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Nurse Malpractice Attorney in Oregon

Portland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Fights For You

It goes without saying that nurses provide a much-needed and oftentimes under-appreciated job of caring for those in hospitals and other care facilities. These medical professionals undergo years of training in order to provide a standard level of care to those experiencing a sickness or disability. According to some estimates, nurses can be interrupted in their tasks an average of six times per hour and many nurses must work overtime in order to compensate for nursing shortages. With this level of distraction, it is no wonder that the number of medical errors has increased in the past decade.

When a nurse providing medical care to you or someone you love is not equipped to handle the job, is too tired, or did not pay attention to your needs, you should retain the services of an award-winning and experienced medical malpractice attorney in Portland. With 20 years of legal experience, The Law Offices of Patrick L. Block, P.C. is committed to fighting for your right to medical care and satisfactory compensation for injuries incurred as a patient.

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Common Causes of Nursing Malpractice

The American Nurses Association has recognized the prevalence of nursing error mistakes across the United States, including Oregon. They claim that many nursing errors can be attributed to working overtime and being short-staffed, forcing many nurses to take care of more patients than they should while working long, stressful hours. Like other medical professionals, nurses can and should be held accountable when their wrongdoing and error results in the harm of a patient.

Any negligence by a nursing professional during their care of a patient can be considered nursing malpractice, including:

When nurses hold the regular details of your care in their hands, significant problems can develop when they are unable to perform this job to an acceptable standard. Attorney Block has devoted his legal practice to medical malpractice cases of all kinds, including those involving nursing negligence, ensuring that your case receives the attention it deserves during this traumatic time in your life.

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There are many people that may be involved in causing you to be untreated, mistreated, or misdiagnosed for your medical condition. Nurses are considered to be the eyes and ears of doctors and surgeons, providing the day-to-day needs of patients. When nursing errors go unchecked, the result can be permanent, life-changing, or even fatal. Your well-being is too valuable to allow nursing malpractice to continue.

If you have been injured based on the negligence and medical malpractice of a nurse, you may have a medical malpractice claim.

Contact Portland nursing negligence lawyer Patrick L. Block to determine if you have a case and how you can move forward obtaining much-needed justice for your injuries.