In a story that our firm continues to cover in our blog, it was recently reported that the father of a young girl burden at Doernbecher Children's Hospital has hired an attorney to pursue a lawsuit against the facility and the manufacturer of hand sanitizer involved in the incident. As our readers may be aware, the 12-year-old girl was severely burned in a fire involving hand sanitizer while a patient at the children's hospital.
Medical malpractice can have heartbreaking consequences for innocent patients. Hospital negligence and other types of malpractice can be life-altering and cause serious injuries. This is known all too well for one teen and his mother who have filed a lawsuit against the Oregon Health & Science University.