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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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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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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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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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The Tort Reform Myth

Many Americans still believe the justice system in America is broken as a result of plaintiffs trial lawyers and frivolous lawsuits, especially against doctors. Unfortunately, there are some who will ...
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US House Narrowly Passes Misguided Medical Malpractice Bill

http://youtu.be/25Z2Uiorq2o The US House voted today on H.R. 5, a bill which seeks to impose damages caps and other "reform" measures regarding malpractice claims against health care ...
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How Much is My Lawsuit Worth?

As a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer I am often asked by a client or prospective client, "how much will I get for my case." It really is a difficult question and one that's very hard to ...
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Was My Wisdom Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Wisdom tooth surgery, also known as third molar surgery is a multi-billion dollar industry that generates a large amount of income for the dental profession. Each year American dentists and oral ...
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Medical Malpractice Report for Oregon

Considering birth, death, and all the little accidents in between, chances are we'll all spend some time in a hospital in our lifetimes. When we go there we expect a healthy clean environment, ...
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A Doctor's Failure to Timely Diagnose Cancer May Equal Medical Malpractice and Cost a Patient Her Life

When a medical mistake results in a cancer misdiagnosis, the consequences can be deadly because more and more cancers are survivable if detected early and treated properly. Cancer is a generalized ...
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Avoidable Medical Mistakes: More Prevalent Than You May Know

To err is human. So the saying goes, but not all errors are equal. The fact is, when medical care providers make mistakes, it can be deadly. Avoidable medical mistakes are serious business. They can ...
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