December, 2014

December 28, 2014

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has to pay $4.1 million to two girls for failing to protect them while they were in foster care. This marks the single largest child sex abuse verdict ever handed down against the Oregon DHS. How the Child Sex Abuse Verdict Came to…
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December 11, 2014

Bedsores are skin wounds that develop as a result of excessive, continuous pressure being placed on a certain area of the skin. Also referred to as pressure ulcers or pressure wounds, bedsores commonly develop on people who stay in prone positions for prolonged periods of time, such as nursing home…
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December 9, 2014

Regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have recently announced that they have opened up an investigation regarding how Graco Children’s Products, Inc. (Graco) handled a massive child car seat recall earlier this year. The Graco child car seat recall, which was first issued February and was then…
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December 3, 2014

Intubation is the process of inserting tubes into people’s airways to ensure they are getting the oxygen they need when they may not be able to breathe on their own. While intubation can be a life-saving medical procedure and is often used during surgery, it can be a complicated process,…
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November 30, 2014

Multiple mistakes were made by the medical professionals overseeing Joan Rivers’ elective vocal cord procedure earlier this year, a report recently released by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has revealed. The findings of this report highlight multiple points of medical negligence…
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November 28, 2014

A burn injury lawsuit filed last week in the Multnomah County Circuit Court is seeking $49,000 from Jody’s Restaurant & Lounge, a Portland area strip club that allegedly served the plaintiff a flaming shot of booze that ended up burning him. According to the documents associated with the complaint, the…
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November 24, 2014

Social media is an effective way to communicate and is clearly here to stay. While using various social media sites is daily habit for some people, when these people also have a personal injury case pending, what they post to their social media accounts can end up sabotaging their case…
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November 14, 2014

The popular TLC show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, has recently been canceled by the network after allegations of child sex abuse impacting one of the cast members were brought light. According to the latest news about this child sex abuse scandal, the matriarch of the family – “Mama” June…
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November 6, 2014

Emergency rooms can be frenzied, chaotic places, especially when there are multiple people who need involved medical care as soon as possible. Although we want to be able to rely on the medical professionals who work in emergency rooms to provide us with superior care and treatment when we (or…
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October 30, 2014

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)  is urging the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Judiciary Subcommittee to pass the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2014 (S. 2301/H.R. 4981). On October 15, 2014, NAAG sent an official letter of support for the Amy and…
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