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Month: November 2013

What Are My Rights Under HIPAA If My Personal Health Information Has Been Disclosed Without My Permission?

Posted on November 22, 2013 Federal Law,General,In The News,State Law,What Does This Word Mean?

1.         What is HIPAA? HIPAA is a federal law, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, Public Law 104-191.  Congress passed HIPAA to create federal standards governing privacy and disclosure of confidential health information.  Congress wanted the same standards to apply in all states so that health care providers would not be… read more

Vulnerable Users Bill – Proposed Wisconsin Legislation Would Create Stricter Penalties For Anyone Who Injures Or Kills Someone Along A Public Roadway.

Posted on November 12, 2013 Bicycle Injury,Car Accidents,In The News,Local News,Motorcycle Injury,Pedestrian Injury,Personal Injury,State Law,Vehicle Accidents

The bill proposes penalty enhancements for traffic violations that harm or injure “vulnerable highway users.”   Drivers need to be aware of walkers, runners, and bicycles as they travel on public roads.  Due to distracted driving, the number of accidents involving highway users who are not inside vehicles has increased.  Many times these accidents result in… read more

Wisconsin Assembly Bill Would Make All Fourth-Offense Drunk Driving A Felony

Posted on November 6, 2013 Car Accidents,Drunk Driving,General,In The News,Local News,Pedestrian Injury,State Law,Vehicle Accidents

The Wisconsin Legislative Assembly has taken steps to strengthen penalties imposed on repeat drunk driving offenders.  The Assembly advanced a bill making all fourth-offense drunk driving offenses a felony.  As a felony, the offense would carry fines, driving restrictions and between six months and six years of incarceration.  Details of the legislation are provided in… read more