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State’s high court: Doctor had broad duty to recommend further testing

A doctor who made a non-negligent misdiagnosis regarding an emergency room patient with stroke-like symptoms could be liable for failing to inform the patient about the availability of a non-invasive diagnostic test that would have definitively identified his condition, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.

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US Supreme Court rules farm sale income tax not dischargeable in bankruptcy

The federal income tax liability resulting from the sale of a farm after a Chapter 12 bankruptcy filing is not “incurred by the estate” under §503(b) of the Bankruptcy Code and thus is neither collectible nor dischargeable in the bankruptcy plan, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

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