Casey Law Offices, S.C

Milwaukee Car Accident Attorney

Wisconsin's Dedicated Auto Accident Lawyer

Car accidents are more common than you think. According to statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, personal automobiles were responsible for nearly 75% of all vehicle accidents in the state. In some cases, car wreck victims often suffer from fatalities and many more are left seriously injured.

If you have been injured in a car accident, Casey Law Offices can discuss your case and help you learn your options.

Our Milwaukee car accident lawyers have represented a wide range of auto accident claims, including those involving:

Our Wisconsin injury law firm is dedicated to helping each client obtain the maximum compensation that they need. We don't settle for less than what you are entitled to by law.

Call or email us today to schedule a FREE consultation. No fee unless we win!

Common Causes of Car Accidents

According to the National Safety Council, there were roughly 4.4 million motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. in 2015, which is more than a 9% increase compared to the previous year’s numbers. The statistics also show that drunk driving fatalities comprised almost a third of total motor vehicle deaths, and that speed played a major contributing factor in such fatalities as well. Not surprisingly, this confirms that driver error is a major cause of traffic accidents.

Studies show that driver behavior was a major contributing factor in auto crashes:

  • Running red lights
  • Driving fatigued
  • Distracted driving
  • Cellphone use
  • Overly aggressive driving
  • Speeding
  • Intoxicated driving

When you’ve been injured by a distracted, reckless, or negligent driver, our law firm is here to help you seek full and fair compensation.

What To Do After a Car Crash

If you find yourself in a motor vehicle collision, make sure you take proper action to protect yourself. Here are some important tips to remember the next time you are involved in a car accident.

  • Check for Injuries. Check for injuries on yourself, your passengers, and anyone nearby. If anyone is in need of medical assistance, call for an ambulance immediately.
  • Remain at the Scene and Call the Police. When the police arrive, they will investigate the incident and gather information to determine who is at fault. Make sure you ask for the police officer’s name and badge number, as well as how to obtain a copy of the police report for your records.
  • Gather Information. Obtain information such as: Other driver information: Names, addresses, phone numbers, driver’s license number, insurance information Witness contacts: Names, phone numbers, addresses, emails, etc.
  • Document Evidence. Take as many pictures as you can of your car, the damage, the streets, and anything else at the scene. You should also document the weather conditions and the roads at the time, as these factors may have had an important role in your accident.
  • Call a Car Accident Lawyer. An attorney can guide you through the claims process and help you pursue a claim for compensation. Before talking to insurance companies or accepting any settlement offers, always consult an attorney to learn your rights. At our personal injury law firm, we provide free consultations.

Tips on How to File a Car Accident Claim

When filing a car accident claim, preparation and knowing your rights are key. Here are some useful tips to improve your chances of a successful claim.

  • Don’t wait. As soon as possible, start preparing your claim. There are deadlines for submitting a car accident claim. Know what your deadlines are and take action quickly.
  • Get organized. Prepare the documents you will need. These usually include medical bills, estimates for car repairs, car rental receipts, police report, witness statements, photographic evidence, and more. Be sure you have copies of everything you plan to submit.
  • Know your rights. You are not obligated to provide a statement to the insurance company. They may try to record your statement or pressure you to discuss the accident in detail. If you have a lawyer, you can ask that they speak with your attorney.
  • Don’t accept the first offer. The first offer is usually a small percentage of what the insurer believes to be the true value of your claim. You can negotiate the offer. A skilled attorney knows how to accurately assess whether a settlement offer is fair.

Filing a claim on your own can be confusing and overwhelming. Not to mention, dealing with insurance adjusters can be stressful. If you need assistance, contact our Milwaukee auto accident attorney. Or better yet, have our attorneys handle your claim from the very start while you focus on recovering.

What Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

Injured victims are eligible to recover all costs associated with the accident, including economic damages and other intangible costs.

Damages can include:

We understand that car accident injuries are often complex because some clients may need ongoing medical treatment that can last for years. Our Milwaukee car accident attorneys work with a vast network of accident and medical experts to investigate, analyze, and prepare a claim. We make sure that all of your current and future expenses are accounted for.

Trusted Advocacy for the Injured

Casey Law Offices has a proven track record of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients. We have successfully handled many complex auto collision injury cases, time after time. Our injury law firm can personally guide you through the claims process, from negotiation all the way to litigation.

To speak with an experienced Milwaukee car accident lawyer, schedule a free consultation at our Milwaukee law office. We can help you determine who is liable in your car accident, explore your legal damages, and go over your options for compensation.

Give us a call at (414) 272-3776 to get started.

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