Were You a Shareholder Who Was Removed or Financially Harmed By Majority Shareholders or Board of Directors? You May Have Strong WI Law Rights (Even Without a Contract)

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

In some instances, a shareholder of a company is also employed by that company, and compensated via salary, bonuses, dividends or other financial benefits. If you were a shareholder of a Wisconsin company and were removed from duties or suffered financial loss due to actions of majority shareholders or board of directors, you may have […]

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The Worst Month, Day And Hour To Have Surgery

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

People in Wisconsin contemplating going in for a surgery might be interested to hear that there are certain months, days, and times when their risk of encountering medical errors may be higher. Traditionally, people used to plan surgeries around lunar cycles, and while that is not necessarily how surgeries are planned nowadays, the calendar may […]

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Medical Errors More Common Than Previously Thought

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Wisconsin individuals who have visited the doctor’s office or emergency room may be interested to know that up to 20 percent of cases are misdiagnosed. These incidences of medical malpractice far exceed the number of drug and surgery errors but receive considerably less attention. A 2009 report conducted by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality […]

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Illinois Man Killed In Crash With Former Lodi, Wis. Resident

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

After investigation and reconstruction of the accident scene, Wisconsin State Patrol identified excessive speed as the cause of a fatal automobile accident that occurred at the intersection of Highways 188 and 60. The driver of a 2010 Jeep Wrangler, a former Lodi, Wis. resident, exceeded the posted speed by 24 miles per hour, leaving little […]

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Negligent Estimate Summary Judgment Motion, AGT v. US Army

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

PBC Attorney Michael Brown, along with co-counsel Vonda Vandaveer, represent a contractor in a case against the U.S. Army. The case is in litigation before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), ASBCA No. 56758, Under Contract No. DABM06-03-C-0009. The contractor we represent, American General Trading & Contracting (AGT), provided laundry services for U.S. […]

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