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  • Car Accidents

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    • Driving Safely in Construction Zones as SE Wisconsin Prepares for Foxconn

      People throughout Wisconsin seem pretty excited now that Foxconn, a Taiwanese company that supplies Apple and other tech corporations with electronic components, has announced it plans to invest $10 billion in the state’s southeast for a brand new facility. While the international company’s presence could bring thousands of new jobs to the state, it will certainly bring some new headaches in terms ...
    • Consequences of Hazardous Teenage Driving

      Most accidents occur as a result of negligent or distracted driving, which teen drivers are the number one perpetrator of. Unfortunately, the majority of teenagers are often so caught up in the excitement of driving a car that they forget there are lives on the line every time they take a seat behind the wheel. Whether they are playing music, speeding, driving under the influence of drinking or ...
    • Teen Driver Safety: Reducing Risks During Summer Months

      Teens and young adults may have earned the stereotype for rash decision making and a dangerous desire to engage in risky behaviors behind the wheel, but those stereotypes may be driven by real statistics. In fact, data regarding teen driving accidents show that car accidents are consistently a leading cause of injury and death among young adults. During the summer months, the risks increase ...

    Car Insurance

    The latest posts for Car Insurance are listed below.
    • Consequences of Hazardous Teenage Driving

      Most accidents occur as a result of negligent or distracted driving, which teen drivers are the number one perpetrator of. Unfortunately, the majority of teenagers are often so caught up in the excitement of driving a car that they forget there are lives on the line every time they take a seat behind the wheel. Whether they are playing music, speeding, driving under the influence of drinking or ...
    • Wisconsin Car Insurance Laws

      Purchasing car insurance is not just a good idea to help you deal with the high costs often related to car accidents , it is also the law in many situations. In Wisconsin, motorists who do not meet minimum car insurance laws can face serious legal penalties, such as high fines, removal of driving privileges, and even jail time. If you want to make certain that you are well within the legal ...

    Compensation

    The latest posts for Compensation are listed below.
    • Insurance Claims and Pre-Existing Injuries

      Car accidents are fairly common. In fact, according to some estimates, most drivers will file a car accident claim once every 17 years or so. While some of these collisions may be minor, others will result in serious injuries. Any of these injuries potentially related to a pre-existing problem area could prevent you from getting full compensation after a car accident, even if the other driver was ...
    • Wisconsin Personal Injury Damages - Pain, Suffering & Disability

      As a trial lawyer, I have often told juries that the law cannot repair or replace an injured back, a permanent disability, a broken bone, other accident related injuries. In most cases, monetary compensation is the only form of legal relief for accident victims. In arriving at the proper amount of monetary compensation, an experienced personal injury lawyer will be able to utilize Wisconsin law ...
    • Personal Injury Damages Explained

      This post is the first in a series of comments explaining the concept of “damages” or in a personal injury claim , Personal Injury Damages. Broadly defined, “damages” is the amount of money provided to someone who has been harmed by the negligence or wrongful act of another. In my personal injury practice, clients often ask what their “case is worth.” Sometimes that question is asked early on in ...

    Drunk Driving Accidents

    The latest posts for Drunk Driving Accidents are listed below.
    • Consequences of Hazardous Teenage Driving

      Most accidents occur as a result of negligent or distracted driving, which teen drivers are the number one perpetrator of. Unfortunately, the majority of teenagers are often so caught up in the excitement of driving a car that they forget there are lives on the line every time they take a seat behind the wheel. Whether they are playing music, speeding, driving under the influence of drinking or ...
    • Wisconsin Drunk Driving Injuries

      Drunk Driving Injuries are being scrutinized everywhere. Recently, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had run a five-part series on the drinking culture in Wisconsin and the tragic impact that driving under the influence of alcohol has on its citizens. Wisconsin is known, among other things, for its cheese, football, and beer. Not to be glib, but our culture is one that embraces alcohol consumption, ...

    Liability

    The latest posts for Liability are listed below.
    • Unique Aspects of Truck Accident Investigations

      Investigating a truck accident , pinpointing its sources, and determining liability must be a priority whenever a commercial big rig loses control and causes damage. But the investigation that follows is probably not as straightforward or usual as you might have guessed. Due to the complexities of both truck maintenance and trucking company management, there are certain aspects of a trucking ...
    • Who's at Fault - A Discussion of Accident Liability

      A determination of who is responsible for an automobile accident, or accident liability, is the essential first step in representing an injured individual. I find that in the majority of car accidents , one driver is more negligent than the other. Although some accidents are the result of intentional acts, most are the result of negligence. Broadly defined, a driver is negligent when that person ...

