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Tag Archives: Medical malpractice

Youth prison faces second federal lawsuit

A former Wisconsin youth prison inmate who was brain damaged in a suicide attempt alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday that staff ignored warning signs and failed to prevent her from hanging herself, marking the second federal action in a week over the treatment of inmates at the prison.

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When the doctor’s wrong

There is a scene in the 1970’s movie classic, "Network," when the TV anchorman Howard Beale finally snaps. “I’m a human being” (expletive deleted) rants Beale, “my life has value.” Value, yes, but God help us if we get sick.

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