Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Staying Safe in the Most Dangerous Intersections in the Milwaukee Area

Last spring, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on some of the most dangerous, crash-prone intersections in the Milwaukee area. The Journal Sentinel reported on crash statistics from 2012 to 2016, showing the high number of crashes and injuries at… Read More

Reasons You Should Avoid Following Other Vehicles Too Closely

Too many drivers tailgate other vehicles, which means they drive too close behind them. This is a top cause of car accidents, particularly in high traffic or when there is bad weather, such as snow, rain, or ice on the roads. Tailgating is dangerous… Read More

What Causes Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

Nursing home abuse is a shocking form of mistreatment of some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Victims and their families often wonder how such things happen. There are actually many factors that make nursing home abuse more likely. These… Read More

Compensation for Passengers in Car Accidents

When a car accident occurs, and you are a passenger in one of the vehicles and not one of the drivers, how do you obtain compensation for your medical expenses and other damages? If you ever get injured as a passenger in a car accident, there are answers… Read More

Assisted Living Facilities Struggle to Provide Care for Dementia Patients

The fastest-growing group of assisted living residents is those with different types of dementia, like Alzheimer's. This is partly because these facilities have marketed themselves to these kinds of patients. However, an analysis of inspection records… Read More

When Can a Hospital be Held Liable for Medical Negligence?

Most medical malpractice cases deal with doctors and other medical professionals who injured patients by acting negligently. However, sometimes medical facilities and hospitals are held liable for malpractice. If you believe that you were injured by… Read More

Severe Neglect at Nursing-Home Chain Run by Private-Equity Firm, the Carlyle Group

The Washington Post analyzed inspection records from the second-largest nursing-home chain in the nation, HCR ManorCare, and found that tens of thousands of residents were exposed to serious health risks. The chain went bankrupt in March, even though… Read More

Super Lawyers Selects Jeff Pitman, Howard S. Sicula, Rebecca L. Domnitz and M. Angela Dentice for 2019 Lists

Super Lawyers® has selected Jeff Pitman, Howard S. Sicula, M. Angela Dentice and Rebecca L. Domnitz for inclusion in its 2019 lists of attorneys. Partner Jeff Pitman has been selected as a Top 50 Super Lawyer in Wisconsin and Top 25 in Milwaukee. Howard… Read More

Report Finds Blatant Disregard for Safety at Veterans Nursing Home in Massachusetts

In the spring, staff members at a Brockton, Massachusetts veterans nursing home knew federal investigators were coming to look for signs patients were being neglected. However, that did not stop some staff members from going to sleep during their shifts. Sleeping… Read More

Mistakes to Avoid After Suffering an Injury in a Car Accident

Most drivers do not know what to do right after getting injured in a car accident. It is difficult to stay calm and think clearly, particularly when you are in pain in the immediate aftermath of a traumatic car crash. However, sometimes the things you… Read More

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