4 Contributing Factors in Thanksgiving Car Accidents

While fewer people may have traveled during Thanksgiving in 2020 than in most years, the holiday weekend is still a popular time for people to drive to family gatherings, and an unfortunate side effect is an increased risk of car accidents. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports an average of around 400 crash fatalities on Thanksgiving weekend over the last 10 years, with similar numbers predicted for this year’s holiday. [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:23+00:00November 30, 2020|Car Accidents|

Are Teen Drivers More Likely to Be Involved in Car Accidents?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 2,000 people nationwide were killed in car accidents involving a teen driver in 2018. Teens themselves are often the victims in these cases, as the CDC reports that accidents are a leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 19. However, people of all ages can be susceptible to the risky and dangerous behaviors of [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:29+00:00November 25, 2020|Car Accidents|

Why Is it Important to Seek Medical Attention After a Car Accident?

Sometimes, the effects of a car accident are immediately apparent, and you may suffer from visible injuries, acute pain, and noticeable effects on your physical and mental abilities that you know require immediate medical care. However, other cases are not as clear cut. You may question whether medical treatment is necessary for minor cuts, bruises, or aches after a car accident, but you should know that it is in your [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:39+00:00November 1, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Can I Recover Compensation After a Head-On Collision in Wisconsin?

Head-on collisions are one of the most dangerous forms of car accidents, accounting for nearly 3,500 fatalities in 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This figure means that over 25 percent of all fatal multi-vehicle crashes are head-on collisions. Because the point of impact in these crashes is so close to the driver, even those who survive often suffer severe injuries. If you are the victim [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:54+00:00September 24, 2020|Car Accidents|

5 Common Internal Injuries Suffered by Car Accident Victims

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, the aftermath can be scary and confusing as you try to assess the extent of your injuries, determine who was at fault, and figure out how to cover your immediate medical expenses. One common and especially challenging factor is the possibility of injuries that are not immediately apparent or visible on the surface, which is one reason why it is [...]

2022-07-29T15:16:01+00:00August 25, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Should I Do if I Am Injured in a Hit and Run Accident?

Following most collisions, drivers are required to stay at the scene of the accident. If it is safe to do so, drivers should exchange information with each other, and in many cases, it is best to contact law enforcement and have officers file a police report. However, there are some cases in which a driver flees the scene of a car accident. This may occur for a variety of reasons, [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:15+00:00April 24, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Common Are Head, Neck, and Back Injuries in Wisconsin Car Accidents?

Even with modern safety features and anti-crash technology, car accidents can still lead to serious injuries. Apart from internal bleeding or crush injuries, the most severe injuries often affect the head, neck, and spine. Injuries to these areas can cause pain, permanent disabilities, and emotional trauma. Because of the nature of head, neck, or spine injuries, victims may be at risk for missed work and loss of future income. If [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:18+00:00February 27, 2020|Car Accidents|

Summer Traffic Safety – What Every Road User Should Know

Summer is full of barbecues, vacations, and lazy days by the water. Unfortunately, it also tends to result in an increase of severe traffic accidents. Why does this phenomenon occur, and what should road users do to protect themselves from the negligent behavior of others? The following explains, and provides you with some details on where to find assistance, should an accident happen to you or someone you love. Why [...]

2017-06-22T10:00:00+00:00June 22, 2017|Car Accidents|

Staying Safe on the Road During the “100 Deadliest Days”

Summer is in full swing. Families are out taking their vacations, visiting the lakes and rivers, hanging out at the parks, and making memories. Unfortunately, these lazy summer days also happen to be the most dangerous for teen drivers. They are so dangerous, in fact, that the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day have been dubbed the “100 deadliest days on the road.” Know how to keep you, and [...]

2016-07-26T10:09:00+00:00July 26, 2016|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

The Benefits of Defensive Driving in a World Full of Distracted and Drunken Drivers

When combined, drunk driving and distracted driving accidents account for approximately half of all fatal traffic accidents. The latest analysis indicates that this means approximately 20, 000 deaths are caused by these deadly driving practices each and every year. And that is only the accidents in which a victim was wrongfully killed. Thousands more suffer from injuries that range from minor to severe. Defensive driving – a practice in which [...]

2016-07-07T09:18:00+00:00July 7, 2016|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|
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