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BYE, GOFF & ROHDE ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED BY Best Lawyers®

Posted on August 31, 2018 In The 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,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,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

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

Posted on April 12, 2017 In The News,Personal Injury,Slip & Fall,State Law

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

New Regulations Help Nursing Home Residents Seek Justice

Posted on October 18, 2016 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,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

Video Demonstrating the Crashworthiness of Modern Vehicles is a Tribute to Modern Safety Engineering Impelled by Products Liability Litigation

Posted on January 27, 2016 Car Accidents,Dangerous Products (Product Liability),General,In The News,Myth Debunker,Personal Injury,Vehicle Accidents

The greater a vehicle’s crashworthiness, the more protection it provides to occupants involved in a motor vehicle accident.  The degree of crashworthiness depends on the vehicle’s ability to withstand and absorb extreme physical stresses during a collision. Fortunately, the crashworthiness of motor vehicles has increased dramatically since Ralph Nader wrote Unsafe at Any Speed, which… read more

The American Museum of Tort Law is Open to the Public

Posted on October 21, 2015 In The News

The American Museum of Tort Law, which was developed by Ralph Nader, opened to the public in Winsted, Connecticut, on September 26, 2015. This unique museum focuses on the civil justice system and the evolution of tort law, which is the area of civil law dealing with personal injury actions. This museum seeks to increase… read more

Farm Accidents

Posted on October 13, 2015 Farm Accidents,General,In The News,Tractor Accidents

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune has begun an interesting multi-part series on the continuing dangers associated with family farms. While focusing on rural Minnesota farms, the issues are nonetheless equally relevant to Wisconsin farmers and Wisconsin farm employees.  The dangers associated with farming are well-known, but among the topics the article addresses is the fact that while… read more