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
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
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
Posted by PKSD Law Firm on Jan 29, 2019 in Firm News
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
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
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
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
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
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
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