Wrongful Death suit for medical malpractice filed against clinic
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.