A former physician’s assistant currently in prison for sexually assaulting veterans during medical exams is the subject of a slew of civil lawsuits, including medical malpractice. Mark E. Wisner is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for crimes committed while he worked at the Eisenhower Veterans Administration Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas, from 2008 to 2014.
As regular readers of our San Antonio legal blog know, we have repeatedly covered serious problems in military and civilian hospitals with negligent doctors and staff. Perhaps no case of medical malpractice is more heartbreaking than those that involve birth injuries.
Nearly six years ago, a Vietnam veteran went to a hospital for a "fairly routine" surgery for prostate cancer. Though the operation went well, the patient – now 71 years old – complained of leg pain and numbness.