You did not choose to be injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, but you can choose the attorney you want to represent your interests and pursue the financial compensation you need for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages. Where can you start? One thing to look for is attorneys who… Continue reading The Super Lawyers of Atterbury, Kammer & Haag, S.C.
What Long Term Disabilities May Result From a Catastrophoic Injury
A serious or catastrophic injury is financially, and emotionally taxing. Aside from medical and care expenses, you may also suffer from a permanent disability. Such disabilities may involve: -Spinal chord injuries -Severe burns -Amputations -Traumatic brain injury -Loss of hearing or vision -Permanent scars or disfigurement It is important you are compensated for the damages… Continue reading What Long Term Disabilities May Result From a Catastrophoic Injury
Driving safety tips for truck drivers
Truck drivers in Wisconsin spend more time on the road than most people in the state and are well aware of the risk of injury and property damage that exists when an accident happens. Commercial trucks are involved in relatively few of the wrecks that take place on roadways, but it is still a good… Continue reading Driving safety tips for truck drivers
Despite benefits, red-light cameras are losing public support
Wisconsin residents should know that running a red light is a serious traffic violation and can get them into an accident. Every year in this country, hundreds of people die in red-light running crashes, and more often than not, it’s the individual other than the one who runs the red light who dies. This is… Continue reading Despite benefits, red-light cameras are losing public support
Measuring your quality of life after a spinal cord injury
Following your spinal cord injury, you may have had many hours and days to lie in your hospital bed and wonder what kind of life lay ahead for you. Will you ever walk again? Will you be able to go back to your job? Are the activities you enjoyed most gone from your life forever?… Continue reading Measuring your quality of life after a spinal cord injury
Roundabouts may be safer than traditional intersections
Municipalities in Wisconsin and elsewhere have a strong interest in promoting public safety and regularly study ways to improve conditions for their residents. In the regular course of daily business, traffic accidents are the most common source of property damage and injury to individuals. Most efforts to reduce accidents focus on enforcement of traffic laws,… Continue reading Roundabouts may be safer than traditional intersections
Which states see the most teen drinking and driving
Despite the minimum age for alcohol consumption being 21, there are many teens who drink and drive. In Wisconsin and across the U.S., drunk driving fatalities compose one third of all driving fatalities. Nationwide, an average of 3.4 per 100,000 people die in DUI-related crashes. The numbers will differ from state to state, of course,… Continue reading Which states see the most teen drinking and driving
Phone use behind the wheel is prominent among millennials
Liberty Mutual Insurance has conducted a Multi-National Distracted Driving Study that shows how widespread the trend of distracted driving is among different age groups. Wisconsin residents should be aware that anything that takes a driver’s attention from the road is a distraction. It can be a visual, aural or cognitive distraction. The study, which involved… Continue reading Phone use behind the wheel is prominent among millennials
Watch for slow moving farm equipment
Perhaps there is no prettier place to drive than on the rural roads of Wisconsin, especially at this time of year when nature is lush and green. You may know that, despite the loveliness of nature, you still must exercise caution when you drive. You never know when a deer or other wildlife will cross… Continue reading Watch for slow moving farm equipment
How can you know when you have a valid wrongful death claim?
It’s devastating to lose a loved one in any situation, especially if the death was unexpected. One phone call from Wisconsin authorities to your family can change your life and the lives of your family members forever. If you lost someone you love in a car accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, how… Continue reading How can you know when you have a valid wrongful death claim?