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Overworked Nurse Sitting in Hospital Hall

Are Overworked Nurses Putting Your Health at Risk?

Nurses are often the unsung heroes of the healthcare profession. While doctors write the orders and call the shots, they almost never spend as much time with hospitalized patients as nurses do. Nurses are the ones carrying out physicians’ order… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Physician Assistant Wheeling Patient on Gurney

Physician Assistant Negligence in the ER

Picture this scenario: your spouse is complaining of terrible abdominal pain, so bad that you know a trip to the emergency room is in your future. Sure enough, you find yourself driving to the ER, where your spouse is triaged, and eventually, moved t… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Patient Consulting with Surgeon

How Being an Informed Surgical Patient Protects Your Health

If you are expecting to have surgery in the coming weeks or months, there are things you can do to increase the likelihood of your surgery’s success. One of those to become an informed surgical patient. While, of course, it’s the responsi… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Woman with Cervical Cancer at Doctor Office

Failure to Diagnose Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the few types of cancer for which women are routinely screened, even when there is no reason to expect that cancer will be found. Women who receive routine pelvic exams from their OB/GYN or primary care physician will typica… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Pregnant woman suffering from preeclampsia

When a Doctor Misdiagnoses Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a disorder in pregnant women which is marked by sudden increases in blood pressure both during pregnancy and during the weeks following delivery. Occurring in about five to eight percent of pregnancies in the United States, preeclamps… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Doctor Giving Bottle of Pills to Patient

Is a Doctor Liable for Drug Abuse by a Patient?

You can scarcely turn on the evening news or open your web browser without reading something about the growing opioid drug crisis in this country. This addiction crisis is striking home for many people not just because of the sheer numbers of people… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Several open prescription bottles that could cause drug interactions

Did Your Pharmacy Fail to Warn You About a Drug Interaction?

Your parents or grandparents may have gotten their medicine from a local family-owned pharmacy, where the pharmacist knew his customers and their families personally. Most of those pharmacies are gone now, replaced by large chain drugstores. What the… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Nurse Assessing Stroke Victim

tPA and MRI for Stroke: Were You Properly Treated?

Should you or a loved on have received a tPA and MRI for stroke symptoms? Stroke is the third leading cause of death, and the primary cause of permanent disability in this country. A stroke can occur without warning and devastate your ability to spea… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Denied Stamp - Insurance Bad Faith

Understanding Insurance Bad Faith

When you present at a doctor’s office or hospital for treatment, you assume that the care you receive will be based on your medical needs and your doctor’s good judgment. And of course, that’s how it is supposed to work. But there i… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Illustration: Hydrocephalus

Failure to Diagnose Hydrocephalus

If you’ve ever heard of someone having “water on the brain,” you’ve heard a common name for hydrocephalus, a word that actually comes from the Greek words for “water” and “head.” But the fluid involved… 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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