According to an article this week in the Insurance Journal, an Oregon family is suing the clinic where their loved one died during a medical procedure that was supposed to treat her migraine headaches. The suit alleges that the clinic was negligent for failure to train staff in life-saving techniques. It also claims that the doctor performing the optical nerve block procedure committed medical malpractice when he did not properly respond when the plaintiff become short of breath.
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The suit also names Neurology Associates of Eugene-Springfield as a defendant. The family of decedent Christine Port, age 47, is suing for $2.2 million.