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Punitive Damages Are Available When Drunk Boaters Injure Others

Summer is a time for fun and relaxing in the sun. In Green Bay, the water is an inviting place where plenty of people converge throughout the hot months to partake in sports and recreation alike. There is a lot of boating, and a lot of drinking. Unfortunately, sometimes those two elements come together, causing drunk boating accidents that can range in damage from dents and dings to hospitalization or death.

What Can Be Done if You Believe the "At Fault" Driver's Insurance Company is Acting Unreasonably and in "Bad Faith"? By Atty. John Peterson

One of our clients was helping a friend put a new window into his house.  Our client went out to his car to get some tools.  His friend's pickup truck was parallel parked directly behind our client's car.  As our client opened his trunk to retrieve his tools, a negligent driver struck the rear of the pickup and drove a large hook mounted to the front bumper of the truck through our client's leg.

What Happens If I Cannot Settle My Personal Injury Case? By Attorney John Peterson

Unfortunately, many personal injury cases cannot be settled without litigation. When it becomes necessary to commence what lawyers call a civil action, commonly known as a lawsuit, you will want to retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney. Civil actions can be expensive and complicated, and the insurance industry has access to some of the best trial lawyers around. Peterson, Berk & Cross's personal injury attorneys are experienced, hardworking, and committed to serving their clients' best interests at all times.

What If I Am Hurt in a Trip/Slip and Fall Accident? By Attorney John Peterson

A trip and fall accident is one of the most difficult cases for an accident victim to win. This is particularly true of trip/slip and falls on snow and ice during Wisconsin winters. As a consequence, many experienced trial lawyers are no longer willing to represent people hurt in these kinds of accidents. At Peterson, Berk & Cross, we judge each trip and fall case on its individual merits. If we conclude, after a careful and thorough investigation of the facts, that the fall was caused by another person's negligence, we will agree to proceed with the case.

What Happens If I Cannot Settle My Personal Injury Case? By PBC Attorney John Peterson

Unfortunately, many personal injury cases cannot be settled without litigation. When it becomes necessary to commence what lawyers call a civil action, commonly known as a lawsuit, you will want to retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney. Civil actions can be expensive and complicated, and the insurance industry has access to some of the best trial lawyers around. Peterson, Berk & Cross's personal injury attorneys are experienced, hardworking, and committed to serving their clients' best interests at all times.

What to Do If You are Hurt in An Automobile Accident - By PBC Attorney John Peterson

During the last 36 years, Peterson, Berk & Cross's personal injury attorneys have successfully concluded thousands of motor vehicle accident cases. If you are hurt in an automobile accident caused by another driver, you need to know that the "at fault" driver's insurance company is not on your side. Its obligation is not to protect you, but to protect the interests of the driver who hurt you.

"SETTING UP 'THE STING:' WHEN THE POLICY LIMIT IS NOT THE LIMIT..."-- Outline of WAJ Presentation By PBC Attorney John Peterson

PBC Attorney John Peterson gave a presentation, for a Wisconsin Association of Justice (WAJ) seminar, titled "SETTING UP 'THE STING:' WHEN THE POLICY LIMIT IS NOT THE LIMIT - SETTING UP THE RECALCITRANT, THIRD PARTY CARRIER."

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