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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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Happy Nurse with a patient

Moving a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult decision for most families. You wonder if the facility’s staff will take good care of them. What if your loved one falls and injures themselves? What if another resident or a staff member harms them?

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Dog on a leash barking at a person's leg

An analysis of homeowner insurance data carried out in 2019 by the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.)found that the average cost paid out for a dog bite claim was $44,760 and rising annually. In 2019 alone, the number of dog bite claims rose almost three percent on an annual basis to 17,802.

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