Automobile insurance is one of those grown-up topics that isn't that much fun to think about. We all know we should have insurance (it is the law!), we all want to pay reasonable rates, and we all see a lot of insurance company commercials promising stellar service or cheaper prices. While getting good service at a decent price is important, it is crucial to review your automobile insurance coverage to make sure you and your family are adequately protected.
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 the pickup and drove a large hook mounted to the front bumper of the truck through our client's leg.
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 attack, the wounds and their repair, and healing during the months or years following the attack.
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 of the best trial lawyers around. Peterson, Berk & Cross's personal injury attorneys are experienced, hardworking, and committed to serving their clients' best interests at all times.
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, but to protect the interests of the driver who hurt you.
PBC attorney Avi Berk was interviewed by Fox 11 regarding proposed rules by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The rules, if adopted, would try to make the WI Supreme Court more transparent to the public, and improve civility on the Court. The proposed rules would, among other new changes, allow the public to watch the justices deliberate cases.