How Can Internal Injuries Affect Car Accident Victims?

When motor vehicles collide, or when a pedestrian, bicyclist, or motorcyclist is struck by a car or truck, multiple types of serious injuries can occur. Many injuries, such as cuts and lacerations, are immediately noticeable, and a victim can ensure that they receive the proper treatment. However, internal injuries may not be as immediately obvious. When a person suffers damage to their internal organs, they are likely to be affected [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:32+00:00August 13, 2021|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Securing Compensation After a Wisconsin Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclists enjoy the same freedom to ride the open road as those who travel in cars, vans, or trucks. Because they do not have thousands of pounds of metal protecting them, and because their profile is smaller, their risk of serious injury or death is much greater. Perhaps it should come as no surprise that motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in a collision than standard car passengers. [...]

2022-07-29T15:16:08+00:00July 26, 2020|Motorcycle Accidents|

Young Adults Who Suffer from a TBI May Be at an Increased Risk for Criminal Activity

Because they are more likely to experience an automobile accident than older drivers, teens and young adults are also more likely to suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI). While most do fully recover, for some, the injury can result in long-term consequences, such as a diminished ability to work, complete school work, or concentrate. Now a new study suggests that teens and young adults with traumatic brain injuries may also [...]

2016-12-06T09:14:00+00:00December 6, 2016|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Drunk Driving Accidents May Increase over Holiday Season

Holidays are known for celebrations and, often, celebrations involve serving alcoholic beverages. Unfortunately, many revelers decide to leave a party at a restaurant or a friend's house and drive themselves home. However, driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol is extremely dangerous and often leads to serious drunk driving accidents. According to statistics reported by advocacy group Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 290, 000 individuals in the United States sustained [...]

2015-10-27T13:17:05+00:00October 27, 2015|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Recreational Activities: Injuries Sustained on Another’s Property

Recreational activities such as snowmobiling, sledding, hunting, fishing, camping, and berry picking are popular in Wisconsin. However, if you or a loved one has suffered an injury during one of these activities, you may have been told there is no way to recover for your injuries under current Wisconsin law. But, with an experienced attorney who understands the complexities of Wisconsin's recreational activities law, you may be able to recover [...]

2015-01-26T13:04:07+00:00January 26, 2015|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

The Importance of Punitive Damages in Drunken Driving Accidents

Losing a loved one in a car accident can be a tragic and traumatic experience. When the accident is the fault of an intoxicated driver, it is normal for other feelings such as anger and hostility to arise. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, there were more than 33, 000 convictions for drunken driving offenses in Wisconsin in 2012 alone. Given the high volume of convictions, it is clear [...]

2014-11-25T12:15:48+00:00November 25, 2014|Car Accidents|
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