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Questions to ask your personal injury lawyer

You were in a bad accident and received injuries. You are thinking of hiring a personal injury lawyer. There are many lawyer ads on television, but you are not sure that hiring the lawyer that advertises the most, translates into their being the best lawyer for your case. You want to intereview with several injury […]

ATV accidents

We have a cabin about 2 1/2 hours outside of Milwaukee. near the Nicolet National Forest. This time of year, it is not unusual to see ATV’s gassing up at the gas station, waiting on the side of the road to crossover,  parked at the local neighborhood watering hole, and of course, out on the […]

Games insurnace companies play

  I have a list of “rants” today, of things that insurance companies do and pull, day in and day out, that irritate me. In no particular order, here are some of them: Stall cooperating in having the property damage portion of  a personal injury claim resolved. Sending a settlement check for $500 and a […]

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. With the warmer weather now here, it’s time to give a friendly reminder to everyone out on the roadways to be alert to motorcycle riders. Motorcyclists also should drive safely and with caution. Both motorcycle riders and drivers need to be aware of their immediate surroundings. Always check your blind […]

Slander per se

  Ordinarily, when suing someone for defamation or slander,  one needs to prove that their reputation was harmed. However, there are certain types of slander that are actionable in Wisconsin, even when there is no proof of damages, because damages are presumed from the character of the defamatory language. The courts sometimes call this slander […]

Distracted Truck Drivers

Last month was Distracted Driving awareness month. Truck driver distractions, in particular, can cause catastrophic accidents, and there may be any number of reasons why such accidents occur. One recent study determined that in the United States, approximately sixty percent of motorists, use their smart phone at least once a day while operating a vehicle. […]

A woman paralyzed in a bad car crash

  The other day, a 71 year old woman was seriously injured in a car crash when another vehicle apparently ran a red light. The accident occurred at 76th and Beloit Road. The woman is paralyzed from the chest down and the artery through her spine is splitting. In addition, the woman suffered from a […]

Law Enforcement sets out to curb dangerous driving

Local law enforcement will be out this week and during the summer in an effort to combat dangerous and aggressive motorists. Milwaukee police chief Alfonso Morales stated “you will be noticing it!” The police chief was joined at a press conference with Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee County acting Sheriff, Richard Schmidt, and Major Anthony Burrell, […]

Nursing Home in GA being sued for a patient’s death caused by Scabies

  I read the other day a news clip about a horrific case of nursing home negligence/abuse out of Georgia. The case arises out of Lafayette, Georgia, where a nursing home resident, who died from a scabies infestation, is believed to have been eaten alive over the course of several months or years. According to […]

Passengers to sue Southwest Airlines?

Everyone by now has heard the horrific story last week of how a passenger died during a flight on Southwest airlines, when the engine blew apart, and caused serious damage to the aircraft while in flight. The woman was nearly sucked out of the window, and passengers helped keep her inside the plan. However the […]

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