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How Traffic Tickets in a Car Crash Could Help or Hurt Your Claim

If you are issued a traffic ticket following a car crash, you may worry about how it could affect the outcome of your claim. However, a citation is only one piece of evidence that may be used to assess liability for a traffic accident. What happens if the other driver…

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PKSD Newsletter: Safety Tips While Showing Off Your Grill Skills

Across the country, backyard grills will be busy cooking up celebrations for all kinds of summer fun – from holiday and birthday parties to pool parties, barbecues and more. Before you light up your grill this year, however, we encourage you to read this month’s edition of the PKSD Newsletter for safety…

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What Details Should I Document in a Personal Injury Journal?

After suffering an injury caused by another’s reckless or negligent actions, accident victims may need to seek compensation to recover medical costs and other damages. Documenting your injuries in a personal injury journal can help support your claim and provide strong evidence of the injuries you sustained. PKSD explains how…

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Discussing Your Injuries With Your Doctor After a Crash

After a car crash, accident victims may initially suffer shock and be unaware they are injured, especially if there are no visible wounds. Unfortunately, this may keep some people from getting a medical examination after a collision, and this can be a huge mistake. Others may seek medical attention, but…

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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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Lawsuits Claim Modern Vascular Pushed Unnecessary Treatments for Profit

Modern Vascular opened its first clinic in Arizona in 2017 to treat patients with clogged arteries in an outpatient setting. Historically, procedures for unclogging arteries have always been performed in a hospital or surgical center. However, newer technology made it both possible and safe to provide this care in an…

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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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