Riverwest 24 Hour Bike Race and the Three Foot Rule in Wisconsin -

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Gear up for a full day of biking fun! Riverwest 24 is only a few days away. If you live in Riverwest, you’re probably busy preparing for or participating in the big event. If you’re not from the Riverwest area or don’t know where the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee is located, you may not have heard of […]

Where can you lawfully ride your bike in Wisconsin? Discussion of Bike Lanes.

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You tuned up your bike, have all of your gear ready, and are ready to go for a bike ride. One thing you have probably never considered is where biking is permissible. You always ride on roads or trails. I would like to discuss some of the rights and responsibilities or bicyclists on different types […]

Automobile Recalls and Your Car Accident

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The GM ignition switch recall for the Chevrolet Cobalt, Saturn Ion, Pontiac Solstice, Chevrolet HHR, Saturn Sky, and Pontiac G5 is the latest automobile recall in the news, but it isn’t the first recall of this type. And it may not be the last. Investigations have shown that General Motors knew of the problems with […]

Wisconsin Immunity Statutes Provide a Blockade to Persons Injured Storming the Bastille

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Over two hundred years ago, on July 14, 1789, the French stormed the Bastille prison and began the French Revolution. To commemorate this historic event, Milwaukee is celebrating its 33rd annual Bastille Days from July 10 through July 13. The festival has a French theme and offers activities for people of all ages. Bastille Days […]

Do You Still Have a Case if a Bicycle Accident Was Your Fault?

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Bicycle accidents can be dangerous and life-threatening. As with any other accident, it may be difficult to determine who is at fault. As a general rule, the person who is less careful is the one who is more at fault, but a number of factors play into the equation. In some instances, the wrong person […]

Fun with Fireworks on the Fourth of July can have Explosive Consequences

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Independence Day is almost here. The Fourth of July holiday is filled with parades, festivals, picnics, and of course fireworks. As you’ve probably noticed, stands selling fireworks have popped up along the highway and even grocery stores are selling sparklers in preparation for the festivities. Before you light off a firework, you should think about […]

Why Is it Hard to Find a Lawyer for Your Medical Malpractice Case?

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Your doctor missed a diagnosis, which made your condition worse. You were not treated the way you feel you should have been. Your doctor was unsympathetic to the pain you were in. Your illness lasted longer than it should have, or it seemed to get even worse under your doctor’s care. Something went terribly wrong, […]

Injured at Milwaukee Summerfest or a Wisconsin Church Festival? You may not be able to sue the operator for their negligence due to Wisconsin’s Recreational Immunity Law.

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It’s summertime in Milwaukee, which means people from across the state, country, and even the world are traveling to visit the wide array of music, cultural, religious, and ethnic festivals the city has to offer. As patrons enjoy the food and festival atmosphere, most rarely take time to think about the possibility of injury, or […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits on the Fall

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We hear much in the news about medical malpractice lawsuits driving up the costs of healthcare and health insurance. Time for a reality check. On Friday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released statistics for National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Medical Malpractice Payment Reports (MMPR) and Adverse Action Reports (AAR) reported on all […]

M Magazine’s Leading Lawyers

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Congratulations to Kevin Kukor and Don Prachthauser for being named two of M magazine’s 329 Leading Lawyers! M magazine is Milwaukee’s lifestyle magazine. The July issue features several stories of legal interest, including: “Inside the courthouse,” “The law in Wisconsin,” and “Know the law.”