Medical Malpractice Fund Reaches $406 Million SurplusMay 30th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Medical Malpractice Fund Reaches $406 Million Surplus According to a state audit performed in February, a $1.2 billion state-run fund that pays large medical practice awards has a surplus of $783 million. Startlingly, this figure is $406 million more than recommended which illustrates just how difficult it has become for injured patients to win medical… Read the full article »Read More
Distracted Driving Continues to RiseMay 10th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Distracted Driving Continues to Rise The number of injuries caused by distracted driving continues to rise, especially among teenagers. Perhaps the rise can be attributed to our society’s newfound obsession with screens or the frenetic pace our lives compared to 50 years ago. Regardless of the reason for the rise in injuries, it is important… Read the full article »Read More
Seeking Damages After a Car WreckApr 26th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Seeking Damages After a Car Wreck Seeking damages after a wreck is often one of the lowest priorities on a victim’s list. In fact, for many crash victims, dealing with day-to-day hardships like coping with injuries or getting medical care or transportation to work are often higher priorities than seeking damages. Unfortunately, launching a lawsuit… Read the full article »Read More
Growing Awareness of Sports-Related Brain InjuryApr 20th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Growing Awareness of Sports-Related Brain Injury A concussion-related lawsuit brought against Pop Warner Youth Football League has ended with a settlement for an undisclosed amount. Filed in Wisconsin federal court in February 2015, the suit alleged that a 25-year-old man named Joseph Chernach, who had played football with Pop Warner between 1997 and 2000, died… Read the full article »Read More
Study Finds 1% of Physicians Account for 32% of Paid Medical Malpractice ClaimsApr 12th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
Study Finds 1% of Physicians Account for 32% of Paid Medical Malpractice Claims A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that a small number of doctors account for a disproportionately large number of the medical malpractice claims that result in payout for victims. The study, using data from the National… Read the full article »Read More
CDC Investigates Bacterial Infections in WIMar 16th 2016 by: Domnitz & Domnitz, S.C.
CDC Investigates Bacterial Infections in WI An investigation into the source of a bacterial infection which has been linked to 18 deaths and 44 cases of infection is currently underway in Wisconsin. The investigation began over six months ago when six cases were reported to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). All who fell… Read the full article »Read More