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Q: I had hernia surgery March 2017 and have been draining since

Today 7-24-18 I think they got me closed up. Fter my first time the dr. made the comment that he had missed a stitch. But the is no record of him saying that because I got a second opinion about what my options were. Dec. of 17 I had another surgery to fix it still drainage. Two weeks ago he... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 25, 2018

Missing a stitch would be hopefully reveled by the surgery in December. I'm not hearing you were told much about what is going on. Maybe ask that doctor if it is usual and if not what the causes are etc.

I am assuming that the people you've been seeing are specialists in hernias....
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1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Q: What are some questions when meeting with the hospital after a wrongful death?

So my daughter had passed away due to the hospital being wrong about her size she was over 11lbs and they didn't do a c-section if they had she wouldnt have got stuck and would still be here. They stated over and over just in case they have the room preped for a c-section and didn't. We are meeting... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 11, 2018

Listen, don't say much except "we're processing."

Take notes.Ask for records if they talk about what happened.

Contact a member of the Wisconsin Assn for Justice who handles medical cases--they give free consults.

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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... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 19, 2017

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

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Q: Can i sue this hospital or doctor for medical mal practice?

I have a question about malpractice. i have been suffering from migraines other sinus related issues for years. i had an MRI done that revealed a huge cyst in my sinus. no doctor did or mentioned much about it. Instead i had to go through numerous useless procedures and was put on meds that i didnt... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Apr 3, 2017

Unlikely you would have a case unless the nature of the cyst was such that any reasonable doctor would have recommended the surgery. However it the issue is should they have recommended and MRI, then a lot depends on time things happened, etc. Contact a member of the Wisconsin Assn for Justice who... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Q: It seems I've been in 3rd stage kidney failure for a number of years and my doctor did not tell me. Next stage dialysis.

I feel I could have been taking measures to keep this from becoming worse if I had known. Do I have a malpractice case.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 17, 2017

Possibly. Depends if that's so, but that would have to come from nephrologist. Why not contact a member of the Wisconsin Assn for Justice? They give free consultations.

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Q: When a medical malpractice claim is dismissed without prejustice to file in state court... Which court would that be

Filed in

Emmanuel Muwonge
Emmanuel Muwonge answered on Sep 8, 2016

If the order instructed "to file in State Court" that would mean that you need to file in the State where the alleged malpractice occurred and more specifically, in the County Circuit Court with jurisdiction over the alleged defendants and their action or failure . I hope I have answered your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for Wisconsin on
Q: I feel like my medical privacy has been violated in the workplace. Just curious about my options.
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 7, 2016

Generally, there are few remedies other than a slap on the wrist to the provider. Suggest you contact a member of the Wisconsin Assn for Justice that handles employment issues--they give free consultations.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Q: If my doctor implants a metal device without testing for metal allergies be considered malpractice?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 14, 2015

Check with a local lawyer, who can assist in determining the appropriate standard of care.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...
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Q: My son's psychiatrist will not see us or refill his prescriptions because we have an outstanding "no show" fee, although

we dispute the fee. If he does not prescribe my son's meds do we have any rights?

Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman answered on Dec 20, 2014

I would recommend you pay the "no show" fee or find another doctor.

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