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Milwaukee construction site injury lawyers, construction accidents, construction site injuries, personal injury claim, summer construction tipsWith the weather getting warmer and daylight hours increasing, construction work is in full swing. This increase in construction sites also means an increase in possible dangers. Hence, it is important to beware of potential construction hazards which can lead to serious bodily injury or death.

Workers and construction companies should follow standard safety protocols in order to avoid accidents.

Examples of safety measures include:

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Waukesha County same-sex divorce lawyers, same-sex divorces, LGBT family law attorney, LGBT divorce, Wisconsin same-sex couplesRecent changes in Wisconsin and federal law recognizing same-sex marriage have altered the landscape of family law.

With the 2015 decision of Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court held that every state must recognize same-sex marriage and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In Wisconsin, the law has recognized such unions since October 6, 2014.

Although the immediate effect of this case was to legalize same-sex marriage, an additional effect is the creation of same-sex divorce. Because such divorces are relatively new, a family law attorney may be needed to ensure that the divorce and auxiliary matters are executed properly.

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bicycle accidents, Milwaukee bicycle accident attorneys, Wisconsin bicycle safety, Wisconsin bicycle law, bike accident injuriesBicyclists traveling on roadways must abide by specific traffic laws in order to keep them and others safe. Bicyclists are especially at risk: they do not have the safety protections cars provide, and bikes can move at much faster speeds than pedestrians.

Bicycle accidents leave cyclists gravely injured, while those in cars may not be injured at all. If you have been in a bike accident and you believe that you were not at fault (or not fully at fault) in causing the accident, you should be compensated to the full extent Wisconsin law allows.

Key Bicycle Laws in Wisconsin

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semi-truck crashes, truck accidents, automotive technology, Milwaukee large truck accident attorneys, semi-truck technologyDue to the size and weight of an 18-wheeler, trucks are a huge risk for other vehicles on the road. In fact, when a truck is at fault in a traffic accident, hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages could be sustained.

With the huge potential for serious injury in truck accidents, the industry is turning to technology to make trucks safer.

Semi-Truck Accident Causes

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Milwaukee car accident attorneys, delayed injuriesSometimes, it is apparent immediately after a car accident that you are injured. Many people require the help of an ambulance or go straight to the hospital from the scene of an auto crash.

However, and perhaps more commonly, injuries take days or weeks to reveal themselves. Because of this, most lawyers advise to seek legal counsel and avoid agreeing to a settlement with an insurance company soon after a car accident.

Here are seven injuries that may appear in the days and weeks following your accident:

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Milwaukee slip and fall attorneys, slip and fall accidents, senior citizen injuriesThe number of brain injuries suffered by the elderly during slip and fall accidents is increasing at an alarming rate, according to the Center for Disease Control.

A recent CDC study found that one in every 45 Americans, age 75 and older, experienced brain injuries that led to emergency room trips, hospitalization, or death in 2013. This means that the rate for this type of injury rose a stunning 76 percent from 2007. To compare, the CDC reports that the overall rate for head injuries during this time rose 39 percent.

What Accounts for the Increase in Head Injuries in the Elderly Caused by Falls?

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Milwaukee drunk driving charges attorneys, Wisconsin teen drivers, OWIsBeing charged with an OWI at a young age can be detrimental to a teen’s future. For example, insurance premiums will increase and schools and employers will require disclosure of operating while intoxicated convictions.

If you or your child is facing OWI charges, a skilled criminal defense attorney can work with you to achieve a desirable outcome in your case.

How Common is Drunken Driving in Wisconsin?

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Milwaukee burglary charges defense attorneys, criminal trespassIn Wisconsin, it is a crime to enter someone else’s home without the occupant’s permission. Depending on the circumstances, the accused could face criminal trespass charges or burglary charges.

Being charged with either crime is a serious matter, although burglary carries higher penalties. Retaining qualified criminal defense counsel will mean that an accused’s Constitutional rights are safeguarded and that his or her case will be thoroughly investigated by a professional. 

If you have been charged with criminal trespass or burglary, there are a number of defenses that may be available to you based on the facts of your case. 

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Milwaukee car accident attorneys, traumatic brain injuriesSeveral types of injuries can arise from a car accident and include broken bones, sprains, and lacerations. Additionally, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can also occur.

What is a TBI?

The brain is one of the body’s most complex organs, and it is especially vulnerable to injury. A TBI is sustained when the head is hit or quickly jerked. In the context of car accidents, a TBI can be sustained through whiplash or through an object striking the head.

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Milwaukee disorderly conduct defense attorneys, Wisconsin disorderly conductDisorderly conduct can refer to a wide-range of situations, and it is a common basis for an arrest or a citation in Wisconsin. If you or someone you know is facing criminal disorderly conduct charges, an attorney can review your case and assert a vigorous defense on your behalf in court.

Wisconsin Law on Disorderly Conduct

Wisconsin law describes what constitutes disorderly conduct. Under the law, disorderly conduct can take place in a public or private place.

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