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May 2016 Archives

Fiery car accident blamed on possible drunk driver

California drivers typically understand how important it is to follow the rules of the road. Using seat belts, adhering to the speed limit and staying aware of surroundings are all safety techniques commonly used by drivers who want to make it to their second destination in one piece. Sadly, all it takes is one negligent driver to cause a devastating car accident.

Medical malpractice found lurking in teledermatology practices

As video chatting and photo sharing have become an everyday part of life, the medical field has adapted to include the technology in its practicing methods. Patients in California and other parts of the United States can now have their dermatologic concerns addressed via the Internet through teledermatology. While convenient, the direct-to-consumer model might be a harbinger of medical malpractice.

Heart surgery brought to a halt by defective medical device

Advancements in the field of medical care have brought computers and other advanced forms of technology into hospitals, creating opportunities for newer and better treatment options. While these changes have undoubtedly made it easier to fight certain illnesses, most people in California understand just how frustrating computers can be. Malfunctioning software can turn an otherwise functional tool into a defective medical device.

When truck accidents cause serious injuries, turn to us

Trucks are a major part of the American economy, transporting goods across the country, but they are also sources of great danger for those in smaller vehicles. When these large trucks are involved in accidents, smaller vehicles often cannot withstand the impacts of such large and heavy vehicles. Consequently, even a low-speed accident can cause serious injuries or even death.