What Are the Most Common Causes of Head-On Collisions?

Car accidents can range from relatively minor bumps or scrapes to multi-vehicle pileups. While even minor collisions can result in injuries to drivers or passengers and damage to vehicles or other property, high-speed crashes are more likely to cause serious bodily harm or wrongful death. Head-on collisions are some of the most dangerous types of motor vehicle accidents. Those who have been injured in these types of crashes will want [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:09+00:00April 26, 2021|Car Accidents|

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|

Reacting to a Rear-End Collision in Wisconsin

Here in the United States, rear-end collisions are the most common of all car accidents. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), upward of 1.7 million rear-end crashes occur each year, throughout the United States. Rear-end collisions can result in major damage to your vehicle and serious injuries to you and your loved ones. If you have been involved in a rear-end collision, it is time to speak with [...]

2022-07-29T15:16:05+00:00August 6, 2020|Car Accidents|

Understanding Negligence and Car Accidents in Wisconsin

Every year, millions of Americans suffer injuries in motor vehicle collisions. In rare instances, car crashers may occur without negligence (for example, when a deer darts in the path of a car from a camouflaged location), but most crashes occur due to driver negligence. If you or a loved one has suffered after being involved in an auto accident that was caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another [...]

2022-07-29T15:16:13+00:00June 23, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Are My Options After Being Injured in a Pedestrian Accident?

Every day, pedestrians are injured or killed in accidents involving motor vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 6,283 pedestrians were fatally injured in pedestrian accidents in 2018. This was the highest number of annual pedestrian fatalities in the United States over the last two-plus decades, further sparking concern over pedestrian safety. Often, pedestrian accidents are caused, either completely or in part, by driver negligence. If you [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:16+00:00April 3, 2020|Pedestrian 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|

Can I Receive Compensation for Burn Injuries in a Car Accident?

If you are involved in a car accident, you may suffer a variety of serious injuries. Cuts, bruises, whiplash, traumatic brain injuries, or broken bones can cause you a great deal of pain and suffering, and they can have a long-term impact on your health and well-being. Burn injuries can also occur in an automobile crash, and in these cases, a skilled attorney can help you determine who was responsible [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:24+00:00November 5, 2019|Car Accidents|

Passengers Are Most Vulnerable in Automobile Crashes, Study Finds

Anyone can be injured in a car during a traffic accident. Yet according to a recent study from the JPN Apex Trauma Center of AIIMS, passengers are the most vulnerable. This was partially attributed to a lack of seat belt use among occupants of the study. There are, however, several other likely factors, including the passenger's location in the vehicle, the type of accident experienced, and acts that could be [...]

2016-06-07T14:14:37+00:00June 7, 2016|Car Accidents|

Snapchat Being Blamed for Auto Accidents After the Release of Their New “Speed Filter”

Distracted driving is a major problem in the United States; however, it may have just become more dangerous, thanks to the development of a Snapchat application that allows users to determine how fast they are going. Especially appealing to younger drivers, this “speed filter” is already being blamed for a handful of accidents throughout the country. Yet who is really responsible for these accidents: the teens, or the company that [...]

2016-05-24T13:35:53+00:00May 24, 2016|Car Accidents|

Distracted Driver Month: Even at a Stoplight, Cell Phones Should Not Be Used

Most people are aware of the risks of distracted driving; they hear about them on the radio, on television, and even while on hold with their cell phone company. Yet far too many drivers ignore the dangers. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than eight people are killed in crashes involving a distracted driver, and another 1, 161 are injured. In hopes of [...]

2016-04-12T13:41:49+00:00April 12, 2016|Car Accidents|
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