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BYE, GOFF & ROHDE ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED BY Best Lawyers®

Posted on August 31, 2018 In The News,Local News

Bye, Goff & Rohde is pleased to announce that attorneys C.M. (Chuck) Bye, Steven B. Goff, and Brian F. Laule have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.  All 3 of the attorneys were selected for their work in the practice of Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation.  Chuck… read more

BYE, GOFF & ROHDE WELCOMES NEW ATTORNEY TO THE FIRM

Posted on August 24, 2018 In The News

Bye, Goff & Rohde, personal injury trial lawyers, is pleased to announce that attorney Cristina M. Wirth has joined the firm.  Wirth, a River Falls native, received her Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2017. While in law school Wirth served on the Law Review senior board and was… read more

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Serious Accident on I-94

Posted on March 2, 2018 Car Accidents,Distracted Driver Accident,Drunk Driving,In The News,Personal Injury,Texting Driver Accident,Wrongful Death

When an accident is reported involving a driver traveling in the wrong direction, the initial reaction is likely, “What in the heck were they thinking?” This is understandable since most people who mistakenly wind up in the wrong lane of traffic take immediate corrective action and get back into the correct lane. Unfortunately, other drivers… read more

Injured in an Accident Involving a Driverless Car?

Posted on February 6, 2018 Car Accidents,Distracted Driver Accident,Driverless Car Accidents,In The News

The safety and legal liability of driverless automobiles made national headlines recently after a motorcyclist was hit and injured by a driverless Chevrolet Bolt EV, according to Auto Evolution. According to the accident report, the Bolt EV was driving in the center of a three-lane street in front of a motorcyclist operating a Honda S90… read more

Bye, Goff & Rohde Participates in Youth Hockey Event

Posted on September 18, 2017 In The News,Local News

Attorneys Brian Laule, Tracy Tool and Robert Parsons participated in the 17th Annual River Falls Youth Hockey Golf Tournament at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club in River Falls, WI on September 9th.  All proceeds from the event benefit the River Falls Youth Hockey Association (RFYHA), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable hockey programs for area youth.

Premises Liability: Can You Recover for Slipping on an Icy Surface?

Posted on April 12, 2017 In The News,Local News,Personal Injury,Slip & Fall,State Law,What Does This Word Mean?

Winter might be winding down, but there is still ample opportunity for snow, ice and other wintry precipitation in the Badger State, which can make for slick sidewalks, parking lots, driveways and roads. While icy conditions are dangerous for drivers, pedestrians are also at risk. In January, the La Crosse Tribune reported that numerous hospitals… read more

River Falls High School Mock Trial Team is 2017 State Runner-Up

Posted on April 6, 2017 In The News,Local News

The River Falls High School Mock Trial team has made school history by capturing the second place title in the State Mock Trial Tournament held in Madison on March 11-12, 2017.  Before this year, the highest placement at state for River Falls High School had been third place.  The team won the Region 1 title in the… read more

New Regulations Help Nursing Home Residents Seek Justice

Posted on October 18, 2016 Federal Law,In The News,Nursing Home Accident,Nursing Home Neglect,Personal Injury,Slip & Fall,What We Do For You (Civil Process)

The United States Department of Health and Human Services finalized an administrative rule that will deny Medicare and Medicaid benefits to nursing homes that require residents to sign forced arbitration agreements. The new regulations will help preserve the rights of individuals injured as a result of nursing home neglect.  These important rights include the right… read more

If I Lose My Case, Do I Get a Second Chance?

Posted on October 3, 2016 In The News,Local News,Myth Debunker

Individuals injured in accidents sometimes ask what will happen if they lose their case.  Normally, a person is allowed to pursue a particular injury claim only once.  If a court case is lost, rules of procedure bar filing the case a second (or third or fourth) time. Because injury cases are civil cases, even new… read more

BGR Partners Honored as Super Lawyers

Posted on September 9, 2016 In The News,Local News

Chuck Bye, Steve Goff, Dean Rohde and Tracy Tool recently were named 2016 Super Lawyers, while Brian Laule was named a Rising Star.  All five of these BGR partners are board certified civil trial specialists. Attorneys are nominated and rated by their peers, with only five percent receiving the Super Lawyer designation. BGR’s attorneys and… read more