You should make sure everyone is okay, and if anyone is hurt, make sure the person gets the help he or she needs. This contact was the cause of the pain, which continued to radiate down my leg. He certainly wouldn’t have obtained a fair recovery from the insurance company, even though it was clear that the driver was responsible. We will tell you the good and the bad about your case and empower you to make the best decisions for you and for your family.Read More
Wisconsin Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Wisconsin
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Wisconsin
- Paulette A. Brazil
- Robert Bellin
- Douglas E. Swanson
- Jeffrey A. Pitman
- Willard P. Techmeier
- Jonathan P. Groth
- Chad A. Kreblin
- Peter M. Young
- Christine Bremer Muggli
- Andrew Wier
- D.J. Weis
- Brandon D. Derry
Paulette A. Brazil
A native of Wisconsin, Paulette A. Brazil is the co-founder of Brazil & Benske, LLC. Based in Milwaukee, she focuses her practice entirely on family law matters, assisting clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Ms. Brazil provides advice and counsel to people who are facing the end of their marriage and who are dealing with such divorce-related legal issues as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of retirement accounts, investments, business interests, and other marital property. In addition to handling these matters through informal negotiations or in the courtroom, Ms. Brazil uses her training in both mediation and collaborative divorce law to attempt to reach an accord through those methods of alternative dispute resolution.In addition to her matrimonial practice, Ms. Brazil has experience with paternity disputes. She has also assisted clients who are seeking to grow their families through the adoption process, and she helps victims of domestic violence obtain appropriate protective orders. Highly regarded by her colleagues, she has received a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.Ms. Brazil is a 1986 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, from where she received a bachelors degree in business administration. She pursued her legal education at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where she served on The John Marshall Law Review and was a member of the schools Gavel Society before being awarded her Juris Doctor cum laude in 1990. Admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts, Ms. Brazil has focused her practice exclusively on family law since 1993. An active participant in a variety of professional organizations, her memberships include the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Society of Family Lawyers.
Attorney Robert Bellin is a partner at Hammet, Bellin & Oswald, LLC, in Neenah, Wisconsin. Mr. Bellin dedicates his practice to personal injury law, serving clients who have been injured or lost a loved one due to motor vehicle or other types of accidents, dog bites, slip and falls or other catastrophes throughout the Fox Valley in the Appleton, Oshkosh and Neenah metropolitan areas.Licensed to practice law in Wisconsin since 1994, Mr. Bellin also has experience appearing before federal courts. These include the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.Mr. Bellin earned a bachelors degree in business administration and finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating with honors as a member of the deans list. He obtained his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, graduating magna cum laude.Mr. Bellin has served a number of Wisconsin-based individuals and businesses, and has been recognized for his service in the legal profession. He previously served as a legal analyst for a local television station and was named one of the best lawyers in the Fox Valleyby Fox Cities Magazine.Active in professional organizations, Mr. Bellin is a member of the Outagamie County Bar Association, the Winnebago County Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. He is also a fellow in the Wisconsin Law Foundation.
Douglas E. Swanson
Doug Swanson is a shareholder at the law firm and works in the Waukesha office. Dougs practice involves handling a wide variety of personal injury claims, including motor vehicle accidents, defective products, slips and falls, contractor negligence, landowner liability, dog bite claims and nursing home accidents. He has successfully tried numerous cases in more than 10 different Wisconsin counties. Because of his trial experience, the National Board of Trial Advocacy certified him as a Civil Trial Specialist in 2001. He has also been named a Wisconsin Top Lawyer since 2012.Doug has given presentations about the law and safety in many local high schools and has participated in educational events in conjunction with Law Day on several occasions. He has also been a very active member in the Waukesha County legal community as evidenced by his involvement in the Waukesha County Bar Association, where he serves on the Board of Directors and is a Past President. He has held the offices of Treasurer, Secretary, Scholarship Committee Chairman, Legal Ethics Committee Chairman, and Bar Leaders Conference Representative and is a member of the Bench / Bar Liaison Committee of Waukesha County.Doug graduated cum laude in 1987 from Illinois Wesleyan University with a B.A. and received his J.D. in 1990 from the University of Iowa. He is an active member of the Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce, the Pewaukee Chamber of Commerce and the Waukesha Rotary Club. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Bell Tower Memorial Project. Doug and his family enjoy living and participating in the Waukesha County community.
Jeffrey A. Pitman
I represent nursing home and assisted living facility residents who have been abused and neglected. I have had the honor of representing residents and residents loved ones for 20 years. Our clients are from all over the State of Wisconsin and New Mexico. Im also licensed and represent families in Illinois and Iowa.
