Television and billboard advertising often carry messages from personal injury attorneys, and if you’ve seen an ad like this, you’ve probably wondered just what does a personal injury lawyer do? Most people believe personal injury lawyers have something to do with car accidents, and that is partially true. Personal injury lawyers do help people with […]
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Here’s what you should know about the impacts of income from a personal injury case on other financial aspects of your life. You’ve just settled your personal injury case and now you need to know, “Does personal injury compensation affect benefits?” You’re wondering, “Do I need to pay taxes on my settlement?” and “How much […]
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In situations where someone owes you money, someone crashed into your vehicle, or you slipped and fell because of a property owner’s negligence, it’s vital to understand if and when small claims court is your best option. In Wisconsin, you’re able to sue (or be sued) by any individual or corporation and, while the rules […]
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Roof Crush v. General Motors Corp. United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, Fresno, CA. Roof crush during a rollover into the occupant survival space paralyzing driver. Injury and Result: Quadriplegia. $8.5 million jury verdict. v. Chrysler Corp. Circuit Court for the State of Wisconsin, Dane Co.Belted driver steered to avoid a […]
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Roof Crush – Finding A Milwaukee Attorney To Help Although manufacturers have a duty to design vehicles to provide reasonable occupant protection in foreseeable rollover accidents, many have neglected rollover occupant protection until very recently. The manufacturers mostly ignored rollover crashworthiness since there was virtually no governmental regulation, except for a minimum, ineffectual governmental roof […]
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Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine wrote a glowing article about Don Prachthauser’s character and skills as a litigation lawyer. The article, appropriately titled “Everybody Likes Don,” discusses his background, motivations, and his approach to handling personal injury law. You can read the full article for yourself here. Don Prachthauser has been recognized by The Best Lawyers […]
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At Murphy & Prachthauser, our attorneys are active members of the communities we serve, and it’s very important to our team that we are giving back whenever we can. This month, Murphy & Prachthauser sponsored and had attorneys participate in two different 5Ks benefiting local charities. Both of these 5Ks benefit causes that are near […]
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Murphy & Prachthauser is proud to announce that three of our lawyers were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022. It is our pleasure to share that Don Prachthauser has been awarded Best Lawyer for the past 26 years. Keith Stachowiak and Thadd Llaurado are also honored to receive this award for the sixth and […]
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Attorney Michelle Hockers has been named the 2021 Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer by the New Lawyers Section of the Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ). Hockers will be honored during a celebration with friends and colleagues during the WAJ’s annual President’s Dinner on Friday, December 3, at 7:30 pm at the Pfister Hotel. “Michelle brings an extraordinary level […]
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I am watching my child’s dog, at his request, at my home. The dog bit a furnace repair person. Am I responsible for the tradesman’s injuries since I don’t own the dog? Yes, you are responsible for damages, along with your child—the dog’s owner. Why is this? What else do you need to know about […]
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