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December 2014 Archives

1 killed, 3 injured in Wisconsin car accident

Even in the best of conditions, driving can be complicated. When the weather is perfect and there are no distractions in a vehicle, a car accident could still happen. As a result, it is especially important that when weather conditions are less than ideal, additional attention is paid. Unfortunately, one Wisconsin man recently lost his life in a car accident believed to have been caused by another driver who failed to stop for a stop sign.

Medical malpractice allegedly leads to amputations

Patients in Wisconsin must have a high degree of trust in regard to their medical care providers and medical treatment. Because the average patient has not had the years of medical training that most doctors and nurses have, they must trust that these providers will adequately care for them in times of need. One woman has recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging that negligence on the part of her medical care providers resulted in multiple amputations.

Medical malpractice could lead to birth injury

Thanks to the advances in medicine over the course of the last 50 years, babies are safely born to women in Wisconsin every day. Despite these advances, medical care providers still fail to meet the accepted standard of care in some cases, resulting in a birth injury. In a case such as this, a medical malpractice suit may be appropriate.

Alcohol suspected in fatal Wisconsin car accident

Over the course of the last decade, considerable efforts have been made to educate the public about the potential consequences of drinking and driving. In addition to government agencies, even alcohol manufacturers are involved with education efforts by creating advertising that discusses the importance of responsible drinking. Regardless of these efforts, some people still choose to engage in such a risky behavior. In fact, impairment is suspected in a recent Wisconsin car accident that killed two people.

Navy vet in vegetative state after alleged medical malpractice

Many people have heard of procedures that are described as routine. However, many others in Wisconsin know that a surgery or test that is considered routine can turn into anything but if proper protocols are not followed throughout the procedure. One woman has filed a medical malpractice claim stating that her husband is now in a persistent vegetative state after undergoing what should have been a routine colonoscopy and endoscopy.

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