PKSD Newsletter: 2017 Justice Served Awards
Posted by PKSD Law Firm on August 15, 2017 in Firm News
Every year, the You Should Know publication provided by Voice2News and made possible by PKSD, recognizes those who have stepped up to make America a safer, more just nation.
Known as the 2017 Justice Served Awards, we take time in this issue to recognize those who have gone above and beyond in protecting the safety and legal rights of Americans. With a strong commitment to fighting for the rights of the injured, our team of trusted personal injury attorneys celebrates the organizations who fight regularly on behalf of all.
Center for Justice and Democracy
The Center for Justice and Democracy is the sole national consumer organization dedicated to protecting the civil justice system. It is located at New York Law School and works to investigate and expose attacks by corporations and special interests against judges, juries, attorneys and injured consumers.
Committed to ensuring the government works for the American people, Public Citizen advocates for citizens’ interests in Congress, executive agencies and the courts.
Consumers Union is the policy and action arm of Consumer Reports magazine. It works in Washington and state capitols to pass consumer protection laws that hold corporations accountable for dangerous products and harm done to consumers.
Consumer Federation of America
Comprised of nearly 300 state and national advocacy groups, the Consumer Federation of America is an association of nonprofit consumer organizations that is committed to advancing consumers’ interests through research, education and advocacy.
This nonprofit organizations works to preserve and promote employee rights. It believes that treating employees fairly is good public policy and good business and that all employees should have access to unbiased information about their rights.
As an independent nonprofit newsroom, ProPublica strives to provide unbiased investigative journalism that is in the interest of the public. Through an adherence to strict standards of journalistic integrity, it provides unbiased information on business, government, education, health care, unions and the media.
The Leapfrog Group
The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality and safety of health care. Through the following two initiatives, it works to provide Americans with access to transparent information about hospital performance:
- Leapfrog Hospital Survey – Collects and reports on hospital performance to help patients make informed decisions
- Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade – Assigns a letter grade to hospitals based on their patient safety record
Safe Kids Worldwide
Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death to children in the U.S. Safe Kids Worldwide works to protect kids through research, education and awareness, and the promotion of public policy focused on safety. It has helped reduced the death rate of children from unintentional injury by 60 percent since 1988.
Personal Injury Attorneys Committed to Advocating for the Injured
At PKSD, we are committed to fighting for those who have been injured because of another’s actions. We work regularly to help defend the rights of the injured so they can receive the justice and compensation they deserve.
Contact our team today if you or someone you love has been injured because of someone’s negligent actions. We provide free case evaluations and do not get paid unless you do.