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January 2017 Archives

Medical malpractice in common surgery leads to wrongful death

Many people have undergone surgery to have their wisdom teeth removed. Residents of California often think of this as a routine procedure, generally with little risk involved. Even in the case of minor surgery, any form of negligence can put the health of the patient at serious risk. A recent case of medical malpractice during a routine wisdom teeth removal resulted in the wrongful death of a teenage girl.

Negligence in nursing home leads to wrongful death in California

There are many different reasons for a person to reside in a nursing home. Whether it is their choice or medical conditions force them to, residents of California nursing homes expect a certain quality of care. Staff in a nursing home should be aware of a resident's medical conditions, if there are any. Failure to monitor a person's condition can lead to serious injury or even wrongful death.

2 dead, 1 injured in California car accident

There are more and more drivers out on the road with each new year. With the increase in traffic, awareness of surroundings can help keep a person safe while driving. Unfortunately, accidents can happen to even the safest drivers. A recent car accident in California left two dead and one injured.

The consequences of a defective medical device in California

In most cases involving serious injury involving a medical implant, a person is unable to research a product before it is used. Consumers in California and elsewhere rely on these products to be tested and approved before being used. Any side effects or risks involved are expected to be addressed and resolved before the devices are made available. A defective medical device can cause serious harm to a person's health, and in some cases it can be fatal.

Car accident involving drunk driver kills two

Safety should always be a major concern for drivers. Following traffic laws and being aware of surroundings are a good way to stay safe, but it isn't always enough. It is impossible to control every situation on the road, especially those involving drivers under the influence of alcohol. On Dec. 25, a two-car accident involving a drunk driver left two dead in San Jose, California.