Attorney Patrick Block Serves as Organizer and Speaker for Medical Malpractice CLE Seminar

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Oregon Medical Malpractice Attorney Patrick Block will be speaking at a medical malpractice CLE event that he helped organize. The event is being offered by the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, an organization of which Mr. Block is an active member.

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On May 15, 2014, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) is holding a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar called “Basics of a Medical Malpractice Case” at Hotel Monaco in Portland, Ore., according to the organization’s website. Oregon Medical Malpractice Attorney Patrick Block is a guardian member of the professional organization and is currently playing an instrumental role in organizing that full-day event. He is also scheduled to serve as a speaker at the seminar. Attorney Block is a skilled legal advocate who works tirelessly to hold negligent medical professionals liable for the harm they have caused innocent patients. He assists patients through his law firm, Patrick L. Block, PC.

According to OTLA’s website, the event will cover the following topics: initial case evaluation, depositions, filing the case, document discovery, the retention of experts, motions for summary judgment and settlement negotiations, pre-trial practice, and the trial and record preservation. Attorney Block is scheduled to discuss the session titled Pre-Trial Practice, in which he will discuss pre-trial proceedings, motions in limine, jury instructions and verdict form.

Attorney Block has been Co-Chair of the professional negligence section of the OTLA for the past three years, and he has also served on other committees within the organization. The lawyer, who has been practicing law for more than two decades, fully devotes his practice to the area of medical malpractice. Throughout his career, he has successfully secured millions of dollars in compensation for injured patients in all types of medical malpractice cases, such as those involving claims against doctors, nurses, hospitals and nursing homes.

Attorney Block is licensed to practice law in the states of Oregon and Washington. He is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court ort District of Oregon, the U.S. Court of Appeals 9th District and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Due to his sharp litigation skills, Mr. Block has been recognizes among the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers. In addition to being a member of OTLA, he also maintains membership in the American Association for Justice and the Multnomah Bar Association.

Regardless of the types of medical negligence patients have suffered from, they can bring their cases to Patrick L. Block, PC for effectively legal representation. Some of the many types of medical malpractice claims the firm handles include those for birth injuries, hospital negligence, misdiagnosis, surgical errors and wrongful death, among others. The law firm offers free over-the-phone and in-person consultations. More information about the firm is available at

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