When you’ve been involved in a truck accident in Wisconsin, you’re going to need solid evidence if you want to pursue a personal injury case. Your personal testimony may not be enough. For this reason, it’s important to gather as much evidence as possible at the scene of the accident. What are some important pieces… Continue reading What kinds of evidence can be used in a truck accident case?
Driver airlifted after crash with semi
A 38-year-old Kenosha woman was airlifted after her vehicle was involved in a serious accident with a semi-truck in Caledonia on Oct. 27. The woman was driving her Hyundai Accent and reportedly crossed the center line and struck the semi in the 7500 block of Highway 32 just before 9 a.m. Seriously injured in the… Continue reading Driver airlifted after crash with semi
More pedestrians killed by SUVs than cars
Pedestrians in Wisconsin and elsewhere are more likely to be struck and killed by late-model SUVs than they are by cars, according to a recent study. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study was published in June. New SUVs still risky for pedestrians Due to advances in safety technology, U.S. traffic fatalities have significantly… Continue reading More pedestrians killed by SUVs than cars
Can a venue be held liable for an NFL fan’s heart attack?
Wisconsin is a great state for football fans from the high school level right up to the Green Bay Packers and other NFL teams. If a medical emergency arises while you’re attending a game, you would hope for a reasonable level of emergency medical care. One fan’s death from a heart attack during a recent… Continue reading Can a venue be held liable for an NFL fan’s heart attack?
Large truck fatalities are on the rise
Anyone who’s bought a car in the past decade knows that safety features are always improving. The general trend on U.S. roads reflects this. Motor vehicle accidents with fatalities are down almost all the way across the board. The one exception to this is large truck accidents. Wisconsin drivers need to be aware that accidents… Continue reading Large truck fatalities are on the rise
Crash involving a semi-truck leaves 1 dead, 2 injured
A Wisconsin woman died after a semi-truck collided with her vehicle on the highway in Wilton township. The incident occurred on September 29 when a vehicle was driving eastbound on County A. The vehicle was crossing the Highway 131 intersection when a semi-truck plowed into it. The passenger vehicle flipped over and trapped the passengers… Continue reading Crash involving a semi-truck leaves 1 dead, 2 injured
The four most common causes of workplace accidents in WI
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there are four major types of accidents that cause deaths in the workplace. These accidents are known as the “Fatal Four.” While the amount of workplace injuries and fatalities have been decreasing over the years, these “Fatal Four” accidents still cause injury, disability and death on… Continue reading The four most common causes of workplace accidents in WI
Tractor safety is a serious concern for farm workers
Agriculture is one of the deadliest of all industries in Wisconsin and across the U.S., usually falling into the top three for fatality rates, according to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. Tractor accidents and continual exposure to heat and pesticides are just some of the factors with tractors being by far the most crucial.… Continue reading Tractor safety is a serious concern for farm workers
Study: teens and adults over 65 more likely to own older cars
A recent study revealed that teen drivers and drivers 65 years of age and older are likelier than middle-aged adults to own an older-model vehicle. What Wisconsin residents should know is that these two age groups run the highest risk for a car crash and that driving an older vehicle only compounds this risk. The… Continue reading Study: teens and adults over 65 more likely to own older cars
When car accidents cause a femur fracture
The femur is the strongest bone in the body, but it can be fractured with enough force. In Wisconsin and across the U.S., most people who fracture their femur do so in a high-impact auto accident. Perhaps you suffered in this way but through no fault of your own. You may be able to file… Continue reading When car accidents cause a femur fracture