Evansville, WI asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Wisconsin

Q: If electronic health care record errors caused me severe permanent injuries and monetary damages what do I do?

The electronic health record caused me over 7 figures in economic damages and permanent injuries as the miscoding and missing information caused me damages in a personal injury suit as the errors represented a chronic history that did not exist except in the epic lucy records which were used by opposing council it was only after discovery for my civil suite ended that the hospital finally fix the EHR. At the same time the hospital posted a disclaimer that the LUCY record is not meant for legal purposes. However because discovery had ended and it was a civil suite that information was still allowed to be presented and as such cost me all damages related to my personal injury suit. In addition it caused doctors to recommend surgery that has left me with full fecal incontinence as well as a whole host of other colorectal issues due to complications from the surgery.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Unlikely, but speak to whoever was representing you in the malpractice case.

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