Oregon Clinic Slapped With $2.2M Wrongful Death Suit

October 20, 2015

An Oregon clinic is facing a negligence lawsuit from the family of an Oregon woman who died four days after a procedure meant to relieve her migraine headaches.

The Eugene Register-Guard reported that the family of 47-year-old Springfield woman Christine Port filed a $2.2 million wrongful death lawsuit last week.

The suit accuses Dr. Miguel Estevez of negligence in his treatment of Port when she became short of breath after a 2013 optical nerve block procedure.

The case’s other defendant is Neurology Associates of Eugene-Springfield, which does business with Oregon Neurology Associates.

LawsuitAccording to the suit, Oregon Neurology Associates was negligent in failing to train its employee in advanced life support and other inadequate responses to Port’s reaction.

The medical clinic declined to comment on allegations in the lawsuit.

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