personal injury

Man’s death draws attention to poor care in Sacramento facility

Personal injuries can occur in many different ways, and one of the worst is when an elderly person is injured because of the lack of care provided at a care facility. According to one news article from Sept. 5, a man was visiting his stepfather and became concerned when he found out that the man… read more

Teen injured in police chase in Sacramento

A horrible situation involving a Sacramento police officer has caught media attention after a teen was hurt. The teen was fleeing from officers when he was struck. The incident started when the teen was riding a bike without using a light. It was night, so the officer stopped the 16-year-old male. It is against the… read more

Recalled drug alert: Do you take levothyroxine and liothyronine?

Levothyroxine and liothyronine are drugs that countless Americans depend on for their health and well-being. Doctors use these medications to treat hypothyroidism, a condition that develops when a patient’s thyroid no longer functions to produce the right amount of thyroid hormone. Levothyroxine and liothyronine (also called LT4 and LT3) offer synthetic thyroid hormone support to… read more

Could baby powder cause cancer?

Could something as seemingly innocuous and ubiquitous as baby powder cause cancer? Could this Johnson & Johnson personal hygiene product that mothers feel safe putting on their babies be a potentially deadly carcinogen? As far-fetched as it sounds, Johnson & Johnson baby powder — which is comprised of the naturally occurring mineral talcum — can… read more

Parasailing woman left to float away when boat capsizes

Going to the beach is one of the great benefits of living anywhere in California. At most, it’s just a few short hours to the ocean. Keep in mind that the ocean can be an extremely dangerous place. Even if you do something as controlled as parasailing, there is a potential for injury. In this… read more

The elements of a successful personal injury case

When someone gets hurt in an accident that wasn’t his or her fault, the first order of business is to ensure the victim gets appropriate medical attention. The second order of business is to determine whose fault the accident was. It’s important to determine fault because — in some cases — the at-fault party might… read more

Staying safe on the water: Boating safety

An important part of your trip on the water should be getting to know your vessel. Before you drive any boat, you need to know that you can handle it. To make boating safer for yourself and your family, it’s a good idea to take a boating education course. Why? Statistics from the last five… read more

Spam danger alert: Recalled Spam caused oral injuries

Many Americans enjoy a hot Spam sandwich now and again, but a recent recall has caused the Spam lovers of American a cause for concern. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it was instituting the recall of over 228,000 pounds of Spam along with another product manufactured by Hormel, the maker of… read more

Are you and your family using the Dutch Reach?

The Dutch Reach is a technique used in the Netherlands to keep bicyclists safe from “dooring accidents.” A dooring accident happens when a vehicle driver or passenger opens a car door into the path of a bicyclist. These accidents have caused numerous deaths and catastrophic injuries to bicyclists throughout the country. However, they can be… read more

Dangerous chainsaw subjected to recall across the United States

A $50 chainsaw sold by Harbor Freight Tools in stores throughout the United States has been recalled because, in some cases, the chainsaws won’t turn off. These defective chainsaws have caused individuals to get seriously hurt. Now, Harbor Freight has asked customers who purchased the chainsaws to bring them into their local stores for a… read more