Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Jeff Pitman Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Santa Fe Nursing Home on Behalf of Victim's Estate

On Monday, the son of a former resident of Pacifica Senior Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the nursing home and the former director. The lawsuit claims the facility was negligent in caring for the victim's father… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Reuters Report Claims Johnson & Johnson Covered Up Cancer Risk of Baby Powder

In the February 2019 edition of the PKSD Newsletter, You Should Know, we discuss a recent investigation by Reuters about Johnson & Johnson and whether the company knew about the risk of cancer from its baby powder product. Reuters argues the manufacturer… Read More

How to Avoid a Slip and Fall Injury in Winter

Slip and fall injuries can happen at any time of the year, but there is a particularly high risk during the winter months because of the presence of snow and ice. There are many precautions you can take to reduce your risk of a slip and fall accident… Read More

Jeff Pitman, Patrick O'Neill and Ben Reyes Recover $11 Million in New Mexico Wrongful Death Case

PKSD is proud to announce an $11 million verdict we recovered on behalf of the estate of a patient at a nursing facility in New Mexico who suffered pressure injuries on her heels and died because of them. The verdict was obtained by Jeff Pitman, Patrick… Read More

Building a Case for Compensation for a Soft-Tissue Injury

Car accidents can lead to a variety of injuries, from broken bones and internal bleeding to traumatic brain injuries. Victims can also suffer soft tissue injuries, such as whiplash or torn rotator cuffs. These injuries are often considered to be less… Read More

Staying Safe in the Most Dangerous Intersections in the Milwaukee Area

Last spring, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on some of the most dangerous, crash-prone intersections in the Milwaukee area. The Journal Sentinel reported on crash statistics from 2012 to 2016, showing the high number of crashes and injuries at… Read More

Reasons You Should Avoid Following Other Vehicles Too Closely

Too many drivers tailgate other vehicles, which means they drive too close behind them. This is a top cause of car accidents, particularly in high traffic or when there is bad weather, such as snow, rain, or ice on the roads. Tailgating is dangerous… Read More

What Causes Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

Nursing home abuse is a shocking form of mistreatment of some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Victims and their families often wonder how such things happen. There are actually many factors that make nursing home abuse more likely. These… Read More

Compensation for Passengers in Car Accidents

When a car accident occurs, and you are a passenger in one of the vehicles and not one of the drivers, how do you obtain compensation for your medical expenses and other damages? If you ever get injured as a passenger in a car accident, there are answers… Read More

Assisted Living Facilities Struggle to Provide Care for Dementia Patients

The fastest-growing group of assisted living residents is those with different types of dementia, like Alzheimer's. This is partly because these facilities have marketed themselves to these kinds of patients. However, an analysis of inspection records… Read More

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