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The Future of the “No Driver” Trucking Industry and How It Can Affect You

By James Heiting |

Autonomous vehicles are the future of the auto industry. The fascination that consumers and companies alike have with Automated Driving Systems (ADS) has opened a new era of transportation forcing changes to the traditional means of transportation. This past February alone, companies made over $1.6 billion dollars in investments to the industry, thus marking… Read More »

Seek Financial Restitution After An Airbag Malfunction

By James Heiting |

According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are millions of airbag recalls each year. Recently, Takata airbags have been under recall because some of these airbags are reported to have exploded when deployed, which can cause serious bodily injury and even death. These airbags have affected multiple major auto brands that include… Read More »

Learn About Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the State of California 

By Sara Morgan |

Losing a loved one as a result of another can be one of the most catastrophic situations a person can endure. When a person has lost his or her life as a result of another, the survivors may have the legal right to pursue a wrongful death claim. California law surrounding wrongful death claims… Read More »

Product Liability Claims Concerning Motor Vehicle Defects

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you or someone you know has been injured due to a defective truck, car, sport utility vehicle, ATV, motorcycle, or other type of motor vehicle, there may be an opportunity to file a product liability claim. A product liability claim is not limited to the complete defect of a motor vehicle. A claim… Read More »

PERSONAL INJURY DAMAGES

By Dennis Stout |

In handling personal injury, medical negligence and Workers’ Compensation cases, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Heiting & Irwin typically deal with both economic and non-economic damages. There is a significant distinction between economic and non-economic damages, as the latter are essentially “invisible” and subject to the interpretation of an adjuster, judge, or… Read More »

Understanding Pain and Suffering Damages in the State of California

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you have been involved in a car accident caused by another in the state of California and are still suffering the repercussions, you may be entitled to pain and suffering damages. Any person who has undergone a serious injury will suffer great trauma.  Such injuries can also lead to extreme financial distress to… Read More »

Motor Vehicle Accidents: What to Do If a Road Hazard Has Caused My Car Accident 

By James Heiting |

Generally, most vehicle accidents will be the direct or indirect result of a driver’s actions. This could be through negligent or distracted driving and, if so, that would be a valid claim for the victim(s). In some cases, however, a road issue may be the sole cause of a vehicle accident resulting in injuries…. Read More »

He said, She said — The Tough Case

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Occasionally, potential clients call with a case of “he said, she said.”  The potential client says the other driver ran the red light.  The other driver says the potential client ran the red light.  This is a tough case to prove without further evidence.  In these instances it will be difficult, if not impossible,… Read More »

Distracted Driving in the State of California: Revisiting Cell Phone Usage Laws

By James Heiting |

If you live and regularly commute in the State of California, you should already know that it is against the law to drive while using a handheld cell phone. If you are a driver who is visiting from outside of the state, you should be aware of the specific rules and regulations surrounding this… Read More »

Dealing With a Catastrophic Injury As the Result of Another’s Negligence

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

There are countless scenarios that transpire in a split second that could result in a devastating injury which could permanently affect a person’s life. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury that was caused due to another’s carelessness, speak to a qualified attorney. An attorney with the right experience can help… Read More »

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