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Medical Malpractice

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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

One interesting thing about practicing medical malpractice law is the fact that people often think they have a good medical malpractice case when they do not have a case at all, and other people do not even consider filing a lawsuit because they do n… Read More
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The Role of Expert Witnesses in a Medical Malpractice Case

If you wanted to know about rocket ships, who would you consult: your next-door neighbor, or a NASA engineer? Unless your neighbor has some remarkable qualifications, you would probably pick the engineer. Why? Because presumably the right information… Read More
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What is “Pain and Suffering” in a Medical Malpractice Case?

You have probably heard of lawsuits including damages for “pain and suffering.” But you may not have thought about exactly what that means. If you have been injured by medical malpractice, damages for pain and suffering could be considerable. To… Read More
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When the Hospital Wants to Talk to You About a Mistake: Patient Advocates and “Peer Review”

When you go into the hospital for surgery or some other procedure, you may fear that something will go wrong—but you don’t really expect it to. If you do have an “unexpected outcome,” you may be shocked, bewildered, angry, and afraid. Fortuna… Read More
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Radiology Malpractice: When a Radiologist Misses Something Big

If you have ever had an X-ray, MRI, or CT scan to diagnose a health problem you have been experiencing, you have probably sighed in relief when the report came back showing no serious problems. You may not have gotten the answers you were looking for… Read More
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What is the “Golden Hour” for a Stroke Patient?

There is a saying among doctors who treat stroke patients: “time = brain.” In the case of a stroke, the sooner treatment is received, the more brain function can be preserved, and the less likely there is to be permanent brain damage. The longer… Read More
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My Therapist Slept With My Spouse!

It sounds like the plot of a soap opera, or the theme of an afternoon talk show where the participants yell and cry. Unfortunately, this storyline sometimes isn’t fiction, and the tears it causes are all too real. One national study of psychologist… Read More
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Water Birth Malpractice: What to Know

Giving birth is one of the most meaningful and intensely personal experiences a woman can have, culminating in the great joy of holding her newborn child and taking the baby home. Because this is such an important moment, and because most women only… Read More
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Sexual Abuse in a Hospital Setting

Hospitals are supposed to be places of healing. Patients who receive care in a hospital are ill, and often weak or vulnerable. They have a right to trust that not only will their medical needs be appropriately addressed, but that hospital staff will… Read More
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Ten Signs Your Therapist is Abusing You: What to Look For

The relationships in our lives are powerful. Good relationships strengthen us, empower us, and help us to be our best selves. Unhealthy relationships can give us a distorted view of ourselves and the world, and cause profound pain and damage. Often,… 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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