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Man injured in Wisconsin 32/57 collision

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 2:34 am    

A Greenleaf man was injured in a collision in Rockland on Monday night.

A 35-year-old woman driving a Jetta car northbound on Wisconsin 32/57 crossed over the center line, crashing into a 59-year-old motorcyclist. The crash occured around 8:30 pm at Brown County ZZ.

The motorcyclist was wearing eye gear, but failed to wear a helmet. The man was transported by helicopter to Green Bay's St. Vincent Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which required surgery. He remains in the hospital in critical condition.

According to Brown County Sheriff's Capt. Dave Konrath, the driver of the Jetta, who was not injured in the collision, is being held on charges of driving while intoxicated, causing injury, and driving left of center. 

If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident due to a reckless driver, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Wausau auto accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.


Two injured in Athens collision

Posted on Friday, August 26th, 2011 at 2:48 am    

A motorcycle and a car collided in Athens on Sunday evening, injuring two people.

According to Marathon County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Gray, 44-year-old Lisa Fawley was driving a motorcycle through the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway F when she failed to yield to a car driven by 79-year-old Mary Theilig. As Theilig was turning onto Highway 97 from Highway F, the motorcyclist cut in front of her, causing the two vehicles to collide. 

Fawley suffered a severe injury to her leg and was taken to Aspirus Wausau Hospital by air. When concern arose that the leg may need to be amputed, she was then transported to University of Wisconsin Hospital for treatment. She is now in fair condition. Theileg was also taken to Aspirus Wausau Hospital but has since been released. 

As stated by Gray, Fawley has been charged with failing to yield the right of way and operating while intoxicated.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact the Wausau personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.

Man Hurt in Wausau Motorcycle Accident

Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:58 am    

One person was injured in a Wausau motorcycle accident

According to officials with the Wausau Police Department,
the motorcycle accident took place just after 10:00 a.m. Friday. The accident
occurred near the intersection of Sherman Street and First Avenue. Police say
the motorcyclist was the only person involved in the accident.

According to the Wausau Police Department accident report,
the motorcyclist was traveling south on First Avenue when he lost control of
his motorcycle for an unknown reason. He was ejected from his vehicle in the

The motorcyclist was transported by ground ambulance to an
area hospital for treatment. No information on the nature or extent of his
injuries was available. The man’s name has not been released.

The accident remains under investigation by the Wausau
Police Department.

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, please
contact the Wausau Personal Injury Lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C.
®, by calling 800-242-2874.

$100K Slip and Fall Lawsuit Filed in Texas

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 at 3:11 am    

A slip and fall lawsuit has been filed against the Young Men’s
Business League of Beaumont Texas.

According to Jefferson County District Court documents,
Sammie Serio filed the slip and fall lawsuit on July 19. The lawsuit claims
that Serio slipped and fell while attending a Young Men’s Business League fair
due to the organization’s failure to “properly construct and maintain seating
facilities.” In his lawsuit, Serio alleged the Young Men’s Business League
negligently failed to maintain its premises and remedy the dangerous condition.

The lawsuit does not state when or how the incident
occurred. Serio is seeking more than $100,000 in damages. He is suing for his
alleged past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment,
disfigurement, and low wages, in addition to all court costs.

Judge Milton Shuffield has been assigned to the case. A
preliminary hearing has been scheduled for August 30.

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, please
contact the Wausau slip and fall attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier,
S.C. ®, by calling 800-242-2874.