Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Many Nursing Homes in Milwaukee, Throughout Wisconsin Rated as Below Average

An investigation by WTMJ-TV Milwaukee’s I-team reveals 60 of the 375 nursing homes in Wisconsin have a one-star rating in the federal nursing home rating system. A one-star rating indicates the care provided by the facility and the overall quality of… Read More

FAIR Act Aims to Restore Justice for All Americans by Prohibiting Forced Arbitration

FAIR Act Advocacy video from American Association for Justice on Vimeo. The video above advocates for the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act, also known as the FAIR Act. This act would create a prohibition on pre-dispute arbitration agreements,… Read More

Nurse at Florida Assisted Living Facility Faces Molestation Accusations

Last month, police in Melbourne, Florida arrested a female nurse at the Brookshire Assisted Living Facility. There was a complaint of sexual battery against the nurse by a male patient from last December. The patient had numerous medical issues. A police… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Lenders, Government, Big Corporations Exploiting Military Veterans

Members of the U.S. Armed Forces make huge sacrifices to represent our country and help keep it safe. Some make the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives to keep our country protected. Unfortunately, a new report says some unscrupulous people have been… Read More

PKSD Attorneys Recover $200,000 in Nursing Home Negligence Case

Our firm has a proven track record of fighting for the rights of victims of nursing home negligence and abuse. Three of our attorneys (Pat O’Neill, Ben Reyes and Kate Metzger) were recently able to recover a $200,000 verdict in the case of a 93-year-old… Read More

Investigation of Incident Where Nursing Home Resident was Left Struggling to Breathe

An investigation was conducted into why an 80-year-old resident of an Ohio nursing home (Altercare of Nobles Pond in Jackson Township) was left gasping for breath and unable to lift her head before she was found by her family pastor and son back in February.… Read More

Abrupt Closure of Wellspring of Milwaukee Threatened Residents’ Safety, Welfare

According to reports from the State of Wisconsin, Wellspring of Milwaukee, a nursing and rehab center, was shut down sooner than Wellspring leaders said it would be, and this put the health, safety and general welfare of nursing residents in danger. A… Read More

Why Women are More At-Risk for Nursing Home Abuse

Every resident of a nursing home is at risk for suffering some kind of abuse. Unfortunately, the most vulnerable people in our society are often the ones who are taken advantage of. However, some people are more at-risk for abuse than others, such as… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: CDC Investigated More Foodborne Illness Outbreaks in 2018 Than Last Decade

The latest edition of the PKSD Newsletter, You Should Know, is about foodborne illness outbreaks. Did you know the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigated more foodborne illness outbreaks last year than at any time in the past… Read More

Health Care Providers Seem to Avoid Discussing Candida Auris, Drug-Resistant Infections

Matt Richtel, a reporter from The New York Times with 30 years’ experience has encountered his toughest challenge: reporting on drug-resistant microbes (these are bacteria or fungus that cannot be fought with commonly-used medications). These can be found… Read More

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