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
In the October issue of PKSD's newsletter, You Should Know, our attorneys explain the importance of doing a Fall safety check to help avoid three of the most common household dangers: fires, falls and firearms.
These dangers often cause unintentional… Read More
The statute of limitations is the time limit in which a lawsuit must be filed. If this time limit expires, you will lose your right to bring a case against the at-fault party and recover compensation for your pain and suffering.
Our Milwaukee personal… Read More
A personal injury claim can be an effective method for recovering compensation for the pain and suffering you endured because of another’s actions.
However, in most situations, you must be able to prove that your injury was caused by the at-fault party’s… Read More
Like many states, Wisconsin uses comparative negligence as a standard to determine each party’s liability in an accident caused by negligence.
Unfortunately, comparative negligence is often used by insurance companies and their attorneys to place an… Read More
When you are injured because of another’s negligence, you can seek compensation from the at-fault party by filing a personal injury claim.
Personal injury encompasses several categories of negligence claims. Each state imposes its own statutes and limitations… Read More