Three Ways Pedestrians Can Protect Themselves from Personal Injury

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in the year 2015, pedestrian accidents that resulted in fatalities were on the rise. With the global increase of both vehicle and on-foot commuters in recent years, it comes as no surprise that these statistics have spiked since then. Under this 2015 study done by the NHTSA, research showed there were over 5, 000 pedestrian fatalities in the United States alone, [...]

2017-09-07T08:21:00+00:00September 7, 2017|Pedestrian Accidents|

Vehicle Impact Speed and a Pedestrian’s Risk of Fatality or Severe Injury

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that around 4, 000 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents per year. Many more are severely injured and may suffer from either short- or long-term disability. What determines the difference between those that are just injured and those that suffer a fatality? The answer is often vehicle speed. Learn more about how the speed of a vehicle upon impact can [...]

2017-03-30T09:07:00+00:00March 30, 2017|Pedestrian Accidents|

Pedestrian Safety: Preventing Accidents in Wisconsin

A young Illinois man was recently struck by a vehicle while running across I-94. This unfortunate incident serves as a reminder of the importance of pedestrian awareness while driving. The 28-year-old man was struck by an SUV in downtown Minneapolis as he tried to run across the highway around 3 a.m. The man was taken to a local hospital but was unable to recover from his injuries and passed away. [...]

2015-03-25T15:00:47+00:00March 25, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|
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