Commercial Vehicle Wreck Brings Traffic To a Halt

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Traffic backed up for four miles after two commercial vehicles crashed and went off the road near Caledonia. This serves as a reminder of the destructive capabilities of the commercial vehicles we share the road with. https://www.nbc15.com/2021/12/17/crash-backs-up-traffic-over-4-miles-i-9094-near-portage/

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Car Accidents Are Not Always the Drivers Fault

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

A New Holstein woman was injured after an equipment failure caused her vehicle to roll over. This is a stark reminder that motor vehicle accidents are not always the fault of a driver. Personal injury claims can be pursued against the manufacturers of defective equipment, providing compensation to the injured. https://www.wbay.com/2021/09/18/new-holstein-woman-injured-sheboygan-county-crash/

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Summer Hazards

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

As a personal injury lawyer, I help people who have been injured by someone else’s negligence. As summer approaches, I can’t help but recall all of my clients who suffered unforeseen consequences while engaging in outdoor activities. Many times, my clients’ lives are thrown into complete disarray as the result of catastrophic injuries, which occurred […]

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What (And What Not To Say) To an Insurance Company Following an Accident

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

After a car accident, you may have to talk to both your insurance company and the other driver’s insurance company. It’s very common for the other driver’s insurance company to contact you, and many people tend to notify their insurance company right away. There are a number of traps you can fall into when you talk […]

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Drowsy Driving Crashes

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

According to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 328,000 drowsy driving crashes happen each year. This figure is more than three times larger than the police-reported number. According to the same study, 109,000 drowsy driving crashes caused an injury and approximately 6,400 of the crashes were fatal. The study concluded that drowsy […]

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Importance of Winterizing Vehicles

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

As winter months approach in Wisconsin, it is important to ensure your car is “winterized” in case disaster strikes. Winterizing your car includes taking steps such as servicing your car, gathering an easily accessibly emergency kit and ensuring you are driving safely at all times.  Unfortunately, even if you fully prepare your car for the […]

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How To Help Keep Your Teen Driver Safe

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

When teenagers have their licenses, it can be hard to make sure they stay safe when they are on their own. Being able to drive alone is exciting, and it is easy for new drivers to forget the safety rules of the road. As a parent, what can you do to help keep your young […]

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Know The Symptoms Of Delayed Car Crash Injuries

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

You might see a doctor right after being involved in a car crash. But, you might not realize the importance of medical follow-up, even if you look and feel healthy days and weeks later. The reality is there are many injuries that won’t become clear until several days after the accident. Knowing the physical symptoms of delayed […]

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