3 Tips For Safe Motorcycle Riding This Summer

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

As you dust off your bike for the upcoming riding season in Wisconsin, it’ important to remember that a little bit of precaution can go a long way. Because no matter how high the safety rating is on your motorcycle, you still face way more exposure than other vehicles on the road. In fact, it’s […]

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Snowmobile safety

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

Winter in Wisconsin brings accumulating snow and for many, the opportunity to get outside and experience it. For snowmobilers, the chance to enjoy the trails can’t come soon enough. As the birthplace of snowmobiling, one of our favorite pastimes in Wisconsin is exploring the trails on our machines. More than 200,000 registered snowmobilers hit Wisconsin’s […]

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Alcohol causing Wisconsin snowmobile accidents

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

Every winter, outdoor enthusiasts from all around Wisconsin head out to enjoy the blankets of fresh powder covering the state. While skiing and snowshoeing are great ways to explore, one of the most exciting ways to see both backcountry trails and public park routes is on a snowmobile. Cruising across the ice is exciting, but […]

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Punitive Damages Are Available When Drunk Boaters Injure Others

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

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 […]

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What to Do if You Are Seriously Injured in an Accident Outside of Wisconsin? By Attorney John Peterson

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

Although there are similarities, the laws governing the rights of accident victims differ depending on in which state an accident occurred.  The law of the state where the accident happened governs the rights and responsibilities of the parties involved.  When car accidents occur in states the parties are just visiting, most of the investigation, deposing […]

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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

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

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 […]

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What If I Am Hurt As a Result of a Dog Bite? By Attorney John Peterson

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

Over the years, the lawyers at Peterson, Berk & Cross have represented many victims of attacks and bites by dogs.  Tragically, the victims are often little children who end up with lifelong physical and emotional scars.  Our attorneys and staff are experienced in working with victims and their families during the initial trauma after the […]

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

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

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, […]

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

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

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 […]

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“SETTING UP ‘THE STING:’ WHEN THE POLICY LIMIT IS NOT THE LIMIT…”– Outline of WAJ Presentation By PBC Attorney John Peterson

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

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.” Here is a link to the Outline for this presentation.

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