Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Brookfield's Jonathan Groth says investigators and attorneys for insurance companies look to use those statements to their advantage.
Facebook is a fantastic place to share photos of the kids or insights about the latest flick. It also seems like a great place to keep family and friends updated on the healing process after an auto or occupational accident. But according to a Brookfield lawyer, Facebook and other social media platforms are home to investigators, lawyers and insurance companies who are gathering kernels of information in order to defend their clients. "There is no reason to put (your) injuries online because … words can have different meanings," said attorney Jonathan Groth of the Groth Law Firm in Brookfield. "Words can be used for however the person who is reading wants to use them …If it's going to help the insurance company, they are going to use …
Monday, September 3, 2012
Nan Fox, Patch's Advertising Manager in Milwaukee, grew up in Greendale and lives in Muskego, where you find her cheering on her boys in sports.
She’s lived in Atlanta, she’s lived in Chicago, but Milwaukee is home to Nan Fox, the newest Patch team member in southeast Wisconsin. Fox is the Advertising Manager for Patch’s 15 hyperlocal websites around Milwaukee. She’ll work with local business owners and managers to examine their online presence and put their message in front of the people they want to reach. “I love the concept of Patch,” Fox said. “I think the sites are really helpful for the communities. People get so dialed in to what’s going on so far away, thanks to the Internet, we lose touch with what’s around us. Patch helps you put your hands easily on what’s going on in your neighborhood.” A graduate of Greendale High School and UW-Whitewater, she lives in Muskego with …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
A new study shows that most teenagers hide their online activities from their parents. Not monitoring kids' computer use can have serious, long-term criminal consequences.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Milwaukee mayor uses Facebook, Twitter to inform while his foe in Democratic recall primary believes in more interaction with follower and fans. Meanwhile, incumbent Gov. Scott Walker expected to use some of his campaign cash to beef up his efforts.
If you want to know where Democratic gubernatorial primary candidate Kathleen Falk is, "liking" her FalkforWI campaign page would be a good place to start. On Monday, one post on the page read, "On Air with The Ed Schultz Show right now." Shortly before that, a photo of Falk talking into a microphone accompanied this caption, "Calling for Scott Walker to replace DNR head Cathy Stepp." Democrat Tom Barrett, on the other hand, isn't so much about location as he is about issues: ads about job losses under Republican Gov. Scott Walker, links to news articles about politically hot topics in Wisconsin and comments such as, "Thanks to your dedication and support, grassroots individuals across Wisconsin helped us raise $750,000 in just 25 days to …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Tommy Thompson, Mark Neumann, Jeff Fitzgerald, Alberta Darling, Leah Vukmir and more line up to support governor at Jan. 21 event at Hart Park.
- Jim Price
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
A who's who of top Wisconsin Republican politicians are expected to appear at a Jan. 21 rally in support of Gov. Scott Walker at Hart Park in Wauwatosa. While anti-Walker rallies have taken place throughout Wisconsin over the last year, this event is believed to be the first major rally in support of the governor since the effort to recall him began on Nov. 15. Organizers are hoping for hundreds of Walker backers to take part in the rally, which will be headlined by some of the biggest Republican names in the state, including: Nationally known political activist Kim Simac, Libertarian speaker Tim Nerenz and teenage political activist Jerrid Madden also will take part in the rally, which will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. The office of state Sen…