness: Automobile Accident and Injury Prevention

Even though the New Year has only just begun, there have already been automobile accidents that have caused injuries and fatalities. The slick, snowy, and icy driving conditions found throughout Wisconsin have been a contributing factor in those accidents. Reduce your risk of accident or injury during the remainder of the winter season with the following winter weather driving safety and preparedness tips. Plan and Prepare Effective planning and preparation [...]

2016-01-07T14:15:07+00:00January 7, 2016|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Auto Accidents in Adverse Winter Weather

Every driver has the duty to drive his or her vehicle in a reasonably safe way. This duty is important for preventing auto accidents and injuries on the roads and highways. However, when a driver fails to meet this duty and causes a collision and injury, he or she can be deemed negligent by the court and can be held liable for any losses suffered by the accident victims. The [...]

2015-11-20T07:00:00+00:00November 20, 2015|Car Accidents|
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