$4.5 Million Med-Mal Verdict

Croff v. Roberts and Aspen Spine and Neurosurgery et al., Multnomah County Case No. 15CV17095 Plaintiff Croff underwent L5-S1 decompressive laminectomy and discectomy surgery with Defendant Roberts and Aspen Spine and Neurosurgery.  He alleged that the surgery was negligently performed when Roberts failed to remove several protruding discs, failed to decompress the spine, fractured the…

Prescription Mix Up Verdict

Bell v. Fred Meyer Stores, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV19618 Plaintiff Bell was given a prescription for clomiphene by her fertility doctor.  She took the prescription to Defendant Fred Meyer’s pharmacy. Bell was errantly given clomipramine, an anti-depressant.  She took one dose and began to feel the effects before realizing the medication was incorrect.  Bell…

$3.7 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict

Haveman v. Oregon Emergency Physicians et. al., Multnomah County Case No. 1404-04430 Plaintiff Haveman was transported by ambulance to Providence St. Vincent after collapsing at home and becoming unresponsive. Defendants misinterpreted CT scans results as negative and suspected Plaintiff was having an emotional episode. It was not until more than eight hours later that defendants correctly diagnosed a stroke. …

Negligent Feeding Tube Placement Case

Wong v. Portland Adventist Medical Center, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV13575 Decedent Wong went to Defendant Portland Adventist Medical Center (PAMC) suffering from pneumonia and respiratory failure. While there, Wong was put on a feeding tube. Plaintiff alleges that the feeding tube was negligently placed and that complications from the placement caused Wong’s death.  Plaintiff sought…