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West Bend Auto Accident Lawyer

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Auto Accidents • Experienced Car Crash Injury Representation

Doherty Law Offices SC of West Bend, Wisconsin, has represented hundreds of car accident victims. Our principal attorney, Joe Doherty, has more than 35 years of experience helping victims of car accidents obtain compensation for their injuries. We have handled more auto accident and personal injury cases than any other firm in Washington County. For experienced representation for automobile accident injuries, contact the West Bend law firm of Doherty Law Offices SC. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

How an Experienced Car Accident Attorney Can Help

Our law firm has the experience and resources to handle complex and difficult auto accident cases, including those involving trains and trucks. We investigate the accident, use medical experts to evaluate your injuries and analyze the financial impact of the accident on your life. Because of our experience and dedication, we have been very successful in obtaining compensation for clients. We have obtained million-dollar settlements for several clients who lost quality of life and earning potential when they were permanently injured in an auto accident.

Auto Accident Causes and Injuries

Our clients have come to us because of injuries suffered in car accidents caused by:

  • Unsafe railroad crossings
  • Drivers distracted because of their cell phones
  • Drivers failing to signal
  • Reckless driving or speeding
  • Failure to obey traffic signs
  • Drivers not looking before turning or changing lanes

We have helped car crash victims recover compensation for injuries such as dismemberment, paralysis, quadriplegia, back injuries, fractures, scars, soft tissue injuries, whiplash injury and brain injury. We have represented many families grieving over the wrongful death of a loved one in an auto accident.

Truck Accidents

Semi-Trucks • Gravel Trucks • Delivery Trucks

Wisconsin Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer

At Doherty Law Offices SC, we have represented hundreds of Wisconsin truck accident victims. Our principal attorney, Joseph Doherty, has more than 35 years of experience helping victims of truck crashes obtain compensation for their injuries, lost income and pain and suffering. We use accident investigators and medical experts to build a strong case for you. For skilled representation for truck accident injuries, contact the Wisconsin law firm of Doherty Law Offices SC in West Bend. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

How an Experienced Truck Accident Attorney Can Help

If you have been injured in a truck accident on U.S. Highway 45, U.S. Highway 41 or Wisconsin Highway 33, you are not alone. Truck accidents happen frequently on these roads, causing severe injuries. Doherty Law Offices SC knows how to handle serious trucking accident investigations. We review driver and maintenance logs, insurance coverage and driver records. We look for improperly maintained equipment or violations of interstate trucking laws requiring driver rest periods. We know how to deal with the insurance companies who carry insurance for big trucking firms. We stick with the case through the Appellate Court and Supreme Court level if needed.

Contact an Experienced Tractor Trailer Injury Lawyer

At Doherty Law Offices SC, we provide dedicated and knowledgeable representation to people injured in all types of trucking accidents. Our clients include people injured in accidents involving semi-trucks, dump trucks, gravel trucks, cement trucks, garbage trucks, delivery vans and other large vehicles. People injured in truck accidents while working may be able to file a workers’ compensation claim. To examine your options in a truck injury case, contact us at Doherty Law Offices SC.

Joe Doherty is a highly experienced tractor trailer accident lawyer serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles • Scooters • Bicycles

West Bend Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Our principal attorney at Doherty Law Offices SC, Joe Doherty, has represented many victims of motorcycle crashes during his more than 35 years as an accident attorney. We help people injured in motorcycle accidents obtain compensation for their injuries. We know how serious injuries from motorcycle accidents can be. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

Serious Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle crash injuries are usually severe. The rider is unprotected in even a minor accident. Even the most careful rider can be seriously injured when hit by a driver who neglected to signal or look before changing lanes. Our clients have included motorcycle riders with serious injuries such as massive head injuries, permanent brain damage, fractures, serious scarring, broken limbs and road rash requiring skin grafts. Recovering from a motorcycle accident can be costly and take a long time. Victims usually have extensive medical bills and time lost from work. At Doherty Law Offices SC, we can help you obtain the compensation you need and deserve.

Contact an Experienced Motorcycle Injury Attorney

At Doherty Law Offices SC, we know that injured motorcycle riders need time to recover from their serious injuries. In addition, they deserve compensation for their medical bills and lost income. We can help you get both the time and the money that allows you to focus on your recovery. Contact the experienced motorcycle accident lawyer at Doherty Law Offices SC to learn how we can help.

