Auto Accidents

20 Sep

Connecting a Back Injury to a Car Crash

Back injuries are an all-too-common result of car crashes. These injuries can be quite serious and require extensive treatment. In most cases, a full recovery is not possible. Many car crash victims are left with costly medical bills, lost income from missing work, ongoing physical pain and emotional distress. If you have suffered a back […]

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13 Sep

Is it Ever Too Late to Call a Car Accident Lawyer?

Many accident victims are unsure if they need a lawyer to help them pursue compensation. They may think that their injuries are not that serious, or that it cannot be that hard to navigate the legal system. However, a delay in calling a lawyer after a car accident could harm your potential claim.  You may […]

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06 Sep

What Are the Steps in a Wisconsin Auto Accident Insurance Claim?

Getting injured in a car accident can be a stressful experience, especially if you sustained an injury. You may be unsure of what to expect during an auto accident claim. The claims process can be complex as consists of several steps, which is why it is in your best interest to have an attorney on […]

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23 Aug

Determining Legal Liability for Damages in a Sideswipe Collision

Sideswipe collisions happen all too often on Wisconsin roads. These collisions can occur when two vehicles are traveling in the same direction or when two vehicles are traveling in the opposite direction. Even at slower speeds, a sideswipe collision can cause a driver to lose control, spin out and hit another vehicle. Common injuries include […]

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05 Aug

What Medical Expenses Can Be Included in a Claim for Compensation?

If you were harmed in a crash, you may have suffered significant injuries that require ongoing and extensive medical treatment. Medical care can be expensive, placing a financial burden on you and your loved ones. However, you may be able to seek compensation to cover medical bills you have incurred while recovering from your injuries […]

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02 Aug

How Refusing Medical Treatment May Affect Your Car Crash Claim

It is not uncommon for car crash victims to refuse medical treatment at the scene. They may be feeling some neck or back pain and not think it is serious. However, refusing medical treatment could be reason enough for the insurance company to pay out less in compensation than you need for your claim. Our […]

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15 Jul

Resolving a Wisconsin Car Crash Claim Through Mediation

If two parties are having trouble coming to an agreement, it is often beneficial to have a third party involved to settle the dispute. One approach for doing this is known as mediation. In a car crash claim, it may help you resolve your dispute with the insurance company regarding compensation. Below, learn more about […]

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13 Jul

Can the Insurance Company Hire a Private Investigator to Spy on You?

Insurance companies often use several tactics to devalue or deny claims. One of these tactics may be to hire a private investigator to conduct surveillance of a car accident victim. An insurer will try to use any information the investigator uncovers against you. They are looking to protect their best interests and not yours. Our […]

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09 Jun

What to Know About Stacking Uninsured Motorist Benefits in Wisconsin

Uninsured Motorist coverage on your auto policy provides bodily injury coverage when you are involved in an accident with another vehicle that is not insured. Your auto insurance policy has certain coverage limits. If you carry the minimum required uninsured motorist coverage ($25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident), the maximum available for any one […]

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02 Jun

Liability for Damages Sustained in a Drowsy-Driving Accident

Most people have been behind the wheel while feeling fatigued. However, few truly know just how dangerous drowsy driving can be. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 100,000 accidents each year are due to drowsy driving. Drowsy drivers could be held liable for injuries and any damages that resulted from the […]

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