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The Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Medicare Beneficiaries

It is no secret that COVID-19 took a devastating toll on nursing homes across the country. That said, until now, there has not been enough data to tell the bigger story of its impact on those most affected – the residents – especially during the earlier months of the pandemic….

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How Maximum Medical Improvement Impacts Your Car Crash Claim

After getting hurt in a car crash, it is important to understand more about maximum medical improvement and the impact it could have on a claim. Plaintiffs who jump the gun and settle before this point in a claim often end up with too little money to pay for their…

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Did You Know Arbitrators Are Usually Men and Are Overwhelmingly White?

Not only are minorities and women more likely than white men to be forced into arbitration; arbitrators working on these cases are mostly male and overwhelmingly white. This is according to research gathered by the American Association for Justice. Consider the makeup of the two largest consumer arbitration providers in…

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PKSD Newsletter: Adult Supervision is Key to Helping Prevent Playground Injuries

Summer is almost here and that means millions of children will be hitting the playground to spend time with their friends and have fun. It may come as little surprise there is a spike in playground injuries in June. In this month’s edition of the PKSD Newsletter, You Should Know, we discuss…

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What a Nursing Home’s Staff May Reveal About Its Quality of Care

When looking into nursing homes for a family member, determining if it meets acceptable quality of care standards can be difficult. While online resources may provide some initial insights, checking out the facility and its staff in person may lend more reliable signs about a nursing home’s level of care….

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Dangerous Hazards You May Encounter at a Crash Scene

After a car crash, accident victims may be unsure what to do next. There is often confusion, especially in the first few minutes and before help arrives. What many may not know is that in addition to possible physical injuries from the initial impact, there may be other serious hazards…

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Can Passengers Be at Fault for a Car Crash?

The responsibility for maintaining the safety of a vehicle primarily rests with drivers. However, there are a surprising number of reckless passenger behaviors that may distract a driver, potentially causing him or her to lose control of the vehicle. Most of the time, passengers are not responsible for a crash…

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What is the Value of Credible Witnesses in Nursing Home Abuse Claims?

Abuse is a prevalent issue in many nursing homes. If a resident has suffered abuse because of a nursing home’s negligence, the victim – or his or her family – may be eligible to seek compensation for the damages. Recovering compensation for injured residents through a legal claim is a…

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Does Proving Road Rage Also Prove Negligence on the Part of the Driver?

Many people may believe that aggressive driving and road rage are one and the same. Road rage, however, is an extreme form of aggressive driving that can lead to serious car crashes, life-altering injuries and other types of bodily harm Learn more about road rage and how once proven as…

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PKSD Newsletter: How Parents Can Help Keep Their Teen Drivers Safer on the Roads

Teen drivers are among the riskiest of all drivers on the road. Their lack of experience behind the wheel combined with judgment skills that are not yet fully developed increases the odds of them being involved in a car crash. So how can parents help to keep them safer on…

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