Ozaukee County’s Rising Car Accident Statistics Show It’s a Dangerous Place to Drive
Monday, December 15, 2014
Menomonee Falls Motorcycle Accident Injury Severity
Over 1,000 Car Crashes Happen Every Year in Ozaukee County
There are consistently over 1,000 car accidents in Ozaukee County every year. 2014’s death toll surpassed the previous year’s total fatality number with several months left in the year. From head on collisions and rollovers to minor fender benders, Ozaukee County is slowly climbing up the list of Wisconsin’s most dangerous counties for drivers.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Fatal Vehicle Accidents in Waukesha County
Motorcycle Crashes Cause Severe Injuries in Menomonee Falls
Motorcycle accidents are terrifying and dangerous. With very little protection from other vehicles and objects, riders are often severely injured. Data from the Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory shows exactly how serious the injuries are. Between 1994 and 2013, there were 162 reported motorcycle crashes in Menomonee Falls. Fortunately, only one of them resulted in a fatal injury. The remaining injuries pain
Friday, November 07, 2014
Car Accidents in Washington County on the Rise
Where Do Waukesha County’s Fatal Accidents Happen?
According to data available from the Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory, there were 480 fatal accidents involving motor vehicles in Waukesha County between 1994 and 2013. These crashes occurred in many locations. From Chenequa to Muskego, no town was left untouched, but more than half of the accidents occurred in only six cities. Waukesha, New Berlin, Brookfield, Pewaukee, Menomonee Falls and Vernon were the sc
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Waukesha County: One of the Three Most Dangerous Places for Car Crashes in Wisconsin
Rural Roads and Busy Intersections Make Washington County Surprisingly Dangerous
Car accidents are becoming increasingly common in Washington County. Many drivers don’t think twice about hopping in their cars and driving to work or running errands, but the likelihood of getting into a car accident is escalating.
From 2012 to 2013, there was a 9% increase in auto crashes countywide.
It is always advisable to practice defensive driving and motorists should exerci
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Milwaukee County’s Five Most Dangerous Intersections
Waukesha Car Accident Statistics Do Not Lie
Waukesha County is generally viewed as a safe place to live and drive, but the numbers tell a different story. In 2008 through 2012, there was an average of 6,888 car crashes every year, making Waukesha County one of the top three most dangerous places to drive in Wisconsin.
Fatal car accidents in Waukesha happen 22 times every year, on average.
Compiling car crash data in Waukesha County from several years, it is readily a
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Wisconsin Grounds for Divorce
Milwaukee Had 20,000 Car Crashes Resulting in 47 Fatalities in 2013
In 2013, there were over 118,000 car crashes in Wisconsin, 20,000 of which occurred in Milwaukee County. 47 of the 500 people who lost their lives in traffic related incidents were driving in Milwaukee at the time of the accident. These unsettling numbers show dangerous Milwaukee’s roads and highways can be. Not surprisingly, certain intersections have higher than average numbers of car accidents. McLario, Hel
What to do When You’ve Been in a Car Accident
In years past, divorce proceedings could only occur if there was evidence of spousal abuse, an extramarital affair, or abandonment, and BOTH parties consented to the divorce. However, this is no longer the case. With the implementation of the "No Fault" divorce provision in the 1970s, Wisconsin state law does not require an act of wrong-doing to file for divorce (though wrong doing acts may be taken into consideration when awarding alimony or dividing property). The only requirement needed to
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Wisconsin Small Claims Attorney
7 Key Steps to Follow in an Auto Accident
Being in a car accident can be a terrifying experience. Everything happens so fast it can be easy to slip into a panic - especially if you don't know what to do at the scene. Below are some steps to follow when you've been in an auto accident.
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The Importance of Wisconsin Power of Attorney
What Can a Lawyer do for Your Case?
Small claims court is a court where claims are limited to $10,000 or less (depending on the type of claim), and disputes may be resolved more quickly and inexpensively than in civil court. When you have a small claims case you may be led to believe you don’t need an attorney and won’t need any legal knowledge to understand your claim or the court process. Unfortunately, simply arriving at the court on time, being polite to the judge, a
Friday, December 06, 2013
Wisconsin Lawyer Website Redesign
Menomonee Falls Estate Planning Lawyer Explains Why Everyone Should Have a Power of Attorney Directive
It’s not the most comfortable topic thinking about the possibility of incapacitation or being near the end of life. It may not be comfortable, but it is important to talk about what might happen if you are unable to make decisions for yourself one day. If something were to happen to you, like a coma or vegetative state, would anyone know what you truly want regarding health c
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Why Hire a Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer
Welcome to the New Website of Our Menomonee Falls Attorneys
McLario, Helm, Bertling, & Spiegel, S.C. invites you to browse our new user friendly site which provides easy access to all our extensive content. We provide comprehensive and detailed information for all our practice areas, ensuring you are fully informed when seeking legal representation. With over 60 years of experience, our law firm in Menomonee Falls provides the legal advocates you can trust to put your needs firs
Some people are reluctant to hire a personal injury lawyer following an accident. It seems many people feel it may be in their best interest to proceed on their own. This approach is not only welcomed, but encouraged by the insurance company. Insurance adjusters are well trained in using certain language with injured people. One of the primary purposes in their communications is to convince the injured party that they should not seek counsel. They will inform the injured that obtaining an att
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