Joe Doherty is a highly experienced motor cycle accident lawyer serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Wet Floors • Weak Railings • Poor Lighting

Slip and Fall Lawyer

Our attorney, Joe Doherty, has represented hundreds of people injured because of dangerous property conditions – sometimes known as slip and fall accidents or premises liability cases. We have helped many people injured because of wet floors or broken pavement receive compensation for their injuries. For experienced representation for slip and fall injuries, contact the West Bend law firm of Doherty Law Offices SC. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

Premises Liability

The law of premises liability is that owners are responsible for keeping their property safe. If a slip and fall accident occurs on poorly maintained property, the injured person may be able to file an injury claim. Our law firm has helped people injured because of icy or un-shoveled sidewalks, wet floors, crumbled pavement, inadequate security, poor lighting, defective stairs, slippery steps and lack of handrails. These accidents have occurred on residential, governmental and commercial property, including restaurants, taverns, grocery stores, shopping malls, apartment buildings and government buildings.

Contact a Wisconsin Slip and Fall Lawyer

At Doherty Law Offices SC, we can help you recover compensation for your slip and fall injuries, including medical bills and time lost from work. We know how to make a solid case against the owners or managers of the poorly maintained premises that caused your injury. Do not leave the outcome to chance. Contact a Wisconsin premises liability lawyer at Doherty Law Offices SC to learn about your legal options for a slip and fall accident injury.

Joe Doherty is a highly experienced Wisconsin slip and fall lawyer serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Recreational Accidents

Boating, Snowmobile and ATV Accidents

At Doherty Law Offices SC of West Bend, Wisconsin, we represent victims of accidents involving recreational equipment such as ATVs, jet skis and motorboats. Seat belts and airbags have made cars safer over the years, but recreational vehicles do not have those safeguards, increasing the severity of accident injuries involving this type of equipment. Because there are no restraints, people are thrown long distances, increasing even more the possibility of very serious injuries.

Recreational Accident Lawyer

We have more than 35 years of experience helping victims of recreational vehicle accidents obtain compensation for their injuries. We have handled more accident injury cases than has any other law firm in Washington County. For experienced representation for recreational vehicle accident injuries, contact the West Bend law firm of Doherty Law Offices SC. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

Types of Injuries in a Recreational Vehicle Accident

Doherty Law Offices SC of West Bend has successfully represented hundreds of clients statewide who have been paralyzed, lost limbs or suffered back and neck injuries or other permanent or debilitating injuries from a boating accident, ATV accident or snowmobile crash.

Contact an Experienced Recreational Equipment Injury Lawyer

We know how to build a solid case to obtain the compensation you need and deserve to begin recovering from your injuries. Contact our West Bend law firm, Doherty Law Offices SC, to learn how we can help you receive payment for your medical bills, lost income and pain and suffering.

Joe Doherty is a recreational accident lawyer serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Product Defects

Lawnmowers • Appliances • Toys

Wisconsin Defective Product Lawyer

Almost any product can have design or manufacturing defects. Of course, some defects do not cause injuries. Others, however, can cause very severe injuries. We help people injured because of defective products such as:

  • Lawn and garden equipment, such as riding lawnmowers
  • Trampolines
  • Electrical appliances
  • Automobiles and SUVS
  • Gas tanks
  • Seat belts
  • Farm equipment
  • Construction equipment

We also help people who are injured because the product packaging, warning labels or assembly instructions were inadequate to protect the consumer.

Who is Liable for Defective Product Injuries?

This area of the law is known as products liability. It allows designers, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers to be held liable for injuries caused by their products. We have helped people recover compensation for their injuries caused by product defects, including medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and other costs associated with serious injury. We have assisted families grieving over the wrongful death of a loved one caused by a defective product. If you, or a family member have been hurt because of a dangerous manufactured product, contact the experienced product liability lawyer at Doherty Law Offices SC.

