U.S. Sen. Boxer Seeks Solutions For Preventable Medical Errors In California Hospitals Heart disease and cancer rank as the number one and two, leading causes of death in America, but few people know that medical errors ranks third, killing up to 440,000 people a year.
San Jose Among Top Problem Areas For Pilot Landing MistakesDo you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don’t.
Phil Matier: Another Mistake Found In BART Deal With UnionA smaller BART union has been notified of a typo in the contract they have approved.
PayPal Makes Man $92 Quadrillion Richer (Temporarily)Please imagine how giddy Pennsylvania PR executive Chris Reynolds must have felt when PayPal made him $92 quadrillion richer -- $92,233,720,368,547,800 richer to be precise.
ConsumerWatch: 4-Year-Old Mistake On Credit Report Hurts HomeownerA mistake on your credit report can be costly. And experts say the best way to fix an error it by contacting the credit reporting agencies directly and informing them of the mistake - They’re required by law investigate within 30 days.
Surfer Prematurely Awarded World Title At SF CompetitionThe Association of Surfing Professionals said Friday that it gaffed when it prematurely awarded the world title to surfing legend Kelly Slater in San Francisco on Wednesday, citing a calculation error for the mix-up.
ConsumerWatch: Cleaning Up Debt That's Not YoursConsumer complaints against debt collection agencies soared last year, with many coming from people who say they were falsely accused.
ConsumerWatch: Errors Delay Cash For Appliances PayoutsIt has been months since the cash for appliances rebate program ended, and many Californians are still waiting for their checks from the state.