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December 2012

Personal injuries suffered during hunting

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Hunting is a favorite activity for a lot of Americans. The rise in popularity means an increase in the amount of people out in the wild trying to get their prized animal and with that increase, unfortunately there is a greater chance of an accident occurring.

Recreational activities such as kayaking, boating, fishing, hunting and other sports-related activities are very relaxing and enjoyable. Unfortunately, accidents happen all the time. Even if you are a skilled hunter, accidents can happen to anyone. Safety should always be your top priority to help prevent injuries or even death.

As a hunter, you need to obey all state rules and regulations every time you head into the great outdoors for a hunt. By obeying all rules and regulations, you can avoid causing a spinal injury, brain injury, death  or any other serious consequence that would result from a gunshot wound.

If an accident occurs during a recreational activity, the victim is usually eligible for compensation if negligence is proved to have been a contributing factor to the accident. Hospital costs and other expenses while the victim is recovering can be covered by the compensation. Every situation offers a different compensation amount and the Law Office of Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville and Larson are able to consult with you to determine the best course of action for handling a personal injury which occurred during a recreational activity.

Call us today at (414) 273-1144 or use our web submission form to help you determine if you can prove negliegence in the accident and whether or not the victim is eligible to be compensated for their damages.

 

Dealing with a disciplinary case from the Medical Examining Board

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It is one of your worst nightmares. A letter from the Medical Examining Board that reads “you are hereby notified that disciplinary proceedings have been commenced against you before the Wisconsin Medical Examining board.”

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Whether you did anything wrong or not, a complaint has been filed about your medical services. Instead of panicking and not doing anything at all, it is best to contact your lawyer and be proactive.

You need to be fast fast when you first receive your complaint. This is because you usually have about 20 days to send back a written answer to the allegations of the the Complaint.  You will have less than three weeks to get legal counsel, reply and mail it back in time. Keep in mind that mail can be slow around the holidays because of federal holidays and winter storms.

No matter the complaint, Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville and Larson S.C. is ready to fight whatever allegations you face from the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board. We understand that as someone who works in the medical industry, your free time is extremely limited. Put it in our hands and we will handle the grind of your important case.

We understand that the best course of action after receiving an action against your professional license is to defend it immediately At Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville and Larson S.C., we will help support you and guide you through the process. If you have questions about an action taken against your professional medican license, we are available to serve you.  Give us a call at (414) 273-1144 or use our web submission form to speak with one of our lawyers or to request a free case evaluation on your medical professional license issue.

Dealing with a serious accident or personal injury

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Injuries happen and they disrupt your life in some of the worst possible times. If your life has been put on hold due to a serious accident or a personal injury, Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville and Larson S.C. can help.

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Car and truck accidents, wrongful deaths, and pharmacy mistakes. These are all examples of random personal injuries that can end up making your life extremely difficult.

Did you know…

  • That last year, there were more than 31 million injuries that occurred in the United States that were severe enough to require a doctor’s care? (According to the National Center for Health Statistics)
  • Out of those, two million needed hospitalization. Over 150,000 of those injuries were fatal.
  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that three million injuries and 40,000 deaths occur from over 5.5 million car accidents every year and an additional 60,000 personal injuries and 5,000 deaths occur each year from truck accidents.
  • There are over 300,000 personal injuries and 1,000 deaths occurring from construction accidents each year.
  • And of those who do end up in the hospital, 98,000 patients die each year from medical mistakes.

How can we help? We resolve several different types of personal injury cases and our attorneys have a vast amount of experience and knowledge with the following:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Work Injury
  • Slips and Falls
  • Premises Liability
  • Burn Injuries
  • Pharmacy Mistakes
  • Dog Bite Cases
  • Product Liability
  • Defective Products
  • Asbestos Injuries

It may be a tough decision to file a personal injury lawsuit. Your life has been seriously affected by your injury and it has most likely already caused you a lot of stress and pain. At Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville and Larson S.C., we will help support you and guide you through the process. If you have questions about a potential personal injury case or a pre-existing personal injury case, we are available to serve you.  Give us a call at (414) 273-1144 or use our web submission form to speak with one of our personal injury lawyers or to request a free case evaluation on your personal injury situation.