Portland, Oregon, medical malpractice and personal injury attorney James Huegli is a nationally recognized trial lawyer and advocate. In practice since 1972, he has recovered over $100 million for his clients. He also has lectured across the State of Oregon in the area of medical malpractice and personal injury.
Mr. Huegli’s practice during the last 43 years has been exclusively one of representing individuals who have suffered severe injuries as a result of medical malpractice, in both Oregon and across the nation. He has tried to conclusion over 200 cases and collected over 100 million dollars for his clients. Mr. Huegli has handled to conclusion such diverse cases as wrongful death, patient sexual abuse, surgical malpractice, emergency room malpractice, failure to diagnose serious medical conditions, hospital liability, infectious diseases, orthopedic injuries, cancer cases, heart injuries, surgical injuries and serious birth injuries to the newborn. Early in his career he represented numerous physicians, both in direct malpractice actions and as general counsel for excess liability, giving him a unique perspective in the medical malpractice field
Mr. Huegli’s vast trial experience has also allowed him to represent, as trial counsel, such major companies as Ford Motor Co., Fred Meyer, Remington Arms, Toro Corporation, Key Bank, Weyerhaeuser, Boise Cascade, SDS Lumber, Lamb Weston and many more.
Mr. Huegli, as a plaintiff’s lawyer, secured the largest wrongful death verdict in Oregon, in a case involving a helicopter crash into Crater Lake, and followed with a successful defense of the appeal through the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. Mr. Huegli also obtained the largest malpractice award in Massachusetts for a case involving sexual abuse of a patient by a Harvard psychiatrist. He has secured numerous multi-million dollar verdicts throughout Oregon representing victims of medical malpractice.
Mr. Huegli is AV Rated by his peers for outstanding legal talent and ethics in practice. He was inducted as a Fellow to the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an organization made up of only the most outstanding lawyers in the United States and other countries. He has also been appointed by the Oregon Supreme Court to server as a judge Pro Tem in Multnomah County.
Phone: (971) 266-8877
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