Medical Malpractice Attorney
Patients put trust in doctors, nurses, surgeons, and other medical professionals. Unfortunately, in some cases the actions or lack thereof of a . is the rise to the level of third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer.
You have a right to compensation if you have been injured due to the carelessness or . In most instances, when you have been injured because of , the law regarding filing a lawsuit can be very complicated. For example, while an individual medical practitioner cannot be held liable for , a hospital can be. Oregon law requires filing a lawsuit within two years of the discovery of the injury. Further, you will have no later than five years total to file a claim, regardless of the date of that discovery. In a , a victim may only be awarded up to $500,000 for pain and suffering. Therefore, it is imperative to contact an attorney who is adept in lawsuits right away. of a
occurs when a healthcare professional provides to a patient that causes injury. In a , the victim may be awarded damages if they can prove this negligent act caused the injury. handle many different types of cases.
- Emergency room errors
- Medical device errors
- or Delayed diagnosis
Do I Have a ?
Do you have a case? How do you prove your ? Our is well-versed in determining instances of and getting favorable results for .
What Damages Are Awarded?
An may be entitled to compensation for a or . Damages for losses suffered can include:
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earning capacity
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of enjoyment
The Steele cases. You will need an attorney who will fully investigate your case, and who will garner expert medical testimony and depositions from witnesses or other defendants. Licensed to practice in both Oregon and Washington, offers legal services in Nathan Steele is prepared to stand by you and to fight for your rights. Consultation is free. Don’t wait! Contact our today to discuss your case.