Most people don't go to work with the thought that they will have to deal with a situation that can kill them. That is especially true for bar employees who aren't doing jobs that are considered life-threatening. Sadly, there are accidents that might occur on the job site that can be fatal. The recent death of a 21-year-old Wisconsin restaurant employee highlights the need for all employers to ensure their workers remain safe.
When you are injured in an accident or because of the negligence of someone else, seeking compensation is one option you have to minimize the expenses related to the accident. As you are going about the process, you might hear about mediation. This is often an effective tool for people who have a claim in Wisconsin.
In our blog post last week, we discussed the story of the 20-year-old man who died when his vehicle was broadsided by another vehicle. That horrible tragedy might have some of our Wisconsin readers wondering exactly what happens in a wrongful death lawsuit. Getting the answers to some very basic questions might help our readers to understand more about what it means when someone files a wrongful death lawsuit.
Readers of our blog know that we are firm advocates for the rights of people who were injured in an accident caused by someone else's negligence. In last week's blog post, we discussed animal bites and how it is important to determine which party you should seek compensation from if you are bitten by an animal. That is only the first part of a personal injury case in Wisconsin.
Parents in Wisconsin are claiming that a nanny they hired to watch their child, who was just 3 months old, actually killed the baby while it was in her care. Moreover, they say that the woman was drunk on the job when the incident occurred. They say that this is in keeping with a past history that the woman has of both violence and abuse of alcohol.
Almost anyone who follows professional football happenings has probably heard about the class action lawsuit that some former players filed against the National Football League. The lawsuit had to deal with retired players getting help with medical expenses for injuries that were caused as a result of concussions caused by repeated blows to the head that are common in the sport.
When a person is admitted to a mental health facility, the patient and their family members naturally assume that the patient will get proper medical care. In a mental health facility, part of that care is monitoring the patient to ensure that the patient doesn't cause harm to himself or others around him. One recent settlement shows that proper monitoring of mental health patients isn't something that is always done.
Snowmobiling is supposed to be a day of fun - when friends can enjoy the snow and cold weather. It's not an activity that you would normally expect to end in death. Sadly, that is exactly what happened for one 20-year-old woman in Wisconsin.
A well-liked Wisconsin radio broadcaster suffered injuries in a car accident around 10 a.m. Nov. 13. The crash occurred at the intersection of Fond du Lac and Hampton avenues in Milwaukee when a car ran a red light and hit the side of his car. On Nov. 14, he was looking forward to leaving the ICU and moving into a regular room, according to a source close to him.
A young Wisconsin woman who drank and then drove her car now faces homicide charges stemming from a car accident that killed one person and seriously injured another. The 23-year-old Amherst woman faces up to 75 years in prison if she is convicted of charges in the Sept. 15 accident.