What Is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

When you suffer harm because of another’s negligence, you may wonder whether your harm classifies as a catastrophic injury. Sparr, Belville & Brown, LLC, wants to help clients understand the full scope of their Wisconsin personal injury case, so they receive their deserved compensation. Understand what qualifies as a catastrophic injury and when you need […]

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Car Crash Statistics

Did you know that according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, there were 23,747 car crashes in the year 2020? 540 were fatal. If you are injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another individual, contact our Oshkosh car accident attorneys. Our attorneys have over 60 years of combined legal experience.

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Wisconsin’s Partial Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Motorcycle helmet laws in the US vary by state, with most states falling into one of the three general categories. Three states don’t have helmet laws; 18 states require all riders to wear helmets, while 29 states only require helmets for specific riders.  Wisconsin is one of the 29 states with a partial motorcycle helmet […]

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Five Tips for Driving in the Rain

Spring is blossoming in Wisconsin, and drivers across the state welcome the clear roads and warmer temperatures. However, with spring comes rain showers, storms and wet pavement, which is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents. Avoid contributing to crash statistics by keeping these tips in mind before you’re caught driving in the rain. Proper Equipment […]

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What You Should and Should Not Say to Your Insurance Company Following a Car Accident

When you talk to your insurance company after a car accident, there are certain things you should and should not say. Being aware of what to say will lead to greater assistance from your insurance company.  Ultimately however, true success in these discussions will not occur without the aid of an experienced personal injury attorney. […]

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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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