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DO DOCTORS STILL SEE THEIR “PERSONAL INJURY” PATIENTS DURING THE PANDEMIC?

By Sara Morgan |

In the realm of personal injury litigation in California, the effect of the pandemic will be most harshly felt by plaintiffs, the parties that suffer physical and financial harms as a result of another’s negligence.  Also sometimes referred to as “claimants” or “victims”, plaintiffs bear the burden of showing proof of these harms to… Read More »

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS IN THE COVID ERA

By Sara Morgan |

Amongst the various aspects of our legal practice that have been impacted by the prevalence of the Covid virus also falls the activities involved with accepting new clients.  Commonly referred to in the legal community as “intakes”, this process of accepting new cases at our office typically involved a real life, face-to-face meeting between… Read More »

COVID’S IMPACT ON INVESTIGATIONS

By Sara Morgan |

As with most aspects of life, even the investigations of personal injury lawsuits have been impacted by the effects of the pandemic.  The impact has been especially poignant in the areas of investigation involving the highest degree of personal contact. Although the offices of Heiting & Irwin have remained operational since the State of… Read More »

How to Avoid COVID-19 Liability in Your Business

By James Heiting |

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 »

Returning to the Roads After COVID-19

By Richard Irwin |

People have been sheltered in place for months and they’re ready to get back out into the world. However, according to news reports, they aren’t practicing safety while driving on the roads. In fact, many drivers are pulling dangerous moves, causing accidents and fatalities all across the country. An Uptick in Accidents and Tickets… Read More »

COVID-19 VS. SPORTS: HOW WILL FANS RETURN TO STADIUMS?

By Sara Morgan |

As some professional sports return to action, and other contemplate their path towards that direction, one question on this baseball fans’ mind is, “How (and when) will fans be able to return to stadiums?” In wondering what might be required in order allow fans back into stadiums, I thought of sports-related ruling by the… Read More »

COVID’S IMPACT ON TRAFFIC-RELATED INJURIES

By Sara Morgan |

If you’ve driven on the freeways and surface streets since the State of California’s stay-at-home orders, you may have noticed a couple changes.  First, traffic is much less condensed, as non-essential workers stay home.  Second, traffic moves much quicker. Indeed, California Department of Transportation (a.k.a. “Cal-Trans”) issued a press release recently revealing that while… Read More »

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