Winter in Wisconsin can be beautiful, but all that wintry weather brings with it the need for property owners to be diligent about making sure their property is safe. This applies not only to store owners who have to put out signs warning about slippery floors; it also applies to homeowners who have to ensure their homes and surrounding property under their care are safe. Not doing so can open those homeowners up to lawsuits if someone is injured.
Drug testing has become common practice in a number of situations in Wisconsin. You may have to pass a drug test for employment, for insurance, as a condition of probation, or to show you are not under the influence of a controlled substance. Unfortunately, most people don't really understand how drug tests work. This leads to confusion and false expectations of the process. To learn more about what you should expect if you have to take a drug test in[...]
In Wisconsin, juvenile crimes are prosecuted differently from adult crimes. The law creates a different path for punishment and opportunities to overcome their crimes. Still, the consequences of juvenile convictions can be severe. Counsel experienced in representing children accused of criminal behavior is critical to helping your child move forward.
Sometimes children get hurt. As a parent, you want to protect them, both from themselves and the world around them. Unfortunately, sometimes you can't. If your child does get injured, you may wonder whether you can sue for damages. While this is not always possible, if someone else's negligence caused your child's injuries, you do have a right to recover.
Winning a personal injury case means patiently following a long road. You will undoubtedly feel pressure to settle early: from the insurance company's lawyer or insurance carrier, but also in some ways from your own family. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to work with your lawyer and set yourself up for success for your personal injury case in Wisconsin.
Our cellphones are our lifelines these days. Think of how much personal information is stored on them. No longer just a convenient way to keep in touch, cellphones are a treasure trove of private information - and the police know that. If you are arrested, the police may want to search your cellphone for evidence, in much the same way that they'd search your home, vehicle, or computer. But is this legal?
Slips and falls are very common injuries that can happen in a variety of settings and situations. The term "slip and fall" is a legal term that is used by a personal injury lawyer in cases where a person has slipped, tripped, or fallen while on another person's property. In many cases, a slip and fall injury is no more damaging than a bruised ego or behind, but at other times the injury can be quite serious and the circumstances[...]