A recent Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study suggests that medical errors rank third among the many different risk factors believed to cause death in the United States. In fact, it's believed that doctor or surgical errors results in as many as 251,000 patient deaths each year in the U.S. alone. This means that 10 percent of the U.S. deaths can be blamed on physician errors.
A San Bernardino woman, who'd been riding as a passenger in a male companion's car, was killed in an early morning crash on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The accident, which resulted in the woman's death, occurred a few minutes after 1:00 a.m. that fateful morning.
A 5-year-old Hesperia girl, who'd been critically injured in a car accident on Thursday evening, Oct. 5, passed away the following Saturday.
A motorist is alleged to have struck and killed one pedestrian and to have seriously injured a second one on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 28. The accident occurred just after 11:00 p.m., at the intersection of Amargosa Road and Hook Boulevard in Victorville, California.
A family that loses a loved one due to either the negligent or carelessness actions of another may suffer losses on many different levels. A partner may lose his or her companion or a family may be left without their household's breadwinner, for example.
Two boating accidents in San Bernardino have claimed the lives of two different California residents during the past few weeks. In one accident on Saturday, Aug. 5, a 30-year-old Hemet woman drowned to death after her boat capsized in the Colorado River right outside of Parker. The following night, a man was killed when the boat he was riding in crashed with another on Lake Havasu.
A 55-year-old man riding a moped was struck and killed by two motorists the evening of Saturday, July 29 in the Redlands. The fatal accident happened just before 10:30 p.m. as the San Bernardino man was riding along Alabama Street in the northbound direction. Soon after passing through the roadway's intersection with Pioneer Street, he was struck by the first motorist, followed soon thereafter by a second.
A 33-year-old husband-to-be and his soon-to-be 31-year-old bride were killed just a few weeks ahead of their wedding. On the afternoon of Friday, July 7, 2017, the Bakersfield couple was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while en route to their bachelor and bachelorette parties in Las Vegas. They were slated to have married one another on July 27, 2017 in Key West, Florida.
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.