Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

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

Damages Awarded in Wisconsin Personal Injury Cases

When you are injured because of another’s negligence, you can seek compensation from the at-fault party by filing a personal injury claim. Personal injury encompasses several categories of negligence claims. Each state imposes its own statutes and limitations… Read More

Dehydration in Nursing Homes: A Sign of Neglect

Nursing homes are obligated to provide residents with adequate care that ensures residents’ needs are met. This includes ensuring that residents are well hydrated and nourished. The Milwaukee nursing home abuse attorneys at PKSD are experienced in handling… Read More

Wisconsin’s Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Claims

The statute of limitations is a time limit used by state and federal courts that dictates the amount of time you have to file a civil claim to recover damages. Each state imposes its own statute of limitations for civil action that you must follow for… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Injury Lawsuits

A brain injury can cause a once fully-abled person to become extremely limited in his or her physical and cognitive abilities. Victims who have suffered a brain injury may become completely dependent on caregiver assistance and undergo a dramatic personality… Read More

Nursing Home Residents and Bed Sores

Bed sores, or pressure sores, are painful pressure ulcers that occur after prolonged periods of inactivity and are often a sign of neglect. Unfortunately, bed sores occur regularly among nursing home residents who are neglected by inattentive staff members. Although… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Wrongful Death Claims

A wrongful death claim is a civil action the deceased’s immediate loved ones or relatives can take when his or her death was caused by another’s negligent or intentional actions. Below, you will find answers to questions our attorneys are frequently… Read More

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