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 […]

Texting, Driving and Cognitive Distraction

Personal Injury

Navigating Wisconsin roadways alongside other motorists, truckers and motorcyclists is no easy feat. In fact, driving is one of the riskiest tasks you can engage in. In 2018 alone, the National Safety Council estimates that more than 40,000 people died in car accidents across the United States. At least 3,614 people died in distracted driving […]

Second OWI Offense? The Penalties Can Be Serious.

Drunk Driving

You’ve been through this before. The first time you got charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), you paid a fine and lost your driver’s license for a few months. It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t such a big deal. This time, they’re threatening you with jail time. How do drunk driving charges work […]

Over 100 Vehicles Piled Up. How Should You Drive in a Whiteout?

Personal Injury

Late last month, over 100 vehicles were involved in a massive, chain-reaction pileup on I-41 south in eastern Wisconsin. One person was killed and dozens more were injured. The crash occurred during whiteout conditions. Meanwhile, numerous people in Wisconsin and Minnesota had to be rescued from their cars. Conditions were so bad that officials urged […]

MADD Pushes for Stricter Drunk Driving Laws in Wisconsin

Drunk Driving

Drinking and driving remains a serious problem for Wisconsin motorists. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a nonprofit organization committed to curbing the illegal act, is seeking to change that. MADD, which works across the United States and Canada, is specifically pushing for harsher penalties for first-time offenders in Wisconsin. The organization is asking lawmakers to […]