Auto Accidents

06 May

Seeking Injury Compensation in a Wrong-Way Driving Accident

Car accidents caused by a driver traveling the wrong way on the road can lead to serious and potentially life-threatening injuries. These accidents often occur while driving at high speed on highways…

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28 Apr

How Traffic Tickets May Play a Role in a Car Accident Claim

Receiving a traffic ticket after a car accident can impact your claim in several ways. It could harm your chances of recovering the compensation needed to pay for your injuries and damages. Traffic…

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22 Apr

How Does Witness Credibility Impact a Car Accident Case?

Witnesses who saw your crash and are willing to help with your claim can provide invaluable insight into what happened. Their testimony could help you prove the other driver’s negligence and/or the…

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19 Apr

When Could a Passenger Be at Fault for Causing a Car Accident?

When insurers assess fault for a car accident, the focus is generally on the drivers involved. There are many reasons a driver may be to blame: speeding, distracted driving, drowsy driving or being…

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08 Apr

Staying Safe in Appleton’s Most Dangerous Intersections

Many crashes happen because of another driver’s actions. Drivers may fail to pay attention to their surroundings or take extra caution when turning, changing lanes, or making other driving maneuvers.

There…

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22 Mar

New Report Shows Traffic Fatalities in Wisconsin Increased During the Pandemic

Since the onset of the pandemic, you might assume that fatal crashes and crash fatalities have decreased due to restrictions. However, even when there were fewer cars on the road, there was an increase…

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10 Mar

Compensation for a Wisconsin Car Crash with an Unlicensed Driver

Being involved in a crash under any circumstance is a stressful experience. Medical expenses, lost wages and other related damages can quickly start to mount. If the other party involved was driving…

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22 Feb

Who May Be Liable in a Crash Caused by a Stolen Vehicle?

In a crash involving a stolen vehicle, confusion can arise over who is liable for any resulting injuries and damages, particularly if it is a hit and run and the thief cannot be identified or located.…

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18 Feb

How Police Reports May Play a Role in a Car Accident Case

Whether you are involved in a serious accident or not, one of the most important things to do is calling the authorities to investigate what happened and filing a police report. A copy of the police…

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16 Feb

Can Parents be Held Liable If Their Teen Causes a Car Accident?

Teenage drivers are at a higher risk of being involved in a car accident due to their inexperience, lack of acquired skills and tendency to get distracted.

If your teen causes a crash, can you…

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