Avoid a car accident due to sun glare
It’s safe to say that all drivers have encountered “sun glare” at one time or another, even as a passenger in a car. This sudden sun-in-the-eyes phenomenon is the bane of those heading east in the morning and west in the afternoon. While it can’t be totally avoided, sun glare doesn’t have to be as frequent as it seems. You can take steps to reduce the chances of encountering it, which keeps you[...]
If you’ve been in a snowmobile accident, here’s what to do
In Wisconsin winters, many residents and visitors enjoy snowmobiling. While this provides a great deal of entertainment, a snowmobile is a fast, powerful vehicle that can cause injuries. In fact, from June 2016 through May 2017, Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources reported 166 accidents that resulted in injuries, and 16 deaths from snowmobile accidents. If you have been injured in an accident involving a snowmobile, it is important to move to[...]
Get checked for these common car accident injuries soon after a crash
If you are in a car accident, you are likely worried first about your car. The adrenaline often keeps you from feeling the effects of an injury until well after the accident. A crash, though, creates a powerful impact on your neck and spine. As soon after an accident as possible, whether you feel symptoms or not, you should visit a doctor to check for these common car accident[...]
Can you collect punitive damages in your Wisconsin personal injury case?
If you are injured in Wisconsin, you can sue the person who causes your injuries for money damages. This includes compensatory damages: medical bills, lost wages, lost property value, and other economic losses. In some cases, though, you may also seek punitive damages in your Wisconsin personal injury case. These come on top of replacing your losses and can form a critical part of your award at trial.
What Are Punitive[...]
Suing For Police Brutality In Wisconsin
Violent interactions between citizens and Wisconsin police remain common despite increased media attention and officer training. When a citizen is injured during an altercation with the police, he or she may be able to sue for police brutality.
Section 1983 of Civil Rights Act Protects Against Police Brutality
The Civil Rights Act protects U.S. citizens’ constitutional rights. Section 1983 of the Act provides specific protection from the use of excessive force by law enforcement while also providing[...]
A common problem after a fall is a lower-back injury or other neck/spine issue. Chiropractic treatment is often used to treat these types of injuries, but because chiropractic care is still technically outside the realm of "standard" medical care, you might not realize that you can get compensation for it as part of a slip-and-fall lawsuit. However, because the field still has a bit of controversy attached to it, you'll need to present your case clearly and with the help[...]