How is Pain and Suffering Calculated in a Wisconsin Personal Injury Case?

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

It may seem like an unusual concept to “calculate” pain and suffering in a personal injury case. While it may seem “cold” or “insensitive”, the purpose of this calculation is actually to your benefit. How so? While many think of calculation and think of algebra or statistics, this is not at all similar. Really, many […]

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Statute of Limitations for Wisconsin Personal Injury Cases Explained

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

The importance of understanding Wisconsin’s Statute of Limitations for personal injury can be compared to the importance of getting medical help when you’ve suffered a serious injury. If you are in intense pain, would you hesitate to get help? No! In some ways, not understanding the time to file a lawsuit in Wisconsin can cause […]

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How Much is the Average Personal Injury Settlement in Wisconsin?

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

If you’re asking this question, you are not alone. Asking about your personal injury settlement is one of the top questions you should ask yourself if you think you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. Many people think, “How Much Should I Sue For Personal Injury?” That’s not entirely how personal injury settlements […]

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Firework Safety Tips

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

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Are you ready for the firework displays? Whether you are attending a display or putting on your own show, you must remember to practice firework safety protocol. Here are six tips to stay safe this Fourth of July. Do not allow children to play with or […]

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Where Do Personal Injury Settlements Come From? 

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

We are well aware of the stereotypes surrounding personal injury lawyers and lawsuits. We’ve heard our profession referred to as “ambulance chasers” and heard the complaints about folks just being too quick to sue these days. If you or a loved one has been hurt through no fault of your own, it would be tragic […]

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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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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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