    Motorcycle Accidents

    The latest posts for Motorcycle Accidents are listed below.
    • Wisconsin Motorcycle Accidents: Insurance & Prevention

      There is no doubt that riding a motorcycle comes with heightened risks. Before you start riding, it is important that you have adequate insurance coverage - this includes liability coverage (for you and your passenger), medical treatment damages, lost wages, and underinsured/uninsured coverage. Also be sure to follow safety tips and practice smart riding. Read more about motorcycle accident ...

    News

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    • The Opioid Crisis That Kills Thousands of Americans Each Year

      America is currently in the grips of a widespread opioid addiction crisis that is believed to have begun in the 90s but has spiked significantly in recent years. Based on 2015 statistics and information collected by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 33,000 Americans lose their lives each year due to an opioid ...
    • Fidget Spinners and Safety Hazards: What You Need to Know

      The popularity of fidget spinners – those small, hand-held twirling gizmos - exploded this summer, becoming a favorite toy among old and young alike. The spinners have taken over cubicles and classrooms due to the availability (they’re everywhere) and affordable price (most are less than $20). Plus, they are just a bit addictive. While some extol the gadget’s benefits – they help some kids with ...
    • Back-to-School: Backpacks and Injury Prevention

      It’s back-to-school time for many of our children. As parents, we are responsible for getting them ready for school – the proper immunizations, clothing, school supplies and backpacks to carry them in. While backpacks may seem as benign as pencil cases, they can be insidiously harmful to our youth if they are too heavy and/or not carried correctly. Each year, more than 13,000 youth in the U.S. are ...

    Newsletter

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    • Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

      When you need to pursue justice and compensation through a personal injury claim , your chances of success will essentially only be as good as your legal counsel. This can lead to a bit of a dilemma: how do you know who is the best lawyer for your claim? There are so many options and surely many of them will seem finely-suited for the task. If you want to get a clearer idea of who to retain, ...
    • You Should Know Newsletter (Dec 2016)

      The December 2016 issue of You Should Know covers: 2016 Top Safety and Justice Stories 2016's Top 10 Worst Toys Your Opinion on Safety & Justice Issues And many more You can read the full newsletter here: http://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22742&orderid=919&newsletterid=357&issueid=1612&subscriberid= Subscribe to get monthly updates of You Should Know straight to your inbox ...
    • You Should Know Newsletter (Nov 2016)

      Our Novermber 2016 issue covers: -Industry Farms and Food Safety -4-Step Safety Guide -Thanksgiving Recipes in Each State To read the full articles, click on this link: http://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22742&orderid=919&newsletterid=354&issueid=1611&subscriberid= Subscribe to get monthly updates of You Should Know straight to your inbox.

    Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • Insurance Claims and Pre-Existing Injuries

      Car accidents are fairly common. In fact, according to some estimates, most drivers will file a car accident claim once every 17 years or so. While some of these collisions may be minor, others will result in serious injuries. Any of these injuries potentially related to a pre-existing problem area could prevent you from getting full compensation after a car accident, even if the other driver was ...
    • Consequences of Hazardous Teenage Driving

      Most accidents occur as a result of negligent or distracted driving, which teen drivers are the number one perpetrator of. Unfortunately, the majority of teenagers are often so caught up in the excitement of driving a car that they forget there are lives on the line every time they take a seat behind the wheel. Whether they are playing music, speeding, driving under the influence of drinking or ...
    • Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

      When you need to pursue justice and compensation through a personal injury claim , your chances of success will essentially only be as good as your legal counsel. This can lead to a bit of a dilemma: how do you know who is the best lawyer for your claim? There are so many options and surely many of them will seem finely-suited for the task. If you want to get a clearer idea of who to retain, ...

    Truck Accidents

    The latest posts for Truck Accidents are listed below.
    • Unique Aspects of Truck Accident Investigations

      Investigating a truck accident , pinpointing its sources, and determining liability must be a priority whenever a commercial big rig loses control and causes damage. But the investigation that follows is probably not as straightforward or usual as you might have guessed. Due to the complexities of both truck maintenance and trucking company management, there are certain aspects of a trucking ...
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