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November 2012 Archives

Amputee sues hospital for medical malpractice

Wisconsin readers may have heard about a recently filed lawsuit involving a man whose legs and hands were amputated. The story has made headlines across the nation, and it serves as a sobering reminder that receiving medical care involves a high level of trust in the health care providers who provide treatment, as well as the facilities that employ them. The medical malpractice suit may lead other patients to question the care that they receive, and to pay closer attention to the entire treatment process.

Charges filed in Wisconsin drunk driving accident

Automotive travel comes with an inherent risk of becoming involved in an automobile accident. There are a range of conditions that can cause a Wisconsin accident, including vehicle malfunction, roadway obstructions and weather conditions. However, there are a great many accidents that take place which are entirely preventable. One recent apparent drunk driving accident provides an example of how the choices that drivers make can influence the lives of others with whom they share the road.

Wisconsin woman arrested and charged in fatal car accident case

Wisconsin drivers assume a heavy burden when they get behind the wheel of a vehicle. Not only are they responsible for their own safety, they also assume responsibility for the safety of their passengers as well as others with whom they share the road. When these obligations are not properly met, disaster can strike, leading to significant property damage, personal injury and even loss of life. One Wisconsin woman is now facing charges in connection with a car accident that killed two of her friends.

Ex-prisoner sues federal government for medical malpractice

When someone breaks the law and receives a prison sentence as a punishment, they lose many of the rights and privileges that the rest of the country enjoys. However, even inmates have the right to receive medical treatment in a humane and timely manner. Wisconsin residents may have heard of a recently filed medical malpractice suit that claims that one inmate was subjected to a series of delays that led to the eventual amputation of his penis.

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