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Oct 11
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Preserving Evidence After a Trucking Accident

Those who have been involved in a trucking accident may be all too aware of how quickly evidence can disappear following the accident. Most large trucking companies have attorneys on retainer who immediately go to the site of a trucking

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Oct 03

Never Events Should Never Happen

A “never” event is one which should never occur, and is a term which brings profound unease to patients. In other words, when a disturbing medical event which should never happen does happen, the medical community deems it a “never”

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Sep 22

Wrong Site, Wrong Patient, Wrong Surgery

Wrong site, wrong patient, wrong surgery errors are all considered “never” events by the National Quality Forum. The term “never event” was introduced in 2001 by Ken Kizer, MD, referencing particularly shocking medical errors which should never occur. Over time,

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Sep 18

Birth Injuries

Approximately seven out of every 1,000 births in the United States includes some level of birth injury. More birth trauma injuries occur in not-for-profit hospitals than in private, for-profit hospitals (7.15 per 1,000 live births as opposed to 4.33 per

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Sep 11

Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis

According to an ABC News report, some 37 million women in America schedule a routine mammogram each year. After all, we have been told repeatedly by “experts” that having regular mammograms can catch breast cancer early, increasing our odds of

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Sep 05

Teens are Texting and Driving – Are They Learning it from Their Parents?

Smartphones have been on the market for more than twenty years. That means that teenagers today don’t remember a world without them. We have all heard the warnings about the dangers of texting and driving, and there are countless studies

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Aug 07

What are the Common Causes of Bus Accidents?

On November 23, 2016 the first lawsuit was filed in connection with fatal bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Filed by the mother of an 8 year old survivor, the lawsuit names the bus driver as the responsible party and states

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Jul 07

Oregon Workplace Accidents Common

Accidents in the workplace are a far too common occurrence in Oregon and throughout the United States, and injuries can be life-altering. If you have been injured in a job site accident in Oregon, contact a Portland workplace accident attorney

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Jun 25

Truck Accidents Can Result in Catastrophic Injuries

Accidents involving tractor trailers and semi-trucks often produce severe injuries and result in enormous medical bills, extensive time off work, and even painful disabilities. Despite the fact that passenger vehicles are safer than ever before, they still cannot handle the

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May 11

Multi-Vehicle Accidents: How Comparative Negligence Affects Your Claim

Multi-Vehicle Accidents: How Comparative Negligence Affects Your Claim We have seen multi-vehicle accidents on the news, with pictures from a helicopter hovering above scattered cars and trucks, and debris strewn across the highway. Some of us might even have passed by

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