Portland Medical Malpractice Attorney
Skilled Medical Malpractice Lawyers Serving Portland and Surrounding Cities
Medical malpractice can be defined as the failure of a healthcare provider to provide an adequate standard of care, resulting in harm to the patient. Our Portland medical malpractice attorney can provide you with further information and advice on this matter. If you have been injured as a result of a healthcare provider’s negligence, you may be able to pursue a claim for medical malpractice. To prove your case, you must demonstrate that the healthcare provider failed to meet the standard of care that is typically expected of providers in the community where you received treatment. It is important to note that this standard of care may differ depending on the location of the treatment.
Choosing a qualified Doctor
If you’re concerned about your doctor you can search the Oregon medical malpractice database to see if your doctor has been the subject of a medical malpractice claim. One thing to be aware of if your medical malpractice claim occurred at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) is the claim falls under Oregon Tort Claims Act. The act requires you to give notice to a public organization that you intend to file a lawsuit against them and the notice must be sent to them within 180 days of the injury causing event. If you don’t send this notice you will not be able to pursue compensation against OHSU. It is very important to contact an injury attorney in Portland immediately to discuss the need for sending the notice. There are many myths about medical malpractice claims. If you are interested in seeing some of the statistics, check out the NPDB database and contact our personal injury attorneys.
Some examples of Oregon cases we handle:
- Failure to diagnose
- Failure to properly treat
- Birth injuries
- Surgical error
- Medication error
- Failure to order proper tests
Call Today and Hire Our Portland Medical Malpractice Attorney To Represent You
If you or a loved one have been recently injured due to a medical professional’s negligence, call Dawson Law Group at 503-919-1315 for a free and confidential consultation. During your call, one of our Portland personal injury attorneys can answer your questions, help you assess your case, and give you advice on the best way to proceed. For more information on filing a medical malpractice claim in Portland, go to our practice areas and look for our “medical malpractice” page.