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Inland Empire Magazine Recognizes Attorney James “Jim” Heiting

By Heiting & Irwin |

Below is the full article from January’s Inland Empire Magazine feature of our very own Attorney James “Jim” Heiting. Click the image to download.

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The Workers’ Compensation System Is Broke-Still!

The Workers’ Compensation System Is Broke-Still!

By Heiting & Irwin |

I should probably apologize for discussing an issue that I had discussed in a previous BLOG – but I won’t.  It’s time for me to vent again. The vast majority of the time an injured worker has to choose his/her primary treating physician form a medical Provider Network (MPN) provided by the defendant employer… Read More »

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Do Dogs Cause Distracted Driving?

Do Dogs Cause Distracted Driving?

By Heiting & Irwin |

If you have been injured in a distracted driving accident, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation for your injuries. The Riverside distracted driving accident attorneys at Heiting & Irwin, APLC have recovered over $500 million for our clients, and we can go to work for you. Pets Can Cause Distracted Driving Pet… Read More »

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CAN EXPERT WITNESSES EXPRESS OPINIONS IN COURT THAT ARE NOT BASED UPON PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES WITH ACTUAL DATA?

By Heiting & Irwin |

The Appellate Court in Garner v. BNSF Railway Company (2024) Cal App. 5th (Fourth Dist., Div. 1) reversed the trial Court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s lawsuit alleging that his father’s death resulted from occupational exposure to toxic levels of diesel particulate matter (DPM), benzene, rock dust from railroad ballast, asbestos, fibers, and creosote during four… Read More »

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Can a landlord can be held liable for a tenant’s dog bite in California?

By Heiting & Irwin |

In California, a landlord can be held liable for a tenant’s dog bite under certain conditions. The landlord must have actual knowledge of the dog’s vicious nature and the dog’s vicious behavior must be reasonably foreseeable.  Alsawa v. Conde, 2022 Cal. Super. LEXIS 19270. The general rule is that a landlord is not liable… Read More »

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BELIEVE IT OR NOT – THEY ARE COVERED

By Heiting & Irwin |

First of all, an employment relationship must exist at the time of injury for an injured worker to obtain benefits (including disability payments and medical care) under the Workers’ Compensation Act.  Furthermore, the liability for benefits arises when the injury sustained arises out of an during the course of employment, Assuming the existence of… Read More »

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How to Obtain Evidence in a Slip and Fall Case

How to Obtain Evidence in a Slip and Fall Case

By Heiting & Irwin |

If you have been injured in a fall accident, you may be eligible for a settlement or monetary award if someone else was negligent. The Riverside slip and fall attorneys at Heiting & Irwin can fight for your legal right to full compensation. Like any personal injury case, a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall claim is… Read More »

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Negligent Hiring Lawsuits Against a Trucking Company

Negligent Hiring Lawsuits Against a Trucking Company

By Heiting & Irwin |

When a truck accident has left you with serious injuries, you may be entitled to substantial financial compensation from the trucking company. The Riverside truck accident attorneys at Heiting & Irwin, APLC have recovered over $500 million for our clients, much recovered from truck accidents, and we can fight for you.  Trucking companies have… Read More »

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Is a Surfer Liable to a Fellow Surfer For Injuries Caused in a Wipeout?

By Heiting & Irwin |

Imagine you’re surfing.  You know there’s some risk that is associated with the sport.  You could drown, you could be injured by being thrown against the rocks.  There’s a chance you could collide with a fellow surfer or, worse, have an encounter with a shark.  But what about the risk from another surfer with… Read More »

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WATCH YOUR STEP! THE LAW WON’T PROTECT YOU!

WATCH YOUR STEP! THE LAW WON’T PROTECT YOU!

By Heiting & Irwin |

It seems as though it is getting harder and harder to prevail in a premises liability/dangerous condition of public property type of case in California, with the judiciary seemingly expanding the application of the exceptions and exemptions to liability in favor of Defendants, many of whom are arguably better suited to bear the cost… Read More »

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