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Electronic Bikes – How are they treated by the law in California?

Electronic Bikes – How are they treated by the law in California?You may have seen them zipping up and down the street in your California City.Just the other day I saw a mom with two kids in the trailer on the back of her bike happily cruising (with a relaxed pedal speed) up a serious hill in the Presidio. Then ...
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A FOREIGN CONCEPT: CRIMINAL RECOVERY IN A PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

A FOREIGN CONCEPT: CRIMINAL RECOVERY IN A PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

A FOREIGN CONCEPT: CRIMINAL RECOVERY IN A PERSONAL INJURY CASE?​ It is no secret that victims of personal injury accidents utilize the civil legal system to recover money damages from the defendant (the party at fault for the accident and serious injuries they sustained). Or, they use this system to collect from the defendant’s insurance carrier. Monetary damages often include ...
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$135K SETTLEMENT – Bicycle Accident Case (Right-Turn Collision) in San Francisco

$135K SETTLEMENT – Bicycle Accident Case (Right-Turn Collision) in San Francisco

$135K SETTLEMENT – Bicycle Accident Case (Right-Turn Collision) in San Francisco​A 51 year-old cyclist was riding his bicycle in a designated bicycle lane in the Fisherman’s Wharf area of San Francisco when a driver made right turn into a hotel parking lot.The driver crossed into the bike lane, without warning, cutting off the cyclist and causing very serious personal injuries ...
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Riding Your Bike on the Sidewalk (even when it seems safer) in San Francisco is NOT Legal

Riding Your Bike on the Sidewalk (even when it seems safer) in San Francisco is NOT Legal

Riding Your Bike on the Sidewalk (even when it seems safer) in San Francisco is NOT LegalRiding Your Bike on the Sidewalk (even when it seems safer) in San Francisco is NOT LegalSidewalks are just that... areas on the side of the street for walking. They are not meant for any vehicles (motorized or not) such as cars, motorcycle, motorized ...
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The TOP Five Things Pedestrians Need to Do (but usually don’t) in San Francisco

The TOP Five Things Pedestrians Need to Do (but usually don’t) in San FranciscoPut Your Cell Phone DownAlthough there is no law (yet) that prohibits you from using a cell phone while walking, or even while crossing the street, you want your full attention on the road when you are crossing. So, feel free to use your cell phone while ...
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$100K POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT – Motorcycle Accident Case (Left-Turn Collision) in Alameda

$100K POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT – Motorcycle Accident Case (Left-Turn Collision) in Alameda

$100K POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT – Motorcycle Accident Case (Left-Turn Collision) in AlamedaA 21 year-old apprentice electrician was a hit by a car while riding his motorcycle that made a left turn in front of him. The motorcyclist was proceeding straight with the right of way in Alameda when the motorist traveling in the opposite direction cut off his right of ...
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$100K POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT – Car Crash Case (Rear-End Collision) in San Francisco

$100K POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT – Car Crash Case (Rear-End Collision) in San Francisco​A healthy, active 35 year-old Florida real estate agent and yoga instructor was visiting friends in San Francisco when she was injured while riding as a passenger in a friend's car. The other driver made an unsafe U-turn in front of them, causing a broadside collision. As a ...
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learn why insurance carriers deny liability after the fact

Personal Injury Cases – Why Insurance Carriers Deny Liability after the Fact

Personal Injury Cases – Why Insurance Carriers Deny Liability after the FactHey, I'm Sally Morin and I'm a California personal injury attorney here to talk about a common problem with bicycle, motorcycle, pedestrian and sometimes auto accident cases.A lot of times clients will come to me, I'll ask them, "Hey, is there an issue with liability? Is the other party ...
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Do bicycle helmets really help when you are in a bike accident? A personal injury attorney’s perspective.

Do bicycle helmets really help when you are in a bike accident? A personal injury attorney’s perspective.

Do bicycle helmets really help when you are in a bike accident? A personal injury attorney’s perspective.Most consumers purchase bicycle helmets on the assumption that they are a regulated product that is will protect you in a bicycle crash. For decades, this is how millions of helmets have been marketed and sold. Sadly, thousands of concussions still result from bicycle ...
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