Understanding the Difference Between Complete and Incomplete Spinal Injuries

Spinal cord injuries can be scary and devastating to the victim and their family. However, not all mean the person will be paralyzed for life. In fact, spinal injuries are experienced at varying degrees, and some have a better prognosis than others. Learn the basic differences between the two main types of spinal cord injuries, and more about how those variations could impact your personal injury case. Spinal Cord Injuries [...]

2017-01-18T09:57:00+00:00January 18, 2017|Spinal Cord Injuries|

Bike Racks on Cars Pose Dangerous Risks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that more than 2.3 million injuries occurred in nearly 5.7 million auto accidents in 2013 alone. Many of these accidents involved one vehicle colliding with another vehicle due to driver negligence, road hazards, or similar causes. However, some car accidents occur for reasons that drivers may never consider to be a significant risk, such as the racks that motorists use to transport [...]

2015-08-13T07:00:20+00:00August 13, 2015|Car Accidents|

Kids Can be Injured at Summer Camp

According to the American Camp Association, an estimated 10 million children attend either day camps or sleep-away camps every summer in the United States. While camps can be fun and rewarding social activities, they also open children up to several different risks of injuries. Some of these common injuries are a result of the following accidents. Collisions and Falls  Camp often involves numerous types of activities on a daily basis, [...]

2015-07-23T07:00:21+00:00July 23, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|

Stay Safe around Aggressive Drivers

Every driver gets frustrated at one time or another. Whether you are running late and stuck in traffic or impatient with slower drivers, it is easy to get worked up behind the wheel. However, while internal frustration is only natural at times, too many drivers allow their impatience to manifest into aggressive driving behaviors or even into road rage. “Aggressive driving” is considered to be any driving behavior that is [...]

2015-07-09T13:32:52+00:00July 9, 2015|Car Accidents|

Negligence Can Lead to Crane Accidents

Construction sites come with numerous risks of injuries due to the use of power tools, high structures, heavy machinery, and other dangerous items. In addition to the inherent dangers on a construction site, additional injuries can occur when a worker or other party acts in a negligent manner that leads to an accident. One type of accident that can cause severe injuries to any individual involved is a crane accident. [...]

2015-07-07T07:00:11+00:00July 7, 2015|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Whiplash Injuries Can be Serious

Although the media has given whiplash sufferers who file legal claims a questionable reputation,  whiplash injuries, in reality, can cause serious pain and lasting effects. Common Symptoms of Whiplash “Whiplash” is not a single, specific injury, but rather a term used to refer to various soft tissue injuries in the neck. The soft tissue can become strained when a person's head suddenly jerks forward and then forcefully snaps back—similar to [...]

2015-06-16T12:51:18+00:00June 16, 2015|Car Accidents|

Fourth of July Celebrations and Serious Injuries

The Fourth of July is one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States. The combination of summer vacations, hot weather, ample sunshine, and patriotic sentiment make for extremely fun and relaxing celebrations. Unfortunately, thousands of people are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of others on this holiday each year. However, when these accidents cause significant economic and noneconomic losses, victims may be able to recover financial [...]

2015-06-09T07:00:10+00:00June 9, 2015|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

Teen Driver Accidents Increase during “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”

Driving in the summer should be safer than driving in the winter due to the longer daylight hours, roads free from ice and snow, and increased visibility. However, while accidents in general may decrease, the risk for teen drivers on the road substantially increases during the summer months. In fact, the period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day has widely been deemed the “100 Deadliest Days” for teen [...]

2015-06-02T07:00:54+00:00June 2, 2015|Car Accidents|

Recovering for a Traumatic Brain Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an average of 1.7 million individuals suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) on an annual basis in the United States and require medical treatment. Of those TBI victims, an estimated 275, 000 require extended hospitalization. Nearly 52, 000 do not survive. Even if a victim does survive, he or she may require extensive treatment for injuries sustained—injuries which can greatly [...]

2015-05-19T07:00:22+00:00May 19, 2015|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Common Ways Insurance Companies Act Unfairly

Although every single car accident and the effects of such an accident are unique, there is often one common factor seen in the details of a claim for damages following an accident: an injured party often has to deal with an insurance company. Unfortunately, dealing with insurance companies after these accidents can be a frustrating, drawn-out, and sometimes unfair process. There is a high standard of conduct mandated for insurance [...]

2015-04-30T17:49:18+00:00April 30, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|
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