Personal Injury

15 Feb

Understanding the 5 Elements of Negligence in a Wisconsin Personal Injury Claim

Every day, accidents occur and people suffer injuries. While some situations are only accidents, others are caused by negligence and could have been avoided. Understanding and proving negligence is key to a successful personal injury claim. Below, review the definition of this legal concept and the five elements that make up a negligence case. We […]

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27 Sep

Why Do Some Wisconsin Personal Injury Claims Take Longer Than Others?

Every personal injury case is unique. For example, even though many people are involved in rear-end crashes, each accident involves different facts and injuries. Another difference between personal injury cases is how much time they take to reach a resolution. Some victims get frustrated and wonder why their personal injury case is taking so long. […]

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16 Jan

Proving Causation When Seeking Compensation for an Injury Accident

When someone is injured in an accident, he or she has the right to pursue compensation for damages suffered. To successfully recover compensation, the victim must prove his or her damages are a direct result of another party’s negligent actions. In other words, the victim must establish a causal link between the act and the […]

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22 Dec

Filing a Claim for Lost Wages After an Accident in Wisconsin

If you are unable to work due to an injury caused by another person’s negligence, you may be eligible for compensation for your lost wages. You must prove your injuries prevented you from working and that they were a direct result of someone else’s negligent actions. Our knowledgeable Green Bay personal injury lawyers are prepared […]

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15 Nov

What Are Your Future Damages Worth in an Injury Claim?

Many accident victims may suffer permanent injuries that affect the rest of their lives. Victims may need to continue seeing doctors for treatment of their injuries long after their claim has been settled. They may also suffer loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering and other types of non-economic damages. These types of damages, known […]

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09 Nov

What Factors Should Be Considered Before Settling an Injury Claim?

There are generally two ways accident victims recover compensation after an accident. They either settle the claim with the insurance company or take the case to court and let a jury decide. Once both parties agree to a settlement, and the agreement is signed, victims cannot obtain more compensation for their damages. That is why […]

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26 Oct

How Much Time Do Insurers Provide to Accept or Reject a Settlement Offer?

Insurance companies often make quick settlement offers after someone files a claim for compensation. You may be tempted to accept a quick settlement offer because you have medical bills and have lost wages because you missed work. It is important to remember you have time to consider the offer. It is often best to reject […]

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12 Oct

Filing an Injury Claim on Behalf of an Injured Child

When children get seriously injured in an accident due to another’s negligence, it can significantly impact their families and loved ones. A parent or legal guardian may have the right to take legal action to seek compensation for their child’s medical expenses and pain and suffering, among other damages. While it may be possible to […]

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08 Oct

Could an Injury Claim Be Worth More If Surgery is Required?

Medical treatment is always costly, especially if you suffer an injury in an accident that requires surgery. However, getting surgical care may not necessarily increase the value of an injury claim settlement. While surgery after an accident could increase the amount of compensation you may be eligible to receive, injury victims should not choose to […]

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04 Jun

When Are Independent Medical Exams Warranted in Injury Claims?

If you were injured in an accident due to another’s negligence, you may be able to pursue compensation by filing a legal claim. You may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other related damages. However, before a payment is issued, the other party’s insurance company may request that you attend an […]

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