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California Adult Social Host Immunity for Intoxicated Minors May be Ending

REDDING, Calif. – Republican and Democrat lawmakers are joining in support of a Consumer Attorneys of California/Mothers Against Drunk Driving sponsored bill that hopes to save young lives by…

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Medi-Vac Helicopter Crashes in Northern California Killing Three

LASSEN COUNTY, Calif. – A medical helicopter stationed in Susanville crashed 15 miles north of Reno at approximately 2:01 am Saturday morning. A mayday report was heard just prior to loss of…

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New Law Protects California Good Samaritans

In December 2008, the California Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, narrowly interpreted existing statutory protections for Good Samaritans coming to the aid of accident victims, limiting the…

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Doctors' Grassroots Action Committee Tells Insurers – Stop Practicing Medicine

MONTEREY, Calif. – A grassroots political action committee (PAC) comprised mainly of physicians is seeking to influence President Obama’s and state legislative reforms to the health care system. The…

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CPSC Issues New Report on Child Drownings. May is Water Safety Month.

Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a new report concerning the number of child drownings, and near drownings, in pools and spas. The announcement came as May, the national…

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NTSB Assigns Pilot Error to '08 Fall River Plane Crash

REDDING, Calif. – Approximately one year after the May 23, 2008 crash of a single-engine Beechcraft V35 Bonanza, 4000′ from the Fall River Mills air strip, the National Transportation Safety Board…

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What's the Law When the Donkey Bites?

PALO CEDRO, Calif. – A recent incident that occurred in this small rural bedroom community in Northern California reminds us of the potential dangers that arise when children and domestic animals…

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Health Net Settlement – Up to $14 Million for Wrongful Recission of Policies

It seems like just yesterday I posted about the settlement reached by healthcare insurance giant, Anthem Blue Cross, in a California case brought by 2,300 policyholders for wrongful rescission of…

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Blue Cross Fined $1 Million for Wrongful Cancellation of Sick Policyholders

In what appears to be a continuing revelation of corrupt insurance claims practices, Anthem Blue Cross will announce today that the health care insurance company will pay $1 million in fines to the…

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Inexperienced Drift Boater Capsizes At SR 44 Bridge Construction

REDDING, Calif. – The Record Searchlight reported yesterday that three fishermen were pitched into the frigid waters of the Sacramento River when their 17-foot driftboat struck a pillar at the SR…