If You Own a Dog, Pay Attention to Your Homeowner’s Policy Renewal

We encourage dog owners to carefully review their homeowner’s policy renewal letters because a large number of insurance companies are adding exclusions to homeowner’s insurance polices concerning dogs or applying a “Canine Liability Endorsement” (which are riders that require an additional fee) to existent policies.

How Safe Are Implanted Medical Devices?

Most people assume medical devices are rigorously tested by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)— like new drugs are — before being approved for use. In fact, most high-risk devices are not. According to a new article, medical interventions “are now the third-leading cause of death in the United States, and devices play an increasing role in that statistic.”

Help Protect Family Law Legal Representatives

In honor of those who lost their lives on March 22, 2017, we would like to share the following message from Robyn J. De Vos, Legal/legislative Chair, Wausau Metro Strong:   On March 22, 2017 Sara Quirt-Sann was killed.  The sole motive for her murder was that she was the attorney representing the killer’s estranged spouse. The gunman also killed two of his estranged wife’s co-workers, Dianne Look and Karen Barclay and a Police Detective, Jason Weiland.  It was a … Continued

Keep Children Safe — Anchor Your Dressers to the Wall

IKEA recently reissued a recall announcement for its dressers after an eighth child died due to a tip-over accident. Thus far, 186 tip-over incidents involving IKEA’s Malm dressers have been reported; 91 of those included injuries to children. (Recalls have been issued for other IKEA brand dressers as well.)