Don’t Let Misperceptions Prevent You From Getting What You Deserve

Motor Vehicle Accidents Personal Injury

“Frivolous lawsuits”. “Ambulance chasers”. These phrases and others like them are far too common in our society. Unfortunately, concerns about being overly litigious prevent legitimate victims from coming forward and getting the help they need after suffering an injury through no fault of their own. It is important to take a step back and understand […]

Degrees of Sexual Assault in Wisconsin

Articles

A skilled Wisconsin criminal attorney will clarify sexual assault charges and how they pertain to your specific case. A Wisconsin criminal lawyer can outline each degree of assault and the extent of the consequences. The requirement of registering as a sex offender is solely one detrimental outcome of conviction. First Degree Sexual Assault in Wisconsin A […]

What Is a Catastrophic Injury?

Personal Injury

In personal injury law, it’s important to understand the difference between regular and catastrophic injury. Catastrophic injury encompasses several specific injuries that are considered severe or life-altering. Here are four of the most common catastrophic injuries. Amputations If an injury becomes so severe that the body part loses circulation or becomes disfigured, an amputation may […]

Involved in a Car Accident with an Uninsured Driver? Everything You Need to Know.

Personal Injury

Car insurance is a requirement in the state of Wisconsin, but not every motorist abides by the law. According to a 2015 survey, about 14.3% of Wisconsin drivers do not have proper car insurance. Therefore, the chances of getting involved in a car accident with an uninsured driver are considerably high. Luckily, you still have options […]

Traumatic Brain Injury Cases in Wisconsin

Personal Injury

Sustaining a serious head injury is often a life-changing event. Traumatic brain injury has a range of effects on your physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. The Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin reports that between 6,000 and 8,000 individuals suffer TBI each year, and the number of cases is likely underreported. Nationwide, there are 2.5 million people […]

Penalties for a Wisconsin OWI

Drunk Driving

You could face an OWI charge in Wisconsin if you have a blood alcohol level of .08 or over. “OWI” stands for “operating while intoxicated”. These charges can carry serious penalties.  First and Subsequent OWIs in Wisconsin OWI cases are not prosecuted lightly in Wisconsin. Penalties that are issued vary, according to your number of offenses, and […]

What sobriety tests can I expect to take during an OWI stop?

Drunk Driving

With ample proof, a police officer who pulls over a drunk driver in Wisconsin can arrest them for operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI). You should always plan a sober ride, but when you know how a typical drunk driving traffic stop operates, you’re more likely to stay calm during the process. Besides a breath […]

Traumatic brain injury signs you cannot ignore

Motor Vehicle Accidents

The car accident may not have seemed especially serious or violent. You felt sore but did not feel it required a doctor’s examination. Then, you feel nauseous and extremely fatigued. In the days after a crash, you must remain aware of any signs of illness or injury, especially since these symptoms may point to a […]

4 reasons your OWI breath test may not be accurate

Drunk Driving

In the Badger State, if you have a blood alcohol concentration above 0.08%, it is against the law to drive a motor vehicle. If an officer suspects you of operating one while intoxicated, you are vulnerable to a variety of criminal and other consequences.  To confirm your BAC is over the legal limit, an officer may […]

Understanding Wisconsin’s ignition interlock device laws

Drunk Driving

A Wisconsin drunk driving charge has the potential to upend many parts of your life if it winds up leading to a conviction, and it may impact you financially, professionally and otherwise. In addition to paying fines, attending substance abuse treatment and possibly having to spend time in jail, you may also find that you […]