Sigman Janssen Legal Blog

Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuit Moves Forward in Courts

November 21, 2013

November 21, 2013 When a person loses his or her life as the result of someone else’s negligence, victims’ families may have a right to attempt to hold the entities responsible for their loss liable for damages through civil litigation. The Wisconsin Wrongful Death Attorneys with Sigman, Janssen, Stack, Sewall & Pitz explain that a […] Read more »

Appleton Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Assisted Living Facility

July 11, 2013

July 11, 2013 A Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuit was filed on behalf of an 85-year-old woman who died after wandering away from an assisted living facility. The lawsuit claims the woman’s death was caused by the negligence of the facility and its staff members. An article published by The Northwestern explains that on January 17, […] Read more »

Michigan Law Applied in Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuit

May 09, 2013

May 9, 2013 The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has ruled that another state’s laws must be applied to a Wisconsin Wrongful Death Lawsuit. The lawsuit stems from a 2009 incident that occurred in Michigan’s Hiawatha National Forest. A group of Wisconsin residents were riding snowmobiles through the forest when a person in their party collided […] Read more »

Settlement Reached in Wisconsin Wrongful Death Case

February 21, 2013

Feb. 21, 2013 The family of a 65-year-old woman killed due to nursing home negligence has settled a Wisconsin Wrongful Death lawsuit filed in connection to the incident, but hundreds of other patients face similar cases of neglect and abuse each year. A story from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism discussed the problem and […] Read more »

Jury Selected for Wisconsin Wrongful Death Case

December 13, 2012

Earlier this week a jury was selected for a Wisconsin wrongful death case. According to an article from WQOW 18 News, the case stems from an accident that claimed the life of a 22-year-old student from University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read more »