Medical Malpractice

The amount of trust we place in our medical professionals can’t be understated. In life and death situations, we need to know that the care we receive will be careful, considerate, and appropriate. When these caregivers are negligent, the results can be catastrophic. Patients have the right to pursue damages and seek justice if they have been harmed by medical malpractice, and the attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have unparalleled experience providing such assistance.

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Recent Seattle Times articles have exposed a pattern and practice of Dr. Delashaw and Swedish placing patient care in jeopardy in their pursuit of profits.  In the wake of these revelations, both the CEO of Swedish and Dr. Delashaw have resigned.  In addition, Dr. Delashaw has had his license to practice medicine suspended by the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission and Swedish’s Interim CEO has confirmed that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has launched an investigationof Swedish Hospital.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers are experienced in investigating surgical malpractice. If you or someone you know has been injured, please contact our office and we will review your case and provide a free consultation.  For more information, contact us at info@jsrogerslaw.com

While most infant deliveries are joyful events, occasionally complications can occur and compromise infant safety. If the doctors administering care are found to be responsible, either for failing to diagnose a prenatal condition or by prescribing inappropriate and harmful medication, they may be liable for damages. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers can help families who have endured injury and hardship due to obstetric negligence.  

Patients trust the medical community and its extensive database of knowledge to correctly diagnose the symptoms for which they seek care. Whether a physician diagnoses a condition late, incorrectly or not at all, they may be found negligent and liable for damages. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have successfully brought and won multiple cases of failed diagnosis.

Correctly and carefully administering prescription medication is a major component of modern healthcare, and patients trust their doctors to know what is safe and appropriate for them to ingest. When drugs are mislabeled, inaccurately dosed, combined with conflicting medications, or incorrectly prescribed, the results can be harmful or even fatal. The attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers have experience representing those harmed by prescription drug errors.

Hospitals are expected to be places of healing and recovery. When injuries occur on premises and the hospital is found responsible, they may be liable for damages. Whether as a result of staff error or an unsafe environment, the attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers are experienced in pursuing cases for patients injured on hospital property.

A certain amount of inherent risk is present in every surgical operation, but when harm occurs outside the realm of informed consent, the doctor and/or hospital may be liable. Incompetence, fatigue, neglect or miscommunication are all possible causes of surgical error, and the attorneys at the Law Offices of James S. Rogers are experienced in investigating surgical malpractice.

"When I started the law firm in December, 1986, I never dreamed it would become the exciting practice it is today, with our firm being associated by some of the best firms in Washington state and nationally."

-   James S. Rogers, Seattle, WA

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