Wisconsin winters can be harsh – and driving conditions can be treacherous. Following all safety precautions is essential when there’s winter weather in the air and on the ground.
When you get into a car accident and seek compensation through an insurance company, you may be tempted to settle your claim quickly to get the money you need and move on. Insurance companies are no fools.
You have been injured in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, been bitten by a dog, or slipped, tripped, and fell on someone else’s property. No matter the type of accident, if someone else’s negligence caused it, you need to seek medical attention.
If you are injured by a negligent driver in a Wisconsin car accident, you can hold that driver financially responsible for the damages you face as a result. If that driver was drunk at the time, however, you have even more options for recovering damages.
If a car hits you while you are riding your bicycle, you need to call an experienced personal injury lawyer. Our cities are built for cars and our culture favors cars, indeed, most people drive cars every day.
A driver ran a red light and T-boned your car in the intersection. A texting driver sideswiped you while passing you on your bicycle. A loose handrail on the steps outside a restaurant gave way and you tumbled down the stairs.
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.
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.
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.
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 legal team behind you is the first step.