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Patients' legal rights under new Oregon medical liability program

Readers of our Eugene medical malpractice blog may be aware that earlier this year, a bill was signed into law by Governor John Kitzhaber to create a voluntary medical liability reform program. The aim of the program is to give healthcare providers and patients a confidential conversation when events that could lead to a medical malpractice claim occur. The presence of a mediator can be requested as the parties attempt to reach a resolution of the matter.

Drug shortages can cause patient injury

When people go to the doctor or to the hospital, they expect to receive the best care available. Under Oregon law, people should be able to expect that doctors, nurses and all hospital staff will stand-up to a reasonable standard of care. If this standard is met then there should be no hospital staff negligence.

Government unveils new system for reporting hospital negligence

Oregon patients expect the best treatment from medical providers at all levels. From doctors to nurses to pharmacists - we expect all hospital staff members to competently fulfill their jobs and give us the best possible care. Unfortunately, accidents and negligence at the hands of a medical team may result in injury or death to the patient. Hospital negligence may give rise to a claim for medical malpractice, giving the injured patient an opportunity to recover damages and medical expenses.

Oregon hospital struggles with patient violence

Insufficient staffing and a lack of supervision for mentally ill patients at Oregon hospitals pose hazards to everyone involved. Not only is the hospital staff put at risk, but the patients become a danger to themselves and others. Unfortunately, patient injury resulting from hospital staff negligence has recently been on the rise.


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