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Should I Accept the Settlement Offer from My Insurance Company?

The short answer is no. Insurance companies are for-profit businesses, so their top priority is not to put money in your pocket, but to pay out as little as possible. This is why it is nearly always true that the first offer from your insurer is very… Read More

Can a Jaywalker Pursue Compensation After Being Hit by a Car in Wisconsin?

If a jaywalker is injured by a motor vehicle, he or she may be able to recover damages for his or her injuries, even though he or she may be partially at fault. Below, learn more about comparative negligence and how it may apply to an accident where… Read More

Why Get PIP Insurance in Wisconsin?

Motorists in Wisconsin are not required to carry personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. However, this optional coverage could benefit you in any type of car accident, even if you are at fault. Below, the experienced car accident lawyers at PKSD… Read More

What Is the Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit?

There is a lot of confusion about what the difference is between a personal injury claim and a lawsuit. While both may be used to pursue compensation for injuries sustained in an accident, personal injury claims and personal injury lawsuits have important… Read More

FAIR Act Aims to Restore Justice for All Americans by Prohibiting Forced Arbitration

FAIR Act Advocacy video from American Association for Justice on Vimeo. The video above advocates for the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act, also known as the FAIR Act. This act would create a prohibition on pre-dispute arbitration agreements,… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: CDC Investigated More Foodborne Illness Outbreaks in 2018 Than Last Decade

The latest edition of the PKSD Newsletter, You Should Know, is about foodborne illness outbreaks. Did you know the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigated more foodborne illness outbreaks last year than at any time in the past… Read More

Health Care Providers Seem to Avoid Discussing Candida Auris, Drug-Resistant Infections

Matt Richtel, a reporter from The New York Times with 30 years’ experience has encountered his toughest challenge: reporting on drug-resistant microbes (these are bacteria or fungus that cannot be fought with commonly-used medications). These can be found… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Reuters Report Claims Johnson & Johnson Covered Up Cancer Risk of Baby Powder

In the February 2019 edition of the PKSD Newsletter, You Should Know, we discuss a recent investigation by Reuters about Johnson & Johnson and whether the company knew about the risk of cancer from its baby powder product. Reuters argues the manufacturer… Read More

How to Avoid a Slip and Fall Injury in Winter

Slip and fall injuries can happen at any time of the year, but there is a particularly high risk during the winter months because of the presence of snow and ice. There are many precautions you can take to reduce your risk of a slip and fall accident… Read More

How a Pre-Existing Condition May Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Personal injury victims are often afraid that they will be unable to obtain compensation if they have a pre-existing injury. However, you may still be able to recover compensation if you can prove your pre-existing injury is unrelated to your new injury… Read More

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