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When Your Future is at Stake

Wisconsin car crash lawyersAlthough every state requires that drivers have at least liability insurance on their vehicle, approximately 13 percent (or one in eight) of all motorists are uninsured. Should you experience a crash with one of them, you could be at risk for unpaid damages. Thankfully, there are still some avenues available to victims of an uninsured motorist crash. Learn more, including how the assistance of an experienced attorney can improve the outcome of your case.

Who Covers Damages When an At-Fault Driver is Uninsured?

When an at-fault driver is uninsured, it can create a great deal of anxiety for a victim – especially if they have costly medical expenses and experienced significant losses after the crash. Often, this is because the victim may be uncertain as to how they will recover damages. Rest assured: the at-fault driver is still legally liable for the accident, and you may still be able to seek compensation from them. However, it is important to understand just how complicated things can get when trying to recover damages from an uninsured motorist.

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Appleton auto accident lawyersWisconsin winters are not like the ones in other parts of the country. Here, the ice, snow, and slush are an almost constant, and traffic accidents are all too common. Sadly, an accident can be just the beginning of a driver’s problems in inclement weather. There is also the risk of being stranded, perhaps for hours on end, and that can be dangerous if an injury has occurred. T

he cold weather itself may also cause injury if a victim is left stranded. A winter preparedness kit can reduce that risk. Learn what to put in yours, and discover how an experienced attorney can help you pursue compensation for any accident-related injuries you may sustain in a crash.

Everyday Winter Emergency Kits

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Wisconsin auto accident lawyersStatistics indicate that some 60 percent of all accidents occur at intersections. Furthermore, red light running is thought to account for approximately 200,000 injuries and 800 deaths in 2015. Thankfully, drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists can all reduce their risk of a traffic accident at dangerous intersections. Learn more about crashes at intersections, including your right to pursue compensation if an injury or fatality happens to you or a loved one.

Intersection Safety for Drivers

Vehicle drivers tend to be the most dangerous at intersections, simply because they are larger and less vulnerable than other road users. As such, every driver should take personal responsibility for not just their own safety, but also the safety of others. To do this, adhere to the following safety practices whenever stopped or advancing through an intersection:

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Appleton car crash lawyersBecause it is associated with holidays, family, and outdoor fun, fall is a considered a beautiful and joyous time of year by most people. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous – just as dangerous, sometimes, as the winter. Learn how you can protect your family from potential injury this fall by examining some of the biggest season-related driving dangers, and how to avoid them. You shall also learn what you can do, should you become the victim of a car crash.

Be on Watch for Wildlife

Statistics from the animal advocacy group, PETA, indicate that about 1 in 100 drivers hit a deer at some point in their life. As we head into fall, the risk of seeing and experiencing an accident with one increases by more than three-fold. That is because we are heading into the mating season, when deer become more active. Watch closely for them during early morning and late evening hours (dawn and dusk), and be more alert when you know there are nearby bodies of water.

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Appleton auto accident lawyersCar accidents can be a frightening experience. Unfortunately, adrenaline, fear, and possibly even a misplaced sense of fault or regret – all normal byproducts of an accident – can get in the way of your personal injury case. Learn how to maintain your composure and discover the five things you should never do after a car accident with help from the following information.

Assume the Damage is Minor

While, at first glance, an accident may appear to be just a fender bender, there could be hidden damage to your vehicle. Furthermore, you yourself may be injured, despite not feeling any pain immediately after the accident. So, no matter what you do after an accident, never assume the damage is minor. Take your car to a mechanic and visit a physician as soon as possible.

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Herrling Clark Law Firm Ltd. is located in Appleton, Wisconsin, and serves clients in Fox Valley, Outagamie County, Brown County, Door County, Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County, Sheboygan County, Fond du Lac County, Calumet County, Winnebago County, including Appleton, New London, Clintonville, Neenah, Oshkosh, DePere, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Sturgeon Bay, Marinette, Neenah, Chilton, Menasha, Shawano, Waupaca, Wausau, and Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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