Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Two Semi Truck Drivers Ticketed in Wisconsin

Two semi-truck drivers were ticketed for traffic violations in separate accidents near Madison Wednesday morning. The first driver, David Jenkins, 55, of Nashville Tenn., was cited for reckless driving and endangering safety after he fell asleep behind… Read More

Assisted Living Concepts Evicts Medicaid Residents

The Menomonee Falls based Assisted Living Concepts is evicting residents of their assisted-living facilities when they become eligible for Medicaid. Since becoming publicly held, Assisted Living Concepts has worked to convert all of its centers to so-called… Read More

Oklahoma Nursing Home Loses Funding Due to Violations

More than two dozen nursing home residents are being forced to move out of an Oklahoma nursing home after the long-term care facility lost Medicare and Medicaid funding. The Health Department has pulled the certification of Care Living Center because… Read More

Inner-Ear Imbalance Often Causes Falls Among Elderly

Researchers at Johns Hopkins may have unlocked potentially lifesaving clues to solving one of the most dangerous traumas facing the elderly and it may have to do with inner-ear imbalance, or vestibular dysfunction. Until now, doctors and researchers… Read More

Children and Treadmill Injuries

The recent death of Mike Tysons 4-year-old daughter tragically reminds us that household items, such as exercise equipment, can pose severe risks for children. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), almost 5,500 children under the… Read More

Attorneys Find Purpose Through Niche Practices

by Jane Pribek for the Wisconsin Law Journal May 29, 2009 Call it happenstance, if you will. Three Wisconsin attorneys with highly focused practices didn't set out as new lawyers to end up doing what they are doing. They carved out practices in gas… Read More

Elder Financial Abuse Costs $2.6 Billion Annually

A recent report published by MetLife Mature Market Institute reveals that elder financial abuse costs older Americans more than $2.6 billion per year and is often committed by family members and caregivers. The report points out that up to one million… Read More

What Do You Gain by Speeding?

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation published this interesting article on their web site under the May Law of the Month section: After months of slipping and sliding on roadways, drivers now have the luxury of clear pavement and nice weather.… Read More

80-year Sentence for Drunk Driver

A Brown County Circuit Court Judge sentenced Anrietta Geske to 80 years in prison for killing Ashley Britsch-Knetzger, 18, and Talhia Heroux, 18, in an Ashwaubenon car accident. Last March, a jury found Geske guilty of two counts of first-degree reckless… Read More

Truck Driver Convicted of Falsifying Log

A federal jury Wednesday convicted an Indiana truck driver of falsifying his log after he was found innocent of criminal charges in a fatal bus crash that killed five people near Osseo, Wisconsin. Michael Kozlowski, 26, of Schererville, Ind., was found… Read More

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