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Road Hazards Caused an Accident. Who Is Responsible?

By Dennis Stout |

You were driving when you encountered a huge piece of debris in the road. You had to quickly swerve to avoid it, and you ended up getting into an accident. Or, maybe you were driving and you came to an intersection but didn’t see a hidden or absent stop sign. Instead of stopping, you… Read More »

Who Do You Sue for a Road Hazard Accident?

By Sara Morgan |

Unfortunately, road hazards are very common in high-traffic areas like California. Since the population is so dense and cars are constantly on the road, the government doesn’t necessarily keep up with all the required maintenance. These hazards can also include objects from construction sites and items that fall off of other cars and trucks…. Read More »

Common Bicycle Injuries in Car Accidents

By James Heiting |

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 »

Tips to Stay Safe This Summer as the World Reopens

By Sara Morgan |

This summer, it could be declared to be safe to go outside again and see family members, hang out with friends, return to work, and take your kids to all their favorite activities. Now, with so many people getting vaccinated, and doctors figuring out how to treat COVID-19, the world could somewhat return to… Read More »

Who Is at Fault in a Multi-Car Accident?

By Dennis Stout |

When another car crashes into you unexpectedly, you know that it’s likely the other driver’s fault. If you get hurt, they may have to pay for your damages including your medical bills, lost wages, general damages (pain and suffering) and repairs for your vehicle. However, when a multi-car accident occurs, who is at fault?… Read More »


By Sara Morgan |

Many of us have heard by now about the horrific crash that Tiger Woods was involved in this week.  The photos of the damage to his vehicle, twisted and mangled, certainly underscore the common reaction that he is “lucky to be alive”.  Hopefully, that phrase will become his mantra and keep his spirit strong… Read More »

Road Hazards Near Construction Zones That Cause Accidents

By James Heiting |

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 »

California Bicycle Lane Laws

By Dennis Stout |

The California Vehicle Code generally provides that bicycles have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers of motor vehicles. If the bicyclist is traveling at the speed of traffic, then they may ride anywhere. However, California Vehicle Code §21208 states that if the bicycle is traveling slower than the flow of traffic, the designated… Read More »


By Sara Morgan |

If your initial reaction to this title is “what is that”, then you must immediately contact your auto insurance company to discuss your coverage. This is the coverage you have to protect yourself and maybe even your passengers in case someone who causes you injuries is either uninsured (no valid insurance coverage in effect… Read More »

Defective Airbags and the Dangers They Pose to Children

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Airbags are designed to save the lives of vehicle passengers in the event of a collision, and they have been significantly successful in doing so since their invention and adoption. Regrettably, airbags can also injure or even kill a person when they are defective or deployed under inappropriate circumstances. According to the National Highway… Read More »

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