Distracted driving has gotten a ton of press lately, especially when drivers are distracted because they are talking or texting on their phones. However, research shows that pedestrians are also distracted as well, at an ever-increasing rate.
If you are injured while on the job, you may think that you are automatically covered by workers' compensation through your employer. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In some cases, it can actually be a rather complicated matter to determine whether or not you actually qualify and are actually covered.
If you've never filed for bankruptcy in Wisconsin before and you're considering it, it is quite important to know about the entire legal process, from start to finish. Below are four things that can get you started.
Some of the new technology being put in modern cars is just for fun and convenience, like the DVD screens and Bluetooth connectivity. However, a lot of it is geared at making the roads safer by helping people and their vehicles avoid accidents.
Making the decision to file for Chapter 7 is never easy. When the bankruptcy involves your small business, it can be an even more difficult decision to make. While filing bankruptcy doesn't necessarily mean you have to shut your business down, it does have some risks as well as some benefits that you may need to consider.
Until June 1, Polk County, Wisconsin, had not had a fatal car accident in 2015. That all changed in a heartbeat when a minivan and a car collided, and one of the passengers in the car was killed. She was just 22 years old, and the authorities did bring her to Regions Hospital in St. Paul before she died, but the doctors were not able to save her.
When it comes to filing bankruptcy, most people have usually heard of the two different kinds of personal bankruptcy known as Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which wipes the slate clean of most types of debts and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, which allows individuals to pay back creditors over a period of time. These two federal programs were designed with the intent to provide relief to individuals who have gotten behind on their bills and have more debt than they are able to handle.