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I was at the ER having problems staying awake the ER doctor decided I had been taking too much of my pain medication he gave me a shot of something w

1 Answers. Asked on Sep 06th, 2017 on Medical Malpractice - Wisconsin
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I had argued with him I did not take too much pain meds and since I kept falling asleep I have no idea what he gave me at the time I was in a shelter because of a apartment fire and the nurses at the shelter said I cried in my sleep all night long I think he should have realized there was still something wrong with me and it certainly wasn't my medicine two days later I'm in the hospital with an acute UTI
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Answered on Sep 13th, 2017 at 6:49 AM

Medical malpractice cases in Wisconsin are nearly impossible to pursue and win. I wrote a blog on the difficulties of pursuing a medical malpractice case last year at our web site (law firm) under personal injury issues. The Miilwaukee- Journal Sentinel also wrote an excellent article on how medical malpractice cases are basically extinct in Wisconsin. The statute of limitations is three years to start a lawsuit from the date of the occurrence or your claim would be forever barred. I am sorry what happened to you, but unless you sustained some type of permanent and viable damage as a result of the treatment, I wouldn't see this as an actionable case. 

David B. Karp Karp & Iancu, S.C. 933 North Mayfair Road #300 Milwaukee, WI 53226 414 453 0800 dbk@karplawfirm.com www.karplawfirm.com

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