Car Accidents

Common Neck and Back Injuries Following a California Car Accident

As you carefully navigate through traffic, a collision’s sudden, abrupt impact may catch you off guard. Immediately after the accident, you may feel fine. However, hours, days, or even weeks later, the aches and pains from your accident become noticeable. Neck and back injuries are commonplace among those involved in California car accidents.  Despite all… read more

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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health After a Car Accident

After being involved in a car accident, your mental trauma may be just as serious as your physical injuries. Protecting your mental health after a crash is essential so you may move on and heal. With our 30 years of experience working with people injured in car accidents, we understand that taking care of your… read more

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How Are Lost Wages Calculated After a California Car Accident?

Thousands of auto accidents occur annually in California, many of which result in injuries for those involved. Suffering an injury can create a resulting domino effect where missing work reduces your income, limiting your ability to pay bills, buy groceries, and afford transportation. Fortunately, accident victims may pursue compensation for lost wages if their accident… read more

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Can a Pedestrian Be Held Liable for a Car Accident?

If you were in an accident involving a pedestrian, you might ask yourself who is at fault. It’s often easy to assume the driver is wholly responsible for the accident, but this is not always the case. Pedestrians are also responsible for paying attention to their surroundings, following walking signs and signals, and obeying walking… read more

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When Should You Report a Hit-And-Run in California?

All car accidents are nerve rattling events, but a hit-and-run car accident can be completely unnerving. After being involved in a hit-and-run, you may feel a sense of panic about what to do next. It may be difficult to know which steps to take first.  One of the most important actions you should take after… read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Preparing for Tire Blowouts When Passing Semi Trucks on California Highways

California is home to some of the most congested and busiest highways in the US. Many of these routes are a popular choice for semi-truck drivers. This means that anytime you hit the road you will likely be sharing it with a large commercial vehicle. Driving alongside semi-trucks, or big rigs, increases the likelihood of… read more

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