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Woman who chose not to sue nursing home for husband’s wrongful death is now being sued by the county for his medical bills

Six years ago, a now 88 year-old woman lost her 79 year-old husband to a fatal trip and fall in a Walworth County, Wisconsin nursing home. Despite efforts from her friends to persuade her to file a lawsuit, she declined to file a suit.

Six years later, after her legal options and remedies under the law have expired, she has been served a lawsuit from the county claiming she owes $5000 for the last month her husband spent in the home.

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