Milwaukee Head-On Collision Lawyers
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Head-on collisions are some of the most devastating motor vehicle accidents. When cars, trucks, and other vehicles traveling in opposite directions collide, the force of the impact can lead to catastrophic bodily injury. Sadly, many head-on collisions are fatal.
If you were injured or your loved one tragically died in a head-on collision in the Milwaukee area, you have a right to seek answers and justice. Our firm can help. Since 2004, we have been representing injured victims and the families of those wrongfully killed here in our community. Our attorneys understand the devastating and far-reaching impact these accidents have and, because of this, they are prepared to work tirelessly in an effort to secure the full and fair compensation you are owed.
Your initial consultation is completely free, and there are no fees for you unless we win your case. Call (414) 206-1295 today to speak to one of our Milwaukee head-on collision lawyers.
Common Causes of Head-On Collisions
Head-on crashes occur when two vehicles moving in opposite directions collide. These accidents can occur when a motorist veers into oncoming traffic, makes an unsafe turn, or goes the wrong way down a one-way street. In the vast majority of cases, head-on collisions are the result of careless, reckless, or negligent driving behaviors.
Some of the most common negligent causes of head-on collisions include:
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs (drunk driving)
- Distracted driving, such as texting while driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel/driving while fatigued
- Making an unsafe left turn across lanes of traffic
- Improper passing, including unlawfully passing over double yellow lines
- Speeding, including speeding around a blind curve
- Failing to stop at red lights/stop signs
- Ignoring traffic signs, rules, and laws
- Driving unsafely in poor weather conditions
Whenever a motorist acts negligently and, as a result, causes an accident that leaves others injured or, worse, dead, that motorist can and should be held responsible.
How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?
In Wisconsin, you generally only have three years from the date of the accident to bring your car accident claim. If your loved one died as a result of the accident, you only have two years to file a wrongful death claim. This is known as the statute of limitations.
However, it’s always a good idea to act as quickly after the accident as possible, as evidence can be lost over time and proving your claim may become more difficult if months or years have passed.
Request a Free, Confidential Consultation with Dunk Law Firm
If you are dealing with catastrophic injuries and all of the hardships they bring—from obtaining adequate medical care to coping with lost wages to facing the emotional consequences of your injuries—the last thing you need to worry about is filing a car accident claim. Yet, such a claim could make all the difference in obtaining fair compensation for your physical, emotional, and financial losses, and working with the right attorney is critical.
At Dunk Law Firm, our Milwaukee head-on collision attorneys can help you with all of the legal aspects of your situation so that you can focus on healing. Our team can conduct an investigation into the accident in order to prove exactly what happened and who is liable for your damages. From there, we are prepared to handle all settlement negotiations with the insurance company and will even represent you at trial if necessary. We know that this is a difficult time for you and your family, and we encourage you to reach out to us as soon as possible to find out how we can ease some of the stress you are under.
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