Personal Injury Settlement Mills

There was a recent post in another blog about settlement mills.  These are law firms that require heavy advertising to generate clients.  They are known for quickly turning over cases and not investigating and fully developing the cases.  They are also known for not adequately performing legal research. You can rest assured that when you […]



Eau Claire County Drug Charges

If you or a loved one is facing drug charges in Eau Claire County, Chippewa County, Dunn County or any other county in Western Wisconsin, you want an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side.  A drug conviction can have a negative impact on a person’s life.  The consequences of a drug conviction can included […]

Broken Ankle from a Car Accident

A broken ankle is a relatively common injury from a car accident.  Over 1,2 million people will visit emergency rooms each year for ankle injuries.  The ankle is a hinge type joint that connects the leg to the foot.  The ankle forms where the fibula (lower leg bone), tibula (shinbone)  and the talus (anklebone) come […]


Injuries from an Explosion

A fire or an explosion can result in tragic injuries.  If you are injured by an explosion you should contact a personal injury lawyer to evaluate the incident.  A fire or explosion will have to be evaluated to determine the cause. This can sometimes be a difficult fact to ascertain.  A personal injury lawyer may […]

Help With Your OWI

For a person charged with an OWI, facing the charge without the appropriate legal help can result in detrimental consequences.  A drunk driving charge can be frightening and a person should not go it alone through the complicated legal system.  A person should not make rash or quick judgments after being charged with an OWI. […]


Car Accidents

Car accident cases can be complicated and often require the help of a lawyer.  One of the concentrations of the Herrick & Hart firm is representing the injured from car accidents.  The law in the State of Wisconsin allows an injured person three years from the date of injury to file a lawsuit.  However, you […]

Eau Claire County Pre-Charge Diversion Program

Here is a link to an article about the Eau Claire County Pre-Charge Diversion Program.  If you find yourself in trouble with the law, we recommend that you seek the advice of experienced legal counsel.  An attorney can explain the program to a defendant and advise them whether or not the program is right for them.

What Types of Products Are Subject to a Products Liability Claim?

In looking at a potential products liability claim, keep in mind that the law in Wisconsin has changed in recent years.  However, virtually all types of products are subject to a products liability claim.  Some of the more common types of products include:  farm equipment and machinery, poorly designed vehicles, lawn mowers, gardening equipment, furnaces, […]

A Few More Things to Know About Car Insurance

In dealing with the opposing parties car insurance company after an accident, the first thing to keep in mind is that the insurance company is not on your side.  An insurance company will not automatically pay out to you what you deserve for your injury.  The insurance company does not have a duty or an […]

What Should You Do If You Are Injured by a Dangerous Product?

Here are some things to keep in mind if you are injured by a dangerous product.  First, if it is possible try to preserve the product in the condition it was found after the injury.  Depending on the situation, this may not be possible.  Secondly, if you are able, take pictures of the product and […]