What Should I Do After Being Injured in a Hit and Run Accident?

In February 2019, a 54-year-old Wisconsin man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run accident in Milwaukee. The injuries occurred when the man was attempting to fill potholes, and he was pinned up against his vehicle. According to Milwaukee police, the driver fled the scene after colliding with the man and his vehicle.  Hit-and-run collisions can be incredibly terrifying, and they are unfortunately quite common throughout the United States. According to [...]

2019-03-21T14:49:52+00:00March 21, 2019|Car Accidents|

How to Protect Elderly Drivers from Car Accident Injuries

In February 2019, an elderly woman was fatally injured in a car accident on Wisconsin’s I-43 highway. The woman lost control of her vehicle and swerved off the road. By the time emergency medical personnel arrived at the scene, the woman had already passed away. This incident demonstrated the risks faced by many elderly drivers. Studies have shown that elderly drivers are more likely to be involved in motor vehicle [...]

2019-03-15T17:33:27+00:00March 15, 2019|Car Accidents|

Understanding the Obstacles in Obtaining Compensation for Chronic Whiplash

Whiplash, which is caused by a forceful and sudden jerking of the head, is most commonly experienced by car crash victims. It can cause pain and stiffness, limited range of motion, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, and more – sometimes to the point that the victim must miss work, take pain medications, or undergo long and extensive treatment and physical therapy. Of course, most victims will eventually recover from their injuries, sometimes [...]

2017-04-27T09:25:00+00:00April 27, 2017|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Dangerous Intersections and Your Right to Recovery After a Crash

There are many ways and places that drivers can get into an accident, but intersections tend to be one of the most common. In fact, data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that 733, 000 injury crashes and 7, 196 fatalities occurred at intersections in 2008 (the most current year for which data is available). The U.S. Department of Transportation also estimated that around 43 percent of [...]

2017-04-20T08:55:00+00:00April 20, 2017|Green Bay Auto Crash Attorney|

Understanding Wisconsin’s Comparative Negligence Law

Every state has its own laws for determining the compensation owed to victims in an automobile accident. In Wisconsin, this is known as comparative negligence. What exactly is comparative negligence, and how might it affect your claim? The following information explains, and provides some key details on how you can effectively pursue the most compensation possible. What is Negligence? Before one can understand comparative negligence, one must first understand negligence [...]

2016-12-26T10:21:00+00:00December 26, 2016|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Winter Weather Preparedness: What Every Driver Should Know About Their Auto Insurance

As the weather turns colder, and Wisconsinites prepare for wet, slick, icy, slushy, and snowy roads, it is important to learn everything you can about your auto insurance. This not only helps protect you in an car accident, it can even help you avoid an accident altogether. The following explains further, and provides some valuable tips on how to improve your chances of a full and fair settlement. Winter is [...]

2016-11-30T09:40:00+00:00November 30, 2016|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

What Causes Car Accidents in Wisconsin?

Car accidents occur every day throughout the United States. These wrecks not only result in injuries to countless victims, they also claim many lives. In fact, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, in 2013 there were 118, 254 total car crashes in Wisconsin alone. Of those accidents, 527 people were killed and 39, 872 people were injured. There are several outside factors—such as unruly weather conditions, unsafe road conditions, [...]

2014-09-24T07:00:48+00:00September 24, 2014|Car Accidents|

Summer is Here: Is Your Teenage Driver Safe on the Road?

Driving for teenagers is a rite of passage. It is an exciting chapter in their lives where independence, responsibility, and social status change. For parents, however, the teenage years can be nerve wracking — and for good reason. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), teenage deaths are caused by car crashes more than any other cause, including suicide and homicide combined. In 2012 alone, 2, 823 teenagers aged 13–19 [...]

2014-07-31T07:00:21+00:00July 31, 2014|Car Accidents|
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