Iron Kay — Insurance Companies Pick Fight With Wrong Family

By: Friday February 7, 2014 4:50 pm

Dan Shea’s Aunt Kay was 83, vibrant and healthy in 2011, when she suffered terrible injuries in a head-on accident. Kay spent five months in the hospital rehabilitating and being repaired with so many metal parts that the family dubbed her “Iron Kay.”

Then the real fight began.

 

Brown Out

By: Sunday September 29, 2013 1:00 pm

Governor Jerry Brown waited until late Friday to veto legislation requiring coroners to report to the medical board whenever narcotics cause deaths. The medical establishment has opposed the bill, which is aimed at weeding out the small number of dangerous and drug dealing doctors who are responsible for the vast majority of prescription drug overdose deaths.

Is Your Doctor Opposed to Peeing in a Cup? Check the List

By: Tuesday September 24, 2013 6:52 pm

It’s time for the medical establishment to explain why it is resisting common sense solutions to weed out the small number of dangerous and dirty doctors that commit the vast majority of medical malpractice.

Statehouse Responds: Threatens to Put Medical Board Out of Business

By: Saturday April 13, 2013 11:30 am

Last month, at an emotional in hearing in Sacramento and in a San Francisco Chronicle op-ed, we called for the state agency that oversees doctors to become a stronger regulator or to go out of business. The Legislature has to renew the doctor-run medical board every ten years, and that’s this year. Sacramento apparently agrees with us.

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