Catastrophic Injury

The Painful Side of Getting Your Head in the Game

By Lara Johnson Concussions and brain injuries have been a hot topic in professional and college sports lately with the majority of attention focused on the dangers suffered by the men who play football. Let’s just focus on college athletics. If you had to guess, which college athletes do you think have the highest rates […]

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Hospital Medication Error Causes Father’s Severe Brain Damage

A Lane County jury has assessed damages of $12.2 million against a hospital system and doctors that caused severe brain damage to a father of five by administering 18 times the prescribed dose of a heart medication. Lee Lyman, 56, of Springfield, was the victim of a drug medication error “of a magnitude never seen before” […]

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