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PKSD Newsletter: Adult Supervision is Key to Helping Prevent Playground Injuries

Summer is almost here and that means millions of children will be hitting the playground to spend time with their friends and have fun. It may come as little surprise there is a spike in playground injuries in June. In this month’s edition of the PKSD… Read More

How the Reasonable Person Standard Affects an Injury Claim

Although it may seem like certain actions or inactions are common sense when it comes to preventing harm. That is not always the way things happen. In a legal case, using the reasonable person standard helps the law to examine more carefully the position… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Distracted Driving Deaths Increase Despite Pandemic

Despite the pandemic in 2020 and less cars being on the road, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that traffic deaths involving distracted driving have increased. The statistics for 2019 were already grim, with nearly 9… Read More

Questions an Attorney May Ask You in a Free Consultation

Many law firms advertise that they offer free legal consultations. This initial meeting helps the attorney learn more about the incident that caused your injuries and determine if you may have a case. But are there strings attached? The article below… Read More

How Are Settlements Different From a Jury Verdict in an Injury Claim?

If you have been injured because of another’s negligent or reckless behavior, pursuing a legal claim can help you recover compensation. In Wisconsin, the legal process for these types of claims may resolve in one of two ways – either through a negotiated… Read More

Can a Preexisting Condition Hurt My Personal Injury Claim?

Whether a preexisting condition will hurt your personal injury claim or not largely depends on how it is handled. Should you try to keep your prior injuries under wrap? Should you simply downplay them? Should you even tell your attorney about them? These… Read More

Wisconsin Nursing Home Workers Among First For COVID-19 Vaccine

One of the first COVID-19 vaccines may soon be available in Wisconsin. When it becomes available, nursing home caregivers and other frontline workers are slated to be among the first to receive it. Officials at the Department of Health Services (DHS)… Read More

Man With Developmental Disability Needs Caregiver; Mom is Told to Get Diapers Instead

Drew Bolender is a 41-year-old male in Arizona with developmental disabilities. Born with hydrocephalus and brain damage, he has already surpassed the typical life expectancy for someone with his condition. Although he enjoys some normal hobbies, including… Read More

Increased Commercial Drone Use Raises Privacy and Safety Concerns

Drone technology, which was previously used with balloons, torpedoes and aerial targets, has been around since the mid-1800s. More recent technology was solely used by the military until 2006. The first commercial permits for drones were issued by the… Read More

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

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