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Judge’s decision in medical malpractice case a rarity

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In the eight years since the state enacted a cap on the amount of damages a plaintiff can collect in a medical malpractice case, a Milwaukee judge's decision to award an amputee $15.75 million more than the damages cap is the exception to the rule, the woman's attorney said Monday.

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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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