Hospital Infections | Medical Malpractice Attorney

A recent major survey compiled data from acute care hospitals throughout the nation, and found that at any given time, approximately one out of every 25 patients has a hospital-acquired infection. What are hospital-acquired infections (alternatively,healthcare associated infections)? These are infections patients contract while they are in the hospital. Common hospital-acquired infections include: Pneumonia Gastrointestinal… read more

Takata Airbag Recall Lawsuits | Airbag Injury Attorney Oregon

Were you injured by a defective Takata-made airbag? The Portland personal injury attorneys at Paulson Coletti are accepting cases for individuals who were injured by defective airbags manufactured by Takata. Approximately 34 million vehicles have been recalled thus far, making this the largest auto-related recall in history. Takata’s initial airbag recall was about half the… read more

How to Get the Most Out of Your Free Consultation

Many personal injury lawyers offer “free consultations” or at least a free initial phone call to discuss your potential case. Learn how to get those most out of these meetings. If you were injured through no fault of your own, you may be considering retaining an attorney. The best way to find out whether you… read more

Can Humans Contract Bird Flu? | Portland Personal Injury Lawyers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the H5 bird flu that is currently sweeping through poultry farms nationwide poses no health issue to the public. A new wave of bird flu has affected 40% of states along with tens of millions of birds, says the CDC, but the disease poses a low… read more

Importance of Trusting Your Doctor | Medical Malpractice Attorney

When doctors leave health plans, patients can be left scrambling to find a new physician. Finding the right doctor can be difficult enough, but getting to know that doctor and trusting them is even harder. How can you develop a relationship of trust with a new physician? It can take years to find the right… read more

Slip & Fall Spinal Cord Injury | Portland Personal Injury Lawyer

Slip, trip and fall accidents can have serious effects on the spinal column. Advanced imaging shows the difference between pre and post-fall lumbar scans. Slip and fall accidents can occur virtually anywhere. Injuries range from mild to permanently debilitating. Paulson Coletti’s Portland personal injury lawyers represent individuals who have been wrongfully injured in these types… read more

Medical Costs of an Injury | Portland Personal Injury Attorney

For many accident victims, getting medical treatment after a wrongful injury is near impossible. Without proper compensation, people who are wrongfully injured may never get the care they need to recover after an injury. The New York Times’ series on the high cost of medical care in America, Paying Till It Hurts , revealed that… read more

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Mothers Against Medical Errors Raises Medical Mishap Awareness

An article by the Ocala Star Banner titled: “ Advocacy group hopes to raise awareness about ending medical mishaps” highlights a patient safety advocacy group’s commitment to bringing serious medical negligence issues to the forefront. Mothers against Medical Errors (MAME) wants to raise the issue of patient advocacy to help prevent mishaps and empower victims…. read more