Auto Accidents

18 Nov

Are the Minimum Car Insurance Requirements Enough to Cover Me in a Crash?

All drivers in Wisconsin must have car insurance to protect them in the event they are injured or cause another harm in a crash. But how much coverage is enough? Below, we discuss the state’s mandatory requirements and optional coverage that may help you avoid out-of-pocket costs after being injured in a crash. Contact us today to […]

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25 Oct

Can I Benefit from Getting a Second Opinion About My Car Accident Injuries?

Receiving medical care after being injured in a car accident is one of the most important things you can do. A doctor can assess the extent of your injuries and provide a treatment plan to aid in your recovery. If you are concerned that the doctor may have missed something or if you disagree with […]

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01 Oct

Ways Insurance Tracking Devices Could Hurt Car Accident Claims

Many car insurance companies offer discount programs for safe driving. Examples include GEICO’s DriveEasy, Allstate’s Drivewise and Progressive’s Snapshot program. But did you know that by joining a good driver discount program, your insurer is able to track your driving habits? Sigman Janssen discusses the kinds of data being collected and how that data is […]

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22 Sep

What Does Attorney-Client Privilege Mean for Injured Accident Victims?

Privacy protection is of utmost importance to everyone’s life. You have the right to be cautious with disclosing any information that may be used against you. Fortunately, injured accident victims who retain legal representation are protected by attorney-client privilege. Perhaps you have heard that term mentioned, but are you aware of what it means? How […]

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17 Sep

Are Negotiations Still Possible If I Verbally Agreed to a Settlement?

This is a hard question to answer as multiple factors will need to be considered. Insurance companies routinely make settlement offers very early on in the process because they know car crash victims are in need of compensation and unaware of how much their claim may be worth. It is important to mention that some […]

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07 Sep

Determining Liability for Injuries Sustained in a Multi-Vehicle Accident

Multi-vehicle accidents can be chaotic, with many different parties affected. One impact may have led to another, creating a chain reaction. That is why it can often be difficult to determine who is at fault for the accident. There are several factors to consider to determine liability for a multi-vehicle accident. Our Appleton-based automotive crash lawyers at […]

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29 Jul

Evidence of Speeding That Could Help Support a Car Accident Case

Many car accidents are caused by speeding drivers. Traveling just a few miles over the posted speed limit can make any damage to vehicles worse and significantly increase the risk of serious injuries in an accident. In most cases, the driver who was speeding is liable for damages. However, proving that the at-fault driver was […]

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27 Jul

Who is Liable for a Collision Caused by Objects Falling from Vehicles?

Every driver has had small rocks or flying road debris hit his or her windshield. The resulting damage is typically minor and often covered by auto insurance. But what if you encounter a much larger object in the road, such as one that fell off another vehicle? If the object was not properly loaded or […]

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21 Jul

Avoiding a Crash on Dangerous Roads in and Around Green Bay

Although it may not be possible to avoid traveling on dangerous roads with a high number of crashes, it is still important to be informed about them. This way you can use extra caution and drive defensively to help reduce the risk of being involved in an accident that may cause serious injuries. Below, our car […]

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07 Jul

What to Know When Filing a Claim for a Crash in a Wisconsin Work Zone

Unfortunately, there are thousands of work zone car crashes in Wisconsin each year. Work zones can present a number of challenges to motorists. Maneuvering around cones or debris on the road and making lane changes on uneven or narrow roadways can be dangerous. If you or someone you care about has been in a work […]

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