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What Happens if My Rideshare Driver Causes an Accident While Texting?

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have forever altered the transportation ecosystem in California. This industry burst in popularity over the last several years, perhaps due to the expedience, security, and dependability of the applications that exist at our fingertips. All it takes is a swipe or a tap, and you can hail a car… read more

4 Mistakes to Avoid in a Hit-And-Run Accident

After being injured in a hit-and-run accident, you may experience a sense of helplessness. When a driver flees the scene of an accident, it becomes challenging for the other party to seek the fair compensation they deserve for their losses. However, it is not impossible. When you know the right steps to take after a… read more

Traumatic Brain Injuries: What You Need to Know

Head injuries can result from a wide variety of activities. From fast-paced ventures like contact sports and driving a car, to slower efforts such as walking down the street or slipping and falling at the grocery store, head injuries are more common than you might think. Head injuries are especially dangerous as they can often… read more

5 Ways a Car Accident Can Impact Your Career

If you’ve been in a car accident, you might be concerned about the potential consequences on your career, especially if you’ve worked hard to get to your present level of success. With these concerns, it may be difficult to know what steps you should take next. At Eric Ratinoff Law Corp., we are here to… read more

Dealing With Psychological Trauma After a Motorcycle Accident

As one of the most vulnerable motor vehicles on the road, motorcyclists are at risk for severe injuries in the event of a collision with a car or truck. A motorcyclist who collides with another vehicle could be left with broken bones, burns, lacerations, and traumatic brain injuries. Beyond the physical consequences of a motorcycle… read more

4 Steps to Take Immediately After an E-scooter Accident in California

E-scooters have become a great way to enjoy the city or conveniently avoid traffic to reach a destination. However, despite their many benefits, they may also pose a serious risk of injury. If you have been injured in a California accident due to a negligent driver while operating an E-scooter, speak to an experienced personal… read more

Dealing With Psychological Trauma After a Motorcycle Accident

As one of the most vulnerable motor vehicles on the road, motorcyclists are at risk for severe injuries in the event of a serious collision with a car or truck. When another driver violates duty of care when sharing the road, a motorcyclist could be left with broken bones, burns, lacerations, and traumatic brain injuries…. read more

How Motorcycle Gear Could Save Your Life in an Accident

The decision to wear motorcycle safety gear before hitting the open road could be the difference between a minor and fatal injury in an accident involving a negligent driver. Sometimes riding defensively may not be enough if another individual is not practicing an adequate duty of care. Motorcycle gear, such as impact-rated helmets, armored gloves,… read more

What Happens if I Get in an Accident in a Company Vehicle?

Getting in a California car accident involving a company vehicle may be a worst-case scenario while on the job. Even if a negligent driver caused the accident, it still may be difficult to navigate on your own. Several elements come into play when dealing with liability, such as if you were on the job when… read more

What Kinds of Hazards Do Garbage Trucks Present on California Streets?

Garbage pick-up is a necessary service for all neighborhoods in all cities. Unfortunately, garbage trucks also present hazards to those sharing roadways with them, and they can create a dangerous situation for other motorists.  If garbage trucks do not move across residential neighborhoods carefully, they may cause accidents with other motor vehicles or pose a… read more