David J. McCormick’s Guides

David J. McCormick

Milwaukee Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. How Wisconsin Juries are Kept in the Dark

    Written by attorney David McCormick, almost 3 years ago.

    In 2009 Wisconsin missed out on a great opportunity to lift the great veil of secrecy involving our jury system. This was called the Juror Sunshine Bill, and this Bill would have helped out our jury system by eliminating some of the confusion that eventually occurs during jury de...

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  2. What do you do when Involved in a Wisconsin car crash

    Written by attorney David McCormick, almost 3 years ago.

    Most people are thinking why should I report the crash and involve the police or sheriff and potentially raise my insurance rates? The main reason to report a crash is that it will be investigated by trained law enforcement professionals, who will talk to the all involved drivers...

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  3. The Undoing of Truth in Auto in Wisconsin - Stacking Part 2

    Written by attorney David McCormick, almost 3 years ago.

    Continuing with an example of how stacking works when someone was seriously injured and had multiple auto policies.

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  4. The Undoing of Truth in Auto in Wisconsin - Stacking Part 1

    Written by attorney David McCormick, almost 3 years ago.

    Stacking is the totaling up of all available auto coverages on policies issued by the same insurance company.

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  5. The Undoing of Truth in Auto in Wisconsin - Reducing Clauses

    Written by attorney David McCormick, almost 3 years ago.

    Reducing clauses come into play when someone is seriously injured, has large medical bills, and the at-fault driver is uninsured or has low insurance limits.

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  6. Car Crashes and Rules of the Road in Wisconsin - Part 2

    Written by attorney David McCormick, almost 3 years ago.

    This continuation discusses how speed can cause car crashes and how speed can effect rights of way.

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  7. Car Crashes and Rules of the Road in Wisconsin - Part 1

    Written by attorney David McCormick, almost 3 years ago.

    The two most common causes of car crashes are driving too fast for the conditions and following the vehicle in front of you too closely. When bad weather strikes (rain, snow, ice, fog) all Police and Sheriff’s Departments spokespeople always say slow down. This also applies to rush hour traffic.

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  8. Scheduling Orders- A Roadmap to Avoiding Future Litigation Migraines

    Written by attorney David McCormick, over 3 years ago.

    Introduction Most “seasoned” trial attorneys remember a day when, as a young associate, a scheduling conference came up on the calendar. A senior or head partner would hand you a file in the morning

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  9. Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Law - Rights of the Injured Worker

    Written by attorney David McCormick, about 4 years ago.

    RIGHT TO BE TREATED BY YOUR OWN DOCTOR If you are injured, you have the right to go to the medical doctor of your choice. You should NOT receive any continued treatment from the medical clinic your e

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