Your Rights As A Personal Injury Victim In Wisconsin
The State of Wisconsin entitles you to certain rights that allow you to collect compensation for your injuries. Take a moment to look over those rights and what you can do to protect them.
If you have been injured in an accident, you have the right to be fully compensated for your injuries and related financial losses. Under Wisconsin law, you may be entitled to compensation for:
- Pain and suffering;
- Scarring and Disfigurement;
- Medical expenses;
- Lost wages;
- Repair or replacement of your damaged vehicle;
- Loss of use of your vehicle; and
- Loss of consortium, if you are married.
There are many types of damages that fall under these categories. We would be happy to discuss the various forms of compensation that are available to an injured person. If the claim involves wrongful death or medical malpractice, special rules apply. You should be aware of how these special rules apply to you and affect your rights to recovery.
PKSD believes that you have the right to:
- Be kept informed about the status of your case:
- Have your phone calls returned promptly; and
- A lawyer that fights hard for you.
You have the right to a law firm that has the experience and expertise to completely investigate and prepare your case so that you are fully compensated for your injuries. Personal injury cases require specialized knowledge, training and experience.
You should be able to trust that your case is in good hands.
Above all else, you have the right to know that your lawyer is doing everything to protect you.