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COVID-19 Continues to Spread in Wisconsin Nursing Homes

An Ozaukee County nursing home facility reported two more deaths from the coronavirus. Both the 87-year-old man and 82-year-old woman were hospice patients in the memory care unit at Village Pointe Commons’ long-term care facility in Grafton and were… Read More

Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue Warns of COVID-19 Related Scams

On March 31st, the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue (DOR) released a bulletin warning of scams related to COVID-19 and urging taxpayers to be mindful of not sharing personal information over the phone, through text, or via email. This includes… Read More

Some States May Deny Lifesaving Medical Care to Those With Intellectual Disabilities

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread throughout the country, many disability advocacy organizations are worried that those with intellectual disabilities may be denied lifesaving medical care. Certain disaster preparedness plans currently in effect… Read More

Can Nursing Homes be Liable for Virus Outbreaks?

Viral outbreaks and other medical diseases present a growing concern to everyone, but especially the most vulnerable in our population, such as residents in long term care. The elderly are often disproportionately impacted by pneumonia, flu and other… Read More

Coronavirus Outbreak Likely to Spread in Wisconsin Nursing Homes

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a Grafton nursing home is at the center of the coronavirus outbreak. About 13 staff and residents at Village Pointe Commons have tested positive for COVID-19 and one death has occurred. These cases have already… Read More

Wisconsin Authorities Release Guidelines on Visiting Long-Term Care Facilities

The elderly, particularly those in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, are at high risk for contracting the coronavirus and dying from it. Residents and their loved ones need to take steps to help slow the spread of this deadly virus. The Board… Read More

Will Nursing Home Residents Receive the Care They Need During COVID-19 Outbreak?

Coronavirus has everyone concerned, and with good reason. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you may worry that he or she will not receive sufficient care if the facility becomes quarantined. Our Wisconsin nursing home abuse lawyers at PKSD Law… Read More

If You’ve Been Injured, We Can Handle Your Case With No Face to Face Meeting

Injured in an accident or hurt on the job? PKSD offers a free no-obligation consultation and electronic signups, so you never need to leave home to get experienced legal representation. Our initial legal consultation is completely free, and you do not… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Bill Allows Medical Malpractice Claims Against Military

A major step forward for military personnel happened when Donald Trump signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NADA) into law on December 20, 2019. PKSD Law reports in its monthly newsletter that the bill, originally titled for its namesake,… Read More

CMS Releases New Nursing Home Special Focus Facility List

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) instituted the Special Focus Facility Program to identify nursing homes with a history of serious quality issues and to implement practices to help improve their quality of resident care. Facilities… Read More

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