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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 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.

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Wisconsin on

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 answered on Dec 19, 2017

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

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Health Care Law for Wisconsin on

Q: My son (age 17) was committed to a mental health against our will, am I responsible for these bills?

We did not agree to have him committed and I told the officer my insurance does not cover mental health, but they took him anyway, now we have $4500 in bills for a two day stay. We did not sign any permission slips of any kind.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 23, 2016

It's an emergency hospitalization and most insurance would cover that even if labeled mental health. If it doesn't it may violate the ACA. Make sure hospital submits. If son is diabled due to MH he may be eligible for Medical Assistance.

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