The moment a car accident happens is an unpleasant jolt for everyone involved. It often results in people doing or saying things they shouldn't as they try to maintain a sense of calm while dealing with what could be a horrible situation. If you have been in a car accident, it helps to know what you should not do in case your role in the accident is questioned.
Wisconsin has strict laws regarding the possession of child pornography that can entangle those accused in a difficult situation. It is crucial that anyone charged with possession of child pornography seek legal counsel immediately.
When you seek legal representation for your defense, unless you are independently wealthy, the cost of the service probably matters to you. But finding that cost will depend on not only the lawyers' hourly rates; the time required and the steps taken in your defense all are important factors. In the end, you have to weigh not only the billing rates, but also the quality of representation and what you stand to lose.
Police officers in Wisconsin are always on the lookout for potential drunk drivers. While this approach comes in an attempt to protect people from dangerous drivers, at times it can lead to arrests that connect to something other than actual intoxicated driving. If you have diabetes, or even have a hypoglycemic episode without having been diagnosed, this can provide a defense to a DUI or OWI charge in Wisconsin.
If you have ever been sued, arrested, hospitalized, or been in a traffic accident, you know one thing you can depend on: hearing from lawyers. Almost as soon as you get home the next day, the calls and the postcards start to arrive. It is almost as though they sense something has happened to you, and swoop in eagerly for their chance to cash in on what happened to you. Before you respond, though, take some time to evaluate the[...]
Automobile safety has come a long way since the 1970s. A combination of vehicle safety regulations, a focus on reducing drinking and driving, and a general focus on enforcing traffic laws has made driving a much less dangerous activity than it once was. Unfortunately, the last two years have started to show a reverse in the decline, with traffic fatalities increasing each of the last two years. Driving has become more deadly, both in the nation at large and[...]
It sounds surprising, but many Wisconsin drug charges and arrests result from routine traffic stops. Since police officers don't have the right to automatically search a vehicle when they stop it for a traffic violation, how does this happen?
Most people have no idea how a personal injury case proceeds or what is required to achieve a fair settlement or win a jury trial. It starts with a lot of prep work and evidence collection, one of the most important of which is the witness statement.
There are three types of witnesses in personal injury cases: first-hand witnesses, lay witnesses, and expert witnesses.