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February 2015 Archives

Spread of bacteria linked to alleged defective medical device

Doctors, surgeons and other medical professionals in California may only be as effective and safe as the equipment or tools that they use. When a defective medical device makes it into the hands of health care providers, patients may be at risk for substantial injury or illness. One such allegedly defective product apparently works well enough but is exceptionally difficult to clean.

Couple alleges mesh related injury in medical malpractice suit

A medical malpractice case that was initially filed at the state level has since been removed to federal court by the defendants. One of the defendants that participated in the removal is Johnson & Johnson, which cited diversity of citizenship as the reason for the demand. The medical malpractice claim involves the use of a possibly defective medical device and the adverse reaction that it apparently caused for one patient.

Daughter seeks to stop nursing home neglect after mother's death

When faced with her mother's deteriorating health, one California woman had to make what was most likely an understandably difficult decision -- she placed her mother in the care of a nursing home. Although she initially believed this to be the best move, she now suspects that her mother's death was related to nursing home neglect. Now, she's on a mission to protect other elderly nursing home residents. 

Car accident victims may have claims against multiple drivers

One person is dead and three others are injured following a tragic accident on Interstate 580. Three vehicles were involved in the car accident, although it initially started out as a single-vehicle wreck. Although California police are still investigating the wreck, they believe that drugs may have played a role in the first wreck.