After two children are killed by a driver high on opiates, it is revealed that Kaiser is responsible for endemic overprescription with no safeguards to keep addicts from doctor shopping
Troy and Alana Pack – Danville, CA
After Being Denied an $800 CAT Scan by Doctor, Boy is Blind and Brain Damaged
Steven Olsen – Chula Vista, California
Infant suffers from whooping cough during epidemic. But after a series of hospital visits doctors refuse to run tests that would have uncovered the illness leading to her death.
Mia Chavez – La Puente, CA
A little boy's botched heart surgery leads to permanent brain damage.
Angel Villalobos – Los Angeles, CA
After long treatments with opioids, young man seeks relief from addiction from doctors. But after a mix up in medications, doctors overprescribe and kill.
Alex Smick – Downey, CA
Doctor's Failure To Provide Post-Operative Care Allowed Infection To Spread; Causing Woman To Lose Limbs
Annette Ramirez – Los Angeles, CA
Once a woman is rushed to the hospital with diverticulitis, she sustains a laceration on her artery, leading to her death. But her low income status ensures her family will not be compensated for this injustice.
Daphne McClendon-Ricks – Fresno, CA
A toddler shows signs of a congenital heart disease and signs of high blood pressure. But when going into surgery the Doctor ignores the elevated risks and installs a device that malfunctions, leading to her premature death
Morgan Westhoff – Danville, CA
Botched surgery leaves nurse disabled.
Dana Stinson – Seal Beach, CA
After a man contracts MRSA from his son, doctors misdiagnose him after multiple visits. The end result? The amputation of his limbs.
Robert Downey – San Diego, CA
A man is hospitalized with a pulmonary embolism. And after three doctors fail to treat him, a cardiologist gives his heart a stress test, killing him.
Stephen Schaak – Los Angeles, CA
After the discovery of a potentially cancerous cyst, the hospital fails to follow up with a southern California woman, leading to her death.
Shanna Alvarado – Los Angeles, CA
An old Chaplain is misdiagnosed with a urinary tract infection, but when a blood test reveals a much more serious infection, the hospital fails to notify him or his family.
Rabbi Aaron Gottesman – San Diego, CA
A Man is misdiagnosed with influensa, leaving his sepsis untreated, leading to the loss of his limbs.
Mario Guzman – Santa Clara, CA
Woman goes in for surgery for knee replacements. After the operation, she complains of intense abdominal pain. After doctors ignore her pleas for help, she dies of a twisted intestine.
Diane Stewart – Santa Cruz, CA
After a long wait in the emergency room, a little girl's condition continues to deteriorate. Because of the long delay, the girl's limbs are amputated.
Malyia Jeffers – Sacramento, CA
Elderly man admitted to a hospital for back pain and immediately given a coctail of antipsychotic drugs leading to dementia and death.
Dr. Keith Blaire – La Mesa, CA
Man's knee surgery goes awry when surgeons fail to sterilize equipment, leading to additional surgeries, a knee replacement, and a lifetime of limited mobility.
Charles Blevins – Pismo Beach, CA
Elderly Woman enters hospital for enchephalitis hospital gives but when her doctors gove her a coctail of dangerous drugs she almost dies.
Pauline Tavares – Los Angeles, CA
After a cheerleading accident, a little girl sustains a head injury. but the extent of her brain bleed goes unnoticed by doctors. The result? Permanent brain damage.
Elizabeth Nicks – Redando Beach, CA
A botched heart surgery leads to gangrene and amputation, permanently limiting a woman and her quality of life.
Patricia Roland – Thousand Oaks, CA
A mentally disabled woman goes into a hospital for abdomen pain. But a failure to diagnose sepsis, a dangerous coctail of drugs, and a nonexistent "Do Not Resuscitate" order leads to her death.
Cali Andrist – Burbank, CA
Intense stomach pains forces man to go to the hospital but after neglect from doctors he dies of a bowel infection.
Doug Shulby – Los Angeles, CA
A resident cuts off air to the brain causing traumatic brain injury, but the hospital staff lies to the patient's family for months
John Ritchie – Los Angeles, CA
A routine surgery turns into a tragedy after doctors overprescribe opioids to 11-year-old girl.
Leah Coufal – Los Angeles, CA
16-month-old goes into surgery; doctors ignore signs of medical errors leading to her death.
Delaney Gonzalez – Los Angeles, CA
While waiting for an operation, a teenager is killed after two hospital staffers, unauthorized to help patients without supervision, botch pre-op care.
