Author Archives: James Heiting
Road Hazards Near Construction Zones That Cause Accidents
Road hazards near construction zones that cause accidents can end up seriously injuring drivers and pedestrians. When you get into one of these accidents, it’s critical to call Heiting & Irwin, Riverside personal injury lawyers who are here for you in your time of need. Heiting & Irwin have been helping clients since 1976,… Read More »
What Do You Do if You’re a Victim of a Hit and Run?
Getting into any kind of car accident is extremely stressful. But when you’re in a hit and run, it can be that much more traumatic because you don’t know who it was that is responsible for your accident. Who do you bring a lawsuit against? Will you be able to claim any compensation for… Read More »
STATE OF THE STATE BAR
A lot of things are changing in the California State Bar! I am sure that you are very aware that the State Bar split into two entities as of a couple of years ago, with the actual State Bar assuming the exclusive role of a public protection agency, focusing on attorney admissions and discipline. … Read More »
How Do You Prove a Driver was Distracted?
Distracted driving is a huge problem, with more and more drivers paying attention to their mobile devices and other distractions rather than what’s on the road. However, distracted driving includes more than just mobile devices. Drivers who are eating, drinking, grooming, turning the radio on or off, talking to passengers in the car or… Read More »
What to Do If You’re Injured at a Park
This year has been especially tough for everyone. COVID-19 has flipped people’s worlds upside down, and now they are mostly staying at home and going only to local places for fun and recreation. Since many summer camps shut down this summer, schools haven’t been in session for months and people can’t do their normal… Read More »
How to Avoid COVID-19 Liability in Your Business
The COVID-19 crisis has caused massive issues for business owners. Businesses may have had to shut down for a certain period of time and, when they reopened, couldn’t fulfill all their functions. For instance, many restaurants are allowed to be open, but for takeout and outdoor dining only in certain states. Some stores have… Read More »
Slips and Falls in Retail Stores
Falls are the most common reason people visit an emergency room. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, falls account for more than 8 million emergency room visits annually, making up 21.3% of overall visits. Slips and causing falls account for more than 1 million visits (12% of total falls). Slip and falls can… Read More »
Is an Auto Accident Death a Wrongful Death Case in California?
Every day in the United States, more than 90 people die in car accidents. The fact is that, even though driving seems harmless, it’s actually a pretty dangerous activity. There are a number of reasons why the accident rates for driving are so high. People are distracted by their cell phones and other devices… Read More »
Burn Injuries in the Workplace
Workplace injuries are, unfortunately, commonplace. According to the National Safety Council, a workplace injury occurs every seven seconds in the United States. That equates to 510 injuries per hour, 12,600 per day and 4.6 million per year. The top five industries with the largest number of workplace injuries include service (firefighters/police officers), transportation and… Read More »
What to Do If a Doctor’s Misdiagnosis Causes Injury
You went to the doctor because you didn’t feel well. Unfortunately, the doctor ended up making you feel worse because they misdiagnosed you. Not only do you feel violated because you trusted your doctor to provide you the utmost care, but now you are dealing with an injury because of their incompetence or negligence…. Read More »