It is a bad decision for a motorist operating a sedan or SUV to text and drive. It is a horrendously terrible decision to text and drive when you are operating a massive tractor-trailer. Why? When a tractor-trailer collides with another vehicle, the damage is often quite extensive and typically results in serious bodily injuries… read more
Drivers are often wary of semi-trucks, and for good reason. Because of their size, accidents involving semi-trucks can be devastating. And unfortunately, such accidents are fairly common. Semi-truck accidents can happen for a number of reasons. Tired drivers trying to make timely deliveries might accidentally fall asleep at the wheel. Drivers might not see smaller… read more
Posted on September 19, 2011 Bicycle Injury,Boating Injury,Brain Injury,Bus Accidents,Construction Accidents,Dangerous Products (Product Liability),Dog Bites,Drunk Driving,Farm Accidents,General,Insurance Disputes,Medical Malpractice,Motorcycle Injury,Pedestrian Injury,Personal Injury,Pharmaceutical Product Injury,Semi Truck Accidents,Slip & Fall,Spinal Injury,That’s Outrageous!,Vehicle Accidents,What We Do For You (Civil Process),Work Injury,You’re Injured, Now What?
When it comes to analyzing a settlement offer that an injured person has received from an insurance company–whether that person is represented by an attorney or not–there are a great many factors that must be considered. First and foremost, the nature and extent of the injuries, and whether there will be continuing or even permanent… read more
Posted on September 6, 2011 Insurance Disputes,Myth Debunker,Personal Injury,Semi Truck Accidents,State Law,Vehicle Accidents,What We Do For You (Civil Process),Whiplash Injury,You’re Injured, Now What?
When people are involved in motor vehicle collisions, the law (and basic fairness) calls for the negligent party—the party responsible for causing the accident—to pay for the damages that result. In most situations, the negligent party’s auto insurance company will pay for the damages. Starting in 2010, Wisconsin joined the vast majority of… read more
Wisconsin Assembly Bill 180 and Senate Bill 125, still in committee as of August 16, 2011, would repeal Wis. Stat. § 893.83, Wisconsin’s highway safety statute, except for suits related to snow. This change would end Wisconsin’s long commitment to keeping Wisconsin highways (including shoulders, bridges and sidewalks) safe for use by the public. … read more
Posted on June 2, 2011 Boating Injury,Construction Accidents,Semi Truck Accidents,Unsafe Places (Premises Liability),Vehicle Accidents,What We Do For You (Civil Process),Wrongful Death,You’re Injured, Now What?
Interrogatories are a commonly used form of written discovery that enable attorneys to obtain basic information about claims, defenses, and other issues in a case. Often, written discovery through interrogatories is the first method of discovery employed in a case. For victims of physical injuries, the questions commonly concern the nature of injuries sustained, names… read more
A collision involving two semis on westbound I94 near Eau Claire resulted in a fatality recently. Such collisions underscore the danger when drivers stop along the shoulder of public highways and the necessity for maintaining lookout as well as management and control of a motor vehicle. Persons injured in accidents have the right to consult… read more