Hiring the Right Lawyer for a Catastrophic Injury Case

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

All traumatic injuries can dramatically change a person’s life.  For most people, those changes are temporary and, fortunately, the injuries don’t lead to life-long consequences.  For others, the injuries are catastrophic and lead to permanent, dramatic changes to a person’s quality of life.  A person who has suffered catastrophic injuries needs to work with an attorney qualified to […]

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Child Carseat Laws in Wisconsin

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

When it comes to ensuring children are seated safely in child seats, what does Wisconsin law require? Requirements under Wisconsin law include: -“Babies less than 1 year old, or less than 20 lbs. must be in a rear-facing child seat in the back seat” -“If at least one year old and 20 pounds, but less […]

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Ways to Establish Paternity in Wisconsin

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

In Wisconsin, ways to establish paternity include: -Voluntarily Paternity Acknowledgment -Court Ruling -Genetic Testing -Acknowledgement of Marital Child Which avenue is taken depends on your unique circumstances. If you have questions about establishing paternity in Wisconsin, or need experienced guidance throughout your case, contact our paternity lawyers. Doing so is the first step to ensure […]

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Family Law Cases

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

When it comes to your family law case, it is important to be cognizant of what content exists on your social media accounts. It is helpful to revise your privacy settings, or remove friends who you feel may use your posts against you. Such posts that may be used against you in property division negotiations […]

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Construction Worker Injuries

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

If you are a construction worker who is injured on the job, you can usually qualify for worker’s compensation. However, you might have an additional claim against another negligent party. If you hope to obtain compensation for the damages you have suffered, contact Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. We have recovered a number of large […]

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3 Back to School Tips for Divorced or Separated Parents

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

If you and your ex have recently gotten divorced in Wisconsin or gone through any sort of litigation over changes in custody or placement of your minor children, you’ll need to make some reasonable attempts to communicate about those changes when the school year rolls around. Your relationship as a couple didn’t work out, but […]

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Back to School Drop Off and Pick Up Safety

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

It’s August in Wisconsin. The kids are rushing to check off fun activities from their summer bucket lists, making sure they urge their parents to fit in one last trip to Erb Pool in Appleton or Bay Beach in Green Bay. Parents are hunting for new clothes for the kids and rummaging through last year’s […]

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Wisconsin Boating Safety Precautions

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

Amid the summer season, boating is a popular activity in Wisconsin, and for good reason. It offers beautiful views, and a fun experience for family and friends. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, “operator inexperience, inattention, recklessness and speeding are the four leading causes of tragic watercraft crashes”. Here are tips on safety […]

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Avi Berk Achieves Recertification in Civil Trial Law With the National Board of Trial Advocacy

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

We are pleased to announce that Attorney Avram D. Berk of the law firm has successfully achieved recertification as a Civil Trial Specialist from the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an objective set […]

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Bicycle Accidents in Wisconsin: Who is Responsible?

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

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT), more than 90% of bicycle accidents are caused by human error. In other words, bicycle accidents and the injuries associated with them are largely preventable. Automobile drivers are responsible for about 60% of bicycle accidents involving adult cyclists according to the Wisconsin DOT. However, cyclists can contribute […]

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