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A woman talks on the phone after a serious car accident

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, in 2019, there were 145,288 car crashes, which equals almost 400 crashes a day. Whether the driver was young or old, alert or distracted, a car crash can have serious consequences.

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Grey and black SUV's in a collision

When we were younger, we eagerly anticipated the day that we would pass our driver’s license test. That small plastic card was a big symbol of freedom. As we get older, driving becomes less idyllic and more a matter of practicality — we get in our cars to drive to work and run errands.

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An elderly woman in a wheelchair sits alone in a room

Nursing home staff are held to high standards concerning the welfare of residents of the care facility. Residents who are bedridden, paralyzed, disabled, or incapacitated, often require help getting from one place to another. Often, Hoyer lifts are used in nursing homes to help residents overcome such mobility challenges.

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A man shops at a grocery store

A recent Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses from the Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked grocery stores as one of only nine industries that have 100,000 or more injury and illness cases each year. If you were injured on a grocery store property and are trying to figure out if and/or how to get compensated for it, having an experienced ...

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Nursing home bed and wheelchair

According to the most recent statistics from the National Center for Victims of Crime, gross neglect accounted for over 15% of the more than 14,000 complaints filed with nursing home regulators. If your loved one has been injured in a nursing home due to the nursing staff's negligence or improper use of equipment, you are entitled to pursue compensation for ...

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Dog biting a man's hand

Unlike some states, Wisconsin doesn’t give a dog and its owner a free ride when it comes to the dog’s first biting incident. Other states implement what is known as the “first bite” or “one bite” rule, basically forgiving the dog and its owner for the first offense. Not so in Wisconsin. “Strict liability” is the rule in the Badger ...

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Elderly woman sitting on the ground after a fall

The average annual cost for nursing home care is $87,363. With costs that high, one should expect the utmost in professional care, but negligence leading to mishaps does still occur at nursing homes.

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Caution wet sign in a hotel lobby

Slip and falls are the leading cause of accidents in hotels, public buildings, and restaurants. In Wisconsin, when you're injured in an accident on a hotel's premises or another person's property, you are well within your rights to hold the property owner responsible and seek fair compensation for your injuries.

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