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Wisconsin nursing homes fail to report deaths, injuries

Investigation finds operators sometimes ignore federal law

10:42 PM, Feb. 24, 2013
Kathy Witt, seen with her husband Richard in 2006, fell in March 2008 at Mayville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Mayville, hit her head, and died the next day. Mayville did not report the incident to the state health department and the state never investigated.
Kathy Witt, seen with her husband Richard in 2006, fell in March 2008 at Mayville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Mayville, hit her head, and died the next day. Mayville did not report the incident to the state health department and the state never investigated.
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Richard Witt thought his wife was lucky.

Over the course of 18 years, Kathy Witt was diagnosed with five types of cancer: ovarian, brain, cervical-spine, spine and breast. In 2008, at the age of 65, she had survived them all. Doctors called her the "miracle lady," Richard Witt said.

On March 21, 2008, she was admitted to Mayville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Mayville, about an hour's drive northwest of Milwaukee. Among other ailments, she suffered from hypotension, or severe low blood pressure, causing dizziness whenever she sat up or stood. ...

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