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Lane Change Crashes and Who May Be at Fault

When drivers travel on freeways, the risk of being involved in a high-speed collision increases. Understanding right-of-way laws for merging and changing lanes is one thing you can do to help you avoid an accident. Learn who has the right of way in Wisconsin and who may be liable when…

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Who Pays for Damages From a Rental Car Accident?

Car accidents are always stressful and complicated. When you are involved in a rental car accident, there are even more concerns to handle. Could you be held liable for the damages? What if the crash was not your fault? At PKSD, we understand your concerns, and we are here to…

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Tips on Safer Driving in Bad Winter Weather

Wisconsin and many other areas across the country experience bitterly cold winters. If you live in one of these places, you know just how dangerous the roads can be this time of year. Taking a few minutes to prepare before you get into your car can help you to stay…

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When Could You Have a Claim for Nursing Home Negligent Security?

Nursing homes owe residents a duty of care to ensure the environment they live in is safe and secure from foreseeable harm. Yet many facilities fail to adequately address physical security for the residents in their care. What can family members do if they are concerned about nursing home negligent…

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How Nursing Homes Hide Profits While Residents Suffer

While COVID-19 and the resulting pandemic magnified all the deficiencies in the nursing home industry, most of the problems are not new. Nursing homes continually claim they need more funds to help support their facilities. Yet there is significant evidence of an industry that hides profits while residents suffer. Are…

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Challenges of Catastrophic Crash Injury Claims

Many traffic accident injuries may heal over several weeks or months. However, more severe injuries may take longer and need more medical treatments. Severe or catastrophic damages are likely to have a huge impact on a victim’s life. If you were severely harmed by another’s negligence, you may also be…

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CMS Answers Visitation FAQs Amid Spread of Omicron Variant

Since the onset of the pandemic, PKSD has been diligent to share nursing home visitation guidelines and updates provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Along the way, CMS has received a lot of questions about their recommendations. To help provide clarity regarding the most recent nursing…

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Can Nursing Homes Be Liable for Feeding Tube Injuries?

Feeding tubes are used to help elderly residents get the nutrition they need. However, these tubes pose an increased risk for serious or fatal injuries. Often these injuries are the result of nursing home negligence. Learn more about these risks and errors, including when nursing homes may be liable for…

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PKSD Newsletter: Toy Safety This Holiday Season

Even before the pandemic, many people did their holiday shopping online. Not only is it convenient, but it sure beats sitting in traffic or standing in long lines at checkout. Unfortunately, there are some hidden dangers consumers need to know about, especially when buying toys for children. Learn more about…

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Is Getting a Second Opinion for My Crash Injuries a Good Idea?

There are many reasons that patients receiving medical care may want to get a second opinion. Often, it is just to gain more faith in their doctor or a treatment being recommended. However, what if you got seriously hurt in a traffic accident? Is getting a second opinion about your…

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