Failure to Diagnose Stroke Case by ER Physician at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

Our 38-year-old client collapsed at home after carrying laundry down the stairs to the laundry room. Her children called for help. EMTs responded and called the case in as an “altered mental status and stroke.” After she arrived at the emergency room, she was seen by a resident and ER doctor. She underwent a CT… read more

Damage Caps in Oregon Tort Claims Act Ruled Constitutional

The Oregon Supreme Court recently ruled in a split decision that limits on damages to plaintiffs set by the Oregon Tort Claims Act are constitutional. Oregon state law caps damages owed by public bodies at $3 million. That means that even if a medical mistake results in $5 million in medical bills and future medical… read more

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Paramedic Intubation Errors | Paulson Coletti

Paramedics represent a beacon of hope during moments of emergency. They are the ones dispatched to help injured individuals when there are calls for help. However, what happens when they do more harm than good? In the case of intubation procedures, that is usually the situation. Endotracheal Intubation (ETI) is a procedure where a plastic… read more

Septic Shock | Portland Medical Malpractice Attorney

Septic shock is the final stage of a condition called sepsis. Sepsis occurs when infections in the body are left untreated. This usually results in chills, weakness, and a high heart rate. When left unmonitored, sepsis turns into septic shock, which can be lethal. Septic shock is a preventable illness that can occur when hospitals… read more

Cystic Fibrosis Misdiagnosis | Malpractice Lawyer

Cystic fibrosis is a chronic and devastating disease that progressively gets worse as time goes on. It is an illness that primarily affects the lungs but can also have adverse effects on the livers, pancreas, and intestines. Because of a genetic defect, the body produces excessive amounts of mucus that can clog ducts and passages… read more

Medication Errors | Paulson Coletti

It is estimated that one third of American adults take some form of prescription drug a day. It is very common for us to go to the doctor and be prescribed medication to treat whatever is ailing us. However, if not administered properly or if prescribed incorrectly, medication errors have the potential to cause lasting… read more