Wisconsin Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

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

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Answered on Jul 25, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
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.

Was amesh involved? Those can cause complications.

Q: What are some questions when meeting with the hospital after a wrongful death?

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Answered on Feb 11, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
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.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Wisconsin on
Answered on Dec 19, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Unlikely, but speak to whoever was representing you in the malpractice case.

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

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Answered on Apr 3, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
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 handles medical cases--they give free consults.

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.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Answered on Feb 17, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
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.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Answered on Sep 8, 2016
Emmanuel Muwonge's answer
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 question.

Q: I feel like my medical privacy has been violated in the workplace. Just curious about my options.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for Wisconsin on
Answered on Sep 7, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
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.

Q: If my doctor implants a metal device without testing for metal allergies be considered malpractice?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Answered on Nov 14, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
Check with a local lawyer, who can assist in determining the appropriate standard of care.

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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

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Wisconsin on
Answered on Dec 20, 2014
Robert D. Kreisman's answer
I would recommend you pay the "no show" fee or find another doctor.

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