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Case of the Month October 2021

Defense Verdict for Med Mal Claim

Huske v. Continental Casualty Company

Case Type:
Medical Malpractice- Death
Medical Malpractice- Doctor
Medical Malpractice- Delayed Treatment
Medical Malpractice- Improper Treatment

Specific Liability:
Alleged failure to perform emergency laparotomy

General Injury:

State: Wisconsin
Circuit Court of Wisconsin, First Judicial District, Milwaukee County.

Related Court Documents:
Plaintiff's amended complaint: 2016 WL 17640382
Plaintiff's pretrial report: 2018 WL 11348383
Verdict form: 2020 WL 10575289
Judgment 2020 WL 10618142

Case Name:
Huske, Estate of v. Continental Casualty Company; Satchie, M.D.

Docket/File Number:

Result Amount:

Result Date:
February 28, 2020

Kevin E. Martens

Plaintiff: Edward E. Robinson, Cannon & Dunphy S.C., Brookfield, WI
Defendant: Todd M. Weir, Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir S.C., Waukesha, WI

Result Type:

Plaintiff: Not Reported
Defendant: Not Reported

Breakdown of Award:

Summary of Facts:
This wrongful death action was brought when Jeffrey Huske, a 57-year-old medical patient, died from ischemic necrosis of the small bowel after he reported to the emergency room with severe abdominal pain and defendant Brenda Satchie, M.D., insured by defendant Continental Casualty Company, failed to immediately operate on his strangulated bowel and instead recommended the placement of an NG tube and observation. The plaintiff estate contended that defendant Satchie failed to personally examine the decedent, failed to consult with the radiologists who had reported bowel obstructions, failed to access the decedent's chart, and failed to perform an emergency laparotomy. The defendants denied negligence.

Circuit Court of Wisconsin, First Judicial District, Milwaukee County.

Westlaw Citation:
2020 WL 10817296

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