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PKSD Newsletter: 12 Companies Risking Workers Due to Unsafe Practices

Workers trust that the companies employing them take proper measures to ensure safety in the workplace. After all, under federal law, a safe work environment is a legal right of every employee. So why have some of the biggest companies been placed on a national list for unsafe work practices?…

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Protecting Nursing Homes From Profiteering REITs

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has called the widespread failures of America’s nursing homes into question, including how they are financed and operated. Healthcare REITs are a business model increasingly seen in many major nursing home chains today. However, what does the federal government know about these…

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How to Avoid These Top Motorcycle Crash Risks

Spring is here and many motorcyclists are eager for the nicer weather and to get back on the road again. May is also Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, so it is a good time to look at some of the top motorcycle crash risks and how to prevent them. If another’s…

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Understanding When Nursing Home COVID-19 Deaths Count

Certifying a cause of death for nursing home residents is not always straightforward. The onset of the pandemic, which resulted in more than 150,000 resident deaths nationwide, created chaos and made this process even more complicated. What or who determines whether a COVID-19 nursing home death gets added to the…

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Who May be Liable for a Crash With a Recalled Vehicle?

Few people intend to cause a crash. Most of the time, traffic accidents end up being the result of one or more driver errors. Like most things in life, however, there are exceptions. For instance, what if your crash was caused by a defect in a recalled vehicle? Who may…

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Broken Nursing Home System Needs Full Overhaul Says Major Report

According to the findings in a major report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, America’s nursing home system needs a complete overhaul. It is no secret that U.S. nursing homes have a long history of substandard care and staffing shortages. The finances at long-term care facilities are…

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How Serious is a Crush Injury From a Car Crash?

Car crashes often lead to serious injuries, from fractures and deep lacerations to organ damage, head traumas and more. No one involved in a serious traffic accident should put off getting a proper medical examination. For victims who suffer crush injuries from a car crash, however, emergency medical treatment is…

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Filing a Claim for Nerve Damage After a Crash

Nerve damage is a common injury sustained after a crash. While these injuries can range from mild to severe, victims with significant nerve damage can be left with costly medical bills, and pain and suffering. If you have suffered nerve damage in a car crash, you may be able to…

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Investigating the Facts Behind Nursing Home Failures of the Pandemic

The onset of COVID-19 outbreaks that began in October 2020 led to a pandemic and over 150,000 nursing home resident deaths. However, it was the initial surge of the virus, resulting in an unprecedented number of deaths in a single wave, that inspired USA Today to take a closer look….

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Passenger Car Crash Claims – Could Multiple Drivers Be Liable?

When riding in someone else’s car you are entrusting your safety to the driver of that vehicle. If that driver is involved in a crash, you may wonder what your legal rights are for recovering the damages you sustained. Do you seek compensation from the driver you rode with? If…

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