Willard P. Techmeier
Willard P. Techmeier is the senior partner of The Cochran FirmWisconsin LLP. From his office in Milwaukee, he handles complex personal injury litigation cases, including mass torts, class action, pharmaceutical litigation and other types of personal injury accidents.Mr. Techmeier is an AV-rated attorney and has obtained numerous million- and multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients. One of his personal successes was the recovery of $25.2 million for a single injury case, one of the largest in Wisconsin history. He is also a certified civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and a certified civil pretrial practice advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy.An active participant in the legal community, Mr. Techmeier is a director for the Wisconsin Association of Justice and one of its past presidents. He is a member of several legal associations, including the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin State Bar and the Milwaukee Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the National Trial Lawyers Association and the Class Action Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Techmeier received his law degree from Marquette University School of Law and is admitted to practice before both state and federal courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
Jonathan P. Groth
Attorney Jonathan P. Groth is the founder and owner of the Groth Law Firm, which has three office locations throughout Wisconsin. Serving clients across the state, Mr. Groth devotes his time and resources to helping innocent accident victims and their families find the justice they seek after suffering an injury or loss caused by another partys negligence or wrongdoing.Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Groth advocates strongly on behalf of those adversely affected by automobile and motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, defective products, dangerous property conditions, animal attacks, nursing home abuse, and bicycle and pedestrian accidents. Throughout the course of his career, he has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of those he serves, earning his membership to both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.A 1996 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Mr. Groth obtained his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School in 2000. The State Bar of Wisconsin admitted him to practice that same year, and Mr. Groth has won numerous awards throughout his career for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional customer service.The National Trial Lawyers named him to its list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin and to its list of Top 40 Under 40 for several years, and Law & Politics magazine named him as a Rising Star in 2008, 2009 and 2010. M Magazine included him on its list of Leading Lawyers in 2013 and ranked him among the top personal injury attorneys in Milwaukee in 2012. He also holds a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished rating.As a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the American Association for Justice, Mr. Groth is very active in his profession, and he routinely conducts continuing education lectures for other attorneys throughout the state. He also served as adjunct professor for Cardinal Stritch University, and he volunteers for various local organizations in his community.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Chad A. Kreblin
Attorney Chad A. Kreblin is a shareholder at the personal injury law firm of Hupy and Abraham, S.C. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Kreblin has experience handling all types of personal injury cases and serves clients in Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa.Mr. Kreblin has been a licensed attorney since 2001 and has litigated numerous personal injury cases. Over the course of his career, he has successfully recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. As a result of these accomplishments, he was named a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization of attorneys who have recovered more than one million dollars for their clients.In addition, Mr. Kreblin is rated AV Preeminent by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyersand the Top 40 Under 40by The National Trial Lawyers. He has also been named one of the Leaders in Lawby the Wisconsin Law Journal.Mr. Kreblin is active in his community and holds various leadership positions. He founded the Hupy Child Identification Program to assist police with identifying missing children and serves on the board of The American Cancer Society Relay for Life. He is also a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, ABATE of Wisconsin, Inc. and ABATE of Iowa, Inc.After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelors degree, Mr. Kreblin earned his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He is also a board-certified advocate from the National Board of Trial Advocacy.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Peter M. Young
Peter M. Young is a shareholder at the law firm and practices in the Wausau, Rhinelander, and Stevens Point offices. Pete has tried jury cases throughout Wisconsin. His practice includes personal injury claims, automobile accidents, product liability claims, nursing home abuse & neglect claims, vaccine related claims, and wrongful death claims. He is admitted to practice before the State of Wisconsin, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Pete is also licensed to practice before the Tribal Courts of the Forest County Potawatomi and the Sokaogon Chippewa. Additionally, he has been admitted pro hac vice in cases in California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Nebraska and Washington.In 2016, Petes colleagues from the Wisconsin Association for Justice honored him with the organizations inaugural Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer award. In 2015 he was recognized as a 20 under 40 Honoreeby the Wausau Daily Herald for his significant community involvement. In 2012, Pete was recognized by the Wisconsin Law Journal as one of the 25 ,Up and Coming Lawyers, in Wisconsin. In 2011 and 2012, he was honored as a Rising Star in the Wisconsin Top Lawyers publication by Milwaukee Magazine and has been honored as a Top Lawyer each year since 2013 by these same publications.Pete serves on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Association for Justice, is the Chair of the District 16 OLR Investigative Committee (appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court), and is also a member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court Appointment Selection Committee. He is a past member of the Wisconsin State Bench & Bar Committee, is the past President of the Oneida-Vilas-Forest County Bar Association, and is a past President of the Wisconsin Association for Justices New Lawyers Division. While attending law school, Pete served as a Judicial Intern for the late N. Patrick Crooks of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.Pete enjoys volunteering in his community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wausau Nordic Ski Club, is a lifetime member of the National Ski Patrol, and is active in the Badger State Winter Games in Wausau, where he volunteers as the Commissioner of the Nordic Ski events. He volunteers as a ski-patroller with the Nine-Mile Forest Ski Patrol, and is a past patroller with the Minocqua Winter Park Ski Patrol, which was selected as the ,National Outstanding Nordic Ski Patrol, during the 2012-13 season.Pete lives in northern Wisconsin with his wife and children. He enjoys many outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting, skiing, cycling and backpacking
