Mia Chavez

The death of a six-week-old child from an illness that could have been easily diagnosed and successfully treated is tragic enough. For the life of that child to be valued at no more than $250,000 is unforgivable. Six-week-old Alexandra Mia Chavez, the third child of Alejandra Gonzalez and Mario Chavez, began coughing and wheezing one…

Boxer Joins Mothers Who Lost Children to Medical Malpractice to Call for Voters’ Support for Prop 46

SAN FRANCISCO – Today Senator Barbara Boxer stood with mothers who lost their children to medical negligence in calling on California voters to support for the patient safety protections in Proposition 46. The campaign supporting Prop 46 also released an ad featuring Barbara Boxer. See the Barbara Boxer ad here. “Preventable medical errors [are] now…

Insurance Companies Give $45 Million To Fight Proposition 46; Rakes in Profits

Medical malpractice and health insurancecompanies have given $45 million, or 77%, of the $58 million to the campaign against Proposition 46 as they rake in profits at the expense of doctor and patient policyholders, said Consumer Watchdog Campaign today. The No on 46 campaign released its first ads this week, claiming Prop 46’s legal protections for victims of medical…

Christopher Guldjian meets with Senate Candidate Solorio

SANTA ANA, Calif.—The Armenian National Committee of America Orange County Chapter members recently welcomed Jose Solorio, candidate for the 34th State Senate District, to the Orange County Armenian Center where they gave the current Community College Trustee and former State Assemblyman a tour of the facilities, and shared some historical information about all the Armenian…

Alzheimer’s patient is liable for injuries caused to caregiver

A California Supreme Court majority decision recently determined that an employee of an in-home health care agency who was injured by a patient suffering from Alzheimer’s disease may not sue the patient and her husband for battery, negligence, and premises liability (Gregory v. Cott). The employee could only recover from her employer under a workers’…

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Local News: 23 year old in Costa Mesa dies from a motorcycle accident

Motorcycle Accident | Costa Mesa A 23-year-old died in a motorcycle accident Tuesday after a crash at a Costa Mesa intersection has been identified, authorities said Wednesday. Officers and paramedics responded shortly after 6:30 p.m. to reports of a crash involving a motorcyclist and a Jeep Cherokee at the Walnut Street and Santa Ana Avenue…