What Is a “Never Event?”

There are many times when mistakes happen in medical care, and as such, they can almost be forgivable when medical providers take the right steps to provide restitution to those who suffer. Some events, though, are hard to imagine. It can be said that these should be occurrences that “never” occur. These are never events,… read more

Diagnosing Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy in Infants

When a child is born, doctors perform a battery of tests to ensure the baby is as healthy as possible and that if they need any type of medical care, it is made available immediately. There are some situations when this does not happen. Understanding what your doctor should look for in the care of… read more

Tips for a Personal Injury Deposition in Portland

When you are hurt due to the negligence of another person, you may file a personal injury claim in Portland, an opportunity for you to request that the at-fault party pay for your damages. A component of that process will be a personal injury deposition, an opportunity for the other party to question you and… read more

How is Liability Determined for a Multi-Car Crash in Oregon?

Accidents do not always involve just one vehicle. They can also include a chain reaction with one car hitting another. These multi-car accidents are complicated because there may be one or more parties involved, and all parties sustaining damage typically need to know who to blame to receive fair compensation. Determining liability in a multi-car… read more

Treatment Methods for Sepsis

Sepsis is the body’s intense response to an infection. Anybody can get an infection that can lead to sepsis, particularly if infections are not recognized or treated promptly. In such a case, a Portland septic shock attorney may be able to assist you or your loved one. In most situations, an infection is treated with… read more

What Happens if a Kidney Stone is Untreated?

Kidney stones are actually made up of hard deposits of minerals and salts that form inside the kidneys, and many individuals are genetically predisposed to developing them. However, other factors, including body weight, diet, medications, supplements, and certain medical conditions, increase the chances that a person will develop kidney stones. Kidney stones must be treated… read more

Potential Consequences of Delayed Medical Care

Delayed medical treatment can lead to serious consequences, including an exasperation of an injury or illness, disabilities that affect day-to-day life, and even death. Delayed medical care can occur due to a variety of reasons, including medical provider negligence. Here, we want to review the potential consequences of delayed medical treatment and discuss whether or… read more

Common U.S. Cancer Risk Factors

Cancer is the second leading cause of death annually in the US, according to information available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There are many types of cancers that can affect individuals. Sometimes, cancers do not cause much harm to individuals, but others can be detrimental. Some individuals face a higher risk… read more