Alarming Healthcare Facts

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Wisconsin residents who seek medical attention could end worse off than they started. Individuals may be concerned to hear about how rampant waste is in the medical industry, how many people die as a result of medical malpractice and how frequently those mistakes are made. One of the reasons for the incredible cost of seeing a doctor […]

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Attorney Risseeuw Chairs Big Brothers Big Sisters Casino Night

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Attorney Amy Risseeuw is on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the chair of their 2nd Annual Viva Las Vegas Shining Bright for Youth Casino Night fundraiser. The fundraiser will take place an Friday, November 8, 2013, from 7:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m. at Waverly Beach in Menasha. The casino night offers multiple Vegas style table games, food, drinks, raffles, […]

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Dressing For Court

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

As I walked through the lobby of the courthouse a few weeks ago, I saw many people wearing jeans and sneakers, shorts and flip-flops and ill-fitting athletic gear. Dressing in everyday, casual attire to a hearing or trial shows a lack of respect for the court. Judges and Court Commissioners have the power to make […]

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Letting Patient Wander And Die In Hospital Medical Malpractice?

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Appleton, Wisconsin residents may have been among those following the story of a 57-year-old woman who checked into a San Francisco hospital for a bladder infection and then vanished. The woman’s body was found after 18 days in a little-used stairwell at the hospital, which left her family and friends angrily wondering if negligence tantamount […]

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Former Infosys Employees Allege Discrimination Against U.S. Workers, Join Class Action Lawsuit

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

The attorney-author and co-counsel filed a federal class action lawsuit against Infosys Limited Inc. (“Infosys”), filed on behalf of a proposed class of job applicants denied employment by Infosys. That original lawsuit alleged Infosys’ hiring policies and conduct discriminate against workers of American or non-South Asian national origin, in violation of Title VII law. Recently, […]

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Attorney Avi Berk Makes Donation to Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Peterson, Berk & Cross attorney, Avi Berk, was pleased to make a donation to the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame yesterday. In 1967 Attorney Berk attended the infamous Ice Bowl game as a band member, and took some bunting home with him as a souvenir. To see coverage of Attorney Berk’s donation, you can […]

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Overuse Of Cardiac Stents Implicated In Deaths Nationwide

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

A disturbing trend in cardiac medicine affects many people nationwide, including those in Wisconsin. Inserting stents into stable patients has become common, yet stents, while undoubtedly lifesaving in the case of heart attacks, may, in fact, be harmful to many patients. Bloomberg News reports that cardiac stents were associated with 773 deaths in 2012, a […]

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