Monthly Archives: January 2015

What risks are associated with forceps-assisted delivery?

During a vaginal delivery, doctors may need to use forceps in order to get the baby out. Most women in California will not require the use of forceps, and it is safer to deliver without the use of this special tool. Although there are some risks associated with forceps-assisted deliveries, there are rarely any lasting … Read More

Pedestrian with cane hit, critically injured in California

A man walking along a sidewalk on a steep La Mesa street was struck and injured by a reversed pickup truck on Jan. 9. The 56-year-old pedestrian was using a cane. According to La Mesa police, the accident happened around 7 a.m. when a large pickup truck was backing up onto Saranac Place near the … Read More

Pedestrian accident dangers

Pedestrians in California and elsewhere are much more likely to suffer catastrophic personal injuries or to be killed if they are involved in an automobile collision. Statistics demonstrate that pedestrians have a greater risk than do car occupants of a fatality every time they go out, at a risk level of 1.5 times greater likelihood … Read More

Bicyclist injured after New Year’s Day hit-and-run incident

According to an officer of the California Highway Patrol, around 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 1, a 49-year-old man on a bicycle was struck from behind by a vehicle on Airport Road in Anderson. The driver left the scene of the accident, and the bicyclist was discovered suffering from serious injuries. He was transported to a … Read More

Traumatic brain injuries lead to frequent hospitalization

California residents involved in car accidents and medical malpractice cases run the risk of suffering from traumatic brain injuries. Also known as TBI, such an injury is a type of medical condition that causes swelling of the tissues in and around the brain. Changes in behavior, depressive thoughts and confusion are a few of the … Read More

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