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  1. Millions of stainless Starbucks drinking straws recalled in the US and Canada — 1620 keyword matches

    Approximately 2.5 million stainless steel drinking straws from Starbucks are being recalled due to complaints that the straws can cause injuries to consumers, especially children, an August 2 article of cpsc.gov reported. According to reports, the reusable stainless steel drinking straws from Starbucks are inflexible and could cause laceration injuries to children when they try to use them. […]

  2. Caretaker to appear in court over assault allegations against elderly in Oceanside — 1561 keyword matches

    A male caretaker in an Oceanside hospice facility is expected to appear in court over allegations that he threw a female elderly through a screen door, reported a June 10 article appearing in the Times of San Diego. According to reports, 66-year-old William Sutton is expected to appear in court on August 30 after allegedly […]

  3. Report reveals doctors on probation still practice in California — 1541 keyword matches

    A recent report found many Americans are unaware that some doctors, who are on probation in California due to ethics violations and medical negligence, are still practicing, an article of The Washington Post reported on March 29. An article of the Consumer Reports discovered many probational doctors in California are continuing their work as medical practitioners. […]

  4. Dental clinic in CA accused of medical malpractice and fraud — 1407 keyword matches

    A dental clinic based in Anaheim, California is facing misconduct allegations linked to dozens of children injured after undergoing treatment in their clinic, a November 7 article of CBS Los Angeles reported. Reports said a family suspected the Children’s Dental Group conducted unnecessary dental procedures on children. The medical malpractice lawsuit was filed by a family […]

  5. 500K hoverboards with fire risks recalled — 1398 keyword matches

    Approximately 501,000 units of self-balancing scooters, also referred to as hoverboards, are being recalled in the U.S. due to fire risks caused by potentially faulty batteries, a July 6 article of cpsc.gov reported. According to reports, at least 10 companies in the U.S. simultaneously issued the recall on the boards, which have a wheel at each end of […]

  6. Over 680K potentially defective Ford vehicles recalled — 1398 keyword matches

    Ford Motor Co. is recalling over 680,000 vehicle models worldwide due to a potentially faulty seat belt that could cause harm to vehicle occupants, a December 2 article of USA Today reported. According to the recall, three Ford vehicles were equipped with seat belts liable to malfunction in the event of an accident. Ford has […]

  7. Bicyclist injured in San Marcos drunk driving crash — 1387 keyword matches

    A teenage bicyclist recently sustained multiple injuries in San Marcos, California after he was involved in a hit-and-run accident caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to reports coming from sheriff’s deputies, a 13-year-old bicyclist  was struck by a vehicle at 8:30 p.m. on May 30 at the intersection of Hollenbeck Road and Capalina Road. The boy, whose name […]

  8. FCA to release vehicle fix — 1386 keyword matches

    A June 22 CNN report released that automaker Fiat Chrysler (FCA) was about to announce the intended repair for their vehicles with confusing gear selectors when actor Anton Yelchin was fatally struck by his own vehicle. FCA reportedly advised the owners of recalled vehicles that the repair was underway and told them to make sure to shift the gear selector into “park” […]

  9. Medical malpractice among several charges filed against San Diego County — 1364 keyword matches

    A woman recently filed several charges, including medical malpractice, against San Diego County after her son took his own life while inside a detention facility, an article of the San Diego Reader reported on August 11. The woman, Rochelle Nishimoto, also filed wrongful death and negligence charges against the county, saying they violated Jason Nishimoto’s 14th […]

  10. 13 hurt in San Diego multiple vehicle mishap — 1362 keyword matches

    At least 13 people, including several disabled students, sustained injuries in a recent accident in El Cajon involving multiple vehicles, an article of NBC San Diego reported on July 13. Information coming from El Cajon law enforcers revealed that at 2:25 p.m. on July 12 an accident occurred in the eastbound lane of Interstate 8. Initial investigations said […]

  11. Man attacked by pit bull at Oceanside park — 1356 keyword matches

    An individual is recuperating from injuries after he was recently attacked by a pit bull at a park in Oceanside, an article of patch.com reported on Monday, April 11. Oceanside Police stated that at 5:30 p.m. on April 10, concerned citizens notified them of three threatening pit bulls roaming in Libby Lake Park. Lieutenant Taurino Valdovinos stated […]

  12. Thousands of defective “Qbit strollers” recalled in the US — 1350 keyword matches

    Over 29,000 strollers sold in the U.S. are being recalled by a Massachusetts retailer due to complaints that caregivers and babies are at high risk of sustaining injuries if the products suddenly malfunction, a December 20 article of CPSC reported. The recall was issued by Aria Child Inc. on an estimated 29,400 strollers that have a […]

  13. Flushmate broaden recall to defective flushing units with injury risks — 1323 keyword matches

    An estimated 453,000 possibly faulty flushing systems are being recalled by Flushmate due to risks that it may burst and cause injuries to persons using it, an article of cpsc.gov reported on July 14. According to the recall, the Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing Systems may explode due to excessive pressure. Flushmate first issued a recall […]

  14. Medical Malpractice Data Points to Small Subset of Physicians — 1307 keyword matches

    A report by the National Trial Lawyers via The New England Journal of Medicine includes data showing that 32% of all paid medical malpractice claims come from the same 1% of doctors. This finding is startling because this small subset of doctors share distinctive characteristics and disproportionately account for a large number of medical malpractice claims. If […]

  15. Samsung phones with fire risks recalled in the US — 1293 keyword matches

    On September 15th, Samsung recalled roughly 1 million units of their newly released Galaxy Note7 after discovering that the phones have the potential to overheat and catch fire.  According to reports, consumers are at high risk of sustaining serious burn injuries if the lithium-ion battery of the smartphone emits too much heat. The smartphones that come in four different colors […]

