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Medical Malpractice

Sexually Abusive Doctor

Sexually Abusive Doctors in Oregon: How Well Are Patients Protected?

The state of California recently became the first in the nation to enact a law requiring doctors on probation for causing harm to patients to disclose that fact to patients before an appointment. Doctors on probation for causing harm by sexual miscon… Read More
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Mother with Newborn baby concerned about hydrocephalus

Is Your Baby's Head Normal? What You Should Know About Hydrocephalus

As a new parent, especially as a first-time parent, it’s natural to worry about things that don’t seem right with your child. Having the ability to Google any symptom your baby exhibits rarely does much to soothe anxiety. If your babyR… Read More
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Man Getting Dialysis

Medical Malpractice in Dialysis Cases

For patients with late-stage kidney disease, there is no doubt that kidney dialysis can be, quite literally, a lifesaver. Dialysis extends the life of many patients until they are able to receive a needed kidney transplant. And although the process o… Read More
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Woman Checking for Less-Common Signs of Breast Cancer

Less-Common Signs of Breast Cancer: Did Your Doctor Miss Them?

In recent decades, awareness of breast cancer has increased, thanks in part to “pink ribbon” campaigns, breast cancer walks, and other programs designed to alert women (and men) to the signs of breast cancer and options for treatment. Tre… Read More
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Oxycodone

Doctors Overprescribing Oxycodone: Understand the Risks

As an ideal, medicine is a partnership: a patient brings their unique knowledge of their body and their symptoms; the doctor brings their training and experience in practice. With the information provided by the patient, the doctor’s observatio… Read More
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Scissors Cut $100 Bill - Are Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Awards Taxable?

Are Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Awards Taxable?

A question we sometimes hear when discussing the prospect of a medical malpractice lawsuit with a client is “Are medical malpractice lawsuit awards taxable?” It is an understandable concern, given that some awards or settlements are signi… Read More
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Teal Ovarian Cancer Awareness Ribbon

Did Your Doctor Miss the Signs of Ovarian Cancer?

Ovarian cancer is sometimes referred to as a “silent killer,” as many of the symptoms are not obvious. For instance, if you felt a lump in your breast, you might immediately consult your doctor about the possibility of breast cancer. If you exper… Read More
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Child with cerebral palsy in physical therapy

Costs of Raising a Child with Cerebral Palsy

“Cerebral palsy” is something of an umbrella term that refers to neurological disorders affecting muscle tone and movement. These disorders are caused by damage to a baby’s brain as it develops; the damage may take place during preg… Read More
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Newborn with Birth Defect or Birth Injury

What's the Difference Between a Birth Defect and a Birth Injury?

At the end of nine months of pregnancy, all you want is a healthy baby. If, instead, your baby is born with serious health issues, it can be frightening and devastating. In that moment, you just want to know that your baby will be okay. In the days a… Read More
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Newborn after Birth Trauma

Was My Child's Disability Caused by Birth Trauma?

Pregnant women are commonly asked, “Are you hoping for a boy or a girl?” Most of the time, the answer is, “It doesn’t matter to me; I just want a healthy baby.” Most parents just want, and expect, their baby to be health… Read More
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