$150,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

$150,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

Motorcycles offer California residents an exhilarating and convenient alternative to standard passenger vehicles, but tragically, numerous bikers suffer devastating or even fatal injuries every year.  Although motorcyclists are sometimes at fault, these severe accidents are frequently caused by other motorists, and distracted driving often contributes to these wrecks. Recently, the attorneys at Sally Morin Personal […]

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$100,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

$100,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

A motorcyclist was injured when they were struck by a driver making a U-turn. The California motorcycle accident occurred on South Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. Though the accident was minor, the motorcyclist still sustained a broken wrist and needed to receive medical care.  Why the Client Hired Sally Morin Though the injury was […]

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$75,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

$75,000 Motorcycle Accident Settlement

A man in California was out for a scenic highway ride with a group of fellow motorcyclists when a van pulled out in front of the group and caused an accident. One of the motorcycle riders, having little time to react after being cut off, ran into the van. Our client then ran into the […]

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Burns and Road Rash Motorcycle Injuries from Accidents

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Experiencing a motorcycle accident can have life-altering consequences, including serious or even fatal injuries. Motorcycle accidents frequently result in burns and road rashes, and these serious injuries can lead to a lifetime of expensive medical treatments. Your injuries could even keep you from earning a livable wage.  If you’re involved in a motorcycle accident that […]

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The Most Dangerous Intersections for Motorcyclists in California

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Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you have a serious injury claim and need legal representation, please contact us, but if need more information regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to […]

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What Happens When a Motorcyclist is Doored? Who’s at Fault?

What Happens When a Motorcyclist is Doored? Who’s at Fault?

You probably don’t give much thought to flinging your car door open. It’s something you’ve done thousands of times! But for a motorcyclist, an open car door can be the start of a nightmare. When a door appears in front of your bike, it’s extremely difficult to stay upright, avoid swerving into traffic, and prevent […]

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Consequences of Unsafe Motorcycle Lane Changes

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An unsafe lane change happens any time a driver shifts from one lane to another without taking proper precautions. It’s not just a bad idea; it’s illegal! California law is clear about what constitutes an unsafe lane change for a motorcyclist or any other motorist. Drivers may only change lanes when it’s safe to do […]

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How to Prevent a Blind Spot Motorcycle Accident

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Blindspot collisions are a constant threat for motorcyclists. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the #1 cause of motorcycle blind spot accidents is “failure to see,” meaning the motorcyclist was invisible to the other driver until the moment of impact. By NHTSA estimates, there are more than 800,000 blind spot accidents in the […]

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What To Do If You Are Broadsided On Your Motorcycle

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Being broadsided on your motorcycle is a nightmare for anyone who rides. One moment you’re enjoying the fresh air of a California motorcycle trip, and the next you’re sprawled on the pavement. You could have severe and life-changing injuries after being broadsided, especially if it happens at high speed on a highway. Broadsides at intersections […]

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$95,000 Settlement for Motorcycle vs. Commercial Truck Accident

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When a trucker U-turned into a motorcyclist’s path, the resulting crash left the motorcyclist with severe wounds and deep scars. This is a real story about a motorcycle vs. commercial truck crash that happened right here in California. Our client, the motorcyclist, was innocently riding down the street just before the accident. He had no […]

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