Is a settlement a good option for a car accident victim?

Not every lawsuit that is filed over personal injuries stemming from car accidents goes to court. Many cases are settled before they ever find themselves in front of judges. The settlement process is one option that victims of Wisconsin car accidents may pursue but readers are cautioned that settlement may not always be the best […]

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Wisconsin car accident kills 1, injures 2

As a person in Wisconsin drives, he or she likely encounters multiple traffic signs. While these signs may carry important information, it may be easy to become desensitized to them unless conscious effort is put into paying attention to them. Unfortunately, such desensitization comes with serious consequences. In fact, a man was recently killed in a […]

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Sauk County case serves as reminder to watch for elder abuse

You did your homework and selected the best possible nursing home for your parent. By all available accounting, the residents of the home you selected were receiving good care. Despite best efforts, one out of every ten elderly residents will experience elder abuse. As if that number weren’t high enough already, there is concern that […]

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Reasons that truck accidents occur

Large trucks and other commercial vehicles play an important role in the movement of goods through Wisconsin’s stream of commerce. They are often seen charging down the highways and interstates of the region, loaded down with the products that individuals want and need in their homes. In fact, they are so common throughout the nation […]

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Wisconsin driver faces multiple charges after car accident

It is easy to overlook the importance of certain traffic features that drivers come across every time they drive. For example, traffic lights may seem commonplace, but they play an extremely important role in keeping motorists safe. In fact, officials in Wisconsin claim that a recent car accident that sent several people to the hospital was […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court: Implied consent applies to blood tests

“Implied consent” is the legal theory that drivers, by accepting a state driver’s license, agree to provide a breath sample upon request when a law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe the driver is drunk. For a time, many states believed that drivers inherently agree to provide a blood sample to an officer with […]

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Facing drunk driving charges in Wisconsin

The week of the Fourth of July is often one of the busiest travel periods of the calendar year. Wisconsin residents may notice that more people are on the roads and that they are hauling boats, campers and other recreational cargos to enjoy time outdoors with family and friends. With all of the extra people […]

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Wisconsin man dies in motorcycle accident

Motorcycle accidents are often dangerous and life-threatening events, because motorcycles provide very little in the way of protection for the riders who use them to get around. When a motorcyclist is involved in a collision with another larger vehicle, it is not uncommon for the motorcyclist to be hurt or to lose their life. Just […]

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Should I talk to the insurance company after a crash?

Regardless of the severity of a motor vehicle accident, the time following a crash is usually overwhelming and confusing. Unfortunately, insurance companies know this. Many try to move in quickly for statements or settlements, hoping to catch you and other Wisconsin victims off guard. You can mitigate the insurance company’s efforts to lowball your settlement by taking […]

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Eight things to do if you’re in a bicycle accident

Bicycle commuting is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. Not only is riding a bike good for your health, it is also good for the environment. According to Statista, the number of bicyclists has increased dramatically in recent years, from 51 million bike riders in 2012 to more than 66 million bike riders in […]

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