A 30-year-old Redlands nursing assistant has been charged with driving under the influence for his role in causing a fatal crash on Sunday, June 4, 2017. The accident, which occurred along the Fontana's 10 Freeway, claimed the life of 38-year-old Hemet woman.
California's Medical Board has ruled that a Santa Ana urologist will no longer be allowed to neither see patients nor perform operations on them without being under the immediate supervision by another physician. He is also forbidden from performing any nephrectomies, the medical term assigned to a surgical procedure to remove either one of both of an individual's kidneys, as well.
A study released by the employer-backed health care watchdog, The Leapfrog Group, suggests that the quality of health care offered in California has significantly declined. The most recent statistics put out by the nonprofit organization in April of 2017 show that nearly one half of all California hospitals performed at either a C level or below in terms of patient safety during this past year.
A Colorado man was fatally struck by a car at the intersection of Mill and Pepper Avenues in San Bernardino on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The 58-year-old surveyor had been taking measurements in the center of the roadway at the time he was hit.
A 34-year-old Redlands woman was arraigned Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in San Bernardino Superior Court on charges of driving under the influence (DUI), vehicular manslaughter and murder, all stemming from an accident that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy on Thursday, April 27, 2017. A factor that makes this story even worse is that the defendant in this case is a family friend.
While many wrongful death lawsuits are filed each year in response to a family member having been struck by another driver, those alleged to have occurred as the result of a design or manufacturing defect are quite common as well. In fact, most annual car recalls filed each year and done so in response to accidents.
When a loved one is killed in an accident, the surviving spouse or family members have a right to file a wrongful death claim against the party responsible. Most of the time, these lawsuits come after a criminal trial. For example, if someone is murdered, the family may pursue a wrongful death claim against the person they believed caused their loved one's death. However, these also occur after traffic accidents or medical errors that result in deaths, too.
Was your loved one was killed mercilessly while working? If so, you deserve the chance to seek compensation for his death and justice for the murder, just like the widow in this case.
When you give your child a product like a teething ring or teething drops, you want that product to be safe for him. Sometimes, products pose a danger that you don't expect. For example, in 2016, there was news about teething tablets that could be loosely linked to the deaths of 10 children. Another report from the American Academy of Pediatrics informed parents that no soft bedding, including the very popular bumper systems, should be used in cribs.
Whenever a person dies in an accident, there is an justifiable desire on the part of family and loved ones to find someone to hold responsible. If a life was lost due to drowning, there are number of ways that a person or organization could be legally liable, depending on the circumstances.