Practice Area

Personal Injury

The attorneys at The Rinka Law Firm, have represented individuals who have suffered catastrophic injuries, including brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, multiple fractures, burns or other congenital or neurological disorders, as well as.  We aggressively represent our clients allowing us to resolve lawsuits on terms that are favorable to our client.  Because of our aggressiveness, integrity, experience and professionalism we often get clients referred to us by individuals we have previously represented. 

The Rinka Law Firm

Stephen M. Rinka, Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney and owner of The Rinka Law Firm, has represented individuals who filed personal injury lawsuits to recover compensation for their medical expenses, work losses and other damages from accidental injuries and more. He prepares all cases for litigation in the courtroom, but also is an aggressive negotiator for settlements that favor his clients. He is licensed to practice law in both California and Federal courts. Attorney Rinka currently serves clients from Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Orange County and Kern County.

Vehicle accidents​

Bicycle accidents​

Train accidents​

Semi-tractor trailer accidents​

Assault and battery​

Automobile Accidents

If you are involved in an automobile accident it is important to contact the attorneys at The Rinka Law Firm, PC to help guide you through the process.  Insurance companies will use every advantage against you in order to minimize your claim in order to reduce any payout you are entitled to.

At The Rinka Law Firm, PC we will come out to you to lessen the burdens of what you are going through.  We will assist in making sure that you receive the treatment that you require for the injuries you suffered from a car accident.  The medical treatment will not come out of your pocket and we will handle the medical bills at the conclusion of your case.

In the event that the party at fault is uninsured, we will research all possible avenues that are available for you to obtain a recovery.  For instance, if you have uninsured motorist coverage, we will obtain the necessary documents in order to pursue your claim under UIM coverage.  In addition, we will aggressively pursue your claim against your insurance company so you receive everything you deserve.

Uber Accidents

With the advent of third-party rideshare, if you are involved in an accident with a rideshare company, it is important that you hire the right attorneys to navigate the complex insurance issues that arise out of this situation.  The attorneys at The Rinka Law Firm, PC have successfully recovered settlements on behalf of their clients against Uber, Lyft and other third-party rideshare companies.

In the case of a rideshare accident, there could potentially be multiple parties who are at fault.  We will investigate the accident, obtain all the necessary information in order to fully assess who is at fault and pursue your claim against the correct party. 

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries requiring extensive medical treatment, long hospital stays causing the injured party to miss work.  This life changing event will be taken as seriously by The Rinka Law Firm, PC as it is by you.  We will work with you in order to make sure that you receive the treatment that is needed without having to pay for the cost out of your pocket.

Often, due to the seriousness of motorcycle injuries, insurance companies will make every attempt to avoid paying the value of a claim by putting the blame on the motorcycle driver.  That is why it is important to contact us so that we can work closely to ensure that we obtain all the information from you regarding the accident.  Also, with cameras around everywhere, we can also look at obtaining CCTV video to help provide additional evidence in support of your claim.

Once we have established liability only half the battle is complete.  We will then pursue your claim for damages against the insurance company by making the adjustor understand the serious nature of your physical, mental and emotional injuries.  With the attorneys for The Rinka Law Firm, PC having defended insurance companies, we are well versed in understanding what it takes to make an insurance company pay what you deserve.

Bicycle Accidents

As Los Angeles makes this city more bicycle-friendly, it has changed various laws regarding the operation of bicycles on city streets.  This can be very important in the event that you are struck by a motor vehicle while riding your bicycle. 

Liability in bicycle accidents are always challenged by insurance companies because the injuries in a bicycle accident are typically more severe than in other type of personal injury accidents.  It is important that you contact an attorney at The Rinka Law Firm, PC so that we may obtain all the important information about your accident in order to best preserve the details and create an accurate recreation of events.

Furthermore, we will ensure that you receive the medical care you need without having to pay anything out of our pocket or without having to use your own insurance.  We will also handle the payment for the medical care you receive as part of the settlement.  Our goal is to take the worry out of the litigation of your accident and make sure you get better, while also ensuring that you obtain all that you deserve for your injuries.

 

Dog Bites

plastic surgery to repair the damage.  Along with the physical scaring that often accompanies dog bite injuries, there is also the emotional scaring that occurs from experiencing what can be considered a near death experience.

 

At The Rika Law Firm, PC, we will make sure that you not only receive the medical care that is need following a dog bite, but also the mental healthcare that is needed in order to fully recover from such a traumatic experience.  We will also pursue your claim against the responsible parties and research the avenues for financial recovery, such as homeowner’s insurance.

Premises Liability

If you are injured while on another’s property due to a slip and fall or some other reason, the property owner may be liable for injuries under premises liability.  A property owner is required to keep their property reasonably safe and failure to do so may make the responsible to compensate you for your injuries as well as your pain and suffering.

However, it is important to act fast because surveillance videos can get erased, witnesses can become difficult to track down and providing notice to the property owner shortly after the incident requires them to preserve all evidence.  By promptly calling our office, we can make sure the evidence is preserved and also view the premises to assess its condition.

Given the particular liability challenges that are unique to premises liability cases, it is important that you have experienced premises liability attorneys at The Rinka Law Firm, PC handle your matter against the insurance company.  We have successfully recovered financial compensation on behalf of our clients in numerous premises liability cases.