Madison.com, May 29,2016
One of the biggest myths involving medical malpractice litigation is the so-called flood of frivolous lawsuits. It just doesn’t happen here and the health care institutions know this. In 2014, only 84 malpractice lawsuits were filed in Wisconsin. In 2015, there were less.
First, damage caps make it almost impossible to go to court. And if you do get to court, the odds are that you will lose. According to the National Practitioner Data Bank, Wisconsin ranks 49th in malpractice payments….