December 10, 2015

FedEx Truck Kills Pickup Driver in Northern California

A 45-year-old Elk Grove man tragically died Thursday morning in a collision on Interstate 5 involving a big rig, the Sacramento Bee reported.  The accident occurred in heavy rainfall around 6 a.m. on Interstate 5 near Seamas Avenue. A CHP officer told the Bee that the reason for the crash was still under investigation,...
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December 3, 2015

Drugs Suspected in Fatal Lakeside Crash

Another accident has been reported near Route 67, in Lakeside. On Sunday evening, a 34-year-old Lakeside women was very tragically killed when a man driving a blue Toyota RAV4 struck her at the intersection of Woodside and Riverview avenues. The driver told investigators that he was trying to get back on Route 67 and...
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December 1, 2015

San Diego Highway 67 Accidents Continue Despite Prevention Efforts

Most California counties have a few “killer stretches” of roads, where collisions happen surprisingly often. Most dangerous roads are two-lane highways where drivers frequently travel too fast and an unsafe passing attempt or one small slip of the steering wheel, either due to distraction, driving under the influence or falling asleep at the wheel...
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November 3, 2015

Anti-Nausea Zofran Birth Defect Cases Consolidated to MDL in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation found sufficient evidence that 12 Zofran cases involving similar facts (birth defects due to taking drug during pregnancy) and a similar defendant (Zofran’s manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline) and consolidated them to a single court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, multiple news outlets reported. Zofran has been on the...
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October 29, 2015

Was Your Deep Joint Infection Following Surgery Caused by a Bair Hugger Blanket?

You may not know it, but an infection following a surgery may be caused by a forced air warming blanket like the Bair Hugger blanket. These blankets are used to regulate temperatures that drop due to anesthesia, but also may be blowing possibly contaminated air into open surgical sites. The blankets, which look similar...
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October 29, 2015

Burley Design Child Bicycle Trailers Recalled

About 30,000 Burley Design Child Bicycle Trailers are being recalled because the trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers can separate from the tow bar when they appear to be connected, posing a crash hazard to the child in the trailer. These items were sold new at REI, Sport Chalet and other sporting goods...
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October 22, 2015

Low-T Lawsuits Continue to Add Up

According to a March 2015 article in Bloomberg, 2.3 million patients received a prescription for testosterone in 2013, about double the number that received prescriptions in 2010. The FDA approved testosterone therapies like AbbVie Inc.’s AndroGel and Eli Lilly & Co.’s Axiron, decades ago to treat hypogonadism, which is extremely low testosterone levels in...
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October 22, 2015

12-Year-Old Tragically Killed in Oceanside Bicycle Accident

A 12-year-old very tragically died this morning after he was struck by a car while riding his bike, NBC San Diego News reported. The fatal accident was reported just after 7 a.m. near the intersection of Oceanside Boulevard and South Coast Highway. According to the news report, a man was pulling out of the...
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October 8, 2015

Settlements Reached in High School Principal Hypnosis Deaths

A Florida school board has agreed to pay $200,000 each to the families of three high school students who died following being hypnotized George Kenney, the former North Port High School Principal who hypnotized more than 70 students, faculty and staff, all without a state license. Following hypnosis sessions in 2011 by George Kenny,...
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September 3, 2015

Imperial Beach Man Injured in Trolley Station Fall Receives $21 Million Settlement

The San Diego Union Tribune reported a man who was seriously injured when he tripped getting off the trolley in East Village two years ago will receive $21.5 million in a settlement. The victim, David Long, was stepping off the trolley at the 12th and Imperial Transit Station on May 23, 2013, when he...
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