The Wisconsin Court of Appeals just reversed a judgment in favor of a local woman who was injured when she attempted to protect her chocolate lab "Moosie" from the neighbor's pitbull "Princess".
When you rent an apartment, you expect the landlord to take basic measures to ensure that residents are secure from preventable harm. Owners are expected to have locks on doors, and for the locks to be locked. Lighting in dangerous areas should be provided. Elevators and stairways should be monitored. Parking areas should be well-lit and monitored.
When you suffer injuries in a car accident in Wisconsin, the law provides that negligent parties are liable for the associated costs. This means that if a drunk, distracted or otherwise reckless driver caused the crash, that driver is likely responsible for your medical bills, property damage, lost wages and pain and suffering
A skilled attorney can typically force the negligent driver's insurance provider to pay for these damages through a personal injury claim. However, what happens if the driver who caused your injuries isn't insured or is underinsured? Or, what if you were injured by a hit-and-run driver?
Not all medical malpractice is about individual provider error. Many cases involve a general failure by the institution providing care. Hospital errors cover a wide range of situations:
No injury is as disheartening as a serious injury suffered at the time of birth. A moment of enormous joy is suddenly riddled with worry and disbelief.
Placing a loved one in a nursing home is never easy. Entrusting the care of a parent or family member into the hands of strangers, however well-qualified, is challenging.
When you do move loved ones into one of Southeast Wisconsin's long-term care facilities, you have a right to expect their needs will be met and they will be treated with dignity and respect. Sadly, this is not always the case.
A public hearing will take place on July 2, 2015 to decide whether or not Fiat Chrysler failed to remedy the safety defects in the 20 recalls. The hearing is set after The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ongoing investigation of Chrysler recalls starting in 2013. Some concerns the NHTSA have center around whether or not Fiat Chrysler notified the owners of the vehicles as well as the NHTSA in a timely manner, whether they remedied the recalls In a timely manner, if they accurately notified the NHTSA of the recalls and if Fiat Chrysler adequately administered/executed the remedies.
There is so much going on after an accident occurs that it can become easy to become overwhelmed and begin overlooking important things including your injuries. At first you may feel fine but there are symptoms of a personal injury that are not always immediately visible. Symptoms like pain, numbness, and dizziness may not become apparent until hours or days after the accident has occurred. It is important to seek medical attention right away because if you wait it will become harder to prove that the injuries were a result of the accident and also you may have some non-visible injuries that if left untreated could put your health at risk.
After a car accident one of the first steps you should take is contacting the police. Contacting the police ensure that your accident is being reported. These reports are helpful in many ways including:
Being in an accident is something no one can predict, however you can help to be prepared by being aware of the steps to take after one has occurred.