WI auto insurance law 2020

For those who drive in Wisconsin, auto insurance is a financial responsibility to be taken seriously. Top priority should be to have Wisconsin’s minimum insurance requirements. Minimum WI liability insurance requirements: $25,000 for bodily injury to one person (BI) $50,000 for bodily injury to multiple people in one accident (BI) $10,000 for property damage in…

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WI Distracted Driving Law

Safe Driving Takes Back Seat to Mobile Phones Isn’t it every day that we see people using their hand-held devices while driving? Of course nobody purposefully intends to hurt anyone else. But, what they’re actually saying is that their message, search, music or social media is far more important that the life and safety of…

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compensation for dog bite injury

Injury From Dog Bite Incident According to a combination of reliable data and statistics, 1 out of every 60-70 people will suffer a dog bite injury each year. When dogs attack, people get hurt. In 2018 there were 36 dog attack fatalities. Between January and August of 2019, there have already been 30 reported deaths. …

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The government immunity law in Wisconsin is directly related to the long existing U.S. existing law of sovereign immunity. By design, its intention is to protect government employees from lawsuits. For many years however, courts have struggled with defining where to draw the line between protections and liabilities.

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Accidents do occur in European traffic circles or “roundabouts” as we call them here in the U.S.  However, they are designed to prevent the more serious accidents.  Traffic moves in a single direction which means that dangerous crashes including right-angle, left-turn or head-on collisions are less likely to happen.

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Passenger cars were built with a simpler version of a seat belt, as far back as the 1960’s.  However, driving a car didn’t require wearing a seat belt until much later.  In 1984, states began to launch various versions of current seat belt laws. The laws began to enforce seatbelt usage for the driver of a car, and sometimes different requirements for other occupants.

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child injured while riding bike, child on bike hit by car, pedestrian on bike injured

We are a bicycle-friendly state where vehicular cycling is a common sight, especially during the warmer weather months.  Like most states, there are laws in our state to protect bikers from cars.  However, it’s easy to understand why these laws may be challenging to enforce.  For the cycling enthusiast, this places more emphasis on the importance of awareness and self-perseverance.

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Odds are that most adults will be in several accidents over the course of a lifetime yet many are still not that familiar with the contents, availability, or significance of a police report. Contents of a Police Report are Generated at the Scene of an Accident At the scene of an accident, law enforcement is…

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understand police report, get your police report

Wisconsin less tough on a drunk drivers Wisconsin, compared to other states, continues to be less tough on drunk drivers, especially for first offenses.  However, because drunk driving contributes to nearly half of the fatal accidents in our state, there seems to be more action towards fixing the problem;  recent laws have become more tough. Repeat drunken…

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