Can I Recover Compensation for PTSD Resulting From a Car Accident?

Millions of Americans suffer injuries in motor vehicle collisions every year. These injuries can range from relatively minor cuts and bruises to life-threatening trauma and permanent disabilities. Regardless of the severity of an injury, it can affect a victim for months or years after an accident. In addition to physical injuries, a car accident can have a long-term psychological impact, and many victims suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:14+00:00May 1, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Wisconsin Drivers Need to Know About Chain Reaction Car Accidents

On February 24, 2019, Wisconsin experienced a massive chain reaction accident that involved 131 vehicles. The accident, which occurred on Interstate 41, was caused by poor visibility due to weather conditions. Unfortunately, this was not an isolated incident. Chain reaction accidents and multi-car pileups are common, especially during inclement weather conditions such as snow, ice, and fog. These car accidents, which can involve anywhere from three to several dozen vehicles, [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:18+00:00February 28, 2020|Car Accidents|

Can Crash-Prevention Technology Prevent Car Accidents in Wisconsin?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end collisions account for roughly one-third of all automobile crashes. Rear-end collisions carry a high risk of spine, neck, and brain injuries for victims. In an effort to prevent collisions, many automakers are offering crash-prevention technology in the newest models of cars. Despite cutting-edge technology and numerous safety features, roughly 2.35 million Americans sustain accident-related injuries each year. If you have [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:19+00:00February 12, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Wisconsin Residents Need to Know About Rideshare Car Accidents

Ridesharing has become increasingly popular in the United States due to its convenience and affordable prices. In 2018, an estimated 36 percent of Americans used ridesharing, which was an increase from 15 percent in 2017. An additional reason ridesharing has skyrocketed is because it can reduce the risk of car accidents caused by drunk drivers and other unsafe motorists. However, rideshare drivers can still be involved in accidents caused by [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:20+00:00January 31, 2020|Car Accidents|

3 Steps Drivers Should Take to Prevent Car Accidents During the Winter

Even in the best weather conditions, car accidents can create emotional, physical, and financial strain. As autumn shifts into winter, the risk of motor vehicle crashes can increase. According to The Weather Channel, weather-related auto accidents cause more deaths than natural disasters each year, and the worst period of time for these types of crashes extends from late fall into early spring. Ice, heavy snow, and sleet can contribute to [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:24+00:00November 8, 2019|Car Accidents|

How Does Seat Belt Usage Affect a Car Accident Claim in Wisconsin?

Any automobile sold or operated in the state of Wisconsin must be equipped with proper working safety belts. All drivers and passengers above the age of four are required to wear seat belts when the vehicle is in use, and children under the age of four must be properly restrained in a child safety seat. Children over the age of four must use a booster seat until they are eight [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:26+00:00October 8, 2019|Car Accidents|

How Often Are Car Accidents Caused By Drugged Driving?

The dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol are well-documented and understood, and people often take steps to avoid and prevent drunk driving. However, many people may not be aware that driving under the influence of controlled substances, prescription drugs, or over the counter medications can be just as dangerous. Concerns about drugged driving have increased in recent years due to a number of factors, including the legalization of [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:50+00:00July 17, 2019|Car Accidents|

Dealing with Delayed Symptoms After an Auto Accident

While some injuries may be immediately apparent after an auto accident (i.e. skin scrapes, gashes, pulled muscles, broken bones, and bruises), adrenaline can mask more severe symptoms. For example, an accident victim with internal bleeding may not notice stomach pains or distention, or they may attribute dizziness or disorientation - symptoms that may arise with head trauma - to stress because of the accident. Due to the risk of these [...]

2018-05-03T09:20:00+00:00May 3, 2018|Green Bay Auto Crash Attorney|

First Steps After an Auto Accident Can Impact Your Claim and Right to Compensation

After a car crash that has caused injury, victims expect to receive fair compensation for any injuries or losses they have sustained. Sadly, that is not what usually happens. After all, insurance companies do not make millions by treating victims fairly. Instead, they work hard to find any and every reason they can to deny and reduce the claims of injured motorists. Thankfully, there are some ways that drivers can [...]

2017-12-22T09:15:00+00:00December 22, 2017|Car Accidents|

Can You Receive Compensation for Mental or Emotional Injuries After an Accident?

Some accidents are relatively minor, with only physical injuries. Others can be emotionally or mentally devastating. Either way, victims may be owed compensation. However, it can often be difficult to prove injuries that are not physical. As such, it can be difficult to receive compensation for unseen injuries, such as posttraumatic stress disorder or anxiety. Thankfully, victims do still have options. The following information explains, and it provides details on [...]

2017-07-12T09:10:00+00:00July 12, 2017|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|
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