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Senate Bill 203

Relating To: Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Altria Client Services Inc Notified Date 4/2/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/2/2010

American General Corporation (formerly American General Finance Inc.) Notified Date 1/25/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2010

Comments
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases
www.legis.state.wi.us/2009/data/SB203hst.html
Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/18/2009

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 8/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2010

Comments
Medical Malpractice--Loss of Society & Companionship
Against
Report Date
9/23/2009

Comments
Expansion of Claimants in Medical Malpractice cases
Other
Report Date
8/17/2009

Comments
Claims of loss/companionship in medical malpractice cases
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/17/2009

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 9/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/23/2009

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/26/2010

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 9/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/16/2009

Ministry Health Care Notified Date 10/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/27/2009

Supporting Documentation
20091027_113947_SB203 2009.doc

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 10/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/27/2009

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Notified Date 4/20/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/20/2010

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/17/2009

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America Notified Date 2/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2010

Schneider National Inc Notified Date 10/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/5/2009

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/14/2009

Comments
The State Bar of WI supports the right of a parent to recover for the loss of an adult child but does not take a position on the right of an adult child to recover for the loss of a parent.
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 7/10/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/10/2009

Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Notified Date 5/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/19/2009

Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetists Notified Date 10/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/28/2009

Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 3/8/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/8/2010

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc Notified Date 9/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/29/2009

Wisconsin Citizen Action Notified Date 8/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/18/2009

Wisconsin Civil Justice Council, Inc Notified Date 8/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/18/2009

Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc Notified Date 8/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/12/2009

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 5/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/18/2009

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 6/1/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/18/2009

Other
Report Date
6/1/2009

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 10/21/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/21/2009

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 5/26/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/26/2009

Comments
With the uncertain fiscal and legal standing of the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, now is not the time to expand potential liability.
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 10/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/27/2009

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 8/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/12/2009

Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine Notified Date 5/26/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/26/2009

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 10/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/23/2009

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
529.00
2010
January - June
479.00
2010
July - December
13.00
Total 1021.00
Altria Client Services Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5.00
2010
July - December
Total 5.00
American General Corporation (formerly American General Finance Inc.) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
19.00
2010
July - December
Total 19.00
Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
58.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 58.00
Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
9.00
2010
January - June
6.00
2010
July - December
Total 15.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 1.00
Marshfield Clinic 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
24.00
2010
January - June
9.00
2010
July - December
Total 33.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
8.00
2010
July - December
Total 8.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Ministry Health Care 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
6.00
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 7.00
National Federation of Independent Business 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
98.00
2010
July - December
Total 98.00
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 1.00
Property Casualty Insurers Association of America 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
Total 11.00
Schneider National Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
24.00
2010
January - June
41.00
2010
July - December
Total 65.00
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
74.00
2010
January - June
52.00
2010
July - December
Total 126.00
Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetists 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1.00
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
12.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Citizen Action 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
30.00
2010
January - June
19.00
2010
July - December
13.00
Total 62.00
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council, Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
61.00
2010
January - June
58.00
2010
July - December
Total 119.00
Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
200.00
2010
January - June
122.00
2010
July - December
Total 322.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
18.00
2010
January - June
16.00
2010
July - December
Total 34.00
Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5.00
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 6.00