Oregon Supreme Court: controversial law to cap suing the state stands

Consumers took a major hit in the Oregon Supreme Court yesterday. As a result of an OHSU doctor’s negligence, a child was catastrophically injured. He was taken to Stanford University Medical Center in California for life-saving surgeries to correct what OHSU had done.

Those surgeries cost millions of dollars, and because of the Oregon Supreme Court’s ruling that the money a plaintiff can receive from a public entity like OHSU is capped, his parents “might be forced into bankruptcy because they can’t afford to pay Stanford the remaining millions of dollars due.”

Read more about this blow to consumers at OregonLive.

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