We've all had days at work when we showed up tired. Chances are most of us were able to adjust our workloads and bounce back the next day. But what happens when that workplace is a hospital?
Does the risk of birth injuries increase if a doctor or other licensed professional isn't present for the delivery? Let's hope not.
Balancing law suit reforms with patient safety can be a tightrope act. Those in favor of reforms argue that frivolous medical malpractice claims drive up costs and insurance rates. However, two recent studies indicate that far too many patient injuries in Oregon and across the country may be caused by negligence on the part of doctors and medical care providers.
Quality, affordable health care is a major area of concern for many people. Medical costs have risen dramatically in recent years, which some attribute to the frequent number of medical malpractice law suits. However, Oregon's residents may be on the eve of a new era of health care.
If you believe you are the victim of medical malpractice, the odds of obtaining a fair recovery may be against you.