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Could Medical Errors Increase the Ebola Threat in the United States?

The risk of a widespread Ebola outbreak in the United States is still extremely low. However, as the country’s first case demonstrated, medical errors can increase the risk. As we have previously reported on this San Diego Injury Blog, medical errors are now the third leading...

California Appeals Court Limits Liability Under Medical Confidentiality Act

In a recent decision, the California Third Appellate Court severely limited liability under California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act by ruling that an unauthorized person must view the stolen medical records in order for plaintiffs to bring a claim. The case involved the theft of...

Don’t Be a Turkey This Thanksgiving: Wear Your Seatbelt

The days surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday are some of the busiest times to be on the roadway. Traffic congestion and weary travelers can often be a recipe for serious traffic crashes. Last year, 32 people were killed in traffic accidents over the holiday period in...

Ambulance Fees Can Lead to Sticker Shock for California Patients

Most Californians who are transported via ambulance assume that they are getting a free ride. However, that is not always the case. In fact, much-needed medical care and transportation from a paramedic could cost you thousands of dollars. As highlighted in a recent Los Angeles Times...

San Diego Product Safety Alert: Char-Broil Grills Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

As San Diego product liability attorneys, we want to share a recent product recall involving Char-Broil Patio Bistro gas grills. The warning is particularly important here in Southern California where the grilling season lasts all year. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the electronic...

Summer Safety for San Diego Boaters

With summer getting into full swing, prime boating season is here. Unfortunately, crowded waterways often lead to an increased risk of collision and other boat accidents. San Diego boating crashes can be caused by a number of factors, including inexperience, inattention and recklessness. In addition, alcohol...

Will Budget Cuts Change the Ways San Diego Courts Do Business?

As San Diego injury attorneys, we are concerned about the impact proposed California budget cuts will have on our clients. The San Diego Superior Court is facing an unprecedented $14 million budget cut for the fiscal year starting July 1. If implemented as proposed, the Superior...

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