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Over $2.5 million awarded to victim of medical negligence

The tendency to make mistakes is a defining flaw of the human race. All mistakes have consequences, but when mistakes occur in the medical field, the consequences can be life altering. Most Oregon citizens are not aware that medical negligence is a leading cause of death and serious injury in the United States. When a patient is seriously injured or suffers unnecessarily at the hand of medical professionals, legal action can be taken. A man in another state was recently awarded over $2.5 million in damages after negligent care almost cost him his life.

Alleged medical negligence results in death of patient

The death of a loved one is a devastating experience that no one wants to face. When a loved one is lost due to medical negligence the experience becomes even more traumatic. Hospital patients in Oregon and all across the United States place their trust in the hands of qualified health professionals. However, mistakes happen in all walks of life, and the medical profession is no different. Recently, alleged medical negligence resulted in the death of a woman in another state, and her family is taking legal action.

Patient suffers loss of toe due to alleged medical negligence

Despite years of training and experience, doctors and medical professionals are not exempt from making mistakes. Medical negligence happens every day and is more common than many people realize. Fortunately, laws exist in Oregon and across the country that protect patients from carelessness and malpractice in the medical field. Recently, a man in another state filed a lawsuit after alleged negligent care caused significant injury.

Patient suffers permanent injuries due to medical malpractice

When Oregon citizens go in for a medical procedure, not only do they place their trust in the hands of doctors and nurses, but also their lives. However, even in this day and time, medical malpractice is one of the main causes of death and injury in the United States. Luckily, when a medical mistake causes injury to a patient, that patient has legal avenues that he or she can take to ease the pain and suffering. A man from another state has taken legal action over alleged mistakes during surgery that have left him scarred for life.

Family of deceased daughter alleges medical negligence

Despite staggering advancements in patient care and safety, mistakes still happen in the medical field at an alarming rate. The majority of doctors and nurses in the state of Oregon and across the country are well-qualified and well-trained professionals, but this does not make them immune to mistakes. Thousands of patients are injured or die as a result of medical negligence every year. Unfortunately, some of these mistakes can be fatal. A lawsuit recently filed by a family in another state underscores how incompetence in the medical field can have deadly consequences.

Medical negligence results in amputation

Doctors, nurses and all medical professionals in Oregon and elsewhere endure years of training. However, years of training and experience does not make them immune to mistakes. In fact, medical negligence is one of the leading causes of personal injury and death across the United States. Recently, a man from another state filed a a medical malpractice claim, alleging that negligence by surgeons eventually resulted in the amputation of his leg.

Medical malpractice contributes to death of young mother

Physicians and all medical professionals in the state of Oregon have an obligation to treat patients with respect and care. However, doctors and nurses make mistakes like all humans. Medical mistakes happen every day and are more common than most people realize. Recently, a lawsuit was filed after alleged medical malpractice resulted in the death of a young mother in another state.

Jury awards $250,000 to family of medical malpractice victim

Doctors and medical professionals are often seen as some of the smartest members of society. It takes years of schooling, constant training and more than just intelligence to be a good doctor. Nevertheless, medical mistakes are made every day in Oregon and elsewhere. While some errors are insignificant, others can completely change lives. Recently, a jury awarded a quarter of a million dollars to the family of a man from another state who died as a result of medical malpractice.

Questionable procedure leads to claims of medical malpractice

Physicians in Oregon and all across America are trusted with the care of thousands of patients each day. Regardless of training or experience, doctors, nurses and medical staff are human, and it is a fact that humans make mistakes. Every single day patients around the country are injured or die as a result of medical malpractice. Unfortunately, when a doctor makes an error, it is usually the patient who suffers. Recently, a lawsuit in another state was filed over claims that doctor error caused permanent damage to a patient.

Medical malpractice results in $20 million settlement

In the state of Oregon and all across the country, doctors have a duty to treat patients with an acceptable standard of care. Patients trust doctors and medical staff to provide them with the best possible treatment. Unfortunately, medical malpractice is more common than many people realize. When negligence occurs in the medical profession, the consequences can be debilitating and even deadly. A man in another state was recently awarded $20 million from a lawsuit filed after a misdiagnosis left him permanently impaired.