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Cauda Equina Syndrome X-Ray of Spine

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) has a funny name (“cauda equina” means “horse’s tail”) and serious implications, especially if not diagnosed and treated promptly. Cauda equina syndrome is a nerve root problem, in which there… Read More
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Diagram of Meningitis Symptoms

Failure to Diagnose Meningitis

Few diagnoses strike more fear into the heart of a parent than that of meningitis. It can strike suddenly, progress rapidly, and do profound damage, including causing death. Before the advent of antibiotics, bacterial meningitis was nearly always fat… Read More
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Outpatient Surgery Facility with sign: Same Day Surgery

Post-Surgery Infections at Outpatient Surgical Facilities

Up until the past few decades, surgery in the United States took place only in hospitals. For this reason, hospitals are required to track and report data for certain hospital-based infection. Those hospitals that don’t appropriately track this… Read More
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Older Woman Patient Talking to Male Doctor with ClipBoard

How to Ask Questions After an Unexpected Medical Outcome

If you’ve ever had a medical procedure, or even taken a new medicine, you’re probably familiar with the laundry list of risks associated with various treatments. You may have even signed an informed consent form, indicating that you under… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Woman Receiving Dialysis Treatment

Dialysis Treatment and Medical Malpractice in Oregon

Nearly 400,000 Americans receive dialysis treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Demand for the treatment, which functions like an artificial kidney, is only expected to rise as baby-boomers age and the incidence of diseases like diabetes incr… Read More
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Uterus Illustration with Fibroids

The Link Between Power Morcellators and Uterine Cancer

Well over half of women will develop uterine fibroids at some point in their lives, according to data from the National Institutes of Health. These non-cancerous tumors grow in the uterine wall, as illustrated by the image here. Often they cause no s… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Vial of Taxotere

Failure to Warn of Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects

When you’re diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the first things you want to know is what your treatment options are. You may be in such distress from your diagnosis that you have only one concern: which treatment is going to be the most effec… Read More
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Medical team led by female doctor

What Does Standard of Care Mean?

You may have heard the phrase “standard of care” in connection with medical treatment, and particularly in connection with medical malpractice actions. What does standard of care mean when we say that a medical professional has not uphel… Read More
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Woman Thinking (about risks of Essure)

Risks of Essure and Other Birth Control Implants

The quest for safe, reliable, convenient birth control has led many women to Essure and other birth control implants. Essure came on the market in 2002, and seemed initially to offer all of those benefits. Unlike the birth control pill, it didn’… Read More
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Diagram of Sepsis

What is Sepsis? And What Causes It?

You may have heard the word “sepsis,” or the equivalent term, “septic shock” on a medical drama, and understood instinctively by the urgency in the TV doctor’s tone that sepsis is a serious matter. In fact, it can be a d… Read More
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Portland, Oregon, medical malpractice and personal injury attorney James Hu… Read More

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Todd Huegli is an experienced Portland, Oregon medical malpractice, persona… Read More

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Rhett Fraser is a native Oregonian who devotes his legal practice to helpin… Read More

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