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Medical malpractice

Feb 14, 2024

Defense wins chiropractic malpractice case in Waupaca County

A jury verdict has been reached in Joy Popke vs. Jarod Bedor (2020CV000206), a chiropractic malpractice case in Waupaca County.

Jan 29, 2024

Wisconsin Supreme Court votes to accept 3 new cases, denies review of Froedtert South med mal, others

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept three new cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases, including a medical malpractice case against Froedtert South, according to court officials.

Nov 6, 2023

Injured soccer player’s choice: reduced award or new trial

In 2022, a federal jury awarded Anuj Thapa a blockbuster $111 million due to alleged negligence by medical professionals.

Nov 10, 2022

Nurse accused of amputating patient’s foot to put on display

A nurse in Wisconsin has been charged with elder abuse, accused of amputating a hospice patient's frostbitten foot without his consent and without doctor's orders.

Sep 2, 2021

Settlement reached in Dane County medical malpractice case

An $831,474.84 settlement has been reached in a medical malpractice case in Dane County.

Jun 1, 2020

Consulting firm with specialty in nursing-home malpractice opens in Milwaukee

A new consulting firm specializing in nursing home malpractice has opened in Milwaukee.

Apr 28, 2020

Supreme Court: Proper instruction in alternative methods given in medical-malpractice case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has issued a unanimous decision upholding a jury verdict clearing a Columbia St. Mary's doctor of medical malpractice.

Jul 3, 2018

Lawyer: Jury awards $135M to girl for botched surgery

A jury in Wayne County, Michigan, has awarded $135 million verdict in a lawsuit over a botched spinal surgery on a 10-year-old girl.

Apr 17, 2018

Woman to argue for full award in amputation case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will decide whether a woman should receive $25.3 million a jury awarded her after she had four limbs amputated as a result of medical malpractice.

Jul 5, 2017

Court erases $750K cap on medical malpractice damages (UPDATE)

Wisconsin's cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases is unconstitutional because it puts severely injured patients at a disadvantage, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Jan 31, 2017

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.

Jan 6, 2017

High court: Doctor’s testimony based on personal experience satisfies Daubert standards

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has found that two lower courts were right when they allowed a medical expert to draw on personal experiences for his testimony in a medical-malpractice case.


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