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FDA Halts Pelvic Mesh Sales Over Safety Concerns

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability on April 25, 2019

Defective products are a common cause of personal injuries. Faulty medical devices, in particular, are dangerous and can leave patients suffering serious, potentially life-threatening complications. In terms of medical controversy and concerns over safety issues, mesh devices frequently used in surgical procedures have…

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Oregon Doctor Sues Oregon Doctor for Medical Malpractice

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Medical Malpractice on May 29, 2018

Medical malpractice is far more common than many people realize. It is a shocking statistic to most, but The Washington Post recently reported that medical errors are actually the third leading cause of death in the United States. The only things that cause…

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Child’s Death in Vancouver Calls Attention to Anesthesia Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. 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, P.C. 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, P.C. 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, P.C. 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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