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What if I Agreed to a Car Crash Settlement Before Calling a Lawyer?

Injured victims who try to handle a car crash claim without legal help may end up feeling overwhelmed and being under-compensated. One prime example of how this could happen is if a crash victim verbally accepts a settlement offer before speaking with an attorney. Are verbal agreements to a settlement…

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What Evidence is Needed to Prove Nursing Home Neglect?

Do you suspect a loved one is a victim of nursing home neglect? If so, you may wonder what you can do or whether you may have a legal case. Proving nursing home negligence is extremely challenging and almost impossible to achieve without legal help. The failed nursing home system…

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Number of Wisconsin Nursing Home Complaints Nears All-Time High

Nursing homes across the country came under fire during the pandemic, drawing attention to all that is broken in long-term care. This year, the number of complaints in Wisconsin is set to exceed those filed last year. What is the reason for these complaints and why is there such a…

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PKSD Newsletter – Driverless Semi Trucks Tested on Public Roads

Self-driving trucks are not just the wave of the future. They are here now and already being tested in multiple states across the U.S. Are these vehicles safe? What checks and balances are there for accountability? What happens if a self-driving truck is involved in a crash? In this month’s…

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Highway Hypnosis: Why it is Dangerous and Increases the Risk of a Crash

Have you ever driven a long distance and suddenly realized you cannot recall your surroundings or what has happened on the road for the last few minutes? If so, you may have experienced something called highway hypnosis. Even when not driving drowsy a person could zone out behind the wheel…

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Proving Fault if Speed is a Contributing Factor in Your Crash

Many drivers make a habit of driving over the speed limit without thinking twice. Do they intend to cause a crash that injures another person? Probably not, but it is still negligent behavior and makes them liable for the damages. The challenge for victims of these crashes is, what evidence…

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Nursing Home Resident Dies After Being Fed Dishwashing Liquid

An elderly woman living in a California nursing home died after being fed dishwashing liquid instead of juice. Two other residents at the home were also served dishwashing liquid. They survived, but were hospitalized for injuries caused by ingesting the toxic chemicals. The victim, Gertrude Elizabeth Murison Maxwell, was a…

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Determining Fault for a Backing-Up Crash

Backing-up crashes can cause severe or catastrophic damages, especially if the victim is a pedestrian. A lot of the time, the driver backing up may be the liable party, but is that always the case? Who else may be liable and how is fault determined for a backing-up crash? If…

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What if My Crash Was a Staged Insurance Fraud Scam?

After being involved in a car crash, victims may be unsure what steps to take next. However, what if the crash turns out not to be an accident at all, but a purposely staged scam? Staged car crashes are a common type of insurance fraud that targets unsuspecting drivers. These…

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Recall of Two Million MamaRoo Infant Swings Due to Strangulation Risks

The manufacturer of the popular MamaRoo and RockaRoo baby products has recalled over two million of its infant swings and rockers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns consumers that the straps of these products become a life-threatening danger when they are not in use. The unfastened straps hang…

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