Recent Car Accident Statistics May Shock You

Car Accidents Personal Injury

Did you know that more than one million people are killed in traffic accidents yearly? The number is even higher for injuries caused by traffic incidents. Often, people do not take drivers’ safety seriously until they are in a severe accident resulting in injury or death. We want to change that. Look at these recent statistics; […]

Don’t Let Misperceptions Prevent You From Getting What You Deserve

Motor Vehicle Accidents Personal Injury

“Frivolous lawsuits”. “Ambulance chasers”. These phrases and others like them are far too common in our society. Unfortunately, concerns about being overly litigious prevent legitimate victims from coming forward and getting the help they need after suffering an injury through no fault of their own. It is important to take a step back and understand […]

What Is a Catastrophic Injury?

Personal Injury

In personal injury law, it’s important to understand the difference between regular and catastrophic injury. Catastrophic injury encompasses several specific injuries that are considered severe or life-altering. Here are four of the most common catastrophic injuries. Amputations If an injury becomes so severe that the body part loses circulation or becomes disfigured, an amputation may […]

Involved in a Car Accident with an Uninsured Driver? Everything You Need to Know.

Personal Injury

Car insurance is a requirement in the state of Wisconsin, but not every motorist abides by the law. According to a 2015 survey, about 14.3% of Wisconsin drivers do not have proper car insurance. Therefore, the chances of getting involved in a car accident with an uninsured driver are considerably high. Luckily, you still have options […]

Traumatic Brain Injury Cases in Wisconsin

Personal Injury

Sustaining a serious head injury is often a life-changing event. Traumatic brain injury has a range of effects on your physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin reports that between 6,000 and 8,000 individuals suffer TBI each year, and the number of cases is likely underreported. Nationwide, there are 2.5 million people […]

Texting, Driving and Cognitive Distraction

Personal Injury

Navigating Wisconsin roadways alongside other motorists, truckers and motorcyclists is no easy feat. In fact, driving is one of the riskiest tasks you can engage in. In 2018 alone, the National Safety Council estimates that more than 40,000 people died in car accidents across the United States. At least 3,614 people died in distracted driving […]

Over 100 Vehicles Piled Up. How Should You Drive in a Whiteout?

Personal Injury

Late last month, over 100 vehicles were involved in a massive, chain-reaction pileup on I-41 south in eastern Wisconsin. One person was killed and dozens more were injured. The crash occurred during whiteout conditions. Meanwhile, numerous people in Wisconsin and Minnesota had to be rescued from their cars. Conditions were so bad that officials urged […]