Appleton Motorcycle Accident

One Person Injured in Wisconsin Motorcycle Accident

by Keith Adkins | March 28th, 2013

March 28, 2013

A Wisconsin Motorcycle Accident that occurred in the town of Menasha this week was responsible for leaving one man injured. The crash happened yesterday at approximately 4:45 p.m. along U.S. 41 in Winnebago County.

According to an article published in a recent issue of the Appleton Post Crescent, the 23-year-old male victim, from the town of Neenah, was traveling southbound along the highway. As he rode his motorcycle near Prospect Avenue, the 48-year-old driver of another vehicle, from Appleton, d stuck the motorcycle while attempting to change lanes.

The impact of the collision sent the bike and it’s rider to the asphalt, and the man driving the other vehicle fled the scene.

The motorcyclist suffered serious cuts and bruises as a result of the crash. He was taken to a local trauma center where he was treated and released. Meanwhile, the driver of the second vehicle involved in the crash was tracked down by law enforcement. He was placed under arrest and charged with hit-and-run causing injury, unsafe lane deviation, failure to stop for traffic signals, and a speed-related infraction.

The Appleton Personal Injury Attorneys with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz are aware of just how devastating the injuries from a motorcycle accident can be. The firm may be able to help if you have been injured in a motorcycle accident through no fault of your own.

Lawsuits filed in Connection with Fatal Accident between Car and Motorcycles

by Keith Adkins | January 17th, 2013

Jan. 17, 2013

Victims of a collision between a motor vehicle and a group of ten motorcyclists are beginning to file civil lawsuits against the driver responsible for causing the crash. According to an article from the Appleton Post-Crescent, the crash happened on May 31, 2012, along State Highway 151 in the town of Taycheedah, just north of Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin.

Reports show the 26-year old man driver of the motor vehicle that caused the accident was driving under the influence when he crossed the centerline of the highway and struck a passing group of motorcyclists. Two bikers were killed as a result of the Appleton Car Accident, while other members of the group were left seriously injured.

Court documents indicate that one of the victims was rushed to a local trauma center in Neenah, where he spent nearly 100 days hospitalized after suffering the loss of a leg due to the incident. The victim’s medical bills add up to more than $400,000. Another victim was placed on life support following the accident with more than $100,000 in medical bills. Both are seeking compensation for their injuries and associated expenses.

The Appleton Personal Injury Lawyers with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz are hopeful a decision in the cases will help bring a sense of closure to the tragedy for the victims, as well as their friends and families.

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