Oregon and Washington Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Attorneys



Woman in Wheelchair: Victim of Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing Home Neglect: Recognizing and Responding to the Signs

More than 13% of Americans—over 40 million people—are currently over 65 years old. Over the coming decades, that percentage is only expected to rise, as is the percentage of Americans over 85 years old. As the aging population increases, so does… Read More
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Woman Angry about Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes: Seeking Redress for the Unforgivable

Personal injury and malpractice lawsuits are intended to compensate people who have suffered an injury. But certain types of harm are so offensive, so egregious, that no amount of money can truly make up for what the victim suffered. One such injury… Read More
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Nursing home fall: woman on floor

Nursing Home Falls and Negligence

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, chances are the decision to move them there was a long and difficult one. Even if they were on board with the decision, you likely reviewed a number of alternatives first before settling on long-term care as… Read More
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Pregnant Woman with Listeriosis Feeling Sick

Listeria Infections in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is supposed to be a time of joyful anticipation. Of course, pregnancy losses do happen, but often they occur early in the pregnancy, because there were medical issues with the fetus making it impossible for the baby to be carried to term. A… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
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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Categories: Medical Malpractice
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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Categories: Medical Malpractice
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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Categories: Medical Malpractice
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

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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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