Car accidents are challenging enough to deal with, but what happens when a delivery driver hits you? More specifically, what happens when you are in an accident with an Uber Eats driver? Uber Eats has revolutionized food delivery. On any given day, hundreds, potentially thousands of Uber Eats drivers are on the roads delivering meals […]
Category: Car Accidents
What is the Driver’s Duty of Care in a California Car Accident Claim?
Most drivers know that they are supposed to drive with caution. However, this isn’t just something people tell you to do to keep you safe — it is the law. The law requires all drivers to operate their vehicles reasonably and responsibly; otherwise, they may be seen as negligent and could be held liable for […]
Common Causes of a California DoorDash Accident
The use of food delivery service applications has increased astronomically in the past few years. And although using DoorDash and other delivery services is convenient, these DoorDash drivers can pose a threat to others on the road. There are now over a million food delivery drivers in the United States. Although most are likely competent […]
Bruised Sternum and Chest Injuries After a Car Accident
You have an 80% chance of suffering a head or chest injury in a California car accident. The Department of Transportation reports that 8 in 10 car crashes involve head and thoracic damage, including bruised sternums and chest injuries. Some of these injuries are more obvious than others. A broken rib often has focused and […]
What You Need to Know About a Crush Injury from a Car Accident
The injuries you sustain in a car accident can vary greatly. Some people come out of accidents having only suffered a few minor cuts and bruises, some suffer from mild injuries, and others can sustain devastating, life-threatening injuries. One such injury that falls into the more catastrophic injury category is a crush injury. While a […]
How to File a Turo Accident Claim in California
Car-sharing apps like Turo have become popular in recent years as they allow private vehicle owners to make extra money by renting out their cars for a daily rate. However, while this peer car-sharing system is convenient, there is some concern about how the business model works regarding accident claims and the Turo accident policy. […]
Traffic Deaths Continue to Climb in Los Angeles
California is notorious for some of the deadliest roads and worst traffic congestion in the country. And despite efforts to make the roads safer, the state continues to lead the nation in traffic deaths. According to a recent LA Times news report, more people were killed last year (2022) in Los Angeles by “someone driving […]
$600,000 California Rideshare Passenger Accident Settlement
Have you ever seen a horrific traffic accident and wondered what happened afterward? This is the story of a real rideshare accident where the team at Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers helped a California traffic accident survivor claim the compensation they deserved. An environmental planner was a passenger in a rideshare vehicle traveling near Portola […]
What is the Difference Between Actual and Punitive Damages?
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Is Hydroplaning an At-Fault Accident?
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