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What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

By Sara Morgan |

Motorcycle accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents as motorcycle riders typically have less protection than a driver of a car or other vehicle. No amount of caution or preparation can completely protect a motorcyclist from the negligence of another driver. If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, you should consider the following information…. Read More »

Catastrophic Injury Law: What You Should Know About Amputation Injuries and the Law

By Sara Morgan |

When a person has undergone an amputation, he or she faces a long and troublesome road to recovery. Amputations cause serious and life-altering consequences to every victim. Due to the great impact they have on individuals, amputation injury cases require the legal support of highly specialized, dedicated, and caring attorneys. Qualified lawyers well versed… 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 »

Personal Injury Law: Important Facts to Know About Slip and Fall Incidents

By Dennis Stout |

Slip and fall incidents are some of the most usual causes of injuries in the state of California and the nation. Generally, most individuals will not understand the severe complications from a slip and fall incident and the injuries associated with it until they have been personally affected by the event. Moreover, many people… Read More »

AUTONOMOUS MACHINERY AND PERSONAL INJURY LAW

By Sara Morgan |

I recently read a news release announcing that WalMart was planning to expand a current program that utilizes self-driving, floor-cleaning robots to cover 360 stores beginning next year.  According to the article, WalMart currently operates over 100 of these commercial floor-cleaners.  Those powered by the BrainOS platform will, at the push of a button,… 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 »

Important Factors to Consider When Suffering an Injury at a Construction Site

By Dennis Stout |

If you have suffered an injury at your construction site workplace, you probably already know that a serious injury can cause you to lose time away from work. Lost time can lead to other problems, especially if you are the main financial contributor in your household. Whether it is a catastrophic injury, or one… Read More »

Important Factors to Consider When You Are Involved in a Bus Accident

By Sara Morgan |

If you are entering into a bus as a passenger, it is likely that you are entrusting the driver or owner of the bus with your safety. Whether it is a shuttle, tour bus, school bus, or even a city bus, you should know that you have special rights as a passenger. While most… Read More »

California Premises Liability Laws: Understanding the Implications of a Reasonable Duty of Care 

By James Heiting |

State of California law requires that property owners take reasonable care in ensuring that individuals who enter the premises are kept safe from injury. A property owner’s duty of care may include, but is not limited to the following: Making sure that there is sufficient lighting throughout the property In the event that there… Read More »

Worker’s Compensation: Understanding the Different Types of Burns and How filing a Claim Can Help You

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Many workplaces can harbor dangerous areas where workers could easily get burned. If you are an employee who has suffered a burn-related injury, you should seek first aid assistance or emergency medical assistance.There are different types of workplace burn-related injuries an employee can suffer. These are, but are not limited to the following: Thermal… Read More »

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