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June 2016 Archives

Hang up and drive

Losing a loved one or compromising your physical and mental health should never result from something as ridiculous and self-serving as a meaningless text typed while driving. And yet, in 2013, of the surveyed drivers in California, almost 70 percent claimed to have been hit or come close to being hit by a driver using a cell phone.

Should I settle out of court for my medical malpractice case?

Your whole life you've been taught to revere doctors and heed what they tell you. They are doctors, after all, aren't they? From the constant recommendation to consult a doctor before beginning a diet, an exercise program, consuming something while breastfeeding, and so on, we learn to trust doctors and believe they will guide us and protect our health. So when it comes about that you are injured, ill or made worse by a doctor and his team, you may be initially surprised or in a state of disbelief. How could a doctor make an error? How could this happen to you?

Third grader dies after trash truck hits him near school

When are your children old enough to take on the world on wheels? When it comes to the operation of a motor vehicle, the common age is 16. However, what about bicycles? There is no motor, so the operation is arguably safer, but what about the vulnerability of the child? Parents have different ages when they feel comfortable trusting their children to be okay on a bike alone near street traffic or even on a neighborhood's safer residential streets.