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Sep

$22.5 MILLION TO BE PAID TO FAMILY OF MALPRACTICE CASE

A Fitchburg family, represented by Attorney Dan Rottier, has won a $22.5 million payment from a state malpractice fund in a lawsuit claiming their 6-week-old son suffered permanent brain damage from oxygen deprivation during surgery at UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital. 

The settlement is the second-largest award made by the state Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund.