Tractor trailers are vital part of our economy. Each day, millions of trucks filled with a variety of cargo travel our highways. There are 500,000 accidents involving semis each year, and 5,000 fatalities. It should come as no surprise that the fatalities and serious injuries often affect individuals in passenger cars. Passenger vehicles are just a fraction of the size of tractor trailers, and in accidents they can be tossed about, rolled over, or crushed.
Tractor trailer drivers must undergo training[...]
If your child has cerebral palsy and you believe that it was caused by an avoidable birth injury, contact our Madison personal injury lawyers today. Cerebral palsy is a disorder that affects movement, posture, and muscle tone. Cerebral palsy is caused by a brain injury or malformation that occurs either before, during, or shortly after birth. Approximately 20 percent of individuals with cerebral palsy were affected due to an injury during childbirth. Brain injury can occur when infants do not[...]
At the Eisenberg Law Firm in Madison, WI, we represent individuals injured in all kinds of incidents. Each year, approximately 2.4 million Americans experience burn injuries. These injuries range from minor burns that only require home treatment to major, life-threatening burns. Burns are exceptionally painful and quite difficult to treat. Your skin protects the tissue of your body both from trauma and from exposure to bacteria. Severe burns can leave your body susceptible to infections and disease. Burns can occur[...]
If you or a family member have been diagnosed with a concussion, contact a Wisconsin personal injury attorney today. Concussions are a common injury resulting from car accidents, slip and falls, and workplace accidents. Concussions are caused by trauma to the head resulting in confusion and disorientation. Although MRIs and CT scans may not detect noticeable injury to the brain, the individual often experiences intense headaches, difficulty concentrating, mood swings, and memory difficulties. Other common symptoms include dizziness, seizures, irritability,[...]
Individuals injured in construction accidents should not hesitate to contact a personal injury attorney. Construction jobs, by their nature, are risky. It’s not unusual for accidents and injuries to occur on the worksite. In fact, OSHA reports that over 1,000 fatalities and 400,000 injuries occur on construction sites each year. The Wisconsin Safe Place Law requires that employers keep their premises as safe as they reasonably can, given the nature of their business. This law applies to Wisconsin construction sites,[...]
Injury Lawyers In Madison Protect Nursing Home Abuse Victims
Injury lawyers in Madison stand up for the rights of abused or neglected elders who live in nursing homes. If you have a loved one in the care of a nursing home, it is of critical importance that you watch carefully for signs of abuse or neglect, and if you see those signs, to act immediately to protect your elder.
What To Watch For:
Emergency or Urgent Care Visits – Obviously, elderly patients are[...]
Can They Really Use That Search Evidence Against You? Madison Law Firms Explain Your Rights
Madison law firms that practice criminal defense encounter many situations where evidence seized in a police search may look bad, but it is not necessarily admissible in court. It’s hard to keep your head when the police search you, your car, or your home, and they discover something that looks incriminating. The law requires law enforcement to have Probable Cause or a warrant to search you[...]
Are The New Drunk Driving Laws Tough Enough? Car Accident Attorneys Madison, WI Can Help
Car accident attorneys in Madison, Wisconsin are among the busiest in the nation, due to Wisconsin’s high rate of drunk driving. In fact, Wisconsin has the highest rate of drunk driving in the nation, and nearly half of all fatal car accidents here are alcohol-related.
Tougher Penalties Coming
In January 2016, the Wisconsin Senate passed a new measure that will provide tougher penalties for drunk driving offenses, but[...]
Our Madison WI attorneys carefully monitor the news so that we can warn the community of any product liability concerns. A St. Louis jury ruled this week that Johnson & Johnson must pay $72 million to the family of a women that died from ovarian cancer. The family of Jacqueline Fox, the woman who lost her battle with ovarian cancer late last year, will receive $10 million in damages and an additional $62 million in punitive damages. In the case,[...]