What is Informed Consent?
Posted on April 26, 2021 in Medical Malpractice
In nearly all situations in which medical care will be given, a doctor or other type of medical professional must obtain informed consent from the patient. Of course, there are exceptions to this, particularly if there is an emergency situation, if a patient is unconscious, or if the patient is of unsound mind and unable… read more
What Are Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case?
Posted on April 19, 2021 in Portland Personal Injury Lawyer
If you or somebody you love has sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity, you will likely be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing this compensation can be challenging, and there are various types of payments that injury victims need to be aware of…. read more
Ultrasound Malpractice: How to Move Forward
Posted on April 14, 2021 in Medical Malpractice
Using ultrasound imaging is common practice when it comes to caring for women with obstetrical and gynecologic conditions. The vast majority of OB-GYN practitioners in the US have access to ultrasound diagnostic tools in order to efficiently make key determinations about the health of a woman and/or an unborn child. Unfortunately, there are various factors… read more
Prescription Medication Errors
Posted on April 12, 2021 in Medication Error
Studies have shown that approximately 60% of all adults in the US take some form of prescription medication. Utilization of these medications is particularly high for those with chronic health conditions and for elderly people. Prescription medications help ensure that we can heal after receiving a diagnosis and they also help maintain our overall well-being…. read more
Misread X-Ray: What You Can Do
Posted on April 7, 2021 in Medical Malpractice
We rely on quality medical care when it comes to emergency situations, particularly when we have any internal types of injuries. This includes broken and dislocated bones, which can often only be diagnosed with the use of an x-ray. However, what happens when injuries go undiagnosed despite the fact that an x-ray was taken? Misreading… read more