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June 2017 Archives

Wisconsin woman hits house after car accident

Although Wisconsin law requires vehicle owners to pay for liability insurance, many drivers do not adhere to the law. Having a car accident with an uninsured motorist surely intensifies the headache of dealing with the aftermath of a collision. Fortunately, it may be possible to file a claim against your own insurance to cover related accident expenses, and personal injury attorneys can guide victims through the process. Recently, an alleged negligent driver collided with another car, sending it off the road almost crashing into a house. 

Man awarded $870,000 in medical malpractice lawsuit

Many fears exist for Wisconsin patients when they agree to surgery. One fear is that the wrong body part or organ will mistakenly be removed by the surgeon. An incorrect surgery on the wrong body part is considered to be a "never event" because medical experts believe "never events" to be completely preventable. Recently, a man in another state was awarded almost $900,000 in his medical malpractice lawsuit for the removal of the wrong testicle.

Distracted driving accident investigation finds drugs in vehcile

Recently, a Wisconsin teenager was killed in a tragic accident. What initially appeared to be a distracted driving accident, has turned into a more complicated case. In addition to charges of the victim's homicide, a driver has been charged with multiple felonies related to illegal drugs apparently discovered in her vehicle. 

Teens have increased risk for distracted driving accident

For most Wisconsin teenagers, learning to drive and obtaining a driver's license is a major milestone. Unfortunately, according to research, driving during the teenage years can be dangerous. Research indicates that teenagers have an increased risk of being involved in a fatal distracted driving accident in their first year of driving.

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