While doctors make decisions and orders regarding patients' care, nurses are usually the ones who carry those orders out. In that capacity, they hold patients' very lives in their hands. When a nurse makes an error that should have been avoided, the consequences can be serious or even deadly.
As nurses are asked by budget-conscious hospitals and care facilities to take on ever more responsibility, nursing errors and legal claims against nurses are on the rise. Often, nursing negligence occurs when a nurse fails to adequately monitor or assess a patient, or to communicate critical changes in a patient's condition to the treating physician. Medication errors, in which a nurse administers the wrong medication or the wrong dosage also account for a significant number of nursing malpractice cases.
Patients and their families may be reluctant to hold nurses accountable for their negligence, but it is unfair for innocent injured parties to bear the burden of these avoidable errors. Huegli Fraser PC can help make things right.
At Huegli Fraser PC, we understand how painful and difficult it can be for families when a patient's life is changed or lost due to a nursing error; the very people you trusted to care for you or a loved one caused injury instead. Our goal is to help our clients recover the damages they're entitled to so they can focus on their health and the needs of their families.
Oregon medical malpractice cases are complex and difficult to prove, and nursing negligence cases are no exception. The challenging nature of these cases means that many Oregon attorneys simply don't accept them. At Huegli Fraser PC, we are proud to stand up for patients who have been injured by nursing negligence. We have relationships with many respected nursing experts whose testimony is key to successfully presenting a negligence case. Our attorneys have a combined 45 years' experience in medical malpractice, including nursing negligence. Over the course of our years of practice, we have achieved multiple recoveries in excess of a million dollars. In total, we have recovered over 100 million dollars for our clients.
At Huegli Fraser PC, our goal is not only to help our clients recover financially, but to support them as they recover emotionally and physically from their injury.
If you or a loved one has suffered injury due to a nurse's negligence, you deserve help. Get the guidance and advocacy of experienced Portland malpractice attorneys. Huegli Fraser PC will give you a candid, straightforward analysis of your case and help you pursue recovery.
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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