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Negligence

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

Report: SF General Nurses Didn’t Follow Orders To Watch Lynne Spalding

A report claims nurses at S.F. General failed to follow a doctor’s orders to maintain a constant watch on a patient who left her room and was found dead in a stairwell.

02/02/2014

Three people were killed in an 8-car accident on Highway 101 near King City on February 22, 2012. (CBS)

Woman Sentenced In Monterey Co. Crash That Killed 3, Injured 15

A woman was sentenced to six years in prison for causing a car accident in 2012 that killed three people and injured 16 on U.S. Highway 101, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.

07/08/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Lawsuit Says Chevron Was ‘Grossly Negligent’ Leading Up To Refinery Fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron on Wednesday, claiming the oil company was “grossly negligent” in its handling of maintenance leading up to the massive Aug. 6 fire.

08/15/2012

A driver under suspicion of DUI undergoes a Breathalyzer test. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

SFPD Breathalyzer Error Puts Hundreds Of DUI Convictions In Doubt

Hundreds, or even thousands, of drunk driving convictions could be overturned because the San Francisco Police Department has not tested its breathalyzers, officials said Monday.

03/05/2012