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Investigation Shows That Dangerous Medical Implants Are Rarely Tested

A recent investigation by Consumer Reports indicates that medical devices such as artificial hip implants are often not tested thoroughly enough to protect consumers. The Consumer Reports investigation suggests that metal-on-metal hip implants were rushed to the marketplace without adequate safety testing to ensure that implant recipients would not be harmed. Metal-on-metal hip implants made… read more

Lowell High School Mock Trial Team Hones Its Skills With Help From San Francisco Personal Injury Attorney Doris Cheng

(San Francisco, CA) March 21, 2012 – Students from San Francisco’s Lowell High School recently won the regional Constitutional Rights Foundation Mock Trial Competition and placed sixth in the statewide mock trial competition. The impressive showing by the Lowell Cardinals was due to their dedication, preparation and a little help from a coach with a… read more

Lowell High School Mock Trial Team Hones Its Skills With Help From San Francisco Personal Injury Attorney Doris Cheng

Students from San Francisco’s Lowell High School recently won the regional Constitutional Rights Foundation Mock Trial Competition and placed sixth in the statewide mock trial competition. The impressive showing by the Lowell Cardinals was due to their dedication, preparation and a little help from a coach with a rich background in legal advocacy. The Lowell… read more

Aging population may increase likelihood of elder abuse

Increasingly, California families are unable to care for their oldest members. There are many instances when nursing home patients are abused or neglected. Injuries that arise out of nursing home abuse include pressure ulcers, malnutrition, infections, falls, dehydration and financial abuse. An experienced nursing home abuse attorney can help California families hold a nursing home… read more

Common birth injuries caused by medical malpractice

Birth has never been a risk-free event for California mothers but technological improvements have made childbirth significantly safer in recent years. Unfortunately, the negligence of a medical professional can cause unnecessary birth injuries that require a lifetime of medical care. “Unfortunately, negligence is all too common during delivery,” one attorney said. “There are a number… read more

The causes of medical malpractice underreporting

In our last post we discussed the fact that only one in seven medical malpractice incidents are reported by the Hospitals where they occur; this means Hospital keep under wraps roughly 84 percent of injurious medical errors. The issue of underreporting was revealed in a study conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services… read more