Filing a Personal Injury Claim for a Work-Related Car Accident

If driving is a significant part of your work responsibilities (for example, if you are a truck driver, bus driver, or delivery driver), you are at risk of getting injured in a car accident in the course of your work. The same can be true even if you only drive for work occasionally, such as when your employer asks you to run an errand. If you have been injured while driving for work, [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:16+00:00December 28, 2020|Car Accidents|

What Are My Legal Options After Suffering a Burn Injury?

Every year, an average of 450,000 Americans suffer burn injuries that require medical attention. While some of these injuries may be able to heal quickly without many long-term implications, others can change a person’s life forever. In many instances, severe burns can cause damage to the skin, muscles, nerves, and even the bones. In these cases, burn injuries often require extensive medical treatment and long-term rehabilitation. If you or a [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:15+00:00April 17, 2020|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

How Can I Receive Compensation for a Construction Site Injury?

Every day, thousands of Americans suffer injuries in the workplace. While accidents can occur in any type of job, workers in some industries have an increased risk of injury. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), multiple types of work in the construction industry are among the top ten most dangerous jobs in the United States. While injuries can happen for any number of reasons on a [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:16+00:00April 14, 2020|Construction Site Accident|

When Can I Pursue Compensation for a Spinal Cord Injury?

Every year, around 17,000 Americans suffer injuries to the spine. In all, it is estimated that over 300,000 Americans are currently living with spinal injuries. A significant percentage of people who suffer these types of injuries are considered either paraplegic or quadriplegic. Even if a spine injury does not result in permanent disability, it can have long-term implications including large medical bills, loss of income and physical and emotional pain [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:16+00:00March 23, 2020|Spinal Cord Injuries|

Where and How Do Workplace Injuries Happen?

When a person goes to work, they are trusting their employer to provide them with a safe working environment. Unfortunately, many employees are injured because of unsafe working conditions. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), approximately 2.8 million Americans suffered workplace injuries and illnesses within the private sector in 2017, and 4, 674 workers ultimately died due to their injuries. If you or a loved one are [...]

2022-07-29T15:20:45+00:00April 24, 2019|Workers' Compensation|

Injured on the Job – Should You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

An injury on the job can put your family and financial future at risk. In some cases, it may even lead to permanent disability and long-lived pain and suffering. As such, it is only right that you ensure you receive compensation through any and all viable avenues. The problem, unfortunately, is knowing which one to pursue. If you have been injured at work, the following information can help you determine [...]

2016-09-20T09:40:00+00:00September 20, 2016|Appleton Workers' Compensation Lawyers|

Wisconsin Workplace Injury Rates and Workers' Compensation

Mill Fire in Green Bay Recently, firefighters spent hours trying to extinguish a fire in the Proctor & Gamble mill in Green Bay. The fire, caused by a paper machine, occurred during the middle of a workday. The fire extended into a paper dryer and the roof above the machine. The fire was finally put out around 1:30 p.m. An additional fire was reported in the dust collection tubes, which [...]

2015-01-31T07:00:05+00:00January 31, 2015|Workers' Compensation|

Workers’ Compensation and Worksite Accidents in Wisconsin

The term “workers' comp” is often thrown around in relation to accidents that occur at a person's workplace. However, workers' compensation actually refers to a type of insurance that provides benefits and wage replacement to employees who are injured or hurt while working at their job. In exchange for these benefits, an employee cannot sue his or her employer for any negligence related to the accident. In Wisconsin, the Workers' [...]

2014-09-12T14:49:53+00:00September 12, 2014|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|
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