Steps to take following a commercial truck accidentAccidents involving commercial semi-trailers and passenger vehicles are an
entirely different animal from accidents involving cars and pickups only. The
large size and massive weight of a semi create a bigger risk of more severe
injuries. The steps you take after a truck accident mimic what you do in any
traffic accident to an extent but also take on more urgency.Get people to safety, tend to injuries, and call
emergency services. Injuries...
April is Distracted Driving Awareness MonthThis April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and while most people now
know what distracted driving is, they don’t realize that they are likely taking
part in it daily. Distracted driving can be as dangerous as drowsy or drunk
driving, and in fact, it can be worse, because your guard is completely down
and you don’t have a sense that something is off even though you’re sober and
awake. Take a look at what distracted driving...
Your First OWI in Wisconsin will significantly impact your lifeMany people believe that the first offense for an OWI in Wisconsin will
bring a slap on the wrist. Mistakes happen, after all. Unfortunately, this is
not the case. An OWI arrest brings real consequences that can impact you for
the rest of your life. For this reason, if you are charged with OWI in Madison,
you should retain an experienced attorney to help.Monetary PenaltiesYour first OWI offense counts as a civil conviction....
What is protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?Attorneys hear all kinds of information from their clients. If you speak
with an attorney, you may be nervous about what you should tell him or her. You
want your lawyer to help you, but you may have information that you don’t want
to get out. Fortunately, your
communication with your attorney(s) is protected by Attorney-Client Privilege. What does this mean?The law creates privileges and protections for your communications...
Properly maintenance can prevent car accidentsIf you are driving in the Madison, Wisconsin area, you need to do what you
can to prevent car accidents. Safe driving requires more than just following
speed limits and traffic rules. You also need to maintain your vehicle. If you
get involved in a car accident, you may be responsible if the accident results
from your failure to properly maintain your vehicle. Heeding these warning
signs can help you avoid liability.1. Worn TiresYour...