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PKSD Newsletter: Forced Arbitration Clauses Threaten Your Rights

As if the economic difficulties brought on by COVID-19 are not enough, now there is yet another challenge arising from the pandemic. In PKSD's latest newsletter, thousands of businesses are incorporating more legalese into their contracts that protects… Read More

How Might the Coronavirus Affect Your Personal Injury Claim?

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted normal daily life, complicating even the most basic tasks, such as food shopping. How will this affect your existing personal injury claim? What should you do if you are in an accident or injured during shelter-in-place… Read More

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

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