Author Archives: James Heiting
How To Handle An Out-Of-State Car Accident
According to The National Safety Council, there were 5.4 million medically consulted injuries in 2021 due to motor-vehicle accidents. While experiencing a car accident is difficult enough, getting into an out-of-state car accident only compounds the stress. Drivers and passengers may be confused about how to proceed; they may be unaware of their legal… Read More »
What To Do: Persistent Neck Pain After Car Accident
After a car accident, a victim can continue to suffer from persistent neck pain. Also sometimes called whiplash, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, this condition involves multiple symptoms. These can include neck pain, neck stiffness, back or shoulder pain, dizziness, or headaches and are present after damage to the… Read More »
The Importance of Documents and Paper Trails for a Personal Injury Claim
Getting injured in an accident can be life altering. Even if you only suffered from a minor injury, you could feel residual pain for weeks or months to come. It could affect your work, recreation, and everyday life. At the same time, you could rack up lots of medical debt and lose money from… Read More »
Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Increasing in California
When you go to the doctor, you expect them to take care of you. But what happens when they don’t? What if they make an egregious error? Are they going to be held responsible, or will you be stuck with this burden? If you get a settlement from a medical malpractice suit, you can… Read More »
Damages From a Motorcycle Accident
Motorcyclists face a number of dangers when out on the road. When a driver crashes into them and causes them to be injured, they may be entitled to damages due to the motorcycle accident. It’s important to figure out the ins and outs of motorcycle accidents and damages one could potentially receive and to… Read More »
I Was Hit While Crossing the Street… Now What?
Every seven minutes, a pedestrian is injured in a traffic accident, and every two hours, a pedestrian is killed in a traffic accident. California is known for its heavy traffic, and it isn’t necessarily the safest place for pedestrians. If you, or a loved one, were hit crossing the street, now you need to… Read More »
Why Is It So Hard to Prove Medical Malpractice?
You recently had a medical procedure done and something went horribly wrong. You’ve been saddled with high medical bills and you’re not able to function day to day like you used to. Now, you’re thinking about suing your doctor for damages. The only thing is that you’ve heard it’s very hard to prove medical… Read More »
Long-Term Care and Conditions Related to Burn Injuries
When you suffer from a burn injury, you may face a long road ahead in order to fully recover. Complications could occur and you might end up dealing with much more than the initial burn. By learning about long-term care and conditions related to burn injuries, you can decide the next steps you should… Read More »
What Is a Common Carrier Accident?
If you’ve ever gotten into an accident with another driver and it wasn’t your fault, then that driver is responsible. Their insurance company is supposed to cover your damages related to the accident. However, if you get into a common carrier accident, the type of legal action you should pursue isn’t always so clear…. Read More »
Common Bicycle Injuries in Car Accidents
Riding a bicycle can be very dangerous, especially in a traffic-heavy state like California. If you were riding your bike when a car hit you, you may have gotten one of the common bicycles injuries that happen in car accidents. It’s imperative to learn about your injuries and what to do following your accident… Read More »