photodune-712490-accident-concept-xsMilwaukee, WI- Sometimes drivers view traffic laws as inconveniences that just get in their way, but traffic laws are meant to protect motorists and ignoring them could cause harm or death to innocent motorists. A recent Wisconsin accident clearly shows the hazard of disobeying traffic laws, signs and signals.
The Wisconsin State Police reports that a 71-year-old Sheboygan man was traveling on Wisconsin Highway 32 late Thursday night when his car was broadsided by another vehicle. According to the Sheboygan Press, a 23-year-old Cleveland man ran a stop sign at an intersection on the highway, striking the 71-year-old’s vehicle with such force it spun around before coming to rest in a ditch.
The 71-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene.
At some point in time, just about every motorist has a run a stop sign either because they are not paying attention, simply didn’t notice the sign or are intoxicated. . According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 165,000 people are injured and 762 people are killed by red-light runners on an annual basis.
T-bone collisions occur frequently when a person runs a red light or stop sign and are among the most deadly or injurious a victim can be involved in. And, often, the person ignoring traffic laws or running a stop sign are not the victims. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety estimates that 50 percent of the people killed in red-light collisions are not the motorist who violated traffic laws. It is the innocent people who suffer or are killed.
If you or a loved one has been injured because a motorist ran a stop sign or a red light, USAttorneys recommends you contact a car accident attorneys at Gruber Law Offices LLC. They have been helping accident victims in Milwaukee and surrounding areas recover just settlements for their accidents.  Acting quickly and getting the advice of an attorney in Wisconsin who has a comprehensive knowledge of the state’s personal injury laws is the best way for an accident victim to ensure they will be fairly compensated.
A person who violates traffic laws and causes a fatal or injurious collision should have to face legal consequences. Victims can hold these negligent driver’s accountable by filing a personal injury or wrongful death claim with the assistance of expert legal counsel.
In the aftermath of a major traffic collision, it is normal for the victims to feel confused and unsure where to turn.  They have questions that they need answers to and are urged to speak with an accident attorney in Wisconsin before they take any action on their case. By not getting legal counsel during this difficult time, it is possible for a victim to cause damage to their case which can lead to a significantly lower settlement than the victim deserves. Allow USAttorneys help you get in touch with the accomplished legal team at Gruber law so you can stop worrying about your case and start focusing on recovering.

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