Be Seen: Learn About Our Bike Safety Program

We’re glad you’ve come to our website to learn more about “BE SEEN,” Action Law Offices Bike Safety Program!  For nearly ten years, our BE SEEN mascott, “Safety Bear,” has been involved community events and parades across Southeastern Wisconsin.  

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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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Driving Wisconsin Roundabouts

Accidents do occur in European traffic circles or “roundabouts” as we call them here in the U.S.  However, they are designed to prevent the more serious accidents.  Traffic moves in a single direction which means that dangerous crashes including right-angle, left-turn or head-on collisions are less likely to happen.

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When the Insurance Adjuster Calls

Shortly after a car accident, and possibly before choosing a personal injury attorney, the insurance adjuster from the insurance company representing the other driver is going to call.  The job of the insurance adjuster is to interview the parties involved in auto accidents, inspect the properties that were damaged, and put together accident recap reports for claims examiners to evaluate and approve.

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You May Have Symptoms Days after Accident

Accidents are bad experiences.  Period.  If they didn’t catch you off guard, and shake you up, they wouldn’t be called accidents. To fall suddenly, or be blindsided by an approaching object, or rear-ended by another vehicle…any accident has the potential to leave a person in a state of shock.

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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.