Personal Injury Blogs and Articles

Blogs and articles cover basic accident and injury topics. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, you may be interested in Action Law Offices blogs and articles. We cover the basics, such as types of personal injuries, personal injury cases, tips for working with a personal injury lawyer, hiring a PI law firm, your legal rights, personal injury law, what’s in local Wisconsin news, and other educational material that could strengthen your knowledge of the personal injury legal process. For legal advice regarding your injury case, consult an attorney directly.

Stealing cars is illegal and irresponsible.  It targets innocent people, and puts many more at risk of crashes and fatalities during high speed joy rides.  For many years in the Milwaukee area, car theft appeared to be on the decline.  However recent news and supporting data indicates that this problem is becoming a new epidemic…read more

Wisconsin less tough on a drunk drivers Wisconsin, compared to other states, continues to be less tough on drunk drivers, especially for first offenses.  However, because drunk driving contributes to nearly half of the fatal accidents in our state, there seems to be more action towards fixing the problem;  recent laws have become more tough. Repeat drunken…read more

Few will disagree that bicyclists and motorcyclists who wear appropriate helmets may suffer fewer, less-series injuries in the event of an accident.  Powerful engines and high speeds add severity to accident injuries. However, many still choose not to wear them.  Wisconsin is not a universal helmet law state so wearing a helmet is a choice…read more

If your social media posts are examined as part of a personal injury investigation, what would they reveal?  Pew Research Center, July 2015, states that 76% of adults use social networking sites such as Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn.  Using social media has become so comfortable as a communication medium that people are often more revealing…read more

A personal injury term that is sometimes heard more often during the winter months is called, “slip, trip, or fall.”  However, injuries resulting from a slip, trip or fall are not limited to weather-related hazards such as slippery sidewalks, slick floors, and ice-covered steps.  Sometimes, torn carpet, inadequate lighting, lack of railing, change in floor level,…read more

Many factors contribute to the risk of being involved in a collision such as distracted driving, driver skill, speed and the environment.  This time of year, dangerous driving conditions such as slippery roads, snowstorms, and low visibility should be expected to happen suddenly.  However, many Wisconsin commuters still find themselves ill prepared when bad weather…read more

Should you trust the Insurance Company? In nearly all cases, the insurance company will be most concerned with their own profits, instead of your injuries.  Conversations with an insurance company should be strategic.  When you hire an Action Law Offices injury attorney, you’re hiring a legal advocate that has your best interests at hand.  We’ll…read more

Children in Wisconsin have made their way back to school for the 2016-2017 academic year.  This means there is much more activity on streets around schools, and more attention required by drivers.  Motor vehicles can cause especially traumatic injuries to children.  Posted signs for pedestrian crossings and slower speed limits in a school zone must be…read more

The scene of an accident can be chaotic, shocking, and confusing.  Immediately after an accident, many things go through your mind.  It is important to evaluate the situation to make the best decision regarding what steps to take next.  If you, your passengers, or anyone involved has been severely injured, the most important step is…read more

Americans love their pets, and love to travel with them.  It’s not uncommon to see small pets carried in purses, on bikes, or as passengers on planes.  Even though placing a pet in an airline travel cabin adds expense to travel costs, most pet-lovers don’t bark about the extra cost.  Last year, a bill was…read more

DISCLAIMER: Blogs and articles cover very basic accident and injury topics for education and awareness such as statistics, Wisconsin Laws, injury areas, compensation and injury victim rights. Information not intended for legal advice; consult with an attorney directly.