Dying Woman Sues OHSU, Portland Clinic For $10 Million, Claiming Negligence

A complaint filed by Maria Loock claims her doctor’s negligence allowed her breast cancer to return, becoming incurable.



A woman dying of cancer is suing two Portland-area doctors, Oregon Health & Science University and the Portland Clinic for more than $10 million, accusing them of negligence in treating her breast cancer.

Salem Reps File ‘Bad Actor Bill’ to Force End to Salem Health Lawsuit

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HB 3309 would allow the Oregon Health Authority director to kick off a CCO member and lower its compensation. Rep. Brian Clem said he filed the bill to end a court battle in his district that threatens the entire CCO model.

May 3, 2013 — The Legislature could soon be wading into the ugly dispute between Salem Health and its coordinated care organization, Williamette Valley Community Health.

Vancouver Medicaid Provider CUP to File Lawsuit Against State

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Republished courtesy of the Vancouver Columbian

March 2, 2012--Columbia United Providers will file a lawsuit against the state Health Care Authority in federal court Monday afternoon.

CUP will also request a temporary restraining order to prevent the Health Care Authority from issuing contracts to the organizations selected to provide Medicaid services to Washington residents, said Dr. Lisa Morrison, CUP’s medical director.

The hearing was initially scheduled for Thursday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Tacoma but was delayed until 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Regence Drops Lawsuit Against PEBB

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President Short delivered the news in an email to agents and brokers today

October 15, 2009 -- Jared Short, president of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, announced today the insurer would drop its lawsuit against  the Public Employees Benefit Board for terminating its contract for the next two years.  

The enrollment loss of some 100,000 members representing $30 million in revenue comes after Regence has insured state employees for more than 20 years. Up until September, Regence had lawyers arguing in court to block PEBB's ruling.

Regence Sues Over Losing State Employee Contract

Regence refutes that Providence earns better marks

July 31, 2009 -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon refuses to accept defeat. The insurance giant has filed a lawsuit against the state of Oregon after losing a multi-million dollar contract to its competitor, Providence Health Plans.

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