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Plankinton woman loses appeal in malpractice case

January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Following a three-day trial last January in Mitchell, a jury rejected Bette Thompson’s malpractice claim against orthopedic surgeon Chris Krouse and Avera Queen of Peace Hospital.
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Report: Board refrains from disciplining doctors

February 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A state board that’s responsible for protecting the public from physician errors often shies away from punishing doctors whose mistakes harm patients or who demonstrate a pattern of substandard care, according to a Star Tribune investigation published Sunday. Continue Reading

Malpractice suit: Witnesses differ on cause of Mitchell woman’s wrist pain

January 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Two witnesses took the stand Thursday and gave differing opinions of the medical treatment given by a Mitchell doctor in the second day of a malpractice trial. Continue Reading

Study: Only 1 in 5 medical malpractice cases pay

August 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

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Multiple allegations against former Duluth, Minn., doctor

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Neurosurgeon Stefan Konasiewicz practiced medicine in Duluth for most of the past decade. He became one of the highest-paid physicians at St. Luke’s hospital, which praised him for his “outstanding care and skill.”
He also racked up nine malpractice suits and a sanction from the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for “unethical and unprofessional conduct.” Continue Reading

Emmer lawyer asks judge to throw out malpractice lawsuit

November 8, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

An attorney for GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer has asked a judge to throw out a legal malpractice lawsuit filed by a former Emmer client just a few weeks before the election. Continue Reading