Joe Doherty is a Wisconsin defective product lawyer serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Sports Accidents

Skiing • Swimming • Diving • Horseback Riding

Wisconsin Sports Accident Attorney

Our principal injury lawyer, Joe Doherty, has acted for hundreds of Wisconsin accident victims during his more than 35 years of legal practice. A strong focus of our practice is helping people injured in sporting accidents – such as swimming, diving or skiing accidents – receive compensation for their injuries. We have handled more accident injury cases than any law firm in Washington County. For experienced representation for sports accidents, contact the West Bend law firm of Doherty Law Offices SC. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

Sports Accident Injuries

Our clients include people with very serious injuries that occurred while they were:

  • Diving
  • Horseback riding
  • Bicycling
  • Swimming
  • Skiing

People involved in these sports can be seriously injured in a number of ways. For example, if the pool is less deep than posted because of a construction defect, the contractor could be held liable for head injuries suffered while diving. Failure of bicycle brakes because of a manufacturing defect could make the bike manufacturer liable for broken limbs caused by a fall. If a trail worker fails to fill holes in a riding trail, he or she could be liable for broken bones or head injuries caused by a fall from a horse. A ski lift operator could be liable for injuries caused when novice skiers are allowed on a slope that should be limited to those more advanced.

An Experienced Sports Injury Attorney

At Doherty Law Offices SC, we thoroughly investigate sports accidents to determine who was at fault. Our medical and accident experts will evaluate your injuries and determine their impact on your future. For an attorney who knows how to build a solid case for your sports injury claim, contact a sports accident attorney at our West Bend firm, Doherty Law Offices SC.

Joe Doherty is a Wisconsin sport accident lawyer serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Dog Bites

Animal Attacks Children and Adults

West Bend Dog Bite Injury Lawyer

Our Wisconsin law firm, Doherty Law Offices SC in West Bend, has represented hundreds of accident victims. Our principal attorney, Joe Doherty, has more than 35 years of experience helping dog bite victims receive compensation for their injuries and trauma. We have handled more personal injury cases than has any other law firm in Washington County. For experienced representation for animal attack injuries, contact the West Bend law firm of Doherty Law Offices SC. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

Dog Bite Law

Wisconsin law makes dog owners liable for the behavior of the animal at all times. The breed of dog does not matter. There is no free bite, as in some states. The owner is liable even if the dog has no known inclination to bite and has never bitten anyone before. If a dog has previously attacked someone, the second victim may be able to claim double damages as permitted in Wisconsin law.

Dog Bite Injuries

Dog bites often cause serious skin damage and scarring, requiring skin grafts and reconstructive surgery. The victim many have to undergo painful rabies prevention treatment if there are no immunization records for the animal. Children may be highly traumatized by an animal attack and require long-term therapy. If you have been bitten by a dog, you need and deserve compensation for the cost of treating the physical and emotional injuries. Our attorney at Doherty Law Offices SC knows how to build a solid case for you. Contact our animal attack lawyer today to learn how we can help you recover from a dog bite accident injury.

Joe Doherty is a West Bend dog bite injury attorney serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Wrongful Death

Medication Error • Motor Vehicle Accident • Defective Equipment • Hospital Mistakes

Doherty Law Offices SC of West Bend, Wisconsin, has represented many families who have lost a loved one in an accident. If your family member died because of the error or negligence of another person, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim for medical bills, funeral expenses, lost income and pain and suffering. Our principal attorney, Joe Doherty, has more than 35 years of experience helping the survivors of wrongful death cases, more than any other law firm in Washington County has, and understands the difficulties you face because of the loss of your loved one. For experienced representation in wrongful death cases, contact the West Bend law firm of Doherty Law Offices SC. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

Experienced Attorney

Our law firm has helped families whose loved one died because of a wide variety of injuries, including those caused by:

  • Medication error in the hospital
  • Car crash
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Construction defects
  • Electrocution
  • Physician error

We build a strong case based on many factors, including the deceased's future earnings, the ages of surviving children, funeral and medical expenses and the loss of companionship with the survivors.

Contact a Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawyer

Filing a wrongful death claim is painful. You want a wrongful death attorney who treats you with sensitivity and respect during a very difficult time in your life. At Doherty Law Offices SC, we have handled many wrongful death cases. We are know both for our effectiveness in building the case and for our ability to help grieving families through the process. Contact us at Doherty Law Offices SC to begin to rebuild your life.

Joe Doherty is a West Bend wrongful death lawyer serving Washington County, Ozaukee County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County and Dodge County, including cities such as West Bend, Germantown, Hartford, Sheboygan, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Mequon, Kewaskum, Bayside, Cedarburg, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Thiensville, Juneau, Horicon and Mayville.

Doherty Law Offices
1725 E Washington St.
West Bend , WI 53095
Phone: 262-338-5721
Fax: 262-334-4881
Email:
joed@dohertylaw.org ryand@dohertylaw.org