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Bicycling Safety in Wisconsin

With spring’s arrival, Wisconsinites are anxious to get out doors and enjoy their favorite activities that the long winter months prevent them for participating in. Bicycling is an increasingly popular sport for adults as a means of exercise and transportation. Unfortunately, bicyclist’ share the road with motor vehicles, and bike accidents occur. These usually result from a driver’s inattention or even purposeful failure to yield the right of way to the cyclist. In 2015, 818 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic......

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Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Wisconsin

Winter in Milwaukee County and the surrounding communities means snow and ice. The risk for a slip and fall accident increases during the winter months in the state of Wisconsin, and the number of those accidents are higher. It may be difficult to determine who is at fault though. If you slip and fall this winter and suffer as a result, you are entitled to compensation through a free case review with the experts at Scherr & Scherr, LLP. Wisconsin premises liability law states that property owners and property managers have a......

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Motorcycle Safety

The beautiful summer and fall days mean more motorcyclist on the roadways of Wisconsin. Whether enjoying the back country road on a scenic tour or on the busy highways, this time of year means sharing the and the safety of the rider is the responsibility of both the motorcyclist and the other vehicles sharing the road. The truth is though that riding a motorcycle is more risky then driving a car. The reality is, a motorcycle crash is 30 times more likely to be fatal than as a motorist according to the......

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Who Can Pursue a Wrongful Death Action in Wisconsin?

When you lose a loved one, legal action may be the last thing on your mind. However, if financial stress related to the loss is an issue, it is important to understand your rights under Wisconsin law. A wrongful death lawyer in Milwaukee, WI can determine liable parties and help you bring a lawsuit to recover compensation. Wisconsin statute 895.04 Plaintiff in wrongful death action explains who has the right to file a wrongful death claim. When someone dies, the court assigns a personal representative ― or a will or other estate......

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How Does Technology Relate to Truck Accident Causation Evidence?

Today, many trucks have on-board computers that provide information about hours driven, routes taken, cargo weight, maintenance checks, driving speeds, braking and other significant information. For years, the law required truck drivers and companies to keep logs about truck operation, but technological advances make some of this information automatic today. Such advances allow truck accident attorneys in Milwaukee much greater access to information for analyzing truck accidents and holding responsible parties accountable. In addition to recorded information, some trucks also have vehicle disabling systems, either operated remotely by trucking companies or through......

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Who Can Pursue a Wrongful Death Action in Wisconsin?

When you lose a loved one, legal action may be the last thing on your mind. However, if financial stress related to the loss is an issue, it is important to understand your rights under Wisconsin law. A wrongful death lawyer in Milwaukee, WI can determine liable parties and help you bring a lawsuit to recover compensation. Wisconsin statute 895.04 Plaintiff in wrongful death action explains who has the right to file a wrongful death claim. When someone dies, the court assigns a personal representative or a will or other estate planning......

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