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Your Demand Met with a Wall of Silence

After you have hired a personal injury lawyer, the lawyer will work on your case to establish liability and prove damages.  In many instances, before a suit is commenced negotiations are started with the responsible parties or their insurance companies before a lawsuit is filed.  This is often called pre-suit negotiations.  Sometimes pre-suit negotiations are effective and bring your claim to a resolution.  In other cases, pre-suit negotiations are started and in return…

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Personal Injury and Property Damage from a Fire

After a fire, the firefighters and insurance companies involved will want to know why the fire started.  This is called an origin and cause investigation.  The determination of how the fire started will have a great impact on the legal right's of the victims of the fire.  Once the origin of the fire is determined then responsibility can be assessed to the appropriate parties.

At Herrick & Hart, we often work with cases involving those impacted by fire damage.…

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Vertigo from a Car Collision

Cervicogenic dizziness, commonly referred to as vertigo, can follow as one of many injuries caused in a car collision.  Damage to the neck region is often the cause of vertigo.   Vertigo causes a sensation that makes a person feel like the floor is wobbly or the room is spinning. People with vertigo describe themselves as being pulled one way or another.  Nerves located in a person's spine allow a person to navigate in the dark or with their eyes shut.  These nerves…

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Statute of Limitations

Every civil claim has a statute of limitations.  Watch and listen to Attorney Jay Heit discuss define and discuss the statute of limitations:



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Herniated Disc Caused by a Car Collision

One of the many injuries that can happen to the back is a herniated disc.  A herniated disc occurs when the jelly-like center of the disc ruptures and begins to leak.  After rupture, the herniated disc can irritate the surrounding nerve.  When the disc pushes on a nerve, it can cause pain to the back and legs.  The location where the person feels pain will depend upon the area of the back where the disc is herniated.

In a car collision, force is applied to the…

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Slip and Falls 101

Watch Jay Heit, an attorney experienced in personal injury law, discuss the basics of a slip and fall case.  If you've been injured in a slip and fall, take the time to contact Herrick & Hart S.C. to schedule a free personal injury consultation.

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Your Right to a Civil Jury Trial

Attorney Jay Heit, took the time to discuss a person's right to a civil jury trial in the State of Wisconsin.  You can watch the video by following the following link.  The video is found on the firm's YouTube Channel.

If you have additional questions about your right to a civil jury trial, take the time to contact Herrick & Hart.

Trucking Collisions are Complex

A trucking accident case is often complex and involves several issues that do not present themselves in a motor vehicle accident.  One of the first challenges that needs to be addressed is finding the rules that govern the trucking industry.  The Federal Government provides regulations for the trucking industry.  Rules for trucking accidents can also be found in state law and even in local law depending on the location of the accident.  To add another layer of complexity…

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Minor Collisions can Cause Major Harm

After a car collision an injured person may not feel right even if there is little damage to the exterior of the motor vehicle.  An injured person should be careful not to underestimate the damage that a seemingly minor collision can cause.  In many cases, the damage to the vehicle may not show on the exterior but may be found in structural damage to the vehicle.  If you feel pain after such a collision, feel free to seek medical care.

With a no visible damage…

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Eau Claire Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyers

When you hire Herrick & Hart, you can rest assured you are getting an Eau Claire personal injury attorney.  We have been located in Eau Claire since 1951.  Our attorneys are involved in the Eau Claire community and call it home.  

With modern advertising, it is easy for a company just to put Eau Claire on a webpage or create a page listing Eau Claire.  You need to take time to make the informed…

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