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Black-Box Warning Effects Wisconsin Family

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently ran an article covering black-box warnings on prescription medications and the effect it had on one Wisconsin family. Do you need help with a claim? Contact PKSD today – we are a team of experienced Milwaukee personal injury attorneys that are dedicated to protecting the rights of our…

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PKS Supports Watertown Charity

The law firm of PKSD was proud to make a donation to the 11th Annual Watertown Gifts for Kids Christmas event. PKSD donated a $500 check to event coordinator Elizabeth Brennecke for the second consecutive year. The success of the Christmas event has allowed the Gifts for Watertown Kids charity to go beyond…

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Once Just an Aging Sign, Falls Merit Complex Care

By John Leland MEDFORD, N.J.  Katherine Aliminosa, 93, shattered her lower leg while getting snacks for her nieces. Susan Arnold, 87, broke her hip hanging a photograph. In mid-July, in a nursing unit of a retirement community here, the two women were at the start of a recovery process that…

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Teen Driver Safety Week

This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week and this years theme is Ride Like a Friend.  A major focus will be on teens to make better decisions such as not riding with inexperienced drivers, refraining from distracting behavior and always wearing a seat belt. About half of the teens who die in…

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Settlement for Bextra and Celebrex Victims

Pfizer Inc. has agreed in principle to an $894 million settlement for heart attacks, strokes, and other damages caused by its painkillers Bextra and Celebrex According to Pfizer, the settlement will cover approximately 92 percent of the 7,000 personal injury lawsuits brought in recent months by people whose health has been seriously…

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First Full Week In October Is Resident Rights Week

The first full week in October marks Residents’ Rights Week.  During this time we should honor all residents living in all long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, sub acute units, assisted living, board and care, and retirement communities. Awareness of Resident Rights is critical to providing the dignity, respect and…

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Buckle Up for the Budget

Click it or ticket!  This time Wisconsin law makers may mean it. The state of Wisconsin could be given up to $20 million by the federal government for changing its seat belt law by July 1st allowing officers to stop vehicles when they suspect drivers arent wearing seat belts. Under current…

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FDA Calling for Warnings on Epilepsy Medication

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will seek to include strong warnings about suicidal behavior on the labels of 11 epilepsy drugs, according to documents posted on the agency’s Web site. The FDA will ask companies to update labels for the drugs, including Pfizer Inc.’s Lyrica, with black-box warnings, the…

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“Angel of Death” in Nursing Home Just Over the Border

A Chicago suburban newspaper ran a story on a series of mysterious deaths at a McHenry County nursing home that may not be mysterious at all.  An Illinois state investigatory report claims that a nurse at Woodstock Residence in Woodstock, IL may have been overdosing patients that she deemed troublesome…

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Census Reports Senior Citizen Population To Double By 2050

By: Bradley Vasoli, The Bulletin (Philadelphia) A U.S. Census Bureau report yesterday said the number of citizens age 65 and older will more than double their current number from 38.7 million to 88.5 million in 2050. American residents who are 85 and older will meanwhile triple in number from 5.4…

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