Nursing Negligence Lawyer in Portland

Negligence is breach of a duty to exercise reasonable care to prevent loss or injury to another person. Nursing negligence occurs when a patient suffers unnecessarily because a nurse does not perform in a reasonably prudent manner to care for the patient. If you have been injured because of negligent nursing, schedule a consultation at Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC in Portland, OR. We are tough advocates for people who have been injured through medical negligence.

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Types of Nursing Negligence

More nurses than ever are being named as defendants in medical malpractice lawsuits. As stated in a Lippincott Nursing Center article, the number of malpractice payments made by nurses nearly doubled in a three-year period. Charges of nursing negligence can arise from a wide range of acts or failures to act that result in patient injury.

Types of nursing negligence include:

Causes of Nursing Negligence

Malpractice among nurses is on the rise. Contributing factors include:

Who Is Liable?

Liability in a nursing malpractice case revolves around who is responsible for the nurse’s negligent acts – the attending doctor or the hospital. If the doctor was present and had control to prevent the nurse’s negligence, the doctor may be found liable. The hospital may be financially responsible if the nurse was an employee of the hospital and fulfilling a job duty when the patient was injured.

Why You Need a Lawyer

Nursing negligence cases may involve multiple potentially liable parties and complex medical issues. Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys can investigate your injuries to determine and prove negligence, fully assess your damages, negotiate skillfully on your behalf, and fight for your rights in court if necessary.

Contact Us Today

Medical errors made by nurses can cause serious injury to patients. If you have been a victim of nursing negligence, contact Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC as soon as possible. Our Portland personal injury trial lawyers are committed to pursuing full and fair compensation for your losses.