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Tips To Prevent Slips, Slides & Falling

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Most people this time of year are thinking about items that need to be done before the holidays. It’s generally an exciting time of year, but “to-do” lists are becoming larger. The window of time necessary to complete tasks become smaller. Gatherings, gifts and work demands become more demanding. In Wisconsin, there’s the added stress…

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Wisconsin Next To Be Hands Free

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Safe Driving Takes Back Seat to Mobile Phones Isn’t it every day that we see people using their hand-held devices while driving? Of course nobody purposefully intends to hurt anyone else. But, what they’re actually saying is that their message, search, music or social media is far more important that the life and safety of…

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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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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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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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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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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.