Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2011’

Wrongful Death Wisconsin

Wrongful Death Wisconsin

Find out how our personal injury lawyers can help you with your claim. Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Caused by Medical Malpractice begins to Run Prior to Death If you have lost a loved one due to medical malpractice, there are strict time limitations within which you must act in order to protect your rights. Failure to begin your wrongful death suit …

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Business Attorney in Wausau: Child Labor Laws Revised

Wisconsin’s child labor laws were recently changed to make the rules regarding 16 and 17 year-old workers the same as federal child labor laws. The new law became effective July 1, 2011, and allows 16 and 17 year-old workers to work an unlimited number of hours per week. Formerly, the law capped the number of hours they could work at …

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Corporate Lawyer Wausau: Wisconsin Small Claims Limits Raised

Wisconsin’s 2011-2013 biennial budget bill increases the amount for which one may sue in Small Claims Court from $5,000 or less to $10,000 or less.  The new, higher jurisdictional amount applies to civil actions (a) for money judgments; (b) for garnishment or most attachments; or (c) to enforce a lien upon movable assets. In addition, eviction actions are always filed …

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Asbestos Attorney Wisconsin

Asbestos Attorney Wisconsin: Asbestos Use Today

The last asbestos mine in the United States closed in 2002. It is commonly believed that the U.S. no longer manufactures products containing asbestos, a known cause of mesothelioma cancer.  Unfortunately, this is not the case.  According to the EPA, about 3,000 tons of asbestos are imported to the U.S. annually for use in manufacturing products such as roofing materials …

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Divorce Lawyer Wausau: FAQs about Child Support

Find out how our child support lawyers can assist you. Wisconsin courts routinely enter orders requiring a parent of a child to make a financial contribution toward the child’s expenses when the child’s parents do not live together.  Child support can be ordered in many different types of court proceedings, including divorces, legal separations, annulments and paternity actions. While a …

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Estate Lawyer Wausau

Estate Lawyer Wausau: Non-Probate Transfers in Wisconsin

As an estate lawyer, I know that a common goal for my estate planning clients is to avoid probate. “Probate” refers to the Court-supervised process of accounting for and distributing property owned individually by a decedent at the time of the decedent’s death. What is Probate? The probate process terminates the decedent’s interest in the property title in his or …

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Injury Lawyer in Wausau: Wisconsin Death Attributed to DUI

Find out how our DUI accident lawyers can help you with your claim. Jesse L. Herrmann, 27, of Holmen, Wisconsin has been charged in LaCrosse County Circuit Court with homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle  in connection with an automobile crash on June 25 that resulted in the death of Jean Kroes, 23, of Onalaska. Kroes had just begun a job …

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