Families awaiting the arrival of a new baby typically spend their time making excited plans. Sadly, sometimes things do not always go as predicted, particularly if a baby is injured during delivery. A hospital here in Oregon is facing medical malpractice suits from three families who allege that the cerebral palsy in their children was caused by the actions of the hospital personnel.
Police continue to investigate the cause of a tragic accident that claimed the life of an Oregon man and injured another. According to the report, the two men were on the job trying to unload equipment from a trailer when the work accident occurred. Employees of a local landscaping company, the men were setting up in preparation for a job near an elementary school when they were struck by a passing vehicle.
Two young women were killed in a fatal car accident along Oregon's Highway 47. This fatal accident took place in Forest Grove and the two victims were students at Pacific University. A witness account of the fatal car accident who attempted to render aid to them verifies that the young women, ages 18 and 19, were dead upon impact.
The consumption of alcohol greatly diminishes an individual's ability to make rational decisions. When that is coupled with being behind the wheel of a vehicle, a serious or fatal car accident could be the result. The Oregon State Police are determining whether it was a mixture of alcohol and driving that caused the death of a woman in the early morning hours of March 27.