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How Do I Determine Negligence In A Car Accident? Wisconsin Road Rules Explained

Have you ever heard you were at fault in a car accident just for being there? While this is a myth, many drivers find that they were partially at fault in an accident because they violated one of the rules of the road. The rules of the road create a minimum standard of conduct for drivers. The rules of th...

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4 Things To Expect In A Consultation With A Personal Injury Attorney

If you were wrongfully injured, we understand that you have many questions about the process of hiring a personal injury attorney and preparing a case for settlement or trial. As part of our ongoing Legal Education Series, our 6-part series titled: Understanding the Steps Involved In a Personal Injury Cas...

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Can a person forfeit the right of way by speeding? Sometimes.

Although the general rule at intersections is that the vehicle on the left shall yield the right-of-way to the vehicle on the right, “[t]he operator of any vehicle driving at an unlawful speed forfeits any right-of-way which he or she would otherwise have under this subsection.” See Wis. Stat. §346.18; se...

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Mike Dillett Memorial Scholarships To Be Awarded

Attorney Thadd Llaurado and other members of the Mike Dillett Memorial Scholarship Foundation will be awarding scholarships this spring to six New Berlin West High School senior soccer players.

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Work Injury Accident, Falling From A Ladder: A Case Study

At Murphy & Prachthauser, we believe in helping those who are injured as a result of negligence. I am proud to share a case study with you, which demonstrates how our team of personal injury attorneys was able to help our client receive a favorable result.

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How to Determine Right Of Way For Motor Vehicles, Pedestrians and Cyclists

Avoid a collision by knowing the laws. Whether you are on the road, on a bike or walking on the sidewalk, you should know your right of way. Understanding the basic principles of right of way and the key indicators to determine the right of way can help you prevent and avoid an accident.

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3 Common Questions Asked Of Personal Injury Attorneys

As experienced personal injury attorneys, we often anticipate questions and concerns from our clients. We take pride in being compassionate lawyers, helping our clients each step along the way, answering their questions and quelling their concerns. As you explore your legal options, here are three questio...

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What do the rules of the road require when school bus lights are flashing?

As the weather gets warmer and the school year winds down, children are even more excited to get home from school and play outside with their friends. What does this mean for drivers and preventing auto accidents? It means that drivers have to be even more careful to look out for children crossing the str...

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Do You Know The Laws For Riding A Bicycle At Night? Here Are 4 Quick Tips To Help You Stay Safe

Riding a bicycle is a great way to exercise and have some fun, but don’t forget that riding 

a bicycle comes with responsibility. Bicycles are vehicles under Wisconsin law and bicyclists must follow the bicycle rules of the road. Following the rules, especially when it comes to riding a bike at night, pro...

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