A wrongful death in Wisconsin is a death that results from neglect, default or a wrongful act. If the deceased person would be able to file a personal injury claim if they hadn’t died, then their family has a legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit on their behalf. Person or company Whether it’s… Continue reading When can you sue someone for a wrongful death?
Getting the necessary word out about sharing the road with motorcycles has remained a crucial safety campaign for decades. Since the early 1980s, Motorcycle Awareness Month has been recognized in May. It’s a warmer time of the year when motorcycle enthusiasts tune up their bikes and ride on the open road and into the wind.… Continue reading Be alert to safety during Motorcycle Awareness Month
More and more Wisconsin residents are signing up for social media every year. Social media can be a great way to help share your emotions with friends and family members, especially after being involved in a traumatic car accident. However, any knowledgeable attorney will advise you to avoid posting anything regarding the accident because it… Continue reading Can social media sabotage your injury claim?
Wisconsin farm accidents result in severe and even fatal injuries every year. In 2020, researchers looked at a comprehensive collection of data on farm accidents and associated injuries and deaths. As this information is being made available, the agriculture industry and workers in that field are recognizing that injuries and fatalities in the agricultural business… Continue reading Wisconsin farm accident report underscores worker risks
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
Severe accidents can happen on the job, while driving a motor vehicle or even on your evening run in Middleton, Wisconsin. In the blink of an eye, you could be suffering from a catastrophic injury. Time is of the essence in these cases, and getting treatment is essential. Traumatic brain injury is a catastrophic injury… Continue reading What are the symptoms of traumatic brain injury?
Living on a Wisconsin farm can be a great life experience for children. However, it can also be dangerous. Studies have shown that over 30 children are injured in farm accidents around the country every day, and if it’s not your child that’s injured, you might end up dealing with a lawsuit. How can you… Continue reading How to keep kids safe on the farm