Medical Malpractice Attorney - Portland Oregon
We have handled medical malpractice cases for people seriously injured because of mistakes that should not have happened. Our focus is on helping the inured party received the future care that they need and help them to put their life back together if possible. Below are a few examples of the kinds of medical malpractice claims we have handled recently. If you have questions about whether you need the assistance of an experienced Portland, Oregon medical malpractice attorney please feel free to contact us.
Below are a few examples of the kinds of medical malpractice cases we have handled.
A 51 year-old man had a routine screening test for prostate cancer and the results showed a relatively high probability of prostate cancer. No follow up testing or examination was done. He was not informed of the test results and went about his life. Within a couple years he was diagnosed with cancer and had to undergo a costly surgery and debilitating hormone therapy. However, the cancer had metastasized.
A 61 year-old man had repeated routine screenings for prostate cancer and each test indicated a high probability of cancer and that it was growing aggressively. His treating doctor, however, failed to inform him of the results or to conduct follow up testing or refer him to a specialist. By the time the cancer was diagnosed it had metastasized and was inoperable.
A man was paralyzed from the waist down when his care providers failed to diagnosis a hematoma in his spinal canal that was seen on imaging studies and correlated with his clinical symptoms. A confidential settlement was reached to allow for his required medical care, elevate his standard of living, and assist his family in caring for him.