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Remembering Ezekiel Gillespie, Pioneer for African American Voting Rights

Juneteenth is a day to celebrate the end of slavery and freedom for African Americans. It is also an opportunity to look back at civil rights pioneers like Ezekiel Gillespie, who secured voting rights for African Americans in Wisconsin and helped found the first African American church in the state….

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PKSD Newsletter: Less Traffic, Increased Walker and Biking Fatalities

Getting outside for some exercise has provided an important source of relief to many Americans across the country who continue to maintain social distancing recommendations. Unfortunately, the reduced traffic and emptier roads have also tempted drivers to engage in more reckless behavior behind the wheel. In Wisconsin, as in other…

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Help For Coronavirus Business Interruption Claims in Wisconsin

Many businesses in Wisconsin and around the country have sustained a devastating loss of revenue due to COVID-19 restrictions. If your business has been hit hard by this unprecedented shutdown, you may be able to pursue a claim through your business interruption insurance policy. PKSD Law discusses more about business…

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New Wisconsin Law Provides Immunity For Medical Negligence

Jeff Pitman, partner and attorney at PKSD Law firm spoke out on a new state law in a Fox 6 News interview this week. Wisconsin Act 185, which was originally intended and touted as the state’s COVID-19 bill, had overwhelming bipartisan support and was enacted into law earlier this month….

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Safeguarding Your Home From Hidden Dangers

Most Americans across the country are following recommendations to self-isolate at home during the continued spread of COVID-19. With children spending more time in the house and many parents trying to work remotely, it is worthwhile to take a deeper look at some of the hidden dangers around your home….

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Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue Warns of COVID-19 Related Scams

On March 31st, the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue (DOR) released a bulletin warning of scams related to COVID-19 and urging taxpayers to be mindful of not sharing personal information over the phone, through text, or via email. This includes some helpful information for Wisconsin residents waiting for stimulus…

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Some States May Deny Lifesaving Medical Care to Those With Intellectual Disabilities

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread throughout the country, many disability advocacy organizations are worried that those with intellectual disabilities may be denied lifesaving medical care. Certain disaster preparedness plans currently in effect in Washington and Alabama state that individuals with cognitive issues are considered a lower priority for…

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If You’ve Been Injured, We Can Handle Your Case With No Face to Face Meeting

Injured in an accident or hurt on the job? PKSD offers a free no-obligation consultation and electronic sign-ups, so you never need to leave home to get experienced legal representation. Our initial legal consultation is completely free, and you do not need to come to our office. We can conduct…

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PKSD Newsletter: Bill Allows Medical Malpractice Claims Against Military

A major step forward for military personnel happened when Donald Trump signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NADA) into law on December 20, 2019. PKSD Law reports in its monthly newsletter that the bill, originally titled for its namesake, the SFC Richard Stayskal Military Medical Malpractice Accountability Act of…

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PKSD Lawyers O’Neill and Reyes Sworn into New Mexico Bar Association

Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice Law firm is pleased to announce that associate attorneys Patrick C. O’Neill and Benjamin E. Reyes were sworn into the New Mexico Bar Association yesterday. Both attorneys have been strong advocates for elderly nursing home abuse and neglect victims. In January 2019, partner Jeff Pitman…

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