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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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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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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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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
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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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
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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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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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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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