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Getting the Compensation You’re Owed Means Getting Educated

The first step is the hardest. When you’re injured in an accident, you must act quickly. Jumping into action in a complex realm of legalese and multilayered procedure can turn disastrous if you try tackling it on your own.

Janesville attorney Steve Caya provides industry info and insights to equip you with the knowledge you need to tackle a personal injury lawsuit. Get him on your side and get the compensation you’re owed.

What Every Bicyclist Needs to Know About Insurance

` Bicycling has become a popular form of exercise as well as a regular method of transportation for many people. As the number of bicyclist has increased, so have the number of accidents involving injury to bicyclists. The purpose of this article is to educate you regarding general principles that pertain to insurance and the different types of insurance available to protect bicyclist in the event of a serious bicycle accident. Specific Insurance Applicable to Bicyclists Personally, I am unaware of any insurance company that sells bicycle insurance specifically that offers the same type of prote… Read More

What if the Person Who Caused My Car Accident Has No Insurance?

` If there is one thing that I wish everyone understood BEFORE they are involved in an accident is the importance of insurance. The number of people driving cars, trucks, and, yes, even commercial vehicles, without insurance is astounding. I was retained yesterday to represent a gentlemen who was seriously injured in an automobile accident. He suffered a compound fracture of his left leg. He has already had two surgeries and may need more. He has no health insurance and had no insurance on his vehicle either. What are we to do? He is looking at medical bills in excess of $100,000 already. We mus… Read More

What to Look for When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney for Your Case

` If you or a family member have been injured in an accident due to the fault of another, Wisconsin law provides various remedies to assist you or your family member in holding the at fault party and their insurer accountable. If you are like most people, however, you have little, if any, legal training and probably don’t know a lawyer personally. You may even be hesitant to contact a personal injury lawyer because you don’t want to appear “sue happy”. No doubt, you will receive many letters in the mail from lawyers who claim to be the best at representing people lik… Read More

Welcome to My New Rock County Personal Injury Website

` Dear Friends, I am very excited at the unveiling of my new website. I will be including a blog post at least twice a month. Unlike most Personal Injury website blogs, I will actually be writing this blog. I won’t be contracting out for some pre-written canned articles discussing a class action lawsuit dealing with bad dog food or the latest 350 million dollar anti-trust verdict in California. Why? Because I want this website to be real, educational, informative and relevant to my practice and the people I am privileged to represent. After practicing law for over 23 years, I have come to … Read More

Family Seeks $1 Million in Damages from Chuck-E-Cheese in Injury Lawsuit

` In our years serving as injury lawyers in Janesville and Beloit, we can tell you that injuries can happen at work or at play. Case in point: A family in Texas recently filed suit against CEC Entertainment (Chuck-E-Cheese) on Oct. 21 in Jefferson County District Court, seeking more than $1 million in damages. Injury on a Business Property The lawsuit comes after their daughter was injured playing one of the venue’s video games.  Glenn and Melinda McWherter claim that on Nov. 5, 2011, Melinda’s daughter was injured while attempting to play a “violent electronic g… Read More

$80,000 Awarded in Michigan Car Crash Injury Case

` If you’re injured in a car accident, please feel free to contact one of our auto accident lawyers in Beloit or Janesville. You can get the financial compensation you deserve. For example, an $80,000 settlement was recent approved in Michigan’s Lenawee County Circuit Court. The settlement comes from a lawsuit over injuries a Morenci man suffered in a 2011 traffic crash that killed the drivers of two vehicles. The award was to the estate of James Crossman, who died three months after the crash at the age of 61 of an unrelated illness. The driver of the car Crossman was ridi… Read More

$9.9 Million Awarded in Brain Injury Lawsuit

` If you’ve sustained a brain injury, call an injury lawyer ASAP. Our law firm has helped people in Wisconsin get financial compensation for brain injuries. Recently, in Horry County, South Carolina, a woman won a $9.9 million settlement in an accident lawsuit, after she suffered traumatic brain injury when she fell from a ride. The 44-year-old plaintiff fell from one of the rides owned and operated by the defendant, when the ride went into sudden deceleration. Later that day, she went home and suffered from: Nausea Dizziness Vomiting Loss of her neurologic functioning Later th… Read More

Wisconsin Roads See Less Overall Fatalities, More Teen Deaths

` Our auto accident lawyers in Janesville and Beloit work with families who have lost someone in a car accident. Overall, Wisconsin as a state has seen fewer traffic accident fatalities recently, but still has a high rate for teenage fatalities. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), recently reported that 396 people had died in crashes as of Sept. 30th. This number is 80 less than the total from the same time last year. In all, there were 601 traffic deaths in 2012. However, Wisconsin is ranked among the top states for the highest number of fatal traffic crashes among t… Read More