TMJ4, July 9, 2016
Seven hundred deaths a day from medical mistakes. New research shows that’s how many Americans are dying due to medical errors. The I-Team looked into malpractice deaths in Wisconsin and talked to victims who say state laws make it nearly impossible to right the wrongdoing.
According to new research led by Johns Hopkins, medical errors claim more than 251,000 lives a year, making it the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer. And if medical malpractice happens in Wisconsin, many people affected are blocked from seeking justice because of laws and court rulings.