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What if a Driver Lies After Causing a Crash?

After a crash, the driver who caused it may try to lie about what happened to avoid dealing with the consequences. Unfortunately, this situation could cause you serious complications if you file an injury claim. Worse still, it could harm your ability to recover compensation for your damages. At PKSD,…

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Insurance Policy Limits and How They Impact Your Injury Claim

Car insurance helps to protect you if someone else causes a crash and injures you in the process. Like most states, Wisconsin requires all drivers to carry at least the minimum amount of coverage. However, who pays if your damages exceed the at-fault driver’s policy limits? If another person caused…

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How Skipping Medical Appointments Can Hurt an Injury Claim

Injured by someone else’s negligence and need to seek compensation? Learn how missing medical appointments could hurt your injury claim. At PKSD, you can meet with one of our qualified attorneys to discuss the unique details of your situation. This meeting is completely free, with no obligation to hire our…

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Why Victims Should Avoid Social Media During an Injury Claim

Posting on Facebook, TikTok and other social media platforms provides many creative ways to update friends and family. However, there are times when social media could come back to bite you in a very unpleasant way. One prime example is when you are pursuing an injury claim after a car…

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Hundreds of Iowa Nursing Home Complaints Not Investigated for Months

The Iowa Department of Investigations and Appeals (DIA) is the state’s regulatory agency responsible for nursing home facility inspections. Family members concerned that a loved one is being neglected, abused or receiving substandard care can submit a complaint to this agency. However, if the agency does not investigate a complaint…

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PKSD Newsletter: How to Be Safer While Driving Around Semi-Trucks

June, July and August are notorious for being the worst months of the year for traffic fatalities. Not surprisingly, some of the deadliest summer crashes involve collisions with semi-trucks, buses and other large commercial vehicles (CMVs). While many of these fatal crashes could be avoided, are the truck drivers always…

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Why Do Elderly Adults Have a Higher Risk of Being Hit as a Pedestrian?

The number of pedestrians getting struck by a vehicle has been on the rise in recent years. Of those injured or killed, statistics show that pedestrians aged 65 years and older are especially at risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this age group accounted for…

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Nursing Home Cited for Ignoring Woman’s Acute Pain

Oakland Manor, a western Iowa nursing home with a reputation for being one of the worst facilities in the nation, may receive new penalties. The Iowa Capital Dispatch reported that state inspectors visited the Pottawattamie County facility back in May after receiving multiple complaints. During that visit, inspectors cited the…

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Are Nursing Homes Liable if One Resident Attacks Another?

Abuse in nursing homes is often perpetrated by staff members and caregivers who work in the facility. There are also situations where residents are abused by other residents. In fact, resident-on-resident abuse is so prevalent that many nursing homes consider these attacks part of everyday life. Despite the normalization of…

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PKSD Newsletter: Forced Arbitration in Nursing Homes

Forced arbitration agreements are not new. However, many people who sign them may not realize what they have agreed to. Nursing home residents and their families often discover too late they have given up their right to seek justice. In the June PKSD newsletter, we discuss forced arbitration agreements commonly…

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