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Medical malpractice suit results in $33 million award to mother

It's no secret that thousands of health care patients are injured every year across the United States. Even though doctors and nurses in the state of Oregon and across the country are subjected to years of academic and on-the-job training, mistakes and negligence continue to occur. Recently, a woman in another state was awarded over $33 million as a result of a lawsuit she filed after her baby suffered brain damage due to medical malpractice.

Alleged nursing errors cause injuries to elderly patient

Being in charge of the daily needs of patients makes nurses a vital part of modern health care. These days, more and more nurses in the state of Oregon and across the country are tasked with duties that traditionally belonged to physicians. More involved and intensive patient care combined with notoriously long shifts increases the likelihood of nursing errors. Recently, a lawsuit was filed in another state after alleged negligent care by nurses left a patient injured.

Woman wins $14.9 million in historic medical malpractice suit

In the state of Oregon and across the country, those who believe they or their loved ones were harmed by substandard medical care have the right to take legal action. A woman in another state became paralyzed due to negligent medical care so she and her husband filed a lawsuit. They were recently awarded almost $15 million, which was second largest medical malpractice verdict in the history of their state.

Young mother suffers trauma due to alleged medical negligence

It's no secret that thousands of health-care patients are injured every year. Patients going in for surgeries and medical procedures place their lives in the hands of doctors and nurses. Unfortunately, while doctors and nurses in the state of Oregon are certified professionals, they are also human, and humans make mistakes. One such mistake allegedly happened to a woman in another state. She and her spouse recently filed a lawsuit, citing medical negligence.