Malpractice

Was Prince the Victim of Medical Negligence?

Pop star Prince was such an American Icon that his death touched many lives and it also has many Americans curious how such a disciplined artist could let an opioid drug, like fentanyl, take him down – or did it? Or, was it the hand of helpers, physicians or pharmacists to blame. We’ll take a [...]

By |2018-08-24T13:23:37-07:00August 24th, 2018|Dangerous Drugs, Malpractice|Comments Off on Was Prince the Victim of Medical Negligence?

Risks of Giving Birth at Home

In recent years, families have sought more alternative, non-hospital locations for giving birth, such as at home and at birthing centers. The complications of giving birth outside of the hospitals can be a reason for concern, but a lot of times women feel more compelled to give birth at a place that suits their values [...]

By |2019-01-03T13:15:30-08:00June 20th, 2018|Birth Injuries, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|Comments Off on Risks of Giving Birth at Home

Many Birth Defects are Preventable

What could be worse than being informed as an expectant parent that your child may be born with a birth defect that could cripple them or remain with them the rest of their natural lives. Experts say there’s a lot an expectant mother can do nowadays to do to reduce a child’s risk for developing [...]

By |2019-01-03T12:57:12-08:00May 9th, 2018|Birth Injuries, Malpractice, Personal Injuries|Comments Off on Many Birth Defects are Preventable

Are There Risks Associated with Using Midwives?

In recent years, families have sought more alternative, non-hospital locations for giving birth, such as at home and at birthing centers using midwives. The complications of giving birth outside of the hospitals can be a reason for concern, but a lot of times women feel more compelled to give birth at a place that suits [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00July 21st, 2016|Birth Injuries, Malpractice, Midwife Malpractice|Comments Off on Are There Risks Associated with Using Midwives?

Infant Death Rate in U.S. Hits New Low in 2014, CDC Reports

Infant Death Rate in U.S. Hits New Low in 2014, CDC Reports Infant mortality rates in the U.S. have dropped to a new low after about a decade-long decline, according to federal officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, since 2005 (when there was a peak in the [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00December 9th, 2015|Birth Injuries, Malpractice|Comments Off on Infant Death Rate in U.S. Hits New Low in 2014, CDC Reports

5 Shocking Statistics about Medication Errors in the U.S.

Shocking Statistics about Medication Errors Medication errors can happen when drugs are being prescribed by physicians, when prescriptions are being filled, and/or when patients are given directions on how to take a drug. Just as medication errors can arise at various points in treatment/care process, they can also have various impacts on patients, [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00December 6th, 2015|Anesthesia/Medication Errors, Malpractice, Malpractice Statistics|Comments Off on 5 Shocking Statistics about Medication Errors in the U.S.

What to Bring to an Initial Consult with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

When medical professionals make mistakes that cause you harm, consulting with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer can be the best way to find out your options for financial recovery. While you do not, of course, have to prepare anything for your first meeting with an attorney, if you do have time to get the following [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00November 6th, 2015|Malpractice|Comments Off on What to Bring to an Initial Consult with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

4 Misdiagnoses Myths Debunked

Believing these myths about misdiagnoses can cost you your rights and your health, a Portland medical malpractice lawyer explains. Here’s why. Treatment from medical professionals typically starts with the diagnostic process, which can involve blood tests, imaging tests, biopsies and/or other assessments. While making the right diagnosis can be tricky and can take [...]

By |2017-02-10T14:43:02-08:00October 31st, 2015|Diagnostic Errors, Malpractice|Comments Off on 4 Misdiagnoses Myths Debunked

A Checklist of What to Bring to an Initial Consult with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

When medical negligence harms you or someone you love, meeting with an attorney can be the first step in the road to recovery and justice. During this meeting, which is free and doesn’t obligate you to anything, you can get important answers about your rights and options. To ensure you get the most helpful information [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00October 18th, 2015|Malpractice, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|Comments Off on A Checklist of What to Bring to an Initial Consult with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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