Legal options after a serious motorcycle accident

With the winter months setting in, there are going to be fewer motorcycles on the roadways in Wisconsin. That will make things easier for other drivers on the road, because other motorists oftentimes do not pay attention to motorcycles or simply do not see the smaller vehicles. The negligence of other drivers is one of […]

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Keeping yourself and others safe in snowmobile season

It can never be too early, but it can surely be too late. Snowfall can happen in November around the east-central waters, but we usually wait for December for a good snow cover. When a major snowstorm comes in October, even responsible snowmobilers sometimes get a little carried away. Thinking about snowmobile safety not only […]

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The effects of a TBI can show up much later

Many incidents can result in people suffering serious injuries without them immediately realizing it. If you suffered injuries in a car accident, the adrenaline you feel could mask any pain or other symptoms that could point to a severe injury. It is not uncommon for injuries to show symptoms days or even weeks after an […]

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Embezzlement charges common but can be fought

Wisconsin prosecutors charge suspects with embezzlement more often than many people might guess. This year alone, charges have been filed against the founder of a nonprofit, partners of a casino business, the bookkeeper of a fire department, the house manager of a sorority and many others. CFO Magazine once declared chief financial officer the “most […]

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Some used car buyers may be buying recalled hazards

Hundreds of auto recalls are issued every year. Consumers known to own affected cars are notified and instructed how to get the needed replacement parts installed. Not every recall is critically important to consumer safety, but many almost certainly do save lives. Unfortunately, used-car dealerships vary significantly in their policies and practices about auto recalls, […]

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What are the signs of nursing home elder abuse?

Senior citizens in nursing homes should be able to relax and know that they are in good hands. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and the nursing home staff may abuse your loved one. It can be hard to determine the exact number of elder abuse cases each year because many cases go unreported. […]

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Settlement as an option in wrongful death cases

Cases involving the death of a loved one are some of the most emotional types of legal cases that are pending at any given time in Wisconsin. After all, the very basics of such a wrongful death claim can be damning: the victims are contending that the defendant caused the untimely death of a loved […]

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What happens if you violate your probation terms?

If you are a first-time offender or if you accept a plea agreement, the judge may place you on probation. You may avoid jail time but being on probation means you must adhere to the terms decided by the court. Breaking these terms could lead to more penalties. The court determines these penalties based on […]

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5 tips for staying safe on snowmobiles

The leaves are falling and the first snowfall is just around the corner. As winter approaches, that can only mean one thing: It’s snowmobile season in Wisconsin. Whether you use your sled as a workhorse, to get to the deer stand and ice shack, or simply just to hit the trails, it’s time to start […]

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Officials examine Wisconsin OWI laws

Wisconsin is the only U.S. state where a first-time DUI charge is not a criminal offense. That means those who receive one may only get a traffic citation instead of harsher punishments such as a prison sentence or a criminal charge on their record. Because of this, officials in the state say they want to […]

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