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Child’s Death in Vancouver Calls Attention to Anesthesia Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice on March 27, 2018

When having a procedure performed at your dentist or doctor’s office or at a medical clinic, there are options available in terms of the type of anesthesia used. While a general anesthesia offers the benefits of completely knocking you out while the doctor or dentist performs their work,…

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Making a Dent in Oregon’s Opioid Epidemic

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice on February 20, 2018

Issues related to addiction involving prescription pain pills and opioid use have garnered broad national attention amidst skyrocketing reports of fatal overdoses. Malpractice claims concerning medical mistakes and drug negligence have become more common, as families struggle to come to grips with the…

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Be Your Own Advocate to Help Prevent Medical Malpractice Mistakes

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice on November 8, 2017

Doctors are only human, and they are just as prone to making mistakes as anyone else. Unfortunately, when they do, it can have severe and even life-threatening ramifications for their patients. As cases involving medical malpractice and negligence have become more common, it…

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Medical Malpractice Qualifications in Oregon

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice on June 22, 2017

Medical malpractice cases often involve negligent actions on the part of doctors, hospital staff, and other medical providers that directly result in injuries to patients. Performing the wrong type of surgery, providing incorrect medications or at wrong amounts, and making an incorrect diagnosis are all examples of actions…

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Dentists Can Make Mistakes

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice on June 28, 2016

Although dental patients trust that their providers are both well-trained and highly competent professionals, dentists are still humans and thus, they are definitely capable of making mistakes. When dental treatments go awry, people can experience a host of problems ranging from moderate, aesthetic shortcomings to life-threatening infections and even death….

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Over 1,000 Women Suing Johnson & Johnson Over Baby Powder Risk

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability on May 10, 2016

Johnson & Johnson is a staple in the homes of many parents of little ones, having long been used as a trusted product to help prevent diaper rash. The familiar fresh scent and cooling effects appeal to adults as well, and for many people, it is one of…

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