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PKSD Newsletter: When Insurance Companies Put Profits Over People

No one enjoys filing an insurance claim, especially since it always coincides with an accident, disaster or illness. When you combine an upsetting event with confusing forms, tiny print exclusions and multiple deadlines, it can be overwhelming. Even after filing a claim, policyholders may find that getting the funds they…

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Kicking Off National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, and with good reason. Distracted driving is the leading cause of car crashes in the U.S. today. In 2020 alone, this dangerous driving behavior resulted in more than 3,142 traffic deaths. This year, as for the last seven years, the National Highway Traffic…

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Can Past Driving Convictions Be Used Against Me in a Car Crash Claim?

Were you previously convicted of one or more traffic violations? Are you concerned how those convictions could hurt your ability to recover damages after a crash you did not cause? Past driving convictions may be the result of lessons learned, but they could still cause you trouble today. At PKSD,…

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What Effect Could Surgery Have on the Value of My Claim?

How does surgery effect the outcome of a personal injury claim? Does it always add value for the victim? The answer may surprise you. Logically, an injured victim should never have to pay for damages caused by another person’s negligence. The full value of a victim’s claim should include all…

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How Nursing Homes Hide Evidence of Abuse

Families research a lot of nursing homes to find one they feel they can trust to take care of a loved one. Yet far more abuse happens in some highly rated nursing homes than you will ever hear about. Facilities go to great lengths to protect their ratings because high…

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PKSD Newsletter: Negligent Security Puts You at Risk of Injury or Death

There have been several serious and fatal injuries at some highly publicized events in the U.S. this past year. After these incidents, survivors and family members want to know what happened and if negligence was involved. Learn when these incidents may be due to negligent security and when property owners…

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Attorney-Client Privilege – What it is and How You Benefit

Attorney-client privilege is one of those legal terms people talk about a lot. Yet few injury victims are fully aware of the benefits of attorney-client privilege. When victims seek compensation for damages through a personal injury claim, this protection matters. Clients want to be sure what they tell an attorney…

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Honoring Women Paralegals and Lawyers for Women’s History Month and Beyond

Each year, the U.S. celebrates the women who have helped facilitate positive changes throughout its history. Too often in history, the contributions of women have been overlooked or glossed over simply because of their gender. Join the PKSD team in celebrating women throughout history, including the paralegals and lawyers at…

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Why Car Crash Settlement Calculators Are Not Reliable

 Accident victims have a lot to think about while trying to recover from a car crash. In addition to juggling doctor’s appointments, they have to deal with medical costs. Many victims may start to wonder how to pay these bills and what their claim is actually worth. Victims searching the…

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Is it Risky to Accept Cash From an at-Fault Driver?

After a car crash, it could be tempting to accept a cash offer from the other driver involved. However, even for a collision that seems minor, it is risky to accept cash from an at-fault driver. PKSD discusses important factors to consider if an at-fault driver offers you cash for…

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