Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Super Lawyers Selects Jeff Pitman, Howard S. Sicula, Rebecca L. Domnitz and M. Angela Dentice for 2019 Lists

Super Lawyers® has selected Jeff Pitman, Howard S. Sicula, M. Angela Dentice and Rebecca L. Domnitz for inclusion in its 2019 lists of attorneys. Partner Jeff Pitman has been selected as a Top 50 Super Lawyer in Wisconsin and Top 25 in Milwaukee. Howard… Read More

Report Finds Blatant Disregard for Safety at Veterans Nursing Home in Massachusetts

In the spring, staff members at a Brockton, Massachusetts veterans nursing home knew federal investigators were coming to look for signs patients were being neglected. However, that did not stop some staff members from going to sleep during their shifts. Sleeping… Read More

Mistakes to Avoid After Suffering an Injury in a Car Accident

Most drivers do not know what to do right after getting injured in a car accident. It is difficult to stay calm and think clearly, particularly when you are in pain in the immediate aftermath of a traumatic car crash. However, sometimes the things you… Read More

Strategies for Avoiding an Accident with The Hop MKE, Milwaukee's Streetcar

As you know, on Friday, Milwaukee's new streetcar, The Hop MKE, will begin to operate downtown and in some of the areas surrounding downtown. This is an exciting time for businesses and people who frequent the downtown area. There will still be cars… Read More

How to Safely Share the Road with Milwaukee's New Streetcar, The Hop MKE, Starting on November 2

On November 2, Milwaukee's streetcar, The Hop MKE, will begin operating in the downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods. This could help improve mobility and connections in the area and help support economic development for nearby businesses. However,… Read More

Report in the Journal Gerontology Says Neglect Twice as Likely in For-Profit Nursing Homes

The journal Gerontology just released a report about health issues at for-profit nursing facilities. Researchers discovered the likelihood of residents suffering health issues because of poor care was nearly twice as high compared to residents of not-for-profit… Read More

Senior Living Resident Awarded $3.6 Million in Lawsuit Over Biting and Assault by Another Resident

A jury awarded $3 million in punitive damages to a 76-year-old senior living resident with dementia who was bitten and assaulted by another resident of Peregrine Senior Living in Aurora, Colorado. The Arapahoe County jury also awarded $600,000 in punitive… Read More

Jeff Pitman and Katherine E. Metzger's Article on Nursing Home Abuse Featured in NAELA Journal Online

October is Residents' Rights Month, a great time to learn more about the problem of nursing home abuse and neglect and the law designed to protect residents from abuse and neglect. PKSD partner Jeffrey A. Pitman and attorney Katherine E. Metzger wrote… Read More

Residents' Rights Month Emphasizes Importance of Residents Knowing Their Rights

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care has designated the month of October as Residents' Rights Month. The goal is to honor all residents of long-term care facilities and promote awareness of dignity, respect and the rights of every resident. Long-term… Read More

Jeff Pitman Elected as Member of ABOTA and Recognized by Super Lawyers

Our firm is proud to announce partner Jeffrey A. Pitman has once again been selected by Super Lawyers® - and included in the Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Top 25 Milwaukee Super Lawyers lists for personal injury. Mr. Pitman was also elected to be… Read More

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