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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Wisconsin on
Q: I had a coworker hit my car and told me she would pay in full.2 months later she says she doesn't want to. what can I do

She is on SS and did not want her insurance to be raised so we didn't get them involved.

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
answered on Jan 11, 2018

Unfortunately, it appears you failed to call the Police who would have taken down the information and issued a Police Report. Nonetheless, you may want to go to the Police Department near you and report the accident so that there is an official record. If you have photographs and names of witnesses... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Wisconsin on
Q: My friend's brother is refusing to share documents regarding their mother's death, does she have legal rights to them?

My friend's mother was killed 16 years ago and her brother recently received documents with information about how she died among other things. She asked her brother if she would be able to see the documents but he has refused, stating that he doesn't want to relive the tragedy.... Read more »

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
answered on Jan 9, 2018

Based upon the limited information you have provided, I believe that the individual refusing to share the information has every right to hold on to information that is not owned by the individual requesting they share the information. In other words, your friend's brother undertook singular... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Wisconsin on
Q: How long can a person hold a claim open on you from an auto accident?

My son was driving my daughters truck. hit a pedestrian. My daughters truck was under my husband and my auto insurance. My son had his own auto insurance. This accident happened 11/29/2015. My sons auto insurance paid out the policy limits but the party that was hurt refuses to sign off my son. I... Read more »

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
answered on Nov 2, 2017

Thank you for your question. Except in cases of medical malpractice or wrongful death, a minor has two years from the date of his or her 18th birthday to file suit. If however, the victim was an adult, the statute of limitations is 3 years from the date of the accident or from the time s/he could... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Wisconsin on
Q: Person bitten by a dog who is hired to take care of them

A person is hired to take care of dogs at a breeders place. This person is bitten breaking up a dog fight due to the persons negligence of running dogs together that were known alphas. Does the person have a lawsuit. went to emergency room for stitches.

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
answered on Nov 26, 2016

If we assume you were bitten during the course of your employment, your exclusive remedy as an employee injured during the course of your employment is a claim pursuant to the Workers Compensation laws of Wisconsin. If your employer has no Workers Compensation coverage, you may be able to pursue a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Wisconsin on
Q: I'm hosting my classmates in a woodworking class at my house to work on a project.

Should I be worried if one of them gets injured using the tools?

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
answered on Nov 4, 2016

I believe it all depends upon what your homeowners insurance policy says. Is this regular activity at your house and is the risk it poses contemplated by your insurance company?

Certainly if someone gets injured it is going to depend upon what caused the injury, whether or not the injury...
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1 Answer | Asked in Nursing Home Abuse for Wisconsin on
Q: My husband has been in a rehab center in Mayville Wi for over 9 weeks He is being abused mentally verbally and neglected

He receives no meds wrong meds too many meds...he is served cold food no food wrong food....his dressing is not changed per Drs orders he is not tolieted in a timely fashion he is served food while on the bed pan no call light sits there for 2 hours...and on and on..I have secured a safe place for... Read more »

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
answered on Sep 14, 2016

I am sorry your husband has been subjected to what you describe and in many respects sounds like abuse and neglect. I have quite a bit of questions and don't know if this is the ideal forum to address the questions. Nonetheless, I would like to ascertain whether or not what you refer to as... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Q: When a medical malpractice claim is dismissed without prejustice to file in state court... Which court would that be

Filed in

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge
answered on Sep 8, 2016

If the order instructed "to file in State Court" that would mean that you need to file in the State where the alleged malpractice occurred and more specifically, in the County Circuit Court with jurisdiction over the alleged defendants and their action or failure . I hope I have answered... Read more »

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