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Nerve Injuries

Most of the time, we don't think about our nervous systems, especially when they're working as they are supposed to. But if you've sustained nerve damage as a result of medical malpractice, it's hard to think about anything else. Your nervous system is made up of a network of cells that send messages back and forth between your brain and every part of your body. Nerves are what make it possible to feel sensations and move your body. Without your even being aware of it, nerves transmit signals that control bodily functions like breathing, digestion, and even your heartbeat.

Your nervous system allows you to go about your life: working, caring for your family, participating in sports and hobbies, and enjoying life's simple pleasures. As amazing as your nervous system is, it is also delicate, and when a nerve is injured, it can lead to severe pain, disfigurement, loss of sensation, and even permanent disability. Nerve injuries may cause anesthesia, dysesthesia or parasthesia. When a nerve injury is caused by a doctor's negligence, it is medical malpractice.

Nerve Injury Attorneys Serving Portland and All of Oregon

The attorneys of Huegli Fraser PC are experienced in dealing with cases of nerve injury that arise from medical malpractice. These typically occur in one of two ways: a nerve may be severed during surgery, or anesthesia may be incorrectly administered in such a way that there is temporary or permanent damage to a nerve.

Among the nerve injuries caused by medical negligence for which we help clients recover are:

Medical malpractice cases for nerve injuries are complex and challenging to prove. Huegli Fraser PC is one of the few Oregon law firms that is equipped to handle these matters. Our attorneys have over 45 years' combined experience in handling medical malpractice cases, and have recovered over 100 million dollars for their clients.

Huegli Fraser PC works hard to achieve these recoveries for our clients so that they can concentrate on recovering their health, caring for their families, and being able to enjoy life again.

Portland, Oregon Nerve Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorneys

If you sustained a nerve injury during surgery or anesthesia, and suspect it may have been due to negligence, the law offers you a limited window of time in which to pursue recovery. We invite you to contact the experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Huegli Fraser PC to evaluate and discuss your options.

Huegli Fraser serves Portland and the surrounding areas, working with clients throughout Oregon. Contact us at (971) 266-8877. We look forward to working with you.

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Brachial Plexus Injuries

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Ruptured Disk Injuries

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Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries often result in severe and often permanent disability, including loss of bowel and bladder function, paraplegia and quadriplegia. Such injuries may be caused by direct trauma, such as an automobile or other accident, when vertebr…

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