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Month: December 2011

Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Posted on December 29, 2011 Insurance Disputes

Wisconsin has now joined the majority of other states in mandating liability insurance coverage.  This is a step in the right direction.  However, there are still situations in which the underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage under our own policies can become very important.  Obviously, even though required by law, there are still drivers on the roads who… read more

Paralegals: A great resource

Posted on December 20, 2011 What Does This Word Mean?

Lawyers often work closely with paralegals, who are individuals trained and educated to work in the legal system and handle many areas of legal writing, research, pleadings drafting, among many others.  The quality of the paralegals at Bye, Goff & Rohde Ltd. is one of the things that we believe sets us apart from the competition.

“Hot Coffee,” a new movie by Susan Saladoff

Posted on December 15, 2011 Insurance Disputes

Organizations affiliated with the insurance industry and others have long used the case of 79-year-old Stella Liebeck, and her suit against McDonald’s, in order to drum up publicity and support for their efforts at constraining the ability of average Americans to file lawsuits.  A new film by Susan Saladoff, “Hot Coffee,” sets the (now grossly distorted)… read more

Damages: Vocational Losses

Posted on December 6, 2011 General,What Does This Word Mean?,You’re Injured, Now What?

For a person injured in an accident, often one of the biggest worries is the ability to continue to make a living:   How long will it be before I can go back to work, and can I perform all of the duties of my job?  In the best of situations, the amount of work missed… read more

Myth Debunker – Injury lawsuits are out of control: True or False?

Posted on December 1, 2011 Myth Debunker,Personal Injury

FALSE:  For years we have been hearing that Americans are sue happy and are bringing too many personal injury lawsuits.  It is then said that all the personal injury cases are clogging State Courts and preventing other matters from being handled in a timely fashion.  However, there is no basis for these statements.  In fact, a recent study has… read more