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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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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Summer Hazards

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

As a personal injury lawyer, I help people who have been injured by someone else’s negligence. As summer approaches, I can’t help but recall all of my clients who suffered unforeseen consequences while engaging in outdoor activities. Many times, my clients’ lives are thrown into complete disarray as the result of catastrophic injuries, which occurred […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury as a Result of an Accident

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

There are at least 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries each year, according to the CDC. Car accidents are the leading cause of these injuries.  If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury due to an accident that occurred due to the negligence of another party, contact Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. Our law firm has a long […]

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What (And What Not To Say) To an Insurance Company Following an Accident

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

After a car accident, you may have to talk to both your insurance company and the other driver’s insurance company. It’s very common for the other driver’s insurance company to contact you, and many people tend to notify their insurance company right away. There are a number of traps you can fall into when you talk […]

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Personal Injury Pointers Facebook Live Series with Amy Risseeuw

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

At Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. we not only work diligently to assist our clients get the fair compensation and results they deserve, but we also strive to be a helpful resource for our communities in Appleton, Green Bay, Oshkosh, Waupaca, Chilton, Oconto, Shawano, Door County and the surrounding areas. Join Attorney Amy Risseeuw every […]

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How Covid-19 May Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

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

COVID-19 is surely impacting your everyday life in numerous ways. However, one thing that has not changed is that an unexpected injury may still occur. Clients who are seeking compensation for their injuries may be wondering how the presence of COVID-19 might impact their personal injury case. There are some new roadblocks that exist, but […]

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How To Stay Safe On ATVs

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

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are an exciting way to get around and explore areas of your community that you may not otherwise see. ATVs can be fun, but they also need proper safety precautions to avoid catastrophic injuries. When ATV drivers are not taking the proper precautions, a joyride can quickly turn fatal. Every safety measure you take […]

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Teaching Kids How To Prevent Dog Bites

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

To millions of Americans, their dog is a crucial member of their family. As such loving and loyal creatures, it’s hard to imagine these beloved companions would ever be capable of harming another person. But with approximately one-third of all U.S. homes having a dog as a pet, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that severe dog […]

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Comparative Negligence Threatens Injury Compensation

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

When a party is liable for the personal injury or illness of another person, the liable party is commonly responsible for the compensation of those injuries or illnesses. A tactic that the defendant in a liability claim would take is using comparative negligence. There are several ways people can use comparative negligence to affect compensation across various […]

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