John S. Hinman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Long Beach, CA

Hinman & Peck, P.C.
 | 4510 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 400
Long Beach, CA 90804
Phone: 562-228-1375
Fax: 562-228-1376
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

As a lead trial attorney at Hinman and Peck, P.C., John S. Hinman is an advocate for people who have suffered wrongdoing. In Long Beach and Los Angeles, California, as well as throughout Orange County, he has had widespread success in personal injury matters, including car accidents and medical malpractice. Additionally, he handles employment law cases.

In 2006, Mr. Hinman earned a Bachelor of Science in political science from Santa Clara University. He then attended the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 2009.

In his role at the firm, Mr. Hinman is responsible for developing the strategies that put clients on a path to winning their case. This includes planning for litigation. There is the possibility that any case could go to trial, and being prepared for that is an essential element. That is why Mr. Hinman structures his arguments in a way that translates to the courtroom, even if the case may be settled.

Being proactive is only part of the reason for Mr. Hinman’s accomplishments. He is also an exceptional communicator who keeps clients apprised of changes in their cases as they happen. In these matters, being accessible is imperative. Clients know they can turn to Mr. Hinman for the answers they need when they need them most.

Mr. Hinman is a published author and a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the Long Beach Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

For his achievements, Mr. Hinman holds an Avvo “Superb” rating and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Birth Injury

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Birth Injury, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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About John Hinman

Admitted: 2009, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.hinmanpeck.com/john-hinman/

Honors/Awards:

  • 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Top 100 Up and Coming Rising Star
  • 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2016 CAOC Street Fighter Award Finalist
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2017
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Rising Star Award Finalist, 2015
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016
  • Graduate of six-week intensive trial academy with practical, hands on training from the top plaintiff's trial attorneys in Southern California., Plaintiff's Trial Academy Graduate, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2014
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court – Central District of California, 2012
  • Member - Los Angeles County Bar Association Member - Long Beach Bar Association Sustaining Member - Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • California State Bar, 2009
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • An article regarding the pratical, ethical, and moral implications of rejecting potential clients and cases in a plaintiff's practice., The Art of No, Advocate - Journal of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Navigating the red tape of med-mal suits against Kaiser and government hospitals, How to sue Kaiser, the VA, and California government-owned hospitals
  • Effective use of videotaped depositions in a medical-malpractice case, A step-by-step guide to the use of videotape from discovery through trial

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • The verdicts and settlements listed on this page do not represent a warranty, guarantee or prediction of future results.  The resolution of any case depends entirely on the facts and circumstances of each individual case.
  • $1.25 million policy limits settlement for victim of motorcycle collision with a car who changed langes without signaling in the middle of an intersection.  Our client suffered head trauma, causing a mild traumatic brain injury, neck injuries requiring a cervical spine fusion, and knee injuries requiring a knee replacement., 2015
  • $727,000 verdict for medical malpractice against a hospital for negligence in the use of a feeding tube to feed a premature baby in the neonatal intensive care unit.  The 3-1/2 day old infant suffered a perforated stomach which required emergency life saving surgery at CHLA.

Educational Background:

  • Santa Clara University, Bachelor of Science, Major: Political Science, 2006
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Office Location for John S. Hinman

4510 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Suite 400
Long Beach, CA 90804

Phone: 562-228-1375

Fax: 562-228-1376

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Last Updated: 1/8/2019

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