Motorcycle Crash Facts and Statistics

Motorcycle crash quick facts:  It is estimated that the act of wearing a helmet is 37 percent effective when it comes to preventing fatalities as a result of a motorcycle accidents.  In 2017, helmets saved the lives of an estimated 1,872 motorcyclists.  View more motorcycle crash facts and statistics via this link. If you or […]

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Tips for Driving Safely in Wisconsin Winter Weather Conditions

According to statistics reported by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, an average of approximately 50,000 vehicle accidents occur each winter as a result of snowy and icy weather conditions. Each year, these accidents result is approximately 45 fatalities and 5,000 injuries.  Upon consideration of these numbers, it becomes clear that driving in Wisconsin winter weather conditions […]

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Winter weather means more risk for a slip-and-fall injury

Wisconsin often gets slammed by winter storms that leave the roads nearly impassable. Those are the same storms that will also coat sidewalks and parking lots with ice and snow that property owners may struggle to remove in a timely fashion. When someone doesn’t maintain their property, they could put you at unnecessary risk for […]

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Pedestrian detection systems not effective

As the autumn season moves along and winter is just around the corner, the temperatures drop and the number of daylight hours that people in Wisconsin enjoy reducing. Many people find themselves going to work in the dark and leaving the office again in the dark. For people who have made the choice to ride […]

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5 tips for staying safe on snowmobiles

The leaves are falling and the first snowfall is just around the corner. As winter approaches, that can only mean one thing: It’s snowmobile season in Wisconsin. Whether you use your sled as a workhorse, to get to the deer stand and ice shack, or simply just to hit the trails, it’s time to start […]

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What victims can do after receiving a dog bite

Dogs are often known as a human’s best friend. However, some k-9s can display bad behavior and when one attacks and bites a bystander, the victim may want to act fast. The pressure from a dog’s front teeth is enough to penetrate the skin, which can create open and jagged wounds that, if not dealt […]

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Acting purposefully, proactively in the wake of a personal injury

We don’t mince words regarding the immediate challenges that personal injury victims face following an adverse outcome owing to third-party negligence. In fact, we prominently note on our website at the established Oshkosh law firm of Belville & Brown that accident victims can find it “nearly impossible to simultaneously negotiate with insurance companies and navigate […]

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Charges filed in fatal Wisconsin car accident

When driving, there are a variety of different traffic signals and signs that each driver must obey. Though it may be easy for some to overlook the importance of these laws, failure to obey them can have serious consequences. In fact, the failure to obey a stop sign is believed to have been the cause […]

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Owner, airline sued re dog bite incident on airplane

There is no doubt that animals play an important role in the lives of many people in Wisconsin and across the country. For some, they can even provide them the support that many people need to safely and comfortably function each day. Unfortunately, a recently filed lawsuit related to a dog bite brings attention to the […]

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Are bicyclists safe in Wisconsin?

Bicycling is a great mode of transportation when the weather is warm and the roads are clear. Some cyclists are passionate enough to affix fat tires to their bikes and ride during the winter months. Regardless of the season, bicyclists should be able to trust they can get on the road without the risk of […]

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