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November 2013 Archives

Nursing home neglect is a serious issue for elderly

It is no secret that old age waits for those who live long enough to see it. As people grow older in California, they are faced with new realities that they may not have had to deal with in their youth. Many times, family members and friends must be involved in decision-making for older parents or relatives. Many of these decisions revolve around the specialized care that most people require as they get older. As a family considers nursing homes, they may want to consider doing enough research in order to protect their family member from nursing home neglect.

California motorcyclist killed in serious auto accident

Serious auto accidents involving motorcycles in California rarely turn out well for the motorcyclist. A motorcyclist does not have the protection that an individual in a vehicle has, such as seat belts, air bags and the vehicle frame. A Santa Cruz motorcyclist was even recently killed in a serious auto accident involving a suspected hit-and-run driver from Ventura.

Medical malpractice suit in California settled

Most people expect that, when going to the hospital, they will receive the best care available, regardless of where they come from. For one California woman and her now 18-month-old son that wasn't the case. She recently won a settlement, on behalf of her son, in a medical malpractice suit against the Los Angeles County hospital where she delivered him.