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Medical Malpractice Law Lawyers In Forest Grove Oregon

Forest Grove is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States, 25 miles (40 km) west of Portland. Originally a small farm town, it is now primarily a bedroom suburb of Portland. Settled in the 1840s, the town was platted in 1850 and then incorporated in 1872 and was the first city in Washington County. The population was 17,708 at the 2000 census. As of 2007, the estimated population is 20,775. Located in the Tualatin Valley, Oregon routes 6, 8, and 47 pass through Forest Grove with 47 and 8 signed as the Tualatin Valley Highway. Pacific University has been the most distinctive aspect of the town throughout its history. Old College Hall on campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places along with nine other structures in the city. Local employers include the university as well as Tuality Forest Grove Hospital and Merix Corporation.

What is medical malpractice law?

Medical Malpractice is improper or immoral conduct in the performance of duties by a doctor, done either intentionally or through carelessness or ignorance. Cases involving health care patients who have suffered harm as a result of the negligent care of a doctor or other medical professional. Medical malpractice claims can stem from misdiagnosis, prescription errors, and unsanitary conditions at a health care facility.

Answers to medical malpractice law issues in Oregon

In many states, the medical profession has been granted certain special protections. For instance, some states have...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Federal court opinions concerning medical malpractice law in Oregon