Keeping sidewalks safe during winter

As the winter season approaches, it is crucial to ensure that your sidewalks are safe and accessible for pedestrians.  If you have sidewalks or walkways on your personal property, laws and ordinances about snow removal can vary by city and state. Snow removal regulations are made to prevent injuries and potential legal issues that could… Continue reading Keeping sidewalks safe during winter

Holiday Travel Driving Tips

The holiday season (from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day) is typically the busiest travel time of the year. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, during the Thanksgiving travel period, the number of long-distance trips (50 miles or more) increases by about 54 percent. During the Christmas/ New Year’s travel period, the number rises by… Continue reading Holiday Travel Driving Tips

$1,500,000 Policy Limits Paid to Motorcyclist Injured in West Milwaukee Accident

Late on a summer evening, a young woman was driving her motorcycle home from work when a driver of an SUV exited a parking lot into the motorcyclist’s path, causing a collision. She was ejected from her bike, sustaining multiple leg fractures and requiring multiple surgeries. Shortly after the accident, she retained Davis & Gelshenen… Continue reading $1,500,000 Policy Limits Paid to Motorcyclist Injured in West Milwaukee Accident

Cudahy Car Crash Victim Receives $100,000 Policy Limit Settlement

This accident arose when a driver made a left turn against the right of way striking a vehicle proceeding in the opposite direction.  The vehicle’s passenger suffered a fractured humerus bone in her right arm, headaches, plantar fasciitis, back pain, and knee pain. She retained Davis & Gelshenen to represent her and Attorney Michaelson-Link secured… Continue reading Cudahy Car Crash Victim Receives $100,000 Policy Limit Settlement

$63,000 Settlement Attained for Davis & Gelshenen Client Injured in West Allis Car Accident

The accident happened as our client was attempting to complete a left turn once her light changed from yellow to red. An oncoming vehicle from the opposite direction failed to stop for the red light and the vehicles collided. Our client suffered from post concussive syndrome, contusions, bruising and pain all over her body. Attorney… Continue reading $63,000 Settlement Attained for Davis & Gelshenen Client Injured in West Allis Car Accident

Attorney Michaelson-Link Obtains $45,000 Settlement for Minor Injured at Day Camp in Newburg

While a minor was attending a summer day camp in Newburg, Wisconsin, she fell and fractured her elbow.  Evidence indicated that the child was inadequately supervised and allowed to play in an unsafe area. Her mother retained Davis & Gelshenen and Attorney Michaelson-Link successfully recovered compensation for the child.

Understanding negligence in personal injury

Personal injury cases can be overwhelming, especially when you are trying to understand legal terms like negligence. If you have been involved in an accident and are considering filing a personal injury claim, it is important to understand the concept of negligence. Negligence refers to the failure to act with reasonable care. In other words,… Continue reading Understanding negligence in personal injury

Should you hire an injury lawyer after an accident?

If you or someone you know has been involved in an accident, you may be wondering whether it is necessary to hire a lawyer. If you have sustained injuries, the answer is likely, “yes.” An experienced personal injury attorney will know how to analyze your case, protect your rights, negotiate with the insurance companies and,… Continue reading Should you hire an injury lawyer after an accident?

Tips for Avoiding Bicycle Accidents

Bicycling has grown in popularity and is a great way to stay active, save gas money, avoid traffic and enjoy the outdoors. However, cyclists must protect themselves from distracted drivers, other cyclists and pedestrians while on the road. Here are a few tips for staying safe and avoiding a bicycle accident. 1. Announce your presence… Continue reading Tips for Avoiding Bicycle Accidents