Motorcycle Accident

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

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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

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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

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How to Prove Negligence After a California Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating for victims. While victims have the legal right to file an accident claim, they must prove that the other driver acted negligently to receive compensation for their losses. In other words, they must establish that the other party’s actions caused the accident and subsequent injuries.   Proving… read more

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7 Tips for Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle During National Motorcycle Awareness Month

For many that enjoy riding motorcycles, safety is of the utmost importance. Most motorcyclists acknowledge that being on the open road on the back of a motorcycle is much more dangerous than driving in a car or truck. Since May is National Motorcycle Awareness Month, it’s essential to recognize the safety tips that may save… read more

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6 Beginner Motorcyclist Mistakes to Avoid

Getting your new motorcycle license can be thrilling. Motorcycles offer an experience wholly different from driving any other type of motor vehicle. Many riders are drawn by the therapeutic effects of riding through long stretches of fresh air and beautiful scenery. Newly licensed motorcyclists should be extra cautious when taking their new ride on the… read more

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What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident in California

California motorcycle accidents occur unexpectedly, but unfortunately, they are fairly common. In 2019, over 400 motorcyclists died as a result of a motorcycle accident in California. A severe motorcycle accident can result in lasting injuries, mounting expenses, and emotional damages for the victim. It’s imperative to understand how the actions after your motorcycle accident may… read more

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7 Tips for Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle During National Motorcycle Awareness Month

For many that enjoy riding motorcycles, safety is of the utmost importance. Most motorcyclists acknowledge that being on the open road on the back of a motorcycle is much more dangerous than driving in a car or truck. Since May is National Motorcycle Awareness Month, it’s a good time to review safety tips that can… read more

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6 Beginner Motorcyclist Mistakes to Avoid

Obtaining a new motorcycle license can be thrilling. Motorcycles offer an experience wholly different from driving any other type of motor vehicle. Many riders are drawn by the therapeutic effects of riding through long stretches of fresh air and beautiful scenery. Newly licensed motorcyclists should be extra cautious when taking their new ride on the… read more

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What Are the 4 “A’s” of Motorcycle Safety?

At Eric Ratinoff Law Corp., we advocate for clients who have suffered personal injuries in any motorcycle accident caused by another person’s negligent or careless behavior. In doing so, we believe it’s important to promote safe and responsible motorcycle handling to help avoid such accidents. Each California motorcycle operator has the legal duty to handle… read more

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