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Category: Car Accidents

What to do if You’ve Been in a Car Accident

Posted on May 19, 2021 Car Accidents,FAQ,General,Personal Injury,RV Accident,Semi Truck Accidents,Vehicle Accidents,You’re Injured, Now What?

We are often asked, “What should I do if I have been in a vehicle accident?” There are several things to think about to protect your rights after an accident.  Call 911. Be sure to have a police report to the scene of a car accident regardless if anyone is injured and in need of immediate… read more

Winter Weather Car Accidents and What You Should Do

Posted on January 14, 2021 Car Accidents,You’re Injured, Now What?

Over 850 people are killed in automobile accidents as a result of snow, sleet, ice, or freezing rain annually, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Of the 10 deadliest states for winter weather car accidents, Wisconsin ranks sixth with more than 40 car crash deaths occurring in wintry weather conditions every year. If… read more

Eyes Forward, STOP Distracted Driving

Posted on April 15, 2019 Car Accidents,Distracted Driver Accident

You have heard it time and time again in the headlines, on news reports and even in the lunch room—distracted driver. Texting and talking on your mobile phone is terrible. We know it, but we still do it. According to the National Traffic Highway Safety Association (NTHS), 1 out of 10 fatal accidents are caused… read more

Drivers on Opioids: Growing Threat for Accidents and Injuries

Posted on June 1, 2018 Car Accidents,Wrongful Death

The Wisconsin Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (“WisDOT”) report that 149 individuals were killed in drug-related traffic crashes in Wisconsin. In 2017; this is a 200% increase over the past decade. Wisconsin legislators are under pressure, and they are not alone as state governments face growing concerns about the risks… read more

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Serious Accident on I-94

Posted on March 2, 2018 Car Accidents,Distracted Driver Accident,Drunk Driving,In The News,Personal Injury,Wrongful Death

When an accident is reported involving a driver traveling in the wrong direction, the initial reaction is likely, “What in the heck were they thinking?” This is understandable since most people who mistakenly wind up in the wrong lane of traffic take immediate corrective action and get back into the correct lane. Unfortunately, other drivers… read more

Injured in an Accident Involving a Driverless Car?

Posted on February 6, 2018 Car Accidents,Distracted Driver Accident,In The News

The safety and legal liability of driverless automobiles made national headlines recently after a motorcyclist was hit and injured by a driverless Chevrolet Bolt EV, according to Auto Evolution. According to the accident report, the Bolt EV was driving in the center of a three-lane street in front of a motorcyclist operating a Honda S90… read more

Car Accidents Caused by Winter Weather

Posted on November 16, 2017 Car Accidents,Drunk Driving,You’re Injured, Now What?

Approximately 800 people were killed in automobile accidents as a result of snow, sleet, ice, or freezing rain between 2011 and 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Of the 10 deadliest states for winter weather car accidents, Wisconsin ranks sixth in the entire country with more than 40 car wreck deaths occurring… read more

Driving While Under the Influence

Posted on September 12, 2017 Car Accidents,Drunk Driving

In Wisconsin, there were almost 2,900 people injured in alcohol-related crashes in 2015, and 190 people killed. In Minnesota, there were 95 drunk driving fatalities and 2,203 injuries. The dangers of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol are well-known, but unfortunately that does not always stop people from doing it. According to… read more

Teen Crash Rate Above National Average in Wisconsin and Minnesota

Posted on August 16, 2017 Car Accidents,Distracted Driver Accident

Learning to drive is a rite of passage, but it can also be a dangerous endeavor for young drivers. Recent data from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation showed that teenage drivers are three times more likely to be involved in fatal car accidents. Wisconsin and Minnesota are particular hotspots for teen car crashes. The teenage… read more

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted on April 26, 2017 Car Accidents

Sports fans have been hearing more and more the last several years about the dangers of concussions and traumatic brain injuries.  The NFL and NHL lawsuits regarding sports related head injuries have brought publicity to the devastating long term effects of concussions.  Due to this litigation, sports leagues have been taking more precautions to protect… read more