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
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
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
Many workers think the only way to obtain compensation for an on-the-job injury is by filing a workers' compensation claim. However, this month's PKSD newsletter covers third-party lawsuits for workplace injuries, which allow you to obtain compensation… Read More
If you were hurt in a car accident, slip and fall, or other accident that you think was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may have the right to file a personal injury claim to try to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain… Read More
The latest edition of the PKSD newsletter, You Should Know, covers forced arbitration clauses in employment agreements. These agreements favor employers by forcing harassment disputes into closed-door meetings that tend to favor the company and hide wrongdoing… Read More
Employers and workers' compensation insurers hire independent medical examiners (IMEs) to review workers' compensation claims and help determine if a worker should receive benefits.
Unfortunately, IMEs tend to favor the employer and not the worker, according… Read More
The December issue of the PKSD newsletter, You Should Know, usually focuses on some of the greatest victories for civil justice in the past year. However, for the December 2017 edition, we focused on the unprecedented number of attacks on your civil justice… Read More
If you have sustained an injury in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation for various damages, including physical and emotional pain and suffering.
However, determining the value of your pain and suffering… Read More
Most forms of compensation in a personal injury lawsuit are intended to compensate you for damages you suffered because of your injuries, such as medical expenses and lost income. However, you may also be entitled to punitive damages. These damages are… Read More