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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

Nurse at Florida Assisted Living Facility Faces Molestation Accusations

Last month, police in Melbourne, Florida arrested a female nurse at the Brookshire Assisted Living Facility. There was a complaint of sexual battery against the nurse by a male patient from last December. The patient had numerous medical issues. A police… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Lenders, Government, Big Corporations Exploiting Military Veterans

Members of the U.S. Armed Forces make huge sacrifices to represent our country and help keep it safe. Some make the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives to keep our country protected. Unfortunately, a new report says some unscrupulous people have been… Read More

PKSD Attorneys Recover $200,000 in Nursing Home Negligence Case

Our firm has a proven track record of fighting for the rights of victims of nursing home negligence and abuse. Three of our attorneys (Pat O’Neill, Ben Reyes and Kate Metzger) were recently able to recover a $200,000 verdict in the case of a 93-year-old… Read More

Investigation of Incident Where Nursing Home Resident was Left Struggling to Breathe

An investigation was conducted into why an 80-year-old resident of an Ohio nursing home (Altercare of Nobles Pond in Jackson Township) was left gasping for breath and unable to lift her head before she was found by her family pastor and son back in February.… Read More

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