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News Story
5/30/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
West Sacramento billboard featuring an infant who died from whooping cough marks a formal declaration of war by groups targeting elimination of a cap on pain and suffering damages in medical negligence suits. Bankrolled by trial lawyers, the billboard features Mia Chavez, a 6-week-old Los Angeles County child who died in July 2010, allegedly after...
News Release
5/21/2013
Posted by Carmen Balber
Danville, CA -- The father of a seven and ten year old killed by a drug addicted driver who received thousands of pills she should never have had called on the California Medical Association to apologize for calling the effort by families injured by medical negligence to tell their stories and seek stronger patient safety laws “an ill-fated...
News Story
5/3/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
Click here to listen to the audio segment of this radio broadcast.   State lawmakers are being lobbied to take a harder line on prescription drug abuse and the doctors who enable it. A number of bills attempt to address that problem -- but not the $250,000 cap on jury awards to victims of medical malpractice for pain and suffering. That was...
News Release
5/2/2013
Posted by Carmen Balber
Sacramento, CA --- Family members and victims of medical negligence announced a patient safety ballot measure in front of the state Capitol that will lift a nearly 38-year-old cap on victims’ recovery signed by Governor Brown in 1975.   The “38 is too late” group challenged the Legislature to deal with the problem or...
News Story
5/2/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
The coalition of consumer groups and trial lawyers is concerned that medical reform bills currently before the California Legislature will be weakened or killed. Fearing lawmakers may fail to pass a package of medical reform bills, a coalition of consumer groups and trial lawyers is mounting a campaign to put before voters an even more ambitious...