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Medical negligence: $4 million awarded to family of young mother

Most Oregon residents are not aware that negligence in the medical field is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. When medical negligence results in injury or death, legal action can be pursued. A family in another state was recently awarded $4 million from a lawsuit they filed after their family member died as a result of negligence. The deceased was a soon-to-be mother that died during child birth. The lawsuit claimed the woman's physicians and medical providers failed to take the necessary precautions to prevent the young mother's untimely death.

Woman awarded nearly $5.8 million from medical malpractice suit

When undergoing a medical procedure, there is always a certain level of risk involved. These days, with educated and skilled medical professionals and highly advanced medical technology in place, surgical procedures are safer than ever before in Oregon and across the United States. Despite these advancements in patient safety and care, mistakes still occur far too often in the world of health care. A recent medical malpractice lawsuit in another state can offer hope to victims of negligence in the medical field.

Woman seeks $10 million in damages in medical malpractice suit

Medical workers in Oregon and across the United States are trusted to care for literally thousands of patients each day. However, in today's world of health care, many doctors and nurses are forced to work long hours and are short staffed. This can contribute to mistakes and negligence during medical procedures. Tragically, when surgeons and physicians are careless and make errors during procedures, the patient has to live with the consequences. A lawsuit was recently filed in another state, citing medical malpractice after a physician allegedly caused permanent damage to a patient.

$2.65 settlement awarded to family in medical malpractice suit

Patient care and safety have become a top priority in hospitals and medical facilities across the nation. Despite this, statistics show that thousands of people in the United States are injured or killed each year due to medical malpractice. 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. Recently, the family of a deceased man in another state received a settlement of $2.65 million as a result of a lawsuit they filed after the man died due to alleged negligence in a medical procedure.

Alleged medical negligence leaves injuries after dental procedure

Like all medical professionals in the state of Oregon and around the country, dentists are required to treat their patients appropriately and with an acceptable standard of care. Dental patients often undergo complicated procedures that require anesthesia, so they place their trust and their lives in the hands of dentists. However, dentists, like doctors, can commit medical negligence. When negligence occurs in the field of dentistry, the affected patients can be left with permanent disfigurement and substantial injuries. A woman in another state has filed a lawsuit over claims that was left with permanent injuries after a fairly routine dental procedure.

Family awarded $20 million in historic medical malpractice suit

Thousands of health care patients are injured every year across the country due to human error. When mistakes occur in the medical field, the consequences can alter the lives of all those involved. Doctors and nurses in Oregon are well-trained and skilled professionals, but mistakes will still happen. A woman in another state died after giving birth due to alleged negligent medical care, and her husband and family filed a medical malpractice lawsuit. 

Family of medical negligence victim awarded $3.5 million

Losing a loved one is an emotional and devastating experience that no person wants to face. When a loved one is lost due to no fault of their own, the experience can become incredibly traumatic. Patient safety has become a top priority not only in hospitals in Oregon, but in medical facilities across the country. However, thousands of health care patients are injured or die each year due to medical negligence.  Recently, a family of a deceased mother in another state was awarded $3.5 million from a settlement in a lawsuit.

Child suffers brain damage due to alleged medical negligence

According to statistics, negligence in the medical field is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of this frightening statistic. Luckily, Oregon is home to some of the most skilled and qualified doctors and nurses in the country, so most patients are well taken care of. However, medical negligence continues to occur, and the consequences can be profound and life-altering for those affected. A child in another state suffered brain damage due to alleged negligent care, and the family has filed a lawsuit.

Medical negligence causes physical and emotional distress

Despite significant advancements in medical technology and patient safety, not all patients receive an acceptable level of care when undergoing a medical procedure. Medical negligence is a hot topic these days and continues to be one of the leading causes of injury in the state of Oregon and across the country. When health care providers fail to provide acceptable and adequate care to patients, significant injuries can occur, including death. Fortunately, there are ways to take action against such negligent care. A man in another state filed a lawsuit against a medical facility after alleged negligent care caused him physical and emotional distress.

Patient suffers injuries due to alleged medical negligence

In Oregon and across the country, thousands of patients are injured at the hands of negligent medical professionals each year. Unfortunately, medical negligence happens virtually every day and is more common than many people realize. Health care professionals are often seen as some of the smartest and most responsible members of society, but they can still make mistakes. Hospitals and medical facilities are often understaffed so doctors and nurses are forced to work long, exhausting hours that can also contribute to mistakes. A man in another state filed a lawsuit after alleged negligence caused him to suffer injuries.