Healthcare bills are one of the leading causes of bankruptcies in the United States. Wisconsin hospitals are reporting rising amounts of charity care and bad debt from people unable to pay their bills. WORT reporter Martin Rakacolli has the story.
Opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy this weekend after reaching a tentative settlement with state and local governments that are suing the company over the financial toll of the opioid crisis. Settling for bankruptcy is not uncommon for companies that have been sued for mass torts, rather than continue to litigate in courts around […]