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 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 Happens If I Cannot Settle My Personal Injury Case? By Attorney John Peterson

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

Unfortunately, many personal injury cases cannot be settled without litigation. When it becomes necessary to commence what lawyers call a civil action, commonly known as a lawsuit, you will want to retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney. Civil actions can be expensive and complicated, and the insurance industry has access to some […]

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What Happens If I Cannot Settle My Personal Injury Case? By PBC Attorney John Peterson

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

Unfortunately, many personal injury cases cannot be settled without litigation. When it becomes necessary to commence what lawyers call a civil action, commonly known as a lawsuit, you will want to retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney. Civil actions can be expensive and complicated, and the insurance industry has access to some […]

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What To Do If You Are Hurt In An Automobile Accident – By PBC 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 you, […]

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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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