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May 2014 Archives

Medical malpractice initiative would raise cap to $1.1 million

When someone is a victim of a doctor error, he or she should take action. Many people choose to file a suit alleging medical malpractice. The damages recovered from these suits pay for items such as medical bills and lost wages. In California, there is currently a cap on how much money a victim may receive for damages pertaining to pain and suffering. However, a vote in November could change that.

California wrongful death lawsuit sparks life-saving debate

In addition to eating healthy foods and exercising, there are certain courses people can take to ensure their well-being as well as the safety of their loved ones. These courses offered throughout San Diego include topics such as first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to name a few. Having the right skills and equipment can prevent an accidental death, as one local family knows all too well.

California is the deadliest state in the country for pedestrians

The city of San Diego offers some of the best weather in the country, prompting a number of individuals to spend time outside riding bikes and taking walks. While many people can safely engage in these activities, there are a number of people who suffer catastrophic injuries or even death as a result of a hit-and-run accident or other incident involving a motor vehicle. According to a recent study, these tragedies are particularly prevalent in California.

Mother bites animal's ear to save daughter during dog attack

You might consider the mark of a good parent to be an individual who would do anything for his or her children. Many mothers and fathers in San Diego sacrifice in order to provide for their kids. If there is a perceived threat, such as a dog attack, some parents wouldn't think twice about jumping into the line of fire in order to protect their child. When faced with such a situation, one mother did everything she could to save her daughter.

Reckless driving claims lives of two 20-year-old Californians

Anytime you get behind the wheel of a car, you should practice safety. Driving the speed limit, obeying San Diego traffic laws and avoiding dangerous practices like tailgating are essential components of preventing fatal automobile accidents. Unfortunately, many people disregard the law and choose to engage in reckless behavior, such as driving while under the influence. Doing so can have deadly consequences, as one recent incident demonstrates.