Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

PKSD Newsletter: Increased Risk For Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

Initially hailed as a safer alternative to smoking, e-cigarettes began to come under fire in 2019 for the rising numbers of habitual vaper users reporting serious lung injuries. By December 10, 2019, there were 2,409 reported cases of people in the U.S.… 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

When Can a Nursing Home Be Liable for Wandering Residents Who Get Injured?

A lot of nursing home residents are prone to wandering, and this could lead to serious or even life-threatening injury. Residents could suffer heat stroke during the summer, frostbite during the winter, fall injuries because of a tripping hazard or uneven… Read More

How Negligent Hiring May Play a Part in Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing homes are tasked with caring for some of the most vulnerable in our society, our elderly citizens. Unfortunately, there are administrators who shirk this responsibility by cutting corners to save money. Negligent hiring is one of the most common… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Risk for Fires Goes Up During the Holiday Season

December is a month typically jam-packed with shopping, decorating, parties and traveling, but it is also a time of year that sees more house fires. In fact, the number of residential fires increases not just in December, but throughout the winter months. In… Read More

Who May Be Liable for a Left-Turn Car Crash?

Many accidents occur when drivers make left turns. Most of the time, the driver of the car making the left turn is found at fault. However, there are exceptions when the other driver may be at fault. The experienced Milwaukee car accident lawyers at… Read More

What You Should Know About the Increased Risk for Elder Abuse Around the Holidays

Many nursing homes have trouble staffing their facilities throughout the year due to the grueling hours and physical demands of the job. However, around the holiday season, this becomes even more of a challenge. When there is a reduction in the number… 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

PKSD Attorney Benjamin Reyes Selected for Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for 2019

Our firm is proud to announce the selection of attorney Benjamin Reyes to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for 2019. This is the first time Reyes has been selected to Super Lawyers, which recognizes outstanding lawyers who have received a high-degree of peer… Read More

Super Lawyers® Selects Jeff Pitman for 2019 Lists

We are proud to announce Jeff Pitman’s selection to Super Lawyers® for 2019. Our founding partner has been included in Super Lawyers’ lists every year since 2006. He was once again selected as one of Super Lawyers’ Top 50 in Wisconsin, a list he has… Read More

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