Christine Bremer Muggli
Christine Bremer Muggli is the Chief shareholder of Bremer & Trollop Law Offices, S.C. Wausau, Wisconsin. She graduated, magna cum laude from Loyola University, Chicago, and received her J.D. from Loyola University School of Law. She currently practices law in Wausau, WI and has branch offices in Minocqua, Stevens Point, Marshfield and Antigo. She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Wisconsin. Christine is the past-President of the Wisconsin Association for Justice and has served on the Board of Directors since December of 1991 and as Co-Editor of its journal, The Verdict, and is currently Chair of the Justice Fund of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. She was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2008 & 2012, and served as a member of the Electoral College in 2008 & 2012. In 2010, Ms. Bremer was awarded the Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Wisconsin Association for Justice. Ms. Bremer has been nominated as a Top Lawyer over the last several years and was recently named one of the top 25 women lawyers in the state by Top Lawyers. She has served on the Federal Nominating Commission for Senator Kohl, as well as Governor Doyles Advisory Council on Judicial Selection in June of 2007. Ms. Bremer was also elected in 2011 to serve on the Board of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. She is currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Board of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy & Service Advisory. She is a frequent guest on Wisconsin Public Radio. ,Ms. Bremer has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell.
Andrew Wier is a shareholder at Habush Habush & Rottier practicing at the firms Kenosha office, his practice includes all types of personal injury claims. Prior to joining Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. Andrew served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Racine County District Attorneys Office. He has already tried more than 30 cases to jury in his career.Recently, Andrew, authored the chapter on pretrial motion practice in Civil Procedure Before Trial, Wisconsinto be published by the Wisconsin State Bar in 2018. T,wo articles he co-wrote with attorney Jesse Blocher entitled ,Earn Your Stripes, Part 1: How to Get Civil Trial Experience,and ,Earn Your Stripes, Part 2: How to Get Through a Civil Trial,” were published inWisconsin Lawyer in 2015, and in 2016 he wrote an article published in the Wisconsin Law Journal entitled ,Making the jump from criminal to civil is more natural than you may think.”,In 2017 Andrew was named a Rising Starby Top Lawyers, an honor given to no more than 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40. In 2012 Andrew was appointed to a five-year term on the Police and Fire Commission for the Village of Caledonia and was reappointed in 2017. He is the past President of the Kenosha County Bar Association and continues to be a member of the executive committee. Andrew is a member of the Racine County Bar Association and the Wisconsin Association for Justice.Andrew received his J.D. cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in December 2008. While a law student, Andrew worked in the Wisconsin Department of Justice, the United States Attorneys Office, for the Western District of Wisconsin, and the Rock County District Attorneys Office and was an active participant in the law schools Mock Trial team. He received a B.A. in History, Political Science, and African American studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2006. He is actively involved in his church and resides in Caledonia with his wife, Angela, and their four children.
Jim Weis is a shareholder at the law firm and the manager of the Rhinelander, Stevens Point, and Wausau offices. He is licensed to practice in both Wisconsin and Michigan. Jim handles all types of personal injury claims, including medical malpractice, products liability, motor vehicle accidents, pharmacy errors, contractor negligence, landowner liability, dog bite claims and nursing home claims.Jim has tried many cases throughout Wisconsin and the United States. Because of his trial experience, the National Board of Trial Advocacy has certified him as a Civil Trial Specialist. In 2003, the Wisconsin Association for Justice bestowed upon him the Robert Habush Trial Lawyer of the year award. Since 2005, Jim has been named to the Wisconsin Top Lawyer list. He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 1995 for both medical malpractice law and personal injury litigation.Jim has held numerous leadership roles with the Wisconsin Association for Justice, including acting as President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary, as well as serving on its Board of Directors. Jim served on the AAJ Board of Directors in 2003 and has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocacy, the American College of Trial Advocates and the Wisconsin Judicial Council.
Brandon D. Derry
Brandon D. Derry is a personal injury attorney with Hupy & Abraham, S.C. who focuses his representation on individuals injured in automobile and motorcycle accidents, slip-and-falls, and other acts of negligence resulting in injury. He represents injured clients from Wisconsin and Minnesota and has collected millions of dollars on their behalf. He has successfully litigated several jury trials, one of which resulted in a jury verdict 50 times what the insurance company had offered. He also has several years of insurance defense experience, which offers inside knowledge of the insurance companys tactics. Brandon is a member of the Wisconsin and Iowa Association for Justice and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. He is licensed in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.