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Rhett Fraser

Phone: (971) 266-8877
Fax: (971) 277-6970

Rhett Fraser is a native Oregonian who devotes his legal practice to helping people in the community who are injured as a result of the negligence of others.  Rhett believes that as attorneys we possess a unique opportunity to help make the lives of the people we represent better.  Rhett takes a client-centered and results-based approach to each case and every person he represents.

Rhett is an experienced attorney who is dedicated to providing the best possible legal representation to his clients. Rhett’s legal practice is focused on medical malpracticepersonal injury, wrongful death, and appeals in state and federal court.

Rhett regularly represents injured plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases against hospitals, doctors, nurses, midwives, and other medical professionals in cases ranging from wrongful death, birth trauma injuriescancer misdiagnosisdental injuriessexual abuse, and surgical mishaps, as well as many other types of cases. Rhett has tried numerous cases to a verdict before both judges and juries. Rhett is admitted to practice law in all Oregon, Washington, and Idaho state courts.  

 

Rhett began his career as a staff attorney at the Metropolitan Public Defender representing hundreds of individuals charged with numerous types of crimes and handled thousands of criminal cases.

Rhett has been selected by Super Lawyers to the Oregon “Rising Stars” list in the area of medical malpractice since 2016.  Rhett is active in the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), where he currently serves as the co-chair of OTLA’s professional negligence section.  Rhett is a proud member American Association for Justice (AAJ) where he is a member of the Stroke Litigation and Birth Trauma Groups.  Rhett also acts as a volunteer mentor to law students and new lawyers as well as volunteering with several organizations that help children in the community.

When not at work, Rhett enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. 

Admitted To

  • Oregon State Bar
  • Washington State Bar
  • Idaho State Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • The United States District Court for the District of Oregon
  • The United States District Court for the District of Western Washington
  • The United States District Court for the District of Idaho.

 

Memberships

  • American Association of Justice (AAJ)
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Oregon State Bar, Health Law Section
  • Multnomah County Bar Association
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Former)
  • Trial Guides, Editorial Board Member

 

Notable Firm Settlements

 

  • $4,000,000 – Personal Injury - Child injured in a car accident
  • $4,000,000 – Medical Malpractice – Failure to diagnose heart attack
  • $2,000,000 – Medical Malpractice - Surgical error leading to death
  • $1,000,000 – Medical Malpractice - Anesthesia related death
  • $1,700,000 – Medical Malpractice – Injection injury causing nerve damage
  • $950,000 – Dental Malpractice – Injection injury causing nerve damage
  • $750,000 – Medical Malpractice – Chiropractor injury causing nerve damage
  • $500,000 – Medical Malpractice - improper medication lead to death
  • $350,000 – Dental Malpractice  – Improper removal of adult tooth in child
  • $300,000 – Medical Malpractice – Confidential
  • $270,000 – Personal Injury – Oregon Auto Accident Policy Limit
  • $270,000 – Dental Implant Malpractice – Improper installation of dental implant
  • $250,000 – Medical Malpractice – Physical Therapy
  • $250,000 – Dental Implant Malpractice – Improper installation of dental implant
  • $100,000 – Counselor Malpractice – Improper patient counselor relationship
  • $100,000 – Medical Malpractice – Over prescription of opiates
  • $100,000 – Personal Injury – Oregon Auto Accident Policy Limit – Back injury
  • $100,000 – Personal Injury – Oregon Auto Accident Policy Limit – Shoulder dislocation
  • $100,000 – Personal Injury – Assault – Client assaulted by tow truck driver
  • $100,000 – Sexual Abuse – Patient sexually abused by counselor

 

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