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4 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for Oregon on

Q: Are there any personal injury attorneys licensed and familiar with practice in BOTH arizona AND oregon?

My dad was murdered in lake havasu city, AZ, I live in OR..OR doesnt really help because the crime wasnt committed here, AZ has done very little more than make me feel even more confused, alone, lost, rejected, wrong for needing help/having questions & having absolutely no idea of what i can or... Read more »

Mr. Michael O. Stevens answered on Sep 12, 2018

There probably is, but it would be time consuming to find those few who do. That said, you do not need an Oregon attorney, you need an AZ one that does wrongful death. Just do a Google search for wrongful death attorney in the closest bigger city and then make some calls.

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Q: What is the statute of limitations for personal injury resulting in wrongful death?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 11, 2018

Generally, three years from the date of the injury that ultimately caused the death. Consult a member of the or. Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice for Oregon on

Q: Oncologist admitted chemo round #1; 40%overdose-Taxotere #2 same drug w/adverse allergic side effects #3 life expectancy

How do I sue doctor for malpractice in Oregon? This is 3rd family member, that was a patient. Mom, Dad & Uncle, all passed with this "Dr's care". At scheduled appt for #3 round, was given life expectancy. When my Dad said he was going to go to the Cancer Center in Arizona, Dr. advised not to go... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 26, 2018

Contact a member of the Oregon Assn for Justice who handles medical cases. They give free consults.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Workers' Compensation for Oregon on

Q: Can a homeowner be held liable for hiring an unsafe company to work on their home?

If the company displays photos or videos of non-OSHA compliant work practices on their social media, website, promotional media, etc. or the client observes employees of the company working in an unsafe manner, does the client assume some level of liability if an employee of said company gets hurt... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 12, 2018

I don't believe so. If a worker is injured they should be guided by their insurer and not give statements.

1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death and Criminal Law for Oregon on

Q: Can a person who is visibly intoxicated wave their right to counsel?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 12, 2017

There's an argument to make that it wasn't a knowing waiver. That person needs to speak with an attorney that handles criminal defense.

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Q: What if you had an infection prior to having surgery that why surgery was performed

This is reguarda to an answer I got my mom had the infection in her elbow prior to having the surgery is because of the infection the surgery was done then the doctor left guaze in the wound which cause the infection to get worse

Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 12, 2017

She needs to consult a member of the Oregon Assn for Justice that handles medical cases. They give free consultations and can best give her a personal, face to face discussion.

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Q: Contiued my mom died 5 days ago

Cont- n so she had to go in for the 5th nsurgery this time she stayed over night but was related to released the following day not even a day later she received a phone call from the surgeons nurse saying there the infection was resistant to the antibiotics and he was prescribing her something... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 9, 2017

Contact a member of the Oregon Assn for Justice who handles medical cases--they give free consults. However understand of people who go into hospitals more than 5% get infections. It's going to be a difficult case and medical carelessness cases are very, very expensive. So you'll want to talk to 2... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Oregon on

Q: My father passed away 2 days after being released from the hospital from gall bladder surgery. No autopsy was performed

Death certificate states he died from anxiety and gall bladder surgery. He was only 60 years old. Without an autopsy can a wrongful death or medical malpractice be persued?

Joanne Reisman answered on Mar 16, 2017

I believe a family member can request or demand an autopsy. (The family may need to pay for the autopsy.) This is something that should be done right away. It is probably too late if the body has been buried or cremated although there is a way to do some types of forensic autopsies on a body that... Read more »

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Q: My mother died from a hemmoghaic fallopian tube fybroid. By the time it was discovered in the ER she died 1 month later

Do you know if this would be considered medical homicide or medical malpractice?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 3, 2017

If no doctor saw her I don't see it. But to be on the safe side, contact a member of the Oregon Assn for Justice who handles medical issues--they give free consults.

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Q: can owner of motel be sued for not having smoke or carbon monoxide alarms or sprinklers installed in rooms they rent out

motel at gold beach, Orgeon. a death resulted inside of room (carbon monoxide poisoning)at motel. I live in Calif.

Craig M. Hopkins answered on Aug 17, 2015

The family of the decedent may have a claim against the motel.

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