Auto Club of Southern California customers will receive an average 4.1 percent rate reduction on policies starting July 1, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced Wednesday. The company agreed to lower its rates by $70 million, or an average of $35 per policyholder, following discussions with the California Department of Insurance and the...
Patients usually are able to put their trust in medical professionals, but in the Bay Area some bad doctors are showing up with perfect records because the medical board that oversees them isn't doing its job.
Danville resident Bob Pack is on a mission to make random drug and alcohol testing of doctors mandatory, as pilots, bus drivers and even Wal-Mart employees already have to do. Bob lost his seven and ten year old children to a drug addict who fell asleep at the wheel because doctors and the state’s largest HMO, Kaiser, gave her thousands of...
DTSC Chief Deputy Director Odette Madriago steps down just weeks after NBC Bay Area uncovered a stock portfolio full of investments into companies the department regulates. Investigative Reporter Vicky Nguyen reports in an investigation that aired on May 13, 2013. See the original source page here: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/DTSC-...
KOVR CBS TV-13 Sacramento - Victims Of Medical Injustice Call On CA Legislature To Fix 38 Year Old Damage Cap
Family members and victims of medical negligence held a press conference in front of the state capitol to announce a patient safety ballot measure that will lift a nearly 38-year-old cap on victims’ recovery signed by Governor Brown in 1975.
KGO ABC TV-7 SF, CA - Injured Patients & Families Members In State Capitol To Adjust 38 Year Old Damage Cap
Victims of medical negligence went to Sacramento Thursday to demand changes to a 38 year old law that has denied them justice and announced a ballot measure to lift a $250,000 cap on recovery set in 1975 by Governor Brown in his first term.
The much talked about Google Glass is finally here. In fact, the Mountain View based company has just begun to roll out the highly-anticipated tech toy to a select group of people who applied to get one. Yet, there are many questions about where this next generation of technology may lead us and why some are concerned. "Google shouldn't...
Consumer Watchdog Privacy Project Director John Simpson on whether employers have the right to monitor social media accounts.
KNTV NBC Bay Area - Nearly 2000 CA Citizens Call for Firing of DTSC Deputy Director, Odette Madriago
The chief of the enforcement division at the Fair Political Practices Commission said Tuesday that the FPPC has launched a formal investigation to determine if Odette Madriago, deputy director of the Department of Toxic Substances Control, violated any conflict of interest laws by holding stock in companies the DTSC regulates. Meanwhile, a...
The Fair Political Practices Commission has launched a formal investigation into DTSC chief deputy director Odette Madriago to determine whether she violated conflict of interest laws by investing in companies the department regulates. This story aired on April 2, 2013. Vicky Nguyen reports.