Portland Personal Injury Blog

Failure to Diagnose Stroke Can Lead to Loss of Life, Disabilities

Strokes kill approximately 150,000 Americans each year. Several hundred thousand more suffer disabilities due to a stroke. Most strokes occur when the artery that supplies blood to the brain is ...
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Keep in Touch with Angel Law, P.C.

At Angel Law, P.C., justice matters. Our legal team is led by Patrick Angel, a former U.S. Marine whose practice as a personal injury attorney in Portland is dedicated to helping the injured receive ...
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Prescription Drug Errors May Be Deadly

Studies have shown that approximately 1.3 million Americans are injured by prescription drug errors each year. Although systems to detect medication errors are stronger than ever before, a staggering ...
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Childbirth Injuries

If childbirth injuries like cerebral palsy, shoulder dystocia, or Erb’s palsy have marred your birth experience, contact a Portland medical malpractice attorney for representation. Childbirth is ...
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Medical Malpractice - What You Must Know

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed due to the negligence of a medical professional. A medical malpractice lawsuit can be filed when a patient has been injured through misdiagnosis, ...
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Mesothelioma Litigation in the Pacific Northwest

Asbestos fibers were once thought to be a wonder material. They were resistant to heat, fire and acid and as a result were used in an array of industrial products, including materials used in ...
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Stryker Hip Replacements - What to Do if You Missed the Settlement Deadline

At Angel Law, P.C. , we understand that your health, wellbeing, and mobility are critical to your happiness, and if you had hip replacement surgery, you may require revision surgery. Numerous hip ...
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About Risperdal and Gynecomastia

Risperdal Lawsuits Have Cost Johnson & Johnson Millions so Far Risperdal litigation may prove costly for Johnson & Johnson. In February of 2015 a jury in Philadelphia ordered Johnson & ...
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IVC Filters: Manufacturers Ignored Reports of These Dangerous Medical Devices

As a defective product lawyer in Portland, I seek to inform individuals of potentially injurious (and even deadly) medical devices. IVC filters are one of those products and have caused dozens of ...
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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in the Pacific Northwest

Oregon and much of the Pacific Northwest rests on the operations of a handful of specific industries that do not flourish in too many other parts of the country. In particular, shipyards, paper mills, ...
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How to Avoid a Slip and Fall this Winter

This winter is proving to be quite a harsh one for residents of Portland. According to recent reports from Mt. Hood Medical Center and Legacy hospitals, record numbers of people are being treated for ...
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How Many Teens Text and Drive?

Evidence has always suggested that teenage drivers are more dangerous than other motorists for several reasons, but mainly due to their propensity to become distracted during important tasks. The ...
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Injured in a Car Accident? 5 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

After being in a devastating car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the first thing on your mind might be filing a lawsuit against them. While this can be a good idea, it is important ...
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Can the Damage Caused by Asbestos Exposure be Reversed?

We've all heard about the dangers of asbestos and know to avoid it at all costs. But what if you've already been exposed? In recent years, the use of asbestos for construction and in other ...
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The Booming Business of Defective Medical Devices

Patients walk into a doctor’s office or surgical room assuming that the products, devices, and equipment involved in their treatment are not just top quality, but approved by the Food and Drug ...
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Collision Sends Motorcyclist Off Marion Street Bridge

Motorcycles can be exciting, giving riders a sense of freedom and adventure. However, they can also be very dangerous, as they provide riders much less protection than other vehicles do. No greater an ...
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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed After Joan Rivers' Death

On September 4, 2014, actress and comedienne Joan Rivers underwent what was supposed to be a routine endoscopy procedure—but she never woke up. She passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital. Following ...
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Greedy Lawyers!

Many lawyers feel that most of the attorney advertising in the market place damages the legal profession, and a persuasive number of studies seem to support that belief. When lawyers advertise, ...
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How Do I Sue the Federal Government

Can I Bring an Injury Lawsuit Against the Federal Government What if a doctor at the VA Hospital makes a mistake, commits medical malpractice, and I am injured as a result? Can I sue the doctor, ...
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Why I Went to Law School

I met with a client a little while back because she'd been fired from her job at a lumber mill in Oregon. "Mary" is fifty years old, she'd given eight hard years of dutiful labor to ...
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Jury Finds For Blueberry Nursery Against Fertilzer Manufactuer

Forty Million Dollar Jury Verdict In February of 2012, a Multnomah County jury awarded two plant nursery owners in a products liability suit nearly $40 million to compensate them for the loss of ...
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How Dangerous Are Motorcycles Really?

Infographic authored by personal injury law firm, Sutliff & Stout. To view the original post, check out the original Motorcycle Accident infographic.
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Car vs Deer Accidents Increase in the Fall

November is the most dangerous month for car accidents involving deer. Portland Injury Litigation Law Firm Angel Law, P.C. first posted this safety reminder last November. With November upon us again ...
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10 Ways the US Chamber of Commerce Hurts Americans

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Bike Safety Matters II

In our last Bike Safety Matters article, we discussed the Helmet Law, Vulnerable User Law, and the Safe Passing Law. In this article we would like to go over more bicycle safety equipment and other ...
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