Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Man Jailed on Assault Charges at Sheboygan Nursing Home

A 66-year-old man from Green Bay has been charged with four felonies relating to two incidents on July 7 in which he assaulted an elderly resident in a Sheboygan nursing home where he worked. A coworker assigned to a floor for patients with dementia… Read More

Ford Knowingly Sold Cars with Dangerous Transmission Problems

A Free Press Investigation has found that Ford Motor Co. knowingly launched two low-priced models equipped with faulty transmissions. Ford continues to sell these models despite thousands of complaints and many costly repairs. Many of the cars with these… Read More

How to Prove You Were Not at Fault in a Car Accident

When you are involved in a car accident, the first question that comes to mind is, “who caused the accident?” Determining who is at fault can make all the difference. Typically, the at-fault driver is responsible for the accident damages like medical… Read More

Study Finds 75 Percent of Nursing Homes Fall Short of Federal RN Staffing Expectations

A new study done by researchers from Harvard and Vanderbilt reveals that three-fourths (75 percent) of U.S. nursing homes are rarely ever in compliance with federal expectations for staffing of registered nurses (RNs). There are often no RNs in these… Read More

Community Struggles to Get Answers About Nursing Home Closure

Sunshine Haven, a small nursing home in southern New Mexico (Lordsburg) is scheduled to close by August 3, 2019. The only nursing home in the community houses 37 residents, according to the Healthcare Compare website, who will need to find new housing… Read More

Fiery Crash at 50th Road in Racine County Leaves 2 Truck Drivers Dead, Injures 2 More People

Courtesy: FOX6News When a southbound semi tractor-trailer hit a construction barrier on I-41/94 in Racine County on Wednesday morning, it started a chain reaction that ultimately led to the tractor-trailer driver’s death, the death of another semi truck… Read More

Nursing Homes in Wisconsin Graded Above Average in Half of Quality Measures

For the third year, Families for Better Care, a citizen advocacy group, released a report card on nursing homes across all 50 states. The report grades nursing homes in all 50 states based on the quality of care provided to residents. Wisconsin nursing… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Motorcycle Safety for New and Experienced Riders

The number of motorcycle riders on U.S. roadways continues to grow thanks in part to the increase in female riders and retired baby boomers who want to give motorcycle riding a shot. While ridership numbers change, leading reasons for motorcycle accidents… Read More

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

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