During divorce proceedings, a common question we hear is: “At what age can my child choose who s/he lives with?” The short answer to this question is: children cannot make the decision concerning who they want to live with — no matter their age. (Once a child reaches the age of 18, they are considered an adult and they can make their own decisions concerning placement.) The courts recognize that children (under the age of 18) are not emotionally mature enough … Continued
The Remington Model 700 bolt-action rifle has been one of the company’s best-selling models since it was introduced in the late 1940s, but for decades lawsuits have alleged that a design flaw in the rifle has been covered up by the company and has led to “dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries”. According to the lawsuits, the design flaw makes the gun unsafe because the gun can fire without the trigger being pulled.
Wisconsin has more than 25,000 miles of groomed snowmobile trails for its 200,000–plus registered snowmobilers. But snowmobilers may not be aware that landowners who allow snowmobilers to use their property for recreation do not have to keep the property safe for recreational use. Recreational immunity is defined by Wis. Stats. § 895.52 as “…any outdoor activity undertaken for the purpose of exercise, relaxation or pleasure including practice or instruction in any activity.” And that includes snowmobiling.
If you own a dog, we encourage you to review your homeowner’s policy. Here’s why. Numerous insurance companies are now adding exclusions to homeowner’s insurance polices noting that the policy will not cover second dog bites. Some companies are taking it a step further and excluding dog bites from the policy entirely.
In early October, the Department of Labor released a new report stating that changes to state workers’ compensation laws and cuts to state workers’ compensation programs have left Americans with inadequate benefits that risk leaving injured workers in a state of poverty.