Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Symptoms You Should Not Ignore After a Car Accident

After a car accident, most people immediately look for signs of a serious injury. If they see no fractures, open lacerations or other visible wounds, they may think they are fine. However, there are some common delayed or minor symptoms that may indicate… Read More

Is Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Providing Acceptable Care?

Nursing homes have historically struggled to meet or maintain acceptable standards for residents under their care. Understaffing, abusive caregivers, financial fraud, medication errors and more are all too common problems at many long-term care facilities. Does… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Tips for Reviewing Your Auto Coverage

Insurance protection is only as good as the policy you purchased. Even when you think your insurance limits are enough; regular check-ups are a good idea. A lot can happen in a year, so it never hurts to make sure that your needs have not changed and… Read More

Driver Liability for Accidents Involving Black Ice

Winter Wisconsin weather, such as snow, ice, and freezing rain creates dangerous driving conditions for everyone sharing the road. Even experienced drivers can lose control of their vehicle and hit another car or fixed object, resulting in serious injuries.… Read More

Do Nursing Homes Have a Right to Residents’ Stimulus Checks?

As far back as May 2020, both the IRS and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received reports from multiple states that some nursing homes were attempting to get their hands on residents’ stimulus checks. Is this legal? Are these payments considered… Read More

Can I Share Liability if Someone Ran a Red Light and Hit My Car?

Serious accidents are often caused by negligent drivers who run a red light and collide with another vehicle, cyclist or pedestrian. If you are struck by a driver in this situation, can you be held partially liable for the damages? PKSD discusses Wisconsin’s… Read More

Are Nursing Home Violations Being Ignored Amid the Pandemic?

Nursing homes have long been under the microscope for issues with understaffing, negligence, and other violations - even before the U.S. saw its first case of COVID-19. However, it is concerning that in the months since the pandemic hit, nursing home… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: More Deadly Accidents in 2020, Despite Less Traffic

For months during the 2020 pandemic, there was 16 percent less traffic on our roads and highways. Yet despite that fact, early reports show that the number of deadly accidents actually increased. In this month’s PKSD newsletter, we discuss these alarming… Read More

Understanding Nursing Home Immunity Laws Amid COVID-19

Wisconsin, like many other states across the country, enacted limited immunity laws early on in the pandemic to help protect frontline workers and providers in the healthcare industry from civil liability. These dedicated medical professionals continue… Read More

Can a Preexisting Condition Hurt My Personal Injury Claim?

Whether a preexisting condition will hurt your personal injury claim or not largely depends on how it is handled. Should you try to keep your prior injuries under wrap? Should you simply downplay them? Should you even tell your attorney about them? These… Read More

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