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Loss of Income Vs Loss of Earning Potential

In a personal injury case, it is not unusual for an injury victim to sue for compensatory and or punitive damages. Compensatory damages are designed to replace both economic and non-economic losses due to an injury caused by the negligence of another party. Losing your job, losing income during your recovery period, and/or losing long-term…

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Bicycle and Cycling Accidents in Wisconsin

Spring in Wisconsin means the re-introduction of cyclists on roadways.  Drivers must be highly sensitive and aware of who they are sharing the roads with to avoid common errors that can become deadly to a cyclist. Although a bike is a far more vulnerable mode of transportation, in Wisconsin, bicyclists are still considered “vehicles.”  This…

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Cargo Truck Accidents on Milwaukee area Highways and Interstates

Any negligence on the part of a truck driver can have horrific consequences, especially on high speed roads traveled by many other motorists.  Accidents involving cargo trucks are some of the most dangerous and deadly accidents on the highways and Interstates around Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (This applies to all large trucks including semi-truck, 18-wheeler, tractor trailer,…

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Construction zones pose increasing concerns for accidents in WI

Construction zones are seen across many highly traveled roads in the United States right now as weather is ideal for repairs.  Currently in Southeastern Wisconsin, we are experiencing more than our fair share of construction work at the Hwy 100 Zoo Interchange, Capitol Road, Pilgrim Road, I-94, I-41, the North Avenue and Hoan Bridge, as…

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Driving Accidents Preventable with Safe Ride Program

Wisconsin OWI laws, punishment, and prevention has had a lot of discussion lately, prompting a reason to continue the conversation with more information and resources. Back in 2003 Wisconsin became the 43rd state to lower the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) to a level of 0.08%. This means that if you’re driving intoxicated, with a…

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Wisconsin Seniors Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents

According to OSHA, falls are responsible for the majority of industry accidents; they cause fifteen percent of accidental deaths, and are the second cause of fatalities behind vehicle accidents. Ensure there is sufficient lighting to see walking surfaces clearly. Wear anti-slip shoes and be especially cautious of walkways covered by obstacles, those having uneven surfaces,…

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MADD about Car Accidents in WI

Car accidents are one of the top causes of death for adults, and number one for teenagers. Sadly, we hear about auto accidents in the news every day in Wisconsin. Every life lost is one too many. Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and distracted driving are leading causes of accidents for teenagers….

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Wisconsin Packers, Pumpkins and Pit Bulls

What do Packers, pumpkins and pit bulls have in common? It’s just “that time of year,” here in Wisconsin.  Kids are back in school.  Leaves are turning, pumpkin patches are in full blossom, there’s a cool wind reminder that winter is not far away and …it’s Packer season!  The Green Bay Packers have kicked off the…

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New 70 MPH speed limits; how will it affect Wisconsin motorists?

In 1996 Wisconsin raised speed limits on rural interstates to 65mph.  Since then, many Midwestern states have lifted limits to 70mph.  Just as it seemed that Wisconsin was going to remain the only Midwestern state to keep its 65mph speed limit, the law was changed.  In May 2015, Governor Scott Walker signed legislation to raise…

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