Understanding Hit and Run Accidents and Phantom Motor Vehicles

Being involved in an auto accident can be a traumatic experience, leaving a victim with injuries that may require costly medical treatment, as well as damage their vehicle and other property. Addressing these issues can be a complicated process following any type of accident, but it can become even more difficult in hit-and-run situations. If a driver fled the scene of a collision without stopping to make sure that others [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:12+00:00March 10, 2021|Car Accidents|

Why Is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Important?

Although auto insurance is required by law for all Wisconsin drivers, many people throughout the state still drive without it. In fact, recent statistics from the Insurance Research Council suggest that over 14 percent of Wisconsin drivers lack the legally required insurance, and this can present a serious issue when those drivers are responsible for an accident with someone else. In most cases, a driver’s liability insurance is a crucial [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:21+00:00December 1, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Are My Options After a Hit-and-Run Accident in Wisconsin?

If you have been injured in any car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, the aftermath can be stressful as you struggle with pain, surgeries, and hospital stays, as well as other interruptions and negative effects on your life. These issues can be even more difficult after a hit-and-run accident, since you may not know who you can hold accountable for your damages. Fortunately, you still have options in these [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:36+00:00November 13, 2020|Car Accidents|

How Should I Proceed After a Car Accident With an Uninsured Motorist?

Although the majority of motorists carry automobile insurance, an estimated one in seven drivers elect to operate their vehicles without the required coverage. Being involved in a car accident can already be physically and emotionally draining, and adding an uninsured motorist into the equation can only make the ordeal more complicated. If you or a loved one have been involved in an auto accident with an uninsured motorist, an experienced [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:23+00:00December 10, 2019|Car Accidents|

Recovering Damages After an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

Although every state requires that drivers have at least liability insurance on their vehicle, approximately 13 percent (or one in eight) of all motorists are uninsured. Should you experience a crash with one of them, you could be at risk for unpaid damages. Thankfully, there are still some avenues available to victims of an uninsured motorist crash. Learn more, including how the assistance of an experienced attorney can improve the [...]

2017-12-01T10:35:00+00:00December 1, 2017|Appleton Car Accident Attorneys|

Protect Yourself with UM-UIM Auto Insurance Coverage

Uninsured motorist coverage (UM) and underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) is insurance coverage that may provide benefits to you if you are in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver. Most states require such coverages and another handful are creating insurance verification systems to track or identify uninsured drivers. Unfortunately, a law passed under Governor Walker removed the statutory requirement in Wisconsin for driver's to carry UIM coverage. UM coverage [...]

2015-03-17T07:00:02+00:00March 17, 2015|Car Accidents|
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