Why Do Medical Care Providers Fight So Hard in Malpractice Cases?

When it comes to medical malpractice claims, even when the patient presents a reasonable claim, it seems to many that doctors and other medical care providers choose to fight disproportionately hard. In this article, we’ll examine some of the reasons why.

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The Rise of Financial Elder Abuse

For many of us, America’s elderly population represents a group of people that we admire and appreciate for the many contributions they have made to their families, their communities, and their country. Unfortunately, older people can also be vulnerable to a variety of forms of neglect, malpractice, and abuse.

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When Can a Dentist be Liable for Malpractice?

Across the United States, we are lucky to have well-trained dentists using state-of-the-art equipment and offering the newest procedures. But what if a dentist makes a mistake? Unfortunately, dental negligence sometimes causes serious injury to patients. In this article, we’ll discuss some common forms of dental malpractice and when a dentist can be held liable.

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Who is Liable for Food Poisoning?

Just how common is food poisoning? In this article, we will answer that question, provide information on common causes for food poisoning, and discuss when third parties might be liable for it.

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Pursuing Litigation for Misdiagnosis

Imagine finding out that you’ve been living with untreated cancer, celiac disease, or Lyme disease for years, despite being told it was just irritable bowel syndrome or rheumatoid arthritis. This is an unfortunate occurrence for an estimated 12 million Americans a year who are misdiagnosed with a condition they don’t have.

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What if a Lawyer Screwed Up My Case?

Fortunately, many attorneys are able to successfully fulfill their professional obligations. But some lawyers make mistakes that doom their clients’ cases, even when a very good result should have been expected. In this article, we’ll discuss legal malpractice in Oregon.

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What Are the Most Important Issues to Consider Before Pursuing a Wrongful Death Claim?

Coming to terms with the death of a loved one is difficult. The grieving process can be long and slow. In addition, at the same time one is dealing with these emotional aspects of death, it may be necessary to administer the deceased’s estate and make important legal decisions. One such decision is whether to pursue a wrongful death action.

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The Dangers of Inadequate Tire Safety

How to stay safe on the road is a common topic in Oregon and throughout the United States. There are laws mandating seatbelt use, prohibiting reckless and drunk driving, and deterring speeding and other dangerous behaviors. But what about tire safety? We’ll discuss the issue further in this article.

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Common Semi-Truck Mechanical Failures

While well-trained professional drivers are necessary to ensure safe roads, it’s equally important to the motoring public that the trucks themselves, along with trailers and other related mechanical equipment, be safe and in good working order. Unfortunately, sometimes tractor-trailer trucks and their equipment are far from safe. In this article, we will examine some common mechanical problems associated with semi-trucks.

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Does the Legalization of Marijuana Cause More Car Crashes?

As Oregon residents know, when discussing legalization, both opponents and proponents can cite studies and statistics purportedly favoring their side of the argument. But where do the studies stand now that legalization has occurred in a number of places? Are there more motor vehicle crashes, and if so, can they be blamed on pot? We’ll explore those issues in this article.

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