Finding affordable and safe day care has become a major challenge for working parents. Recent studies show that child care now exceeds the annual median rent in almost half of all states, straining already tight budgets to the breaking point. But money means nothing if little Johnny or Judy doesn’t come home safely at day’s end. Serious inconsistencies in licensing, enforcement and training have created dangerous situations where thousands of kids are injured each year – some fatally – while in the care of others. [Read more…]
Play beads that turn into a date-rape drug when swallowed? Popular dolls with mechanical jaws that munch kid fingers? Inflatable baby boats that suddenly release their infant passengers to sink under water? [Read more…]
Food is the Main Event at nearly every major cultural celebration and ritual, including Thanksgiving. So why not make sure your holiday feast is both yummy and easy on the tummy? [Read more…]
Three darkly silhouetted “murderers” describe their gruesome crimes, and then tell viewers that “Judge Thomas Kilbride sided with us over law enforcement or victims.” Except that these were actors, not real criminals. And the groups funding these outrageous television attack ads – aired during a 2010 retention vote for the Illinois Supreme Court – opposed Kilbride’s record on protecting injured people, not his rulings on criminal cases. [Read more…]
Three-year-old Landon Beadore was helping his mom pick up toys when he knocked over a plastic gas can just like the one pictured here. The pilot light on a nearby water heater ignited the gas fumes, which flashed back to the nozzle on the gas can, turning it into a firebomb. [Read more…]
Senior Partner Greg Owen appears on the Dr. Phil show to discuss the Miramonte Elementary School Sexual Abuse Scandal.
Owen, Patterson & Owen ranked #71 in The Recorder’s 2011 $1 Million Verdicts.
Senior Partner Greg Owen Makes appearance on News Channel KABC and shares his thoughts on the Miramonte Elementary Sexual Abuse case.