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Oregon Drug and Medical Device Recall Lawsuits & Attorneys

NOTICE: The Drug Law Center is no longer accepting these type of cases. This page is strictly for informational purposes. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding by not contacting our office on these cases. We are actively investigating and prosecuting cases involving Valsartan cancers. For information on Valsartan lawsuits, look here.

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Oregon Bad Drug Lawsuits & Oregon Defective Medical Device Cases

Oregon Bad Drug Lawsuits & Oregon Defective Medical Device Cases

Pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers often rush their products to the market to begin generating profits immediately. Even the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) feels pressure to ensure that these products are available as quickly as possible, which is often detrimental to the health and well-being of the patient using the drug or device. In fact, many patients suffer catastrophic injuries or premature death from using these products, because they were never warned of the serious side effects or adverse reactions.

In recent years, the number of Oregon defective medical device cases, wrongful death lawsuits, medical malpractice claims, and Oregon bad drug lawsuits have been on the rise. The suits have been filed by victims and surviving family members who usually have no other option than to seek financial recompense for their damages by the individuals and entities responsible for causing their harm.

Even so, these cases are often very complex and take years to resolve. Personal injury attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice and product liability claims are usually successful because they have access to all the necessary resources, like those listed below.

State of Oregon Statute of Limitations

Oregon Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (Section 12.110)

Even though it may be months, weeks or years before a patient realizes that they received substandard medical care, the Oregon statute of limitations code still restricts the amount of time the victim has to file a lawsuit or claim for compensation against every party responsible for their damages. However, in Oregon, the statute of limitations on medical malpractice follows the Discovery Rule, to help protect victims of bad drugs and defective medical devices who were unaware they were harmed until long after the damage occurred.

Even so, the victim has a legal responsibility to start the process by filing all the necessary paperwork in the appropriate Oregon courthouse before the statute of limitations expires. If they fail to do so, they give up their right to seek any financial compensation in future years.

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 2 Years
  • Product Liability – 2 Years
  • Wrongful Death – 3 Years
  • Medical Malpractice – 2 Years “with Discovery Rule but, action must be commenced within 5 years of date of act unless delay is due to fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation, and then, action must be commenced within 2 years of when such is, or should have been, discovered.”
  • Intentional Torts – 2 Years

Oregon Medical Resources

State of Oregon Legal Resources

Clackamas County Law Library
821 Main St #101
Oregon City, OR
(503) 655-8248

State of Oregon Law Library
1163 State St
Salem, OR
(503) 986-5640

University of Oregon Law Library
1515 Agate St
Eugene, OR
(541) 346-3088

Marion County Law Library
234 High St SE
Salem, OR
(503) 588-5090

Jackson County Law Library
100 S Oakdale Ave
Medford, OR
(541) 774-6437

Douglas County Law Library
1036 SE Douglas Ave # 305
Roseburg, OR
(541) 440-4341

Deschutes County Law Library
601 NW Wall St
Bend, OR
(541) 388-6690

Multnomah Law Library
1021 SW 4th Ave #442
Portland, OR
(503) 988-3394

Loyd De Lap Law Library
126 S 3rd St
Klamath Falls, OR
(541) 883-5128

Benton County Law Library
559 NW Monroe Ave
Corvallis, OR
(541) 766-6673

Lane County Law Library
125 E 8th Ave
Eugene, OR
(541) 682-4337

Linn County Law Library
304 Broadalbin St SW
Albany, OR
(541) 924-6902

Columbia County Law Library
270 Columbia Blvd
St Helens, OR
(503) 397-3682

Lewis & Clark Law School
10015 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
(503) 768-6600

Knight Library
University of Oregon
1501 Kincaid St
Eugene, OR
(541) 346-3053

Willamette University Law School
900 State St
Salem, OR
(503) 370-6973

Oregon State Library
250 Winter St NE
Salem, OR
(503) 378-4243

State Bar Association

Oregon State Bar
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Tigard, OR 97224
(503) 620-0222

Legal Services for Oregon Communities

If the victim or their surviving family members wish to hire a personal injury attorney, there are reputable firms that specialize in Oregon defective medical device lawsuits, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice cases and Oregon bad drug cases. These lawyers represent clients in every community, urban center and rural area including:

  • Portland
  • Eugene
  • Salem
  • Gresham
  • Beaverton
  • Hillsboro
  • Medford
  • Springfield
  • Bend
  • Corvallis
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