A 69-year-old grandfather and avid bicyclist suffered serious injuries in a bicycle vs. automobile accident while he was riding on Quito Road in Saratoga, California.

The bicyclist was taken to the emergency room where doctors diagnosed him with a fractured neck, nose, and ankle, as well as a brain bleed. The bicyclist worried about the long-term physical and financial impact of his injuries, as well as was stressed as the medical bills began pouring in. He knew he needed help and to focus on his healing, so he hired Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers to assist him with his case.

Managing Attorney Lauren Pietsch of Sally Morin Law was the lead attorney on the bicyclist’s case. As the case progressed, there were a number of challenges including a low initial case value due to the bicyclist’s minimal follow-up medical treatment. The Sally Morin team knew that the medical bills did not accurately reflect the bicyclist’s case value, so they carefully documented the bicyclist’s pain and suffering to maximize his case value and increase his settlement. They also worked with his auto insurance company to utilize his own medical payments insurance coverage to minimize his out of pocket medical costs. They also meticulously tracked his medical bills and negotiated down his outstanding balances so that the bicyclist could walk away with as much as possible from his personal injury settlement.

The experienced accident legal team at Sally Morin Law obtained a settlement of $215,000 for the bicyclist, putting over $130,000 in his pocket after all of his medical expenses were settled. The bicyclist was beyond pleased!

Accident Client

“Last March, my partner was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street. During this difficult time of healing, we knew that bills were going to pile up and his was going to be a long process. After looking at multiple law firms, we knew that Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers was going to be the best place to work with. Lauren and her team were patient, supportive and caring during his difficult time. His schedule was always busy with work and doctor appointments that his main source of communication was through email. Lauren and her team made it to where he didn’t have to worry about anything but just sending over the paper work he got from the hospital, and other bill collectors involving his incident and they worried about the rest.

Because of all their help my partner Aaron, was able to heal with less worries on his shoulders. By end of December, everything was settled and we were pleased with the results. I’d like to give a huge thank you to Lauren & the Sally Morin team. If you’re looking for a law firm for your incident, I’d definitely look at this law firm.”

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It is essential to know your rights after a traffic accident so you can protect yourself and the value of your claim.
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