In late 2015, a 19-year-old driver caused an accident while driving on the highway in excess of 100 miles per hour. According to widely published accounts of the accident, she was using the social media app Snapchat when her Mercedes collided with a Mitsubishi. Specifically, she was using the app’s “speed filter,” which overlays the […]
When Are You Liable for a Tailgating Car Accident?
Tailgating – following too closely behind another vehicle – is a common factor in car accidents. It can be particularly dangerous at highway speeds, when braking distances are longer and the vehicle in front can obscure the tailgating driver’s view of traffic conditions ahead. When you rear-end another vehicle, you may be inclined to assume […]
Will You Have to Pay Taxes on Your Personal Injury Settlement?
Wausau, WI Personal Injury Settlement Taxes Attorney When considering settlement offers during your personal injury claim, it is important to focus not on the total settlement amount, but instead on the amount that you will take home after paying your medical bills and other expenses. If you will need ongoing medical treatment, if you will […]
What Factors Can Weaken My Slip-and-Fall Case?
Experienced Lawyers Helping Slip and Fall Victims Across Wisconsin When you get injured in a fall, it is easy to start questioning yourself. Should I have noticed the spill on the floor? Could I have braced myself to avoid an injury? While it is natural to ask yourself these sorts of questions, it is critical […]
How to Document Your Slip and Fall Case
Slips and falls can happen almost anywhere. From grocery stores to office buildings, and from sidewalks to parking lots, even seemingly minor hazards can lead to serious injuries. If you were injured in a fall on public or private property in Wisconsin, you may be entitled to a financial recovery. To protect your rights, it […]
What to Do if You are Suffering from Chronic Back Pain after a Car Accident
When you are involved in a car accident, it is not unusual to experience back pain in the days, weeks, and months after the collision. Spinal cord damage and other injuries throughout the body can cause back pain that builds over time, gradually causing greater and greater limitations in your daily life. If you are […]