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August 2015 Archives

Drunk driving alleged re fatal Wisconsin pedestrian accident

Over the course of the last few decades, a variety of public service announcements have attempted to educate the public about the potential consequences of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. While many people are heeding the warnings, others continue to make the risky decision to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming alcohol. Unfortunately, one man in Wisconsin was recently killed in an accident that led to drunk driving charges.

Preventing a drunk driving car accident in Wisconsin

The potential dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol are well known. Many campaigns have sought the educate the public. Even some beer companies are trying to spread the message that drunk driving can have severe consequences. Unfortunately, people in Wisconsin and across the nation continue to engage in the risky behavior that can easily result in a fatal car accident. Most concerning is that people who get behind the wheel of a car after drinking are not just jeopardizing their own safety, but the safety of passengers in their vehicle as well as other innocent people with whom they may come into contact.

Medical malpractice case leads to $17 million award

For soon-to-be parents in Wisconsin, the days leading up to the birth of a child are likely filled with both excitement and anticipation for the new life, but also concern about the delivery and the health of mother and child. One out-of-state family had what was likely their worst fears realized when their baby suffered severe birth injuries. As a result, the family filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital, claiming negligence caused severe injuries. A jury recently awarded the family $17 million.

Drunk driving accident leads to 13-year sentence in Wisconsin

Sometimes, people make decisions that are not properly considered. Most would argue that reckless decisions increase when a person is with friends and under the influence of alcohol. Unfortunately, those who make the decision to drink and drive put themselves at risk, as well as their passengers and others with whom they may come into contact. One Wisconsin man was recently sentenced as a result of a fatal alcohol-related accident.

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