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What is Chorioamnionitis?

As anyone who has been pregnant knows, there are many things, large and small, that can go wrong with a pregnancy or birth. Fortunately, most pregnancies don’t involve serious complications, and many complications that do occur can be successfully… Read More
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Can I Sue a Therapist for Breaking Confidentiality?

When you talk to a therapist, psychiatrist, or other licensed mental health professional, you probably do so with the understanding that what you say will not be shared with others—that it will be kept confidential. Client confidentiality is import… Read More
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What is Umbilical Cord Prolapse?

Umbilical cord prolapse is a complication that can occur during labor, either during delivery or just prior to delivery. The umbilical cord that has carried nutrients and oxygen to the baby throughout the pregnancy drops through the mother’s dilate… Read More
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How Long Does It Take to Recover From Cauda Equina Syndrome?

If you are reading this article, there is a good chance that you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome (CES). “Cauda equina” is Latin for “horse’s tail,” and the syndrome got its name because it affects the bundl… Read More
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What’s the Difference Between a Concussion and a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Which would you rather have: a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury? The correct answer, of course, is “neither.” But most people, if forced to choose, would pick a concussion. Most of us know someone who has had a concussion, and most of… Read More
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When Should You File a Complaint Against a Therapist?

Mental health professionals such as psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers, as well as most other types of counselors, need to have a license to practice. Licensing boards are government-regulated agencies that exist for the public’s prot… Read More
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The Risks of Informal “Consults” Between ER Doctors and Specialists

Americans love medical mysteries. Week after week, we watch medical dramas on television in which a seriously ill patient is rushed into the Emergency Department with mysterious, life-threatening symptoms. Somehow, on the show, there is always an ass… Read More
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What the “Community Standard" of Care Really Means

How do you know if a doctor has committed medical malpractice? Sometimes the answer is obvious: a surgeon amputates the wrong limb, or shows up to surgery intoxicated and nicks an artery with a scalpel, causing the patient to bleed out. Almost always… Read More
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Why You Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney for Your Medical Malpractice Claim

If you are thinking about filing a medical malpractice claim, you may be wondering if it matters whether you hire an attorney who focuses on medical malpractice. Obviously, as medical malpractice attorneys, we think it does. If you’ll indulge us fo… Read More
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When a Doctor’s Liability Isn’t Enough: The Importance of Damages

Medical malpractice is what lawyers call a “cause of action.” A cause of action is a set of facts that allow one person to bring a lawsuit against another. If you can establish these basic facts, your lawsuit can move forward. If one or more of t… Read More
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Portland, Oregon, medical malpractice and personal injury attorney James Hu… Read More

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Rhett Fraser devotes his legal practice exclusively to helping people injur… Read More

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Jason Cohen is a litigation attorney who practices plaintiff’s personal i… Read More

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