Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

How Do I Prove My Injury Was Caused By Negligence?

A personal injury claim can be an effective method for recovering compensation for the pain and suffering you endured because of another’s actions. However, in most situations, you must be able to prove that your injury was caused by the at-fault party’s… Read More

7 Tips to Help With Your Defensive Driving

Although you may be a safe and responsible driver, you can never assume the motorists traveling next to you are as well. To ensure your safety, you should always use defensive driving techniques on Wisconsin’s roadways. PKSD’s dedicated Milwaukee auto… Read More

Residents Provided Poor Care in Many Nursing Homes Despite More Oversight

A New York Times investigation into federally funded nursing homes found that facilities with frequent violations labeled “special focus facilities” consistently provided poor care to residents after being released from increased oversight. PKSD’s dependable… Read More

Common Types of Wrist Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

The wrist is a fragile part of your body that can sustain serious damage during a car accident. A wrist injury can cause long-term effects that may impact your health, ability to work and interfere with your daily routine. PKSD’s team of experienced… Read More

How to Recognize Nursing Home Neglect

Unfortunately, neglect in nursing homes is not uncommon. Nursing home neglect occurs when a resident does not receive the level of care that he or she requires. Neglect can cause serious harm to a resident, including severe injuries, illnesses and infections. If… Read More

Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Patients in Nursing Homes

In recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, PKSD’s dedicated nursing home abuse attorneys in Milwaukee are helping to raise awareness of the unique needs of residents diagnosed with dementia. Due to their illness, nursing home residents… Read More

Comparative Negligence in Wisconsin

Like many states, Wisconsin uses comparative negligence as a standard to determine each party’s liability in an accident caused by negligence. Unfortunately, comparative negligence is often used by insurance companies and their attorneys to place an… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Playground Safety

With the start of summer comes more time outdoors and on local playgrounds. While playgrounds are the perfect location for fun, exercise and social interaction, they are also a hotbed for serious accidents and injuries. According to the Centers for Disease… Read More

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Preventing Nursing Home Abuse

Each year, June 15 is set aside as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This important day brings awareness and education to an important problem in today’s world. According to the National Council on Aging, one in 10 seniors in America have experienced… Read More

New Proposal Lifts Ban on Forced Arbitration in Nursing Homes

Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed reversing a controversial ruling that prohibited the use of forced arbitration in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The ruling, set to go into effect in November… Read More

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