Monthly Archives: November 2014

What is Erb’s palsy’?

When a California mom undergoes a difficult delivery, there is a chance that her infant will suffer from Erb’s palsy. This condition, also known as brachial plexus birth palsy, occurs when the nerves that control the arm are stretched or torn. In many cases, infants who have this condition suffer from arm weakness and have … Read More

What are burn injuries?

California residents may be interested to learn that a burn injury is defined as severe skin damage caused by excessive heat, resulting in the death of affected cells. Burns can range from the slight discomfort of touching a too-hot cup of coffee to the life-threatening damage caused by a house fire or propane explosion. Burns … Read More

3 teen girls killed in California Halloween hit-and-run accident

Two 13-year-old sisters and their 13-year-old friend were killed when a hit-and-run driver struck them at a crosswalk in California on Oct. 31. The girls were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana and were crossing Fairhaven Avenue at Old Grand Street when a black Honda SUV entered the crosswalk, striking the girls and throwing them more than … Read More

Hit-and-run driver critically injures pedestrian

The California Highway Patrol South Los Angeles division and Long Beach police have launched an investigation into a hit-and-run accident that happened on Oct. 25. At 11:20 p.m., a pedestrian attempting to cross a street near the Linden Avenue and Ocean Boulevard intersection in Long Beach was reportedly struck by a Scion. The pedestrian was … Read More

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