Smoke Inhalation – The Other Fatal Fire Injury

When one thinks of fire-related injuries, they typically think of burn injuries. However, burns are not the most common cause of fire-related deaths. Instead, that title goes to smoke inhalation. It is a silent killer that can keep victims from finding their way to an exit, and it can cause asphyxiation that may ultimately result in serious injury or death. Learn more about this fire-related injury, including how to tell [...]

2017-07-17T09:51:00+00:00July 17, 2017|Wrongful Death|

Pursuing Compensation for the Wrongful Death of a Fetus

Car accidents that result in death are always tragic, but when it happens to an expectant mother and her unborn child, it can feel as though the family has been robbed. Not only have they potentially lost a mother, spouse, or partner, but they have lost the life of a child they never had the chance to hold. In such situations, compensation may be owed. Why Pursue Compensation? Every parent [...]

2017-05-29T11:55:00+00:00May 29, 2017|Wrongful Death|

Pursuing a Wrongful Death Claim in Wisconsin

Death of a loved one is always painful, but when that loss is fueled by the negligent or wrongful acts of another, it can feel like a complete injustice. Indeed, many are, in fact, injustices that qualify as wrongful deaths. What is a wrongful death, and what kind of recourse do the families of lost loved ones have? The following explains. What is Wrongful Death? As defined under Section 895 [...]

2017-02-28T09:58:00+00:00February 28, 2017|Wrongful Death|

Pursuing a 3rd Party Wrongful Death Construction Accident Claim

Construction workers repair and build our roads, bridges, and buildings. Without them, growth and industry would come to a halt. Yet these workers, who serve as the backbone of our economy, have one of the most dangerous jobs in America. In fact, one in five workplace deaths occur within the construction industry. While workers compensation is available to cover on the job accidents, damages in workers compensation claims are limited. [...]

2016-12-28T09:19:00+00:00December 28, 2016|Wrongful Death|

Filing a Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Wrongful death lawsuits are usually brought against a person whose negligence or intentional action caused someone's death. Wrongful death lawsuits are often filed when a family member loses a loved due to a car accident, medical malpractice, products liability, or an accident that occurs at work. However, only one such category of family members has the right to pursue the claim, with the order determining that right to recover set [...]

2014-11-19T09:50:12+00:00November 19, 2014|Wrongful Death|

Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Wisconsin

The loss of a family member in an accident can be one of the most difficult events a person may have to endure in his or her lifetime. An individual is never prepared to lose someone they love. But when a loss comes suddenly and unexpectedly, coping can be especially difficult. However, when the accident occurs due to someone else's fault or negligence, there is a way for family members [...]

2014-08-26T07:46:15+00:00August 26, 2014|Wrongful Death|

Crash with cement truck fatally injures Appleton woman

Losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident is one of the most traumatic occurrences that a Wisconsin resident can endure. Suddenly and without warning, a loved one can be ripped away from a person's life. While suffering with this emotional burden, loved ones should not also have to suffer with hefty medical bills and burdensome transportation costs. While taking legal action will never be able to undo the [...]

2014-06-11T23:24:13+00:00June 11, 2014|Wrongful Death|

Driver cited for failure to yield after fatal crash in Wisconsin

As any Wisconsin motorist is likely aware, there are many laws of the road to pay attention to. Violating even a seemingly minor law can have major consequences. This is why motorists need to be aware of the rules of the road and make every effort not to break them. When motorists violate one of these laws and a car accident occurs that results in someone's death, the families of [...]

2014-06-06T23:25:34+00:00June 6, 2014|Wrongful Death|
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