Oregon residents expect that their doctors, nurses and other medical professionals will treat them with the utmost care. Medical professionals are supposed to be highly trained to recognize and treat complicated medical procedures using the newest technology and research. It can be devastating when doctors fail to meet or exceed this expectation. A doctor error can often result in serious injuries and death.
While some doctor mistakes are unavoidable, many are the result of negligence. Fatal accidents are not uncommon when doctors are negligent. These accidents can leave the families of accident victims reeling. They have to deal with the unexpected loss of a loved one and the legal consequences that follow. In order to receive some justice, a medical malpractice or wrongful death suit may be necessary.