Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Could Your Child be Hurt by Seatback Failure?

A relatively unknown danger could be putting your child in danger: seatback failure. One hundred incidents across the country have been discovered where children in the back seat were killed in crashes in which the vehicle's front seats broke and struck… Read More

Germantown Teens Learn about Drinking & Driving Dangers

Germantown High School students recently participated in a powerful drunk driving education simulation, hoping to effectively demonstrate the dangers of driving while under the influence. The Every 15 Minutes campaign aims to educate students of the… Read More

Wisconsin is 4th Most Dangerous State for Drunk Driving

According to a recent report, Wisconsin ranks fourth in the country as one of the most dangerous states for drunk driving. North Dakota ranked first, followed by Montana, Idaho, Wisconsin, South Carolina and South Dakota. The study, conducted by CarInsuranceComparison.com,… Read More

Two New Deaths Linked to Defective Takata Airbags

Two additional deaths have been attributed to injuries caused by defective Takata airbags. These new deaths bring the total number of U.S. fatalities caused by the now-recalled faulty airbags up to 11. On March 31st, a Texas teenager driving a 2002 Honda… Read More

PKSD Article Continues Fight Against Arbitration Agreements

PKSD is honored to have an article written by Jeffrey Pitman, Michael Cerjack and William Gleisner III featured in Wisconsin Lawyer, the official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin. The article argued against the use of arbitration agreements… Read More

Study Shows Dementia Patients Overprescribed Medications

A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society reveals that nursing home residents with dementia are overprescribed drugs that cancel out the positive effects of their dementia medications. Researchers from Toronto’s Institute… Read More

Renewed Focus on Wisconsin Construction Zone Safety

Governor Scott Walker has declared April 11-15 as Work Zone Awareness Week. Last year, three highway workers were killed in traffic accidents on Wisconsin roads. The Governor hopes this awareness week will bring attention to the need for an increased… Read More

Firefighter Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving in Fatal Accident

Charges are pending against a Milwaukee firefighter who was arrested for homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle in a fatal accident that killed two Monday evening in West Allis. The 31-year-old remains in custody on $120,000 bail, according to Milwaukee… Read More

DOJ Creates Elder Justice Task Force to Target Substandard Nursing Homes

As of 2014, nursing home facilities were home to approximately 1.4 million people in the United States. This population, largely made up of seniors, depends on these facilities to provide quality medical and personal care. Unfortunately, there are facilities… Read More

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In efforts to improve roadway safety across the country, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has declared April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is a growing problem across the nation. In 2014, there were… Read More

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