Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

PKSD Newsletter: Why Backyard Fireworks May Cause Serious Injuries

There are few things more American than fireworks than gathering with friends and family to watch fireworks on the Fourth of July. However, because of the pandemic, most public events have been canceled. While many may use this as an opportunity to create… Read More

Albuquerque Nursing Home Denies Cookout Led to COVID-19 Outbreak

Administrators at the Princeton Place nursing home in Albuquerque, New Mexico honored nursing staff and other caregivers at the facility with a company cookout for their efforts in keeping it coronavirus-free. However, just five days after photos of the… Read More

CMS Updated Nursing Home Visitation Guidelines

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) imposed visitation restrictions to nursing homes across the country beginning March 2020. These visitation bans have been ongoing to help curb the spread of COVID-19, causing stress for many family members… Read More

Study Reveals What Could Reduce COVID-19 Spread in Nursing Homes

Most people are aware by now that the novel coronavirus disproportionately affects the elderly, especially those with underlying medical conditions. To learn more about the impact of this virus within a nursing home environment, a research team at the… Read More

Remembering Ezekiel Gillespie, Pioneer for African American Voting Rights

Juneteenth is a day to celebrate the end of slavery and freedom for African Americans. It is also an opportunity to look back at civil rights pioneers like Ezekiel Gillespie, who secured voting rights for African Americans in Wisconsin and helped found… Read More

How a Nursing Home Turn Schedule Affects Bedsores

Elderly residents who are bedridden and dealing with other underlying health conditions are among the most susceptible to bedsores, especially if their nursing home is not providing an acceptable standard of care. PKSD discusses why nursing home turn… 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

Wisconsin UM/UIM Motorists Claims Amid COVID-19

Amid the fallout from COVID-19, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate skyrocketed to 14.1 percent in April, causing approximately 393,000 residents to file new claims for unemployment benefits. According to US News and World Report, this percentage of unemployment… Read More

COVID-19 Lawsuits Against Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Nursing homes across the country continue to be devastated by COVID-19. As of the end of May 2020, more than 16,000 nursing home residents and health care professionals in the U.S. infected with this virus have died. Healthcare workers across the country… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Less Traffic, Increased Walker and Biking Fatalities

Getting outside for some exercise has provided an important source of relief to many Americans across the country who continue to maintain social distancing recommendations. Unfortunately, the reduced traffic and emptier roads have also tempted drivers… Read More

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