Olivia Cull – Los Angeles, CA
After a surfboarding accident, a doctor fails to run an X-ray leading to a man's death by brain hemorrhage.
Paul Ethier – Half Moon Bay, CA
Negligence at every step of the way leads to the death of an infant during delivery.
Zachary Diecker – Los Angeles, CA
Inadequate post-op care leads to woman's asphyxiation and death
Tamara Walter – Long Beach, CA
A simple toe fracture turns into a serious medical issue after an irresponsible surgery and overprescription
Tom McLennan – Carmichael, CA
A young musician went into open heart surgery for a valve replacement, but after being placed incorrectly he died of complications
Anthony Fossett – Berkeley, CA
After a Series of medical errors, from poor cleanliness practices to forgetting to feed patients, lead to the death of a three-year-old.
Nora Bostrom – Palo Alto, CA
After surgery removing stints in an attempt to relieve pressure after a long battle with a rare illness, physicians forget to monitor a young woman's head pressure leading to her death.
Brittany Wilkinson – Fresno, CA
After suffering migraines, a woman goes into a risky invasive surgery without being prepped on the risks. Due to negligence, she suffers from a stroke and dies from complications.
Robyn Frankel – Menlo Park, CA
Doctors fail to inform a woman of a much needed vaccine after surgery leading to the amputation of fingers, toes, and feet.
Janet Garner – Signal Hill, CA
After a failure to run a blood test during chemotherapy, 20-year-old Shawn Rial dies of an infection, his immune system too weak to fight it.
Shawn Rial – Dana Point, CA
Doctor ignored ever frequent contractions from overdue expecting mother. After being sent home numerous times, her daughter is stillborn.
Lehna Brewer – Washington DC
Girl is misdiagnosed as having the flu, so her pneumonia goes untreated, leading to her death
Daniela Zelig – Woodland Hills, CA
Woman goes in for abdominal surgery and contracts a flesh eating disease, exacerbated by a negligent doctor
Alicia Cole – LA, CA
Failure To Run Simple Tests By Doctors Contributes to Death Of Woman
Anh Kim Goodson – Castro Valley, CA
Another Preventable Death That Was Caused By A Negligent Doctor
Lloyd Monserrat – Harbor City, CA
Elderly Woman Left Permanently Disabled by Negligent Doctor, Lawyer Husband Knew the Law Was Stacked Against Them
Sally and Hal Hunter, Pasadena, CA
A Death Sentence Through Medical Carelessness
Mara Douglas – Bonita, CA
A Child Lost to Dithering and Denial
Quin Murphy – Chula Vista, CA
In California, Surgeons and Alcohol Do Mix
Tina Minasian – Sacramento, CA
The Preventable Loss Of Our Son Adam
Adam Glover – Los Gatos, CA
Parents of 7-Year-Old Fight For Justice
Jessie Geyer – Antioch, CA
15 Years of Physicians' Lies Uncovered
Janet Mitchell – Orange, CA
Critical Blood Test Ignored in Emergency Room, Husband and Father Dies
John Enzenauer – El Sobrante, California
Legal, Medical Help Scarce As Teacher Fights For Normal Life
Bobbie Jenke – Santa Rosa, California
Doctors Fail to Do Simple Blood Test, Man Loses Leg
Gary Rushford – San Jose, California
Man With Wrong Kidney Removed Denied Adequate Compensation
Harry Jordan – Long Beach, California
Blind in One Eye Because of Medical Negligence, Man Has No Legal Recourse
Bill Mitchell – San Diego, California
HMO Negligence Takes Life of Medicare Patient, Malpractice Cap Prevents Family From Redress In Court
Ruth MacInnes – San Diego, California
Husband Died Due To Hospital's Gross Negligence, Wife Left Without Representation
Raymond Williams – Sacramento, California
Doctor Fails to Recognize Life-Threatening Heart Condition, Son Dies While Training for Marathon
Kenneth Evan Kennedy – San Francisco, California
Woman's Plastic Surgery Botched – Surgeon Had 24 Previous Lawsuits Filed
Kay Marchioni – Chicago, Illinois
Woman, Denied Representation, Lives Life of Constant Pain
Cynthia Smith – Concord, California
Family Denied Compensation Upon Wife & Mother's Death
Janet Warren – Los Angeles, California
Damage Cap Keeps Malpractice Victim Out of Court
Patricia Filaseta – Los Angeles, California