The state of Wisconsin has the highest drunk driving rates in the nation. In 2010 for example, there were over 44,000 cases of people driving under the influence of alcohol. The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) is .08 but decreases to .02 for the fourth offense or greater. If you are caught with a BAC above this amount, you can count on some pretty serious consequences.
Parents want to do everything to keep their children safe, but what if parents don’t know their child is in danger? 96% of parents think that their child’s car seat is installed correctly when actually 72-84% of child seats are not used properly. The types of misuse include having the wrong seat for your child’s height and weight, having loose straps on the child, or having a car seat that is expired. However, injuries can also occur because of[...]
At the Eisenberg Law Firm, we can help you if you have been the victim of battery. You have the right to sue for financial damages in civil court and, as an experienced personal injury attorney, we can build a strong case for why you deserve compensation.
Criminal vs. Civil Court
In the criminal case you can receive restitution as part of the criminal proceedings. Restitution covers out-of-pocket expenses, such as lost wages or medical expenses. It does not cover pain and[...]
As criminal attorneys in Wisconsin, we represent people accused of felonies and misdemeanors. In this state, disorderly conduct is a minor criminal charge, but a conviction may impact your permanent record, ability to get a job, custody cases, and the ability to rent an apartment or a home. A conviction may also make it illegal for you to possess guns. This makes it important to protect yourself against these charges and a potential conviction.
Disorderly Conduct is a Class B Misdemeanor in Wisconsin
As Madison accident attorneys, we represent victims of car accidents and one of the most important parts of our job is proving negligence. In order for you to receive any compensation for your injuries, someone else must be to blame for the accident. This concept of negligence is pivotal to your case and it is usually not as clear-cut as it seems. Even if you are confident that the other driver was at-fault, they may fight you in court. In[...]
Using illegal drugs is a crime, and using a legal drug in a way that it was not intended to be used is also a crime.
The Controlled Substances Act
Passed as a federal law in 1970, the Controlled Substances Act identifies a variety of drugs, some legal, some not.
There are five levels of controlled substances and each level has various penalties associated with it.
Schedule V includes substances that are normally used as medication. Cough syrup, for example, is a Schedule V[...]
Top 5 Deadliest Jobs
As attorneys, we represent people who have been injured on a daily basis. We also represent the families of victims that have been killed in the workplace. While there are certain jobs that people associate with being dangerous, like law enforcement and firemen, there are numerous jobs that are actually more deadly. These workers rarely get recognition but if you were injured while at work, or your family member killed, we can help you.
America’s Top 5 Deadliest Jobs Are
Need a Wisconsin OWI lawyer?
If you have been arrested for Operating While Intoxicated, you need an OWI lawyer. A conviction will go on your record, and could lead to jail time and heavy fines.
The attorney you hire will directly impact the results of your case. With that in mind, here is how to hire a Wisconsin OWI lawyer:
#1 Find out what their experience level is.
Before you hire an OWI lawyer, make sure that they handle these types of cases on[...]
Search and Seizure – what is probable cause?
As attorneys in the state of Wisconsin, we are regularly asked by defendants whether it was legal for an officer to stop and search them.
Your 4th Amendment Rights
The 4th Amendment protects everyone from illegal search and seizure. However, if the police have reasonable suspicion that you may have been involved in a crime, or have probable cause to arrest you, they have the right to stop and search you. Additionally, if an officer believes that their[...]
Wrongful Death Attorneys in Wisconsin can evaluate your case
If you have lost a spouse or close family member in an accident, you could have a wrongful death claim. The sorrow that you feel at the loss of your loved one is likely to be overwhelming. We understand this and are sensitive to the emotions that you are feeling. At the same time, you also worry about the long-term financial impact your loved one’s death will have on your family. We’re here[...]