Eyewitness To An Accident

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Eyewitness Statement If you’re the eyewitness to an accident that caused property damage or injury to others, the recommendation is to report it right away. It could be recreational accident, car or truck crash, a slip and fall, a dog bite incident, or just about anything in-between. Along with being a witness, there are responsibilities.…

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Negligent Party Caused Injury

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Action Of Negligent Party Resulted in Injury A negligent party either does something careless or fails to do something precautionary to prevent an accident. However, not all careless acts lead to a civil complaint. Negligence by definition is a general act of carelessness. The act can be intentional, or not intentional. The word negligence comes…

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Recover Maximum Amount In Damages

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What Can I Claim In Damages? Damages ultimately deal with money. The amount in damages is basically equal to the extent of injuries or harm caused by another party. Your injuries may be caused by the action or inaction of that party. The most important takeaway is that without damages, there is no compensation. Also,…

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Insurance Claim vs Personal Injury Lawsuit

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What Is The Difference Between Claim & Lawsuit? There is a difference between an insurance accident claim and personal injury lawsuit, however the terms are often used interchangeably. Accidents can come in all forms. This article focuses on auto insurance and car crashes specifically. Below is a brief overview of each process with key points…

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Usage Of Vehicle GPS Tracking Devices

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GPS Tracking in Vehicle GPS devices sometimes referred to as “telematics” or “monitoring devices,” are types of tracking for vehicles. The devices come in small external units that plug into the diagnostics port of your car or truck. Some say that GPS trackers reduce motor vehicle accidents because they encourage safer driving. Parents often agree…

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Distracted Driving in Wisconsin

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Distracted driving of any form is inattentive and irresponsible driving.  Distracted driving accidents are under-reported and hard to prove, but there is evidence to suggest that the problem is on a steady incline.

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Cognitive Skills Relate to Safer Driving

Cognitive skills are used to safely operate a motor vehicle because they are directly related to a driver’s ability to make informed decisions. Our brains use cognitive skills to think, learn, read, remember, reason and focus. Effectively processing new information and retaining previous knowledge allows one to plan ahead and foresee potential problems before they happen.

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Personal Injury Challenges Government Immunity Law

The government immunity law in Wisconsin is directly related to the long existing U.S. existing law of sovereign immunity. By design, its intention is to protect government employees from lawsuits. For many years however, courts have struggled with defining where to draw the line between protections and liabilities.

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Before Contacting a Personal Injury Lawyer, You Should Know:

The insurance adjustor is on the insurance company’s side, not yours.

Some are aggressive and try to scare people into not making a claim or into accepting very little compensation. Other adjustors seem kind and helpful — and then use your own words to deny your claim. The bottom line: the less the insurance company has to pay out, the more incentive the adjustor has.

We will investigate to establish liability and damages.

Our law firm has extensive resources to investigate an accident and assess who was at fault, regardless of the accident type. We work with a range of investigators and experts whose expertise provides crucial information for our determination of a fair settlement value.

Our attorneys can explain your coverage and your rights.

If you were hit by an uninsured or underinsured driver, your insurance company may fail to tell you about your rights under your own policy. We can also help you understand your medical coverage under your health insurance policy.