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April 2012 Archives

County not responsible for car accident caused by negligence, court rules

An interesting ruling has been issued from a Wisconsin appeals court involving car accident liability by county employees. The decision comes after a lawsuit filed by two people claiming a flagger directing traffic was negligent in his duties and caused an accident leading to injuries and property damage. They sued because of the car accident and the suit has been tied up in litigation until recently.

Car accident causes may have to do with age and brain function

A new government study may interest Wisconsin drivers. When it comes to a car accident involving accidental acceleration, women seem to be involved more often than men. Almost two-thirds of drivers who meant to hit the brake and instead hit the gas were female. However, the opposite happens to be true when viewing overall car accident statistics. In that case, 60 percent of drivers involved in car accidents happen to be male.

Medical malpractice: Infants at risk with vaccine error

Each year, there are a number of discrepancies that arise within the medical establishment, including physician dishonesty, medication miscalculations and packaging errors. Infants, children, adults and the elderly are all at risk for medical malpractice issues that may result. Presently, it seems that the mix-up between the pediatric and adult forms of a vaccine for whooping cough is the cause of concern across the United States, and it is something that Wisconsin residents may want to educate themselves about.

Darien head-on car accident claims the life of man

A car accident claimed the life of a Wisconsin man and sent another man to the hospital with serious injuries. The accident occurred on April 3 just after 6:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 14, approximately one miles east of County Highway M in Darien. As a result of this head-on car accident, both men needed to be extricated from their vehicles.

Head-on car accident injures Wisconsin woman

A cautious driver was unable to avoid a Wisconsin car accident on March 14. The 67-year-old woman spotted someone driving erratically and stopped her minivan in an effort to avoid a collision. She told police that she was at an intersection in Madison that afternoon when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The car accident occurred shortly after.

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