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.

Drunk Driving is a Choice What is Drunk Driving? Drunk driving is negligence in its purest form. If your blood alcohol concentration is at or above the Wisconsin state limit of .08% then your driving under the influence. Even if your just feeling a little buzzed, you could be over the legal limit. While under the…read more

Personal injury cases pertaining to premises liability depend greatly on proving negligence. Of course someone is responsible for every accident. Although not all injuries that happen qualify for a personal injury lawsuit, there are steps to be taken to protect your legal rights. For example, after an accident occurs, report it to the property owner,…read more

Accidents of All Types Happen Quickly Tragically, nearly 6 million car accidents occur in the US every year. Car wrecks are the most common type of accident involved in personal injury cases. Car accidents have the potential to be especially devastating. Injuries can range from soft tissue injuries to disfigurement to the loss of limbs or even…read more

The Cognitive Brain 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…read more

Government Immunity in Wisconsin 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. The question is,…read more

Summer celebrations in Wisconsin are in full swing including Summerfest, the upcoming 4th of July and dozens of other carnivals, festivals, events and parades.  Summers are short so family and friends frequently gather for weddings, baseball games and barbeque by the pool. Besides bug bites and sunburns, summer celebrations pose less-obvious dangers that could cause…read more

Roundabouts and Accidents 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. Many studies have…read more

Insurance Adjuster Representing Other Driver 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…read more

Accident injury cases can be very complex; such as distracted driving cases which can involve very detailed investigations.  There may be a disagreement between who is at fault, how much compensation should be awarded, or who should pay how much.  These are some circumstances whereby your personal injury claim could end up in litigation.  However,…read more

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.  It’s normal to be shaken up,…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.