If your child was injured on a school bus, contact a Wisconsin Personal Injury Attorney
Like any accident, legal liability rests on the person or people at fault. However, it can be very difficult to determine who is at fault in the case of a school bus accident because so many different factors come into play. Technically, you can sue if your child is injured in a school bus accident, but you have to be sure you have the full story.
Cases Aren’t Always Simple
Children sitting in the front seat are in danger of being hurt in a car accident
Adults today may have fond memories of sitting in the front passenger seat as a child and playing with the car radio, but over the years, researchers have found that it is noticeably safer for smaller children to be in the back seat. Wisconsin’s requirements vary considerably by age and weight.
Why Can’t Smaller Kids Be in the Front?
A major issue for anyone sitting in front is the proliferation...
OWI charges and penalties escalate with minors in your vehicle
In Wisconsin, being charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) carries significant consequences. If you are charged with an OWI with a child under 16 in the car with you, though, the penalties go up quickly. Any time you are arrested and charged with an OWI, especially if children are present, you need to contact an attorney to help with your legal defense.
Not Just Drunk Driving
OWI is much broader than just alcohol....
If you own a gun, know the Concealed Carry rules in Wisconsin
If you are legally entitled to carry a gun in Wisconsin, you may carry it openly. Carrying a concealed weapon in Wisconsin, though, is a Class A misdemeanor. While you may know that this is a crime, you may be surprised what the law considers to be a “concealed” weapon. You may not intend to hide your weapon but still be charged if you do not have a concealed carry permit. Understanding your rights and duties is therefore...
Know how to protect yourself as a Pedestrian on Wisconsin Roads
When you think about accidents on Wisconsin roads, you probably think primarily of vehicle collisions. While these can be dangerous, though, accidents that involve pedestrians are much more deadly. Cars that collide have a lot of machinery and safety features to help protect the people they carry. When a car hits a pedestrian, though, that protection is missing. A person struck on the road can suffer serious injuries or worse....