NNNicolet Law Office, S.C.
800-456-6956
CALLS ANSWERED 24/7. FREE CONSULTATIONS. SERVING WI & MN EMAIL

May 2013 Archives

Should Wisconsin have tougher restrictions for party buses?

Nearly everyone in Wisconsin has seen a party bus driving along the roadways at least once in their lives.  Usually converted school buses, these large commercial vehicles provide large groups of people with a safe way to get from one point to the next.  This is especially true if alcohol is involved.  But with the numerous reports of party bus accidents having been reported over the last few years, some people are beginning to wonder if tougher restrictions need to be placed on these vehicles.

Car accident in Wisconsin's St. Joseph Township kills 1

The medical examiner in St. Croix County was called to the scene of an accident that took place in St. Joseph Township on May 13. When he arrived, he examined the driver of one of the vehicles involved in the car accident and pronounced the Wisconsin woman dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle involved was taken to an area hospital.

NTSB recommends lowering blood-alcohol level to prevent accidents

The recent announcement by the National Transportation Safety Board sent the entire nation into a buzz this month when they suggested that the .08 blood-alcohol threshold be lowered to .05. It's worked in reducing the number of alcohol-related deaths in more than 100 countries after they adopted the new lower limit.

Flight for Life takes boy to hospital after bicycle accident

Twin Lakes dispatchers sent emergency response personnel to the scene of an accident involving an 11-year-old boy. Once they arrived, the Twin Lakes Fire Department was mobilized to set up a place for Flight for Life to land. Within hours of the boy's bicycle accident, he was on his way to a Wisconsin children's hospital to be treated for injuries.

Wisconsin man charged with homicide in auto-pedestrian accident

The family of a woman severely injured in an hit-and-run accident recently laid her unborn child to rest in a Wisconsin cemetary this month, nearly losing the mother as well.  While charges have been filed against the man responsible for the wrongful death of the child, it's not clear whether the family will seek civil action  once a conviction has been made.

Car accident in Wisconsin involving Amish buggy injures 9

Part of living in Wisconsin is having to sometimes share the roads with Amish buggies. Ordinarily, the buggies are equipped with reflective triangles to warn other vehicles that they are there and moving slowly. It not known whether a buggy recently involved in a car accident had a triangle on the buggy.

Experts warn of road dangers for returning veterans

Worrying about a soldier while they are deployed in an overseas battle zone is a common emotion for most Wisconsin residents. They realize the risk these people are in and hope they come through the situation unharmed. But as some service members and counselors are discovering, soldiers may be finding themselves in equally dangerous situations after returning home as well.

Wisconsin man suspected of driving under the influence in crash

Authorities believe that a man was impaired at the time he got behind the wheel of his car and began driving the roads of Wisconsin. People who are driving under the influence are far more likely to be involved in an accident than people who have not been drinking. Unfortunately, the driver in this instance has proved that supposition to be true.

Awards & Recognition

Our peers and independent third-party organizations have recognized the hard work and dedication we put into every case. This has led to numerous awards and accolades.

  1. Rated By Super Lawyers | Russel D. Nicolet
    Super Lawyers Rising Stars
    Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Personal Injury Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Bankruptcy
  2. The American Association of Legal Advocates Wisconsin Association for Justice BBB Accredited Business - A+
  3. Minnesota State Bar Association American Bar Association State Bar of Wisconsin
  4. BV Distinguished | Lexis Nexis | Martindale-Hubbell | For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability The National Trial Lawyers

Office Locations

Regional Office Map

Hudson Office
511 2nd Street Suite 203
Hudson, WI 54016

Phone: 715-802-0872
Hudson Office

Superior Office
1507 Tower Ave Suite 210B
Superior, WI 54880

Phone: 715-802-0872
Superior Office

Rice Lake Office
337 N. Main Street
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Toll Free: 800-456-6956
Rice Lake Office

Eau Claire Office
402 Graham Ave, Suite 305
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Eau Claire Office

St. Paul Office
332 Minnesota Street, Suite 3172
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: 651-243-2872
St. Paul Office

Amery Office
228 Keller Ave N.
Suite 3A
Amery, WI 54001

Toll Free: 800-456-6956
Amery Office

Nicolet Law Office, S.C. helps people throughout Western Wisconsin and Minnesota including; Hudson, Eau Claire, Superior, Amery, Rice Lake, Chippewa Falls, River Falls, Menomonie, Hayward, New Richmond, Spooner, Bloomer and Barron.

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.