Washington County Snowmobile Accident Lawyer
Experienced Snowmobile Accident Attorneys Serving Washington County, WI
There is no doubt in the fact that snowmobiling is a fun activity, and a lot of people indulge in it. However, snowmobiling can also lead to accidents that can cause some serious injuries, which is why you must consult our Washington County snowmobile accident lawyer whenever such a situation occurs in order to receive compensation.
What causes most snowmobile accidents?
Naturally, any situation can cause a snowmobile accident. Sometimes, the driver themselves causes an accident. In other situations, it’s a natural obstacle or — more often — the negligence of another driver is the cause. The following are the reasons why most snowmobile accidents take place:
- Excessive speed
- Natural obstacles, such as trees, large rocks, and snow piles
- Poor judgment
Types of Injuries caused by Snowmobile Accidents
Driving snowmobiles can be a fun pastime for a range of people. It’s an especially excellent activity to do in cold regions. Some people even use snowmobiles as a main mode of transportation — especially if they live in especially rural areas.
Snowmobiles drive at extremely high speeds, and — as with motorcycles — snowmobile drivers are left out in the open and completely vulnerable to injury. Moreover, snowmobiles themselves are especially heavy, similar to major machinery. Getting hit or crushed by a snowmobile can cause serious injuries and even death.
Any type of injury can occur in a snowmobile accident, but these are the most common:
- Oral or dental damage
- Facial injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal injuries
- Bone fractures
What compensation can I get for Snowmobile Injuries?
You deserve to be compensated for your injuries after a snowmobile accident that someone else caused. You can receive compensation for the following things depending on your specific condition:
- Medical expenses
- Surgeries and medical tests
- Physical therapy and other therapies
- Disability modifications, often needed in vehicles and homes
- Long-term and personal care services
- Lost salary or wages
- Lost earning ability
- Changes or cancelation of future plans
- Pain and suffering
How Do I Protect My Legal Rights?
Some people run into trouble because they don’t understand who’s playing on which team. The following tips are meant to help you not jeopardize your case before consulting a lawyer. They are not, however, legal advice. You should get in contact with our firm to get legal advice related to your matter. Here are some tips that you must keep in mind:
- Make sure to not speak to the other person’s insurance company, since you are under no obligation to give any recorded statements.
- Make sure to not talk to anyone about your situation other than your doctor, insurance company, and law enforcement officials.
- Get in contact with a professional Wisconsin snowmobile accident attorney without wasting any time.
- It is crucial for you to not sign a release form as settlements will make your case weak, and you won’t be able to get any compensation for your damages.
Get in contact with our Washington County Snowmobile Accident Lawyer
If you or someone you know got hurt in a snowmobile accident, then get in contact with our experienced snowmobile accident attorneys at MacGillis Wiemer LLC who will fight your case, and get you substantial compensation based on your injuries in Wisconsin.