What is the Statute of Limitations for Oregon Medical Malpractice Lawsuits?

Medical mistakes can be devastating. Victims who are harmed due to a medical professional’s careless or negligent actions often sustain extensive injuries or illnesses that can lead to immense pain and suffering, long recovery times, and even permanent disabilities. In these cases, victims should be able to recover compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit against… read more

What Is Patient Abandonment?

When a person is undergoing treatment for an illness or an injury, they place their trust in medical providers. A doctor, nurse, or another type of medical professional will be the one to answer your questions, address your concerns, and handle your treatment. However, there are times when a health care provider may abandon a… read more

Hospital Consent Forms: Do you Sign Away Your Rights to Sue?

Most of us have been to the hospital for one reason or another. Maybe you went to the hospital because you needed emergency medical care. Perhaps you went to the hospital to have a routine surgery performed or to give birth. Regardless of why a person goes to the hospital, chances are they will be… read more

Can I File Dental Malpractice In Oregon?

Most people dread going to the dentist. While most dental visits are uneventful, there are times when dental mistakes are made in Oregon. Did you know that you can file a dental malpractice lawsuit in Oregon if you are harmed due to the negligent or careless actions of a dental professional? Anytime you seek assistance… read more

What are the 4 D’s?

If you or a loved one have been injured due to a medical mistake, you need to understand what the four D’s are. The four D’s refer to the four requirements that must be present in a medical malpractice case in order for a victim to receive compensation. The four D’s include duty, deviation from… read more

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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