  16. 3.6M possibly defective 2-in-1 alarms in the US and Canada recalled — 1265 keyword matches

    An estimated 3.6 million units of alarms capable of detecting smoke and leaking carbon monoxide (CO) sold in the U.S. and in Canada are being recalled due to a possible defect that could cause serious harm to consumers, a November 10 article of cpsc.gov stated. The recall affects the alarms of Kidde NightHawk combination smoke/CO […]

  17. Motorcycle kickstand impales rider’s leg in SD crash — 1236 keyword matches

    One person in Otay Mesa suffered a severe leg injury after he was involved in an accident on his motorcycle, a September 7 article of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Information coming from Officer Frank Cali revealed the accident happened in the vicinity of Howard Avenue and Iris Avenue. The motorcyclist, only identified as a 29-year-old […]

  18. Oceanside fatal hit and run suspect enters not guilty plea — 1234 keyword matches

    A suspected drunk driver recently entered a not guilty plea following a fatal pedestrian accident where she left the crash victim on Mission Avenue last June, 7 San Diego reported on December 12. Multiple felony charges were filed against Esteysi Stacy Sanchez after she fatally struck a pedestrian identified as Jack Tenhulzen, 69, on June 27. In a […]

  19. Dog attacks 3 people in Carlsbad — 1234 keyword matches

    At least three people, including two police officers in Carlsbad, were recently attacked by a dog that escaped from its home, an article of Fox 5 reported on August 14. Information coming from police Sergeant Mike Larson revealed that at around 7:30 a.m. a pit bull terrier bit the foot of a male bicyclist in the […]

  20. AAA determines speeding plays active role in teen driving accidents — 1190 keyword matches

    A recent survey conducted by the AAA revealed that speed is a major factor in accidents involving teenage drivers nationwide, an article of NBC San Diego reported on October 12. According to AAA Driver Training Operations Manager Bill Van Tassel, roughly two-thirds of teen drivers are involved in vehicular accidents resulting in injuries or deaths. Data over […]

  21. Woman pinned by own vehicle in Oceanside — 1164 keyword matches

    A woman in Oceanside recently suffered injuries after she was pinned by her own vehicle, a November 28 article in the Times of San Diego reported. According to reports, authorities were notified at about 9:15 a.m. regarding an accident that took place on Mountain Vista. Officer Ignacio Lopez of the Oceanside Police told reports that […]

  22. Suspected drunken drivers busted in SD — 1161 keyword matches

    San Diego County authorities recently confirmed that they arrested 16 drivers suspected of driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants, an article of 10News reported on August 27. The suspected drunken drivers were stopped over the weekend at the three checkpoints set up by police on August 26 and into the following day. Police Officer Mark […]

  23. Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Oceanside — 1151 keyword matches

    A pedestrian faced fatal injuries after being hit by a vehicle driven by a suspected drunk driver in Oceanside. The accident occurred on April 21 on the south side of Mission Avenue as the victim walked westbound. The pedestrian was a man in his late 60’s, who was walking in the bike lane before being struck by a vehicle travelling eastbound. The pedestrian was later pronounced dead […]

  24. 1.9M vehicles with airbag issues recalled by FCA — 1142 keyword matches

    An issue with the airbags prompted Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) to issue a recall covering over 1.9 million vehicles sold in the U.S. and in other countries, an article of ABC 10 News reported on September 15. Reports revealed previous models of Lancia, Jeep, Chrysler, and Dodge vehicles have potentially defective modules, which may result in the front airbags malfunctioning […]

  25. Vehicle driver fatally injured in Fallbrook — 1106 keyword matches

    An elderly man driving a vehicle in Fallbrook, California, succumbed to injuries when he got involved in an accident involving a massive tree, an article of CW6 reported on January 9. According to information coming from the state’s Highway Patrol, the single vehicle accident happened at about 8:30 a.m. on North County road. The vehicle […]

  26. 13 dead and dozens injured in California tour bus crash — 1061 keyword matches

    At least 13 people on-board a tour bus were killed and 31 others suffered injuries in northern Palm Springs, an article of 7 San Diego reported. The incident occurred on October 23 after the vehicle they were occupying struck a truck. According to reports, I-10 was completely blocked by authorities after a tour bus struck […]

  27. Fresno hospital faces medical malpractice lawsuit — 939 keyword matches

    After Clarissa Arden passed away under the care of Clovis Community Hospital in Fresno at the age of 93, her daughter filed a medical malpractice suit. Arden’s family claims that a nurse at the hospital was negligent in administering an unduly “powerful narcotic” to the patient and that there was a lack of effective communication […]

  28. Two people hurt in car crash in Sorrento Valley — 929 keyword matches

    According to the San Diego Police, a vehicle rear-ended another vehicle on the eastbound lane of Mira Mesa Boulevard near Pacific Heights Boulevard. Police officer Dino Delimitros told reporters that the accident happened after a pickup attempted to overtake the other vehicle. The driver of the pickup was only identified as a 23-year-old man who sustained broken bones […]

  29. Drunk driver kills Lyft driver in a hit and run — 894 keyword matches

    A Lyft driver in California died last month after being hit by a drunk driver, according to NBC San Diego. The driver, Henry Reyes, stopped his car and pulled over after noticing that one of his passengers had fallen ill. Moments later, Reyes was struck by another driver, Steven Quintero, who was intoxicated. Reyes was killed […]

  30. Washing machines recalled — 701 keyword matches

    Samsung announced a recall of 2.8 million units of washing machines on November 4th, according to the CSPC. According to reports, 34 top-load washing machine models may cause harm to consumers if some of its parts on the upper portion suddenly detach during use. Samsung Electronics and the federal consumer safety agents have been notified […]