Category Archive: Recent News

Contaminated Heater-Cooler Devices Putting Open-Heart Surgery Patients at Risk

A frightening new heart surgery risk is endangering patients around the country. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a warning to patients and healthcare providers of the potential for infection from open-heart surgeries using particular devices. If you’ve recently undergone open-heart surgery and are suffering infection-related symptoms, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. Read More

Orange County Traffic Relief to Begin on Saturday

Motorists often have a difficult time in Orange County traffic when they are traveling north or south.  There are not many options for these directions.  As a result, roads such as Interstate 5 are often jammed with vehicles.  Clearly, traffic congestion in the area leads to a large number of Orange County car accidents.  Hopefully Read More

A New Orange County Personal Injury Attorney Arrives

Law firms occupy an interesting and unique business space.  Many people who are older probably think of law firms as places where the attorneys network, shake a lot of hands and slowly and surely grow and represent their local clients.  While that may be what people think of in traditional law firm terms, the reality Read More

What Are PCBs? How Dangerous Are They?

PCB is the acronym for polychlorinated biphenyls, a group of 209 manmade chemicals found in products commonly used by Americans today. Manufacturers like to use PCB because it’s resistant to acids, bases, and heat – the same properties that make it incredibly harmful to the human body and to the environment. PCBs and Humans PCBs Read More

Wrong Way Driver Fatality

Early this morning August 22, 2014 a man, who has not been publicly identified, died after driving his Nissan Xterra north on the southbound State Route 163. The Accident happened around 2am near State Route 52 and involved a U.S. Postal Service truck. According to reports, the man had driven into oncoming traffic and though Read More

Tragic and Fatal Accident Involving Fedex Big Rig and Bus Load of Students and Chaperones

A tragic accident took place just last night, Thursday April 10, 2014, in Northern California. The result of this accident was the loss of life of 10 individuals, many of which were young high school students. The accident involved a Fedex big rig and a tour bus that was filled with high school students and Read More

General Motors (GM) Recall for Loss of Power Steering

On Monday March 31, 2014 GM issued a recall of over 1 million vehicles. The recall is due to a sudden loss of power steering in some older vehicles.  Although control of the vehicle can still be maintained, GM says that, extra effort put in by the driver at lower speeds could put the driver Read More

Martin Buchanan Receives Best Lawyers Honor

Martin has been named as the 2014 San Diego Appellate Practice “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America.  Only one lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area receives this honor.  According to Best Lawyers: “Lawyers being honored as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review Read More

Gomez Named to Executive Committee for GranuFlo litigation

Congratulations to our very own John Gomez who has been officially named by California Superior Court Judge Lee Edmon to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee  of CA JCCP for GranuFlo, a product that is widely used in the dialysis industry.   The product has been linked to sudden heart attacks and death. As stated in Judge Edmon’s Read More

Food Borne Illness: Treasured Harvest Pistachios Recall

A recent Salmonella scare has led to a recall of pistachios; the brand name is Treasured Harvest. Consumers are being urged to destroy or return the contaminated product. The affected product has been sold in four different states including California. Every year roughly 50 million Americans get sick from eating contaminated food. Of that number, Read More

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