Does Marijuana Use Increase the Likelihood of a Car Accident?

Most people understand that drunk driving can be very dangerous. Alcohol use can significantly impair a person’s ability to drive safely, and those who get behind the wheel after drinking are likely to be involved in car accidents. However, marijuana use is another increasingly common issue that affects drivers. While the state of Wisconsin has not yet legalized marijuana, this drug is legal in other nearby states, and its use [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:04+00:00July 16, 2021|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

5 Common Forms of Driver Negligence That Can Lead to Car Accidents

Driving is something that most people do every day, but even though it may be a routine activity, it can also be dangerous. Even when drivers are careful and take all precautions to protect their own safety, other drivers can make mistakes, and these errors may lead to car accidents that can cause serious injuries and extensive property damage. Victims who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents will want to understand [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:13+00:00February 24, 2021|Car Accidents|

How to Recognize Common Delayed Onset Car Accident Injuries

In the aftermath of a car accident, sometimes it is immediately clear that you need treatment for a serious injury. However, other injuries may take longer to fully manifest, and the delay may have implications on both your physical and mental recovery and your chances of obtaining compensation through a personal injury claim. You should be aware of some of the common symptoms of delayed onset injuries so that you [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:33+00:00November 20, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Are the Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents in Wisconsin?

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, there are almost 130,000 car accidents in the state each year, on average. Only about 25 percent of these crashes result in injuries or fatalities, but there are certain kinds of accidents for which the rate is much higher. If you have been injured in one of these dangerous crashes, you may need a personal injury attorney who can help you pursue financial [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:59+00:00September 1, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Should I Do After a Car Accident With an Uninsured Driver?

Every year, thousands of people suffer injuries in car accidents throughout the state of Wisconsin. Whether a collision leads to a serious injury, fatality, or property damage, it can have a long-term impact on the financial health of an entire family. In many accidents, the at-fault driver’s insurance policy will provide coverage for the injuries and damages suffered by victims. However, cases can become complicated if the person who was [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:13+00:00June 2, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Can I Pursue Compensation After a Rear-End Collision?

Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident, and every year, thousands of people throughout the United States are injured in these types of crashes. Rear-end collisions can range in severity; in some cases, they result in minor vehicular damage and minimal injuries, while in others, they can lead to severe bodily injury or wrongful death. Regardless of the amount of damage, one thing is a near-constant in [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:17+00:00March 13, 2020|Car Accidents|

Wisconsin Cell Phone Laws for 2020: What Do Motorists Need to Know?

Distractions on the road can come in many forms. Drivers may lose focus on the road when they adjust the radio, reach for an item on the floor, check the GPS, apply makeup, or even stare out the window at something on the side of the road. Cell phone usage is one type of distraction that can lead to serious consequences. Together, all of these distractions have contributed to thousands [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:19+00:00February 7, 2020|Car Accidents|

Side-impact Crashes and the Injuries They Cause

Most side-impact crashes happen at intersections, where drivers run red lights or stop signs, and as a result, hit the side of another car. Individuals involved in these crashes (also commonly referred to as T-bone or broadside accidents) do not typically see the crash coming - but even if they did happen to see the vehicle barreling toward them, there would be little they could do to stop the accident [...]

2018-04-26T08:21:00+00:00April 26, 2018|Car Accidents|

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|

Seeking Compensation for Wisconsin Car Accident Injuries

Last year, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, there were 491 fatal car crashes resulting in 527 deaths. Despite Wisconsin's attempts to keep roads safe for residents through various road safety campaigns, accidents still happen. Depending on the severity of the crash, a victim who survives is considered to be very lucky. A car accident is not only a traumatic experience for the victims involved but it can also [...]

2014-08-18T18:36:13+00:00August 18, 2014|Car Accidents|
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