Every day, doctors around the U.S. and globally are putting their training, experience and knowledge to practice, aiming to cure and care for patients. Especially in the U.S., they undergo rigorous study and training, spending years—if not decades—learning and perfecting their craft.
While many auto retailers are wrapping up President's Day sales specials, they understand that March is still a prime season for people to receive federal income tax refunds. Most people receiving refunds are ready to put a down payment towards a new car.
The Southern California Gas Co., a major utility company in the state, has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a lawsuit with South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) over a well blowout that leaked natural gas for months, according to the Associated Press.
If you are preparing for the arrival of a new baby, or are going to be taking care of a child in the near future, you are likely making sure that you have the right car seat. Having the right child safety seat, or at least being aware of any pertaining recalls is important in the event you are involved in an accident.
Indeed, the unusually rainy weather has dominated headlines in our region; but for teenagers, the rain will not damper the upcoming prom season. This annual night of glamour and fun is anticipated all year and remembered for a lifetime. However, the proliferation of alcohol use can mar these nights.
Each year, thousands of Americans suffer lower back injuries at work, forcing them to apply for workers' compensation or even social security disability. For many, the problem is a debilitating one, with very few paths to a painless future.
Nearly 1.5 million people receive a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, each year, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC. Fifty-thousand people die as a result of their brain injuries, and 85,000 are left with life-long disabilities.
If you use a defective product and are seriously injured, California laws allow you to pursue financial compensation. You may be able to hold accountable any party whose actions contributed to getting the product on the market, including the product's manufacturer, distributor or retailer. However, you have to be able to prove that the party was at fault.
The future of taking a taxi may not involve a driver. Or a taxi. Or roads.
Recently, there have been a spate of stories about the increases in traffic deaths, auto accidents and other fatalities that occur as a result of dangerous or irresponsible behavior while on the road. So is anything being done about it?