Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

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

PKSD Newsletter: How Holiday Party Hosts Can Help Prevent Drunk Driving

The holidays affect individuals differently each year. Some are excited for the opportunity to celebrate with family and friends, while many others may feel lonely or depressed. One thing is for sure: holiday parties and get-togethers often involve more… Read More

Should You Call Police After a Crash if You Are Not in Pain?

Calling the police after a car accident that resulted in significant injuries or property damage is very common. However, accident victims who do not initially feel pain or see other signs of an injury may decide it is quicker and more convenient to simply… Read More

Is Your Loved One Being Overmedicated in a Wisconsin Nursing Home?

In many nursing homes, there are not enough employees to provide the proper level of care and attention that many of the elderly need. This has resulted in caregivers overmedicating patients, which puts residents at risk for other serious complications,… Read More

Are Twin Cities Nursing Home Complaints Being Covered Up?

There are thousands of reports of nursing home abuse and neglect in Minnesota’s Twin Cities that are not investigated by the Department of Health, according to an investigation by a local news station. The lack of investigation means the complaints are… Read More

Caretaker at New Mexico Nursing Home Faces Criminal Charge for Dragging a Dementia Patient

A caretaker at The Montecito Santa Fe was captured on video yanking an 89-year-old patient from where she was seated and dragging her through the facility’s lounge area.  Other staff members who witnessed the caretaker’s violent behavior reported it… Read More

Staff Arrested for Running a Dementia Fight Club in Assisted Living Facility

Earlier this month, three female employees of the Danby House, an assisted living facility in North Carolina, were arrested and accused of starting their own fight club using the facility’s dementia patients. The patients were forced to punch each other… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Why Teaching Children About Gun Safety is a Good Idea

When so many Americans have guns (about one third), gun safety is a huge priority for everyone, including parents with children. We cannot be with our children every minute of the day, so it is important to talk to them about gun safety, whether they… Read More

How Can Families Protect Loved Ones When Nursing Home Neglect Injuries Are Underreported?

Approximately 6,600 cases of nursing home neglect or abuse were not reported in 2016, according to a watchdog report prepared by auditors with the Health and Human Services Inspector General’s Office. This represents about 18 percent of the 37,600 instances… Read More

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