Is There an Increased Risk of Car Accidents in the Spring?

Dangerous motor vehicle accidents can take place at any time of year. However, while drivers may be aware of the risks that they face due to inclement weather conditions during the winter, they may not realize that driving during the spring can also be dangerous. This may be especially true in 2021; while fewer vehicles have been on the road over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:11+00:00March 19, 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|

Is Drowsy Driving a Serious Issue in Wisconsin Car Accidents?

When people think of negligence leading to car accidents, they tend to envision drunk drivers or drivers speeding far above the legal limit. In all reality, there are many forms of negligence that can lead to a motor vehicle collision. Drowsy driving has become one of the most serious traffic safety issues here in the United States. If a person drives an automobile when he or she is sleep deprived, [...]

2022-07-29T15:16:10+00:00July 21, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Are My Options if I Was Injured in an Accident With a Drowsy Driver?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drowsy driving contributes to an estimated 72,000 car accidents and 44,000 injuries each year. In 2017, 795 lives were lost in these types of collisions. Drowsy driving can decrease a motorist’s reaction time and limit their vision and hand-eye coordination. If you have sustained a personal injury in an auto accident caused by a drowsy driver, you should speak to an attorney [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:20+00:00January 30, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Drowsy Driving Can Lead to Dangerous Car Accidents

On Friday, March 22, 2019, a Prarie du Chein man was lucky to survive after he drifted off the road and crashed his vehicle into a guardrail. After the accident, which occurred in Wisconsin’s Beetown Township, the driver was rushed to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries. According to the Grant County Sheriff's Department, the man lost control of his vehicle after falling asleep at the wheel. Today, [...]

2019-03-29T14:40:00+00:00March 29, 2019|Car Accidents|

Highway Hypnosis – What is it, and How Might It Affect You?

Americans are always on the go, and they often find themselves lacking in sleep. Unfortunately, this can lead to an increased risk of accident, particularly for those that spend a lot of time driving. This is because, after a while, the brain can become distracted and can result in an almost hypnotic like state. Experts refer to this phenomenon as highway hypnosis. What is it, and how might it affect [...]

2016-12-13T09:46:00+00:00December 13, 2016|Green Bay Auto Crash Attorney|

Drowsy Driving Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

Sleep has become a public health problem in America. Fueled by a number of factors, including constant access to electronic devices, hectic schedules, and a variety of health problems, sleep deprivation has even caught the attention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health advocacy organizations. Even the media has taken notice of the rising number of motor vehicle accidents caused by drowsy driving. This means [...]

2016-08-23T10:57:00+00:00August 23, 2016|Green Bay Auto Crash Attorney|
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