Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Woman Found Dead After Wandering from Nursing Home

An 88-year-old woman was found dead on Saturday after wandering outside of her nursing home in Rice Lake, Wisc. The Rice Lake Police Department was first alerted to the missing woman after receiving a call at 3:35 a.m. on Saturday about her absence from… Read More

Dog Bite Laws & Owner Liability in Wisconsin

When a dog bites or injures a person in Wisconsin, there are specific laws that outline who is responsible for the incident. Dog Owner Liability Wisconsin’s dog bite law hold a dog owner liable for all damages his or her dog causes to a person, another… Read More

AAA Survey Ranks Young Millennials as America’s Worst Drivers

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 88 percent of young millennial drivers have engaged in some form of dangerous driving behavior within the last month, making them the worst generation of current drivers. The information came to light… Read More

Teen Driver Faces Reckless Homicide Charges after Car Accident

An 18-year-old teen driver is facing charges for reckless homicide after allegedly causing a car accident that killed his 16-year-old sister on March 6, 2017. Police reported that the Chevy Tahoe the teens were in struck a cement truck after the driver… Read More

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes More Prevalent than Thought

A CNN investigation has revealed sexual abuse committed against residents of nursing homes is significantly more common than originally thought. Since 2000, there have been more than 16,000 sexual abuse claims among nursing home residents and those residing… Read More

Investigation Finds FDA Delayed Warnings Against Power Morcellators

A new federal report has revealed that the Federal U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) knew about the link between power morcellators and uterine cancer for 23 years before the administration warned the public. The Government Accountability Office… Read More

State Law Enforcement Agencies Targeting Aggressive Drivers for Speeding

Law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin have begun to increase efforts to combat aggressive driving by issuing more tickets for speeding. Speeding has become a consistent problem that law enforcement throughout the state have had to deal with in recent… Read More

Why You Should Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer

If you have been hurt in a truck accident involving a commercial truck, you may suffer from more severe injuries and property damage than in an average car accident due to the truck’s size and weight. When selecting legal representation after a truck… Read More

Proposed Bills Would Increase Penalties for Repeat Drunk Driving Convictions

Wisconsin lawmakers have proposed three new bills that would cause significant changes to the state’s drunk driving laws. The proposed bills would increase the penalties for repeat vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) offenses in Wisconsin, which is the only… Read More

Speeding Incidents Increasing Among Wisconsin Drivers

Wisconsin law enforcement agencies issued more than 172,000 speeding tickets in 2015, highlighting an increasing speeding problem among the state’s drivers in recent years. In 2014, auto accidents caused by speeding resulted in 9,262 deaths in the U.S.,… Read More

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