Wisconsin is known for its harsh winters and unpredictable weather, but it's also a popular state in which to vacation. Tourists crisscross the state all year round and most of them visit by car. The combination of weather, lots of drivers on the road, and plain, old bad luck make car accidents and breakdowns inevitable. That's where emergency car kits become important. While we typically associate car kits with winter weather driving, they really are something you should always have[...]
Although high-speed car accidents garner the most media attention, low speed collisions are actually much more common. Low-impact injuries in particular seem to be more often ignored or dismissed by insurance carriers. When a low-impact collision claim is ignored, dismissed, or denied your best course of action is to contact our Madison WI car accident attorneys for assistance.
If you're considering suing due to a personal injury, you need to be aware of the types of compensation you may be eligible for. There are two main types of damages that you may ask for, but be aware that Wisconsin is a contributory negligence state, which means your financial award may be lower than expected depending on your action or inaction when you were injured.
The severity of a drug charge depends on the quantity and the type of drugs found on the person in question. If you've been arrested for a drug-related offense, your charge will be based on the type of drug and the amount you had on you.
Most people think of dogs as friendly, lovable pets--and most of the time, that description fits. Still, many dogs are also powerful animals that can be dangerous. Worse yet, most victims of dog bites and attacks are children. You can never completely prevent dogs from attacking, but you can teach your kids some basic tips to help.
If you are injured in Wisconsin, you cannot wait indefinitely before you bring your claim. The state imposes statutes of limitation, or legal limits on the time between when you are injured and when you can file a claim.
Sometimes a trial leads to a verdict with which you do not agree. A jury will not always find in your favor, even if it seems like you should win your case. But what can you do if you feel strongly that the court got it wrong? In some situations, an appeal can help you get the legal relief you need.
Boating season in Wisconsin brings excitement to explore the waterways. Unfortunately, the season also brings injuries: in 2016, for example, Wisconsin saw 108 boating accidents that led to 74 accidents and 21 deaths. If you are injured in a boating accident because someone else was negligent, you have a right to recover damages.
In Wisconsin, forgery is defined as creating, altering, using, or possessing a false document with the intention of defrauding someone. It is a serious crime in the state, with penalties ranging from misdemeanors to felonies.
Accidents happen. Sometimes they are minor or of our own doing, and no further action is necessary. At other times, the accidents should never have happened in the first place. They disrupt your life beyond belief and are the result of someone else's negligence. These types of accidents require the advice of a personal injury attorney in Madison, WI.