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Attorneys at Law

Our Firm featured on KING5 news regarding compromised medical records at Carol Milgard Breast Center

Our firm was featured last Friday on KING 5 news regarding a recent case concerning failure to properly diagnose breast cancer.  The KING 5 story is linked here.

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Revisiting Waples v. Yi

Waples v. Yi, 169 Wn.2d 152 (2010) is over 2 years old, and we thought it no better a time than to review that case for the blog readers. To our knowledge, the holding and effect of Waples is mostly unchanged since it was originally decided. In Waples, what was at issue was a special statute that modifies the requirements to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. RCW 7.70.100(1) requires that in order for a plaintiff

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“Loss of a chance” as a legal theory

People are often perplexed at the verdict amounts in civil tort cases. Even sometimes to an experienced attorney, damages calculations, while rooted in clear guidelines, can have a counter-intuitive result. One such theory of damages that we want to try to explain in everyday terms is “loss of a chance,” and why sometimes damages may result to a person from what seems to be nothing at all. We will explain. Oftentimes, with a cancer diagnosis,

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Can I Afford an Attorney?

Attorneys have a reputation for being very expensive. However, at the Dore Law Group, are here to serve you. We understand that most people cannot afford to pay a large amount of money to hire an attorney at some crazy hourly rate, especially if you are facing very expensive medical bills already. We take clients based on a system called the “contigency fee.” The “contingency fee” allows you to hire an attorney and pay them

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Plastic Surgery Is Not for Everyone: Options Following a Mastectomy

This article published in the Atlantic highlights some plastic surgery options following a mastectomy. After a breast cancer diagnosis, you can be overwhelmed with decision after decision. These decisions can range from chemo treatments plans to reconstructive surgery. Many experts now consider patients dealing with so many important decisions to suffer from “decision fatigue” (where you literally grow tired of making important decisions and are hindered in your ability to weigh each decision carefully). The

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