Farming is one of the most dangerous professions in Wisconsin. In 2017, over 400 farmers in the United States died after injuring themselves on the job while thousands of others suffered from workplace injuries. Since many farmers employ their family members, their relatives also experience a high risk of farm accidents. How dangerous is the… Continue reading Is it dangerous to work on a farm?
Construction sites can’t eliminate all the ways a worker might suffer an injury. Falling from a ladder, tripping over an object, cutting oneself with a power tool, or experiencing an electrical shock reflect only a handful of the ways someone may suffer harm on a Wisconsin site. Filing for workers’ compensation represents one way to… Continue reading Are third-party construction accident claims possible?
Tragedies happen on the road, and some are preventable. Take, for instance, the details surrounding a Jan. 25 two-vehicle collision less than 30 miles east of Madison. Two people died and another was injured when a wrong-way driver on Interstate 94 collided with another vehicle. A 76-year old man was operating his vehicle westbound in… Continue reading Collision that kills two leads to grief, possible legal situation
Every year, thousands of people in Wisconsin are injured in accidents of different types. Sadly, some of these individuals are classified as having catastrophic injuries as a result of these incidents. Like many people, you may wonder exactly what is meant by a “catastrophic injury.” The reality is that there isn’t a set, concise legal… Continue reading Essential description of catastrophic injury