Patient suffered catastrophic nerve injury to her mental nerve after oral surgery at OHSU. The attending surgeon failed to supervise his residents while performing a very complex surgical extraction of an ankylosed tooth. The extraction severed the mental nerve of the patient.
Young woman in therapy for emotional problems was sexually assaulted by her therapist, during therapy, resulting in severe emotional distress.
Patient’s lung punctured by doctor who had been drinking that day.
Hospital staff technician negligently injected contrast dye in to arm of patient.
Doctor failed to listen to his patient when she described chest pain and fatigue. He failed to order the necessary blood tests, including troponin. These tests would have indicated patient was having a heart attack and prevented the massive heart damage that occurred the following day.
Doctor’s negligence resulted in patients quadriplegia.
Young man suffered brain damage and became quadriplegic due to hospital’s negligence in failing to monitor oxygen saturation.
Psychologist sexually abused patient.
Psychiatrist sexually abused patient.
Chairman of Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School sexually abused patient.