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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

PKSD Newsletter: Pedestrians Pay the Price of Distracted Driving

In this month’s issue of the PKSD newsletter, our personal injury lawyers discuss the dangers pedestrians face from distracted drivers. The number of fatal pedestrian-related auto accidents has increased significantly in recent years. Between 2014 and… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions for Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured in an accident caused by another’s negligence, you may need the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer will provide you valuable legal guidance that will protect the validity of your claim against… Read More

Wisconsin’s Motorcycle Laws

Most people choose to ride a motorcycle because it allows drivers and passengers a freedom and openness that a passenger vehicle cannot offer. However, this exposure leaves a motorcycle driver (operator) and his or her passenger (rider) vulnerable to… Read More

How an Attorney Can Help You in a Car Accident Claim

Although car accident claims may seem simple and straightforward, there are some cases which become complex and may require legal guidance to settle. If you are unfamiliar with the claims system, it may be in your best interest to consult with an experienced… Read More

When Does Misdiagnosis Count as Medical Malpractice?

Medical practitioners must make a correct diagnosis for patients to receive the proper treatment needed to heal and recover. When a medical practitioner misdiagnosis a patient, it can cause considerable harm that may jeopardize the patient’s life. If… Read More

How to Recognize Psychological Abuse in Nursing Homes

Elderly residents in nursing homes are at risk of several forms of abuse that can cause them serious harm. However, psychological abuse is often more subtle than physical or emotional abuse and may be difficult to identify when it occurs. If someone… Read More

UnitedHealthcare Can Sue Over Medicare Advantage Overpayment Rule

A U.S. District of Columbia Court ruled that UnitedHealthcare can sue the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) over a 2014 ruling that made Medicare Advantage overpayments a violation of the False Claims Act. CMS Medicare Fraud Ruling A… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Identifying the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

In this month’s issue of the PKSD Newsletter, we discuss nursing home abuse and the signs that can help you identify when it has occurred to your loved one. Types of Nursing Home Abuse Nursing home abuse accounts for a wide range of malicious behavior… Read More

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