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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.
Summer celebrations in Wisconsin are in full swing including Summerfest, the upcoming 4th of July and dozens of other carnivals, festivals, events and parades.
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.
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.
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.
Accidents can cause symptoms of injury immediately. It is also normal to feel confused and in a state of shock. The saying goes, “if there’s damage to the vehicles, there may also be damage to you.”
The first stage of investigation after an auto accident is to gather evidence. The on-the-spot investigation is typically performed by a police officer, or officers who have been called to the location of the crash.
Injuries to the head, broken bones, back injuries, neck sprains or deep lacerations can send you to the emergency real quick. What may seem as a small accident could lead to a major injury or fatality.