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Evenflo Misled Parents by Hiding Safety Risks of its Child Booster Seats

As far back as February 2012, an Evenflo safety engineer recommended that company executives consider making a change to the marketing for its booster seats because harnesses, which are only included in infant car seats, were better for securing smaller bodies. The engineer’s recommendations were to: Stop selling the booster…

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GM Orders Recall Update for More Than 160,000 Pickup Trucks at Risk for Brake Failure

General Motors (GM) has issued an update to a recall repair after between 1,600 and 1,700 owners of GM pickup trucks complained about electronic brake failure. The recall update affects approximately 160,000 GM customers whose vehicles’ brakes may be in danger of failing. An owner of a 2019 GMC Sierra…

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PKSD Newsletter: Increased Risk For Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

Initially hailed as a safer alternative to smoking, e-cigarettes began to come under fire in 2019 for the rising numbers of habitual users reporting serious lung injuries. By December 10, 2019, there were 2,409 reported cases of people in the U.S. hospitalized for lung injuries directly linked to e-cigarettes and…

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PKSD Newsletter: Risk for Fires Goes Up During the Holiday Season

December is a month typically jam-packed with shopping, decorating, parties and traveling, but it is also a time of year that sees more house fires. In fact, the number of residential fires increases not just in December, but throughout the winter months. In addition to a greater number of house…

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PKSD Attorney Benjamin Reyes Selected for Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for 2019

Our firm is proud to announce the selection of attorney Benjamin Reyes to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for 2019. This is the first time Reyes has been selected to Super Lawyers, which recognizes outstanding lawyers who have received a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The list of Rising…

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Super Lawyers® Selects Jeff Pitman for 2019 Lists

We are proud to announce Jeff Pitman’s selection to Super Lawyers® for 2019. Our founding partner has been included in Super Lawyers’ lists every year since 2006. He was once again selected as one of Super Lawyers’ Top 50 in Wisconsin, a list he has been included in each year…

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PKSD Newsletter: Why Teaching Children About Gun Safety is a Good Idea

When so many Americans have guns (about one third), gun safety is a huge priority for everyone, including parents with children. We cannot be with our children every minute of the day, so it is important to talk to them about gun safety, whether they are in the familiar environment…

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PKSD Newsletter: Smart Toys and Your Child’s Safety

Advances in technology have forever changed children’s toys. Many toys are equipped with microphones, microcontrollers, memory and the ability to connect to the Internet. This is why monitoring your child’s use of these kinds of toys is especially important. In our firm’s latest newsletter, we discuss how these toys could…

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PKSD Newsletter: 2019 Justice Served Awards

Every year, the You Should Know newsletter by PKSD and its provider Voice2News, recognizes those who have gone above and beyond to make America a safer and more just nation. Known as the 2019 Justice Served Awards, we take the time in this issue to showcase the remarkable stories of…

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PKSD Newsletter: Lenders, Government, Big Corporations Exploiting Military Veterans

Members of the U.S. Armed Forces make huge sacrifices to represent our country and help keep it safe. Some make the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives to keep our country protected. Unfortunately, a new report says some unscrupulous people have been actively exploiting these brave men and women, counting on…

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