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When Could You Have a Claim for Nursing Home Negligent Security?

Nursing homes owe residents a duty of care to ensure the environment they live in is safe and secure from foreseeable harm. Yet many facilities fail to adequately address physical security for the residents in their care. What can family members do if they are concerned about nursing home negligent…

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How Nursing Homes Hide Profits While Residents Suffer

While COVID-19 and the resulting pandemic magnified all the deficiencies in the nursing home industry, most of the problems are not new. Nursing homes continually claim they need more funds to help support their facilities. Yet there is significant evidence of an industry that hides profits while residents suffer. Are…

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Challenges of Catastrophic Crash Injury Claims

Many traffic accident injuries may heal over several weeks or months. However, more severe injuries may take longer and need more medical treatments. Severe or catastrophic damages are likely to have a huge impact on a victim’s life. If you were severely harmed by another’s negligence, you may also be…

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CMS Answers Visitation FAQs Amid Spread of Omicron Variant

Since the onset of the pandemic, PKSD has been diligent to share nursing home visitation guidelines and updates provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Along the way, CMS has received a lot of questions about their recommendations. To help provide clarity regarding the most recent nursing…

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Can Nursing Homes Be Liable for Feeding Tube Injuries?

Feeding tubes are used to help elderly residents get the nutrition they need. However, these tubes pose an increased risk for serious or fatal injuries. Often these injuries are the result of nursing home negligence. Learn more about these risks and errors, including when nursing homes may be liable for…

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PKSD Newsletter: Toy Safety This Holiday Season

Even before the pandemic, many people did their holiday shopping online. Not only is it convenient, but it sure beats sitting in traffic or standing in long lines at checkout. Unfortunately, there are some hidden dangers consumers need to know about, especially when buying toys for children. Learn more about…

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Is Getting a Second Opinion for My Crash Injuries a Good Idea?

There are many reasons that patients receiving medical care may want to get a second opinion. Often, it is just to gain more faith in their doctor or a treatment being recommended. However, what if you got seriously hurt in a traffic accident? Is getting a second opinion about your…

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Does Memory Loss After a Crash Bar Me From Filing a Claim?

The trauma of being in a crash can cause memory loss for some people. Once the shock wears off, many victims begin to recall more details about what happened. However, what if memory loss after a crash continues for days, weeks, or even months? Can the injured victim still file…

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Is it Ever Too Late to Call an Attorney After a Car Crash?

Accident victims may often put off calling an attorney after a car crash. Unfortunately, this delay can harm your claim or worse still, you could end up being unable to make any recovery at all. The good news is that PKSD takes injury claims on contingency, so you pay nothing…

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CMS Fall 2021 Nursing Home Visitation Updates

Throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), nursing homes have been greatly impacted. Long-term care facilities have suffered repeated outbreaks and significantly higher morbidity and mortality rates. To help mitigate the risks of infection to nursing home residents and essential staff, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has…

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