If you are struggling with credit card debt and financial strain in western Wisconsin, you are not alone -- more people than you might think have sought relief from their money woes through bankruptcy. Although you might feel as though your financial distress will go on forever, you can take control of your situation and set yourself up for future success by enlisting the help of a legal professional. You do not have to suffer through financial difficulties any longer; you may be able to benefit from personal bankruptcy assistance even if your financial stress seems overwhelming and dire.
Car accidents in which cars hit jaywalkers can be complicated. On one hand, it is illegal to jaywalk, so should a driver really be held responsible? On the other, what could the driver have done to prevent the accident, and is it negligent not to do try to do so?
Every year, the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa draw participants for the long trip. Some of them come all the way from other states to participate. One woman from Wisconsin was planning on riding in the event, but she was hit by a car while she was out training in McMillan.
Did you know that you have alternatives to filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy? If you do not qualify or do not find the provisions in Chapter 7 bankruptcy to be appropriate for your financial situation, you could pursue personal bankruptcy proceedings under Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. This alternative form of filing can let you to keep more of your personal property, allowing you to move forward with your financial success faster than you thought possible.
Bankruptcy filings skyrocketed back in 2008, when the economic crisis in the United States really took hold. After this high point, though, they started falling quickly. This happened by as soon as 2009; though the numbers in 2009 were significantly higher than they are now, and though the crisis was still looming in many industries, the filings had dropped off quite a bit from 2008.
A teenage boy was killed in a tragic rollover crash last Friday, just outside of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The incident happened during the evening hours after a 16-year-old girl lost control of her vehicle and veered off the roadway.
Would your family receive fair compensation if you died because of chemical exposure at work? A new judgment out of the Wisconsin Supreme Court might increase those odds. Thanks to a wrongful death claim that was decided in late June, a clarification has been issued about the statute of limitations in such cases. Now, more Wisconsin residents could have access to legal redress in the event of a fatal accident at work or other occupational incident.