Godiwalla v. State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board

Godiwalla v. State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board

1 Shirley Y. Godiwalla, M.D., appeals from a circuit court order affirming a decision of the State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board indefinitely limiting her medical license and prohibiting her from practicing pediatric urology after the Board determined that she misdiagnosed three patients and performed unnecessary surgical procedures upon them. We conclude that Dr. Godiwalla […]

Preston V. Meriter Hospital in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin (Medical Malpractice)

Preston V. Meriter Hospital in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin (Medical Malpractice)

HOLDING: When a baby is born in a hospital birthing center, the newborn has come to the “emergency department” for purposes of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). Thus, the hospital must provide “an appropriate medical screening examination” to any infant born at the hospital birthing center in order to determine whether […]