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Safety Links and Recall Resources

Today we’re driving some of the safest cars ever made, (Buckle Seat belts, Air Bags, Anti-lock brakes, Traction control, Back-up cameras, etc.), yet crash fatalities remain the leading cause of death in the United States for persons 3-34 years of age.   In an effort to save lives, many organizations work together to educate the public, train drivers, and do what they can to make our roads safer. In our effort to extend the education and awareness, we hope you find this information below useful.

Safety Links and Recall Resources

There are several places you can go to ensure that you’re driving, or purchasing a vehicle, which can withstand the impact of a crash.

Car Seats to Car Keys

Your car, seats and traveled roads are only part of the big picture.  Each driver has an obligation and responsibility to drive safely and to remain watchful and proactive.  Wisconsin weather and heavy travel due to the holidays, adds more risk and hazards.  If you are injured due to the negligence of another driver, contact Action Law Offices for a free consultation.   The personal injury attorneys begin working immediately to gather key information about the accident, evaluate the case, and explain the next steps.

Organizations Working for Safer Roadways

  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Provides Federal, State, and local partners with the tools, resources, and information necessary to make sound safety investment decisions and works with the state of Wisconsin to develop Strategic Highway Safety Plans (SHSP).
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Works directly with law enforcement, local elected officials, transportation agencies, safety advocates, and the general public.
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Works to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities through education, innovation, regulation, enforcement, and financial assistance.
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) develops, publishes, and enforces industry standards that improve the safety of passenger vehicles, and conducts research on developing behavior safety programs, and implements national campaigns to increase and improve the safe driving habits of the Nation’s drivers
  • National Safety Council (NSC) Nonprofit organization with the mission to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

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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.