Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

How the Reasonable Person Standard Affects an Injury Claim

Although it may seem like certain actions or inactions are common sense when it comes to preventing harm. That is not always the way things happen. In a legal case, using the reasonable person standard helps the law to examine more carefully the position… Read More

Car Crash Risks for Elderly Drivers with a Fall History

A recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation compared aging drivers who had suffered injuries in one or more falls to other older drivers with no prior history of falling. The results of this study showed that those with a fall history were far more… Read More

How Long Might a Nursing Home Abuse Case Take?

Nursing home abuse cases are complex and difficult to prove. The entire legal process can take 18-24 months or longer. There are many steps that must happen to get to a point where litigation can begin. PKSD explains more about the legal process for… Read More

PKSD Lawyer Metzger Sworn into New Mexico Bar Association

Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice Law firm is pleased to announce that associate attorney Katherine E. Metzger was sworn into the New Mexico Bar Association on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Metzger provides compassionate and knowledgeable legal representation… Read More

How Wisconsin Nursing Homes Violated COVID-19 Safety Rules

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the deaths of more than 131,000 nursing home residents nationwide – approximately one-fourth of all U.S. deaths due to COVID-19. Many resident watchdog groups across the country are firmly in agreement that there… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Distracted Driving Deaths Increase Despite Pandemic

Despite the pandemic in 2020 and less cars being on the road, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that traffic deaths involving distracted driving have increased. The statistics for 2019 were already grim, with nearly 9… Read More

Questions an Attorney May Ask You in a Free Consultation

Many law firms advertise that they offer free legal consultations. This initial meeting helps the attorney learn more about the incident that caused your injuries and determine if you may have a case. But are there strings attached? The article below… Read More

Evidence That May Link Your Crash to Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a huge problem across the U.S. In fact, approximately 25 percent of accidents today are caused by texting and driving. If you are injured in a car crash caused by a driver you suspect was engaged in some form of distracted driving… Read More

Wisconsin DHS Reclassifies 1,000 COVID-19 deaths

During the last two weeks, Wisconsin health officials have reclassified almost 1,000 COVID-19 deaths. These fatalities, previously recorded as occurring in an unknown housing setting, have now been correctly adjusted as deaths that occurred in long-term… Read More

How Nursing Homes With Five-Star Ratings May Be Hiding Dangerous Problems

No single event has brought as much attention to the substandard quality of care in U.S. nursing homes as the pandemic. Now it seems that even the highly influential star system used for ranking the quality of care provided by a nursing home is being… Read More

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