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January 2015 Archives

Do you know what to do following a hit-and-run accident?

The moments following a motor vehicle accident can be confusing for those involved. This is particularly true when the accident is a hit and run. Just what do you do following such an incident? In this post we will provide some tips on what to do if you are the victim of a hit-and-run accident.

State legislators propose new drunk driving law

Recognizing that drunk driving is an issue in the state of Wisconsin, legislators are taking action to reduce the number of individuals who engage in the activity. Two lawmakers recently proposed a law regarding the matter. One of them indicated that the law is the result of an investigative story conducted by a news agency in the state.

Settlement reached in death of man killed in Morgan truck crash

In previous posts we have mentioned the option for family members of someone who has died in a truck accident, to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the party responsible. While these types of cases are filed on a regular basis in courts throughout the nation, after news outlets cover these horrific crashes, the public doesn't often hear about their outcomes.  Recently one potential wrongful death lawsuit came to a close.

NTSB urges regulators to take action to improve truck safety

The National Trucking Safety Board is responsible for several things regarding transportation including the promotion of transportation safety. Its work is not limited to motor vehicles. It encompasses all types of transportation including airplanes and trains. Recently the agency released the transportation improvements it is most interested in seeing in 2015, called the “Most Wanted List.” There are more than 100 recommendations alone that pertain to trucking safety.

Winter weather chain-reaction crash results in death of 2

In previous posts we have mentioned how winter weather could make it more likely that a motor vehicle accident could occur. Cold temperatures can make roadways slippery and heavy or blowing snow can make it difficult for drivers to see the road and other vehicles around them. Earlier this week winter weather appears to have played a role in a multi vehicle accident that occurred on a highway in another state.

Injured in a drunk driving accident? It's time to call a lawyer.

There is no question that drunk driving is an issue on roads throughout the nation, including the state of Wisconsin. Motor vehicle accidents caused by intoxicated drivers can leave others involved in the crashes seriously hurt. In the worst cases innocent victims will even be killed. Since these types of accidents are so preventable, it is particularly upsetting that they occur.

Wisconsin State trooper arrested for DUI after car accident

Even those who enforce the law, and should have plenty of experience witnessing the dangers of drinking and driving, do not always follow the law. For example, a Wisconsin State trooper was recently arrested on suspicion of DUI after getting into a car accident that badly injured his passenger.

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