April, 2015

April 30, 2015

A 30-year-old life coach is now facing third-degree sexual abuse charges for allegedly sexually abusing a 17-year-old inmate at the Kairos Three Bridges facility in Grants Pass. According to investigators, the alleged sexual abuse occurred just over a year ago, from April 1 through 14, 2014 when the coach was…
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April 28, 2015

Quite a bit – and being informed and proactive is one of the best first steps to take in protecting yourself against medical malpractice. Below, we’ll highlight some relatively simple steps to take to minimize the chances you will be hurt by medical negligence. If, however, you have already been…
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April 26, 2015

Many emergency room physicians order expensive diagnostic tests on patients who may not need them out of fear they may end up being sued for medical malpractice, a recently published study contends. This study, which was led and authored by Dr. Hemal Kanzaria (an ER doctor at UCLA), focused on…
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April 20, 2015

Personal injury cases can be as varied as they may be complex, and the specifics of a case will be crucial to determining its strength and value. There are, however, some general factors that can affect how much personal injury cases are worth. We’ll highlight just some of these factors…
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April 17, 2015

Six women who were alleged sexually abused by a Happy Valley pastor in the 1980s and 1990s have finally gotten their chance to tell their stories in court. Waiting nearly two decades to do so, these alleged child sex abuse victims took the stand this past week in the criminal…
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April 10, 2015

While medical malpractice can occur in various ways, medication errors are among the more common and prevalent forms of malpractice, as: Multiple medical professionals can be involved in the process of prescribing, distributing and/or administering medications. Consequently, there are many opportunities for mistakes to be made and things to go…
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April 6, 2015

A breast biopsy study conducted at Oregon Health & Science University has found that, when it comes to identifying the red flags for cancer risks in biopsies, breast tissue specialists are often overlooking or misinterpreting the presence of certain lesions. The findings of this study, which